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Wine 1.3.37 Released

January 13, 2012

The Wine development release 1.3.37 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Completion of the DIB engine.
  • Improvements to the C++ runtime.
  • A number of fixes in the audio drivers.
  • Unnecessary Direct3D options removed from WineCfg.
  • Some fixes to the built-in Internet Explorer.
  • 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 1.3.36 Released

December 30, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.36 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • UDisks backend for the dynamic device support.
  • Polygons and geometric pens implemented in the DIB engine.
  • JScript now compiles entire functions.
  • Improved support for vertical fonts.
  • A few more scripts in UniScribe.
  • A bunch of ctype functions implemented in MSVCP.
  • 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 1.3.35 Released

December 16, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.35 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Triangular gradients and cosmetic wide pens support in the DIB engine.
  • All Wine dialogs can now be translated through po files.
  • Many more scripts added to UniScribe.
  • JScript using bytecode throughout now.
  • Several 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 1.3.34 Released

December 2, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.34 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bytecode support in JavaScript.
  • Support for gradients in the DIB engine.
  • A number of Uniscribe improvements.
  • Fixes for DirectDraw mode switching.
  • A few 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 1.3.33 Released

November 18, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.33 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for text output in the DIB engine.
  • Improved support for HTTP proxies.
  • New version of the Gecko engine.
  • A number of cursor fixes.
  • Some fixes in bidirectional text layout.
  • 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 1.3.32 Released

November 4, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.32 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • BiDi text support in the multi-line edit control.
  • Support for pattern brushes in the DIB engine.
  • A number of MSXML fixes.
  • Improvements to the PostScript driver.
  • 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 1.3.31 Released

October 21, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.31 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • BiDi text support in the single-line edit control.
  • Support for StretchDIBits and AlphaBlend in the DIB engine.
  • A number of audio fixes.
  • VBScript 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 1.3.30 Released

October 10, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.30 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • DirectSound reimplemented on top of MMDevAPI.
  • Support for StretchBlt in the DIB engine.
  • User interface improvements in HTML help.
  • Some MSXML fixes.
  • Performance improvements in cmd.
  • 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 1.3.29 Released

September 23, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.29 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Extensive support for VBScript.
  • Various improvements to the calendar common control.
  • A number of XRender fixes and optimizations.
  • Several new functions in the MSVCP runtime.
  • A number of audio fixes.
  • DirectDraw cleanups.
  • 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 1.3.28 Released

September 9, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.28 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial version of the VBScript parser.
  • Automagic audio driver selection.
  • Support for volume information on UDF file systems.
  • The OpenGL renderer is now the default for DirectDraw.
  • Device configuration dialog in DirectInput.
  • SetDIBitsToDevice support in the DIB engine.
  • Several improvements in the cmd parser.
  • 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 1.3.27 Released

August 26, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.27 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for multisampling in Direct3D.
  • New version of the Gecko engine.
  • Improvements to the network proxy handling.
  • Better write support in MSXML.
  • Side-by-side manifests for built-in libraries.
  • 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 1.3.26 Released

August 5, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.26 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various improvements to the builtin Internet Explorer.
  • Support for Get/SetDIBits in the DIB engine.
  • Support for enhanced metafiles in the View tool.
  • Many improvements in WinHTTP.
  • A number of fixes to the COM stubless marshaller.
  • Improved mechanism for DLL registrations.
  • 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 1.3.25 Released

July 22, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.25 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Rewrite of the audio support, using the Win7 architecture.
  • Old-style sound drivers for Jack, NAS and ESD are removed.
  • Graphics driver architecture changes for the DIB engine.
  • Improved handling of the shell recycle bin.
  • Better joystick support in DirectInput.
  • Initial stub for VBScript support.
  • 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 1.3.24 Released

July 8, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.24 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various DirectInput improvements.
  • Support for line breaking in Uniscribe.
  • More UI elements in builtin Shell Explorer.
  • Some more D3DX9 functions.
  • Improved support for shell known folders.
  • 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 1.3.23 Released

June 25, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.23 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for stubless COM proxies on x86-64.
  • Builtin dxdiag now outputs real information.
  • Monochrome bitmap format in the DIB engine.
  • Beginnings of a true shell Explorer builtin.
  • A number of new D3DX9 functions.
  • More support for Indic text shaping.
  • 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 1.3.22 Released

June 10, 2011

The Wine development release 1.3.22 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Indic text shaping.
  • Generation of stubless code in the IDL compiler.
  • Support for X files in D3DX.
  • 4- and 24-bit bitmap formats in the DIB engine.
  • Listview performance 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 1.3.21 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.