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Wine 1.1.42 Released

April 2, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.42 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for shared 32/64-bit setups.
  • Dwarf debug info support for better backtraces.
  • More standard actions supported in MSI.
  • Support for TIFF image format in WinCodecs.
  • A number of Direct3D improvements.
  • Shell fixes for better Internet Explorer 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 1.1.41 Released

March 19, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.41 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • A wide range of Direct3D improvements.
  • Support for SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-512 algorithms.
  • A number of MSHTML fixes.
  • Support for mp3 decoding on Mac OS X.
  • Various widl improvements.
  • More typelib fixes.
  • OLE storage 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 1.1.40 Released

March 5, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.40 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Wow64 registry redirection.
  • Increased coverage of MSI standard actions.
  • Various Wordpad improvements.
  • Many shell fixes for better IE support.
  • Improved support for typelibs.
  • Better GL card detection.
  • 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 1.1.39 Released

February 19, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.39 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for registry symbolic links.
  • Many MSI fixes.
  • Build process improvements.
  • MSXML cleanups and fixes.
  • A number of MSHTML 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 1.1.38 Released

February 5, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.38 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better support for memory allocations debugging.
  • Improved MIDI support.
  • A wide range of Direct3D fixes.
  • OLEDB fixes (should fix Clipart in Office).
  • Improved debugger support on x86-64.
  • Many MSI fixes.
  • 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 1.1.37 Released

January 22, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.37 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • A number of fixes in AVI file support.
  • Several MSXML improvements.
  • A few MSI fixes.
  • 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 1.1.36 Released

January 8, 2010

The Wine development release 1.1.36 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Completion of the 16-bit separation.
  • Improved Shader Model 4 support.
  • A ton of memory leak fixes.
  • Improved debugging support for MinGW.
  • A number of MSHTML fixes.
  • 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 1.1.35 Released

December 18, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.35 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for OLE transacted storage.
  • Better certificate checking on secure connections.
  • More progress on the 16-bit separation.
  • Left 4 Dead 2 DRM really supported now.
  • MSI performance improvements.
  • 64-bit fixes in debugger 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 1.1.34 Released

December 4, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.34 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Many fixes for crypto certificates support.
  • A lot of MSHTML improvements.
  • Various fixes to support the Left 4 Dead 2 DRM.
  • A number of OLE marshalling fixes.
  • More Listview 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 1.1.33 Released

November 13, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.33 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Gecko now installed at wineprefix creation time.
  • Better support for certificates in crypt32.
  • Improved sound support in mciwave.
  • Some more Direct3D 10 functions.
  • Many cleanups for issues spotted by Valgrind.
  • 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 1.1.32 Released

October 23, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.32 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Many crypto fixes, particularly on 64-bit.
  • Improved DVD access on Mac OS.
  • Several common controls improvements.
  • Various HTML support improvements.
  • More DIB optimizations.
  • 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 1.1.31 Released

October 9, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.31 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Vastly improved monthcal control.
  • Performance improvements for DIB sections.
  • Several sound driver fixes.
  • Beginning of ActiveX support in JScript.
  • More Direct3D 10 work.
  • More 16-bit dlls split off to separate modules.
  • Support for attachments in MAPI.
  • 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 T-Shirts Available

October 6, 2009

FreeWear.org recently announced their first Wine T-shirt. For each T-shirt sold they will donate 3€ to the Wine project.

Wine 1.1.30 Released

September 25, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.30 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for OpenAL.
  • Many improvements in HTML and JavaScript support.
  • Many common controls fixes and improvements.
  • More Direct3D 10 work.
  • Better MAPI 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.

World Wine News Issue 360

September 21, 2009

World Wine News Issue 359

September 13, 2009

Wine 1.1.29 Released

September 2, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.29 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved Gecko integration by using Wine's network layers.
  • Use of external libmpg123 for mp3 decoding.
  • Support for JPEG and PNG formats in WindowsCodecs.
  • Many regression test fixes for Win64 and Windows 7.
  • 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 1.1.28 Released

August 21, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.28 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for IRDA protocol.
  • Faster initial wineprefix creation.
  • Axis remapping with evdev joysticks.
  • More image formats in WindowsCodecs.
  • 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 1.1.27 Released

August 7, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.27 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine.
  • New GSM 06.10 codec support.
  • Improved support for the disk volume APIs.
  • Support for XShm pixmaps for better performance.
  • 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 1.1.26 Released

July 17, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.26 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Still more translation updates.
  • Faster bitmap stretching using XRender.
  • Proxy support in WinHTTP.
  • Many more JScript 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 1.1.25 Released

July 3, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.25 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • A ton of translation updates.
  • Support for various Unicode file encodings in Notepad.
  • Improved memory management, especially for OpenGL.
  • Desktop menus now cleaned up automatically.
  • Beginnings of a windowscodecs DLL implementation.
  • 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 1.1.24 Released

June 19, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.24 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for freedesktop file associations.
  • Support for exception handling on 64-bit.
  • Improved ARB shaders.
  • Fixes for the FBO mode.
  • Many listview 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 1.1.23 Released

June 5, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.23 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for registering MIME types with the Linux desktop.
  • FBO mode is now the default for Direct3D.
  • Support for COM proxy delegation.
  • Improved support for the Mingw cross-compile.
  • Proper fullscreen mode for the virtual desktop.
  • 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.

World Wine News Issue 358

June 3, 2009

World Wine News Issue 357

May 27, 2009