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Wine 1.8 Released

December 19, 2015

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 1.8 is now available.

This release represents 17 months of development effort and around 13,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the implementation of DirectWrite and Direct2D, and the new Pulse Audio driver.

It also contains a lot of improvements across the board, as well as support for many new applications and games. See the release notes below for a summary of the major changes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.