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Wine 1.3.21 Released

May 27, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for installation rollbacks in MSI.
  • 8- and 16-bit bitmap formats in the DIB engine.
  • Fixes in the XInput2 mouse support.
  • Better support for text shaping in Uniscribe.
  • Improvements to the Item common dialog.
  • More MSVC runtime functions.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.20 Released

May 13, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Option to clip the mouse inside fullscreen windows.
  • Support for persistent HTTP connections.
  • Initial implementation of the XML writer.
  • Support for drawing rectangles in the DIB engine.
  • Volume control in MMDevAPI.
  • More MSVC runtime functions.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.19 Released

April 29, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New sound driver architecture for MMDevAPI.
  • Better support for relative mouse events in DInput.
  • Debugger support for the ARM platform.
  • Various improvements in D3DX9.
  • More MSVC runtime functions.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.18 Released

April 15, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for mouse pointer clipping.
  • Raw mouse events support using XInput2.
  • First steps of a DIB engine implementation.
  • More properties supported in DXDiag.
  • New security tab in the Internet control panel.
  • Improved video playback on Mac OS X.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.2.3 Released

April 8, 2011

The Wine maintenance release 1.2.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.17 Released

April 1, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Implementation of the new Vista file dialogs.
  • Initial support for patching in MSI installers.
  • Improvements to the calendar control.
  • A few fixes for file associations.
  • Menus cleaned up in built-in applications.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.16 Released

March 18, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine, based on Firefox 4.
  • Better support for Dwarf debugging information.
  • Improved handling of animated cursors.
  • GnuTLS no longer required on Mac OS X.
  • Improvements to the GDI driver infrastructure.
  • A number of MSI fixes for the .NET installers.
  • Several GdiPlus improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.15 Released

March 4, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for changing network passwords.
  • Reflection support in shader compiler.
  • Tests no longer attempt to cope with Win9x behavior.
  • A number of MSHTML and MSXML improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.14 Released

February 18, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Many cleanups to address Valgrind and Clang warnings.
  • Support for creating compressed cabinet files.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.13 Released

February 4, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Tools for creating MSI installers.
  • Clipboard improvements.
  • Support for po files in the message compiler.
  • Improvements to the Wine debugger.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.12 Released

January 21, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for multiple icon sizes in winemenubuilder.
  • Improvements to the help browser.
  • Initial stab at DOSBox integration.
  • Various MSI fixes.
  • Some fixes to the Wine debugger.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.11 Released

January 7, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • PO files now used for translations.
  • Various JavaScript improvements.
  • Some fixes to the Wine debugger.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.10 Released

December 24, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for notification balloons in system tray.
  • Obsolete AudioIO sound driver removed.
  • More work on ActiveX support.
  • Various MSI fixes.
  • Preloader now used for 64-bit too.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.9 Released

December 10, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Beginnings of support for ActiveX in built-in browser.
  • Icons on Internet shortcut menu entries.
  • Standardization of code implementing COM interfaces.
  • New scheme for auto-generated DLL registrations.
  • OpenCL library wrapper.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.2.2 Released

December 3, 2010

The Wine maintenance release 1.2.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for animated cursors.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.8 Released

November 26, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Icons in the "open with" menus.
  • Man pages for all installed binaries.
  • Support for schemas in MSXML.
  • Many installer fixes.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.7 Released

November 12, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved system tray support.
  • Better support for installers with assemblies.
  • Many of the msvcrt "secure" functions implemented.
  • A lot of fixes to the GStreamer support.
  • Many MSXML improvements.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.6 Released

October 29, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for GStreamer filters.
  • Mapping of standard cursors to native desktop cursors.
  • Improved support for installers with services.
  • Many MSXML improvements.
  • Decoder for TGA-format images.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.5 Released

October 15, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for animated cursors.
  • Printing directly through CUPS instead of lpr.
  • Installer fixes for Office 2010.
  • Many MSXML3 improvements.
  • Improved Shader Model 4 support.
  • Proper icons in built-in Internet Explorer.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.2.1 Released

October 8, 2010

The Wine maintenance release 1.2.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.4 Released

October 1, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for right-to-left mirrored windows.
  • Winelib now supports the ARM platform.
  • New taskkill.exe built-in application.
  • Inetcpl control panel fleshed out.
  • AcceptEx is implemented now.
  • Improved security checks for SSL connections.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.3 Released

September 18, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved support for right-to-left text.
  • Support for CMYK JPEG images.
  • Beginnings of a Game Explorer implementation.
  • Improved 64-bit support in MSI.
  • Stub inetcpl control panel applet.
  • A number of fixes to crypto support.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.2 Released

September 3, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Update of the Gecko engine, now including a 64-bit version.
  • New implementation of console support on Unix terminals.
  • Many new functions in the C runtime dlls.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.1 Released

August 20, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for drag & drop between X11 and OLE.
  • New ipconfig.exe builtin tool.
  • Support for favorites in builtin Internet Explorer.
  • Beginnings of a shell Explorer control.
  • A number of DirectDraw code cleanups.
  • Improvements to the calendar control.
  • Various bug fixes.

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

Wine 1.3.0 Released

July 30, 2010

The Wine development release 1.3.0 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Beginnings of a user interface for the builtin Internet Explorer.
  • Support for cross-process OLE drag & drop.
  • New builtin wscript.exe (Windows Script Host) program.
  • Open/save dialogs remember the last used directory.
  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

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