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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

Wine 1.1.22 Released

May 22, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.22 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More improvements to OLE copy/paste.
  • Beginnings of x86_64 exception handling.
  • Direct3D locking fixes.
  • ARB shaders improvements.
  • Better OpenGL pixel format 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 1.1.21 Released

May 8, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Beginnings of shader model 4 support.
  • Support for copying/pasting images from X11 applications.
  • A number of GDIPlus improvements.
  • Various listview fixes.
  • 64-bit support in winemaker.
  • Support for building on Mac OS X Snow Leopard.
  • 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 1.1.20 Released

April 24, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Show a dialog on application crashes.
  • Much improved OLE copy/paste support.
  • Various listview improvements.
  • More Direct3D code 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 1.1.19 Released

April 10, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Visual C++ project files in winemaker.
  • Improvements to the Esound driver.
  • Many Direct3D code cleanups.
  • Fixes to OLE clipboard handling.
  • OpenBSD compilation fixed.
  • 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 1.1.18 Released

March 27, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • RPC over HTTP support.
  • Improved support for upgrades in MSI.
  • Debug symbols in WineDbg on Mac OS X.
  • Many Direct3D code 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 1.1.17 Released

March 13, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Joystick support on Mac OS X.
  • Implementation of iphlpapi on Solaris.
  • A number of 64-bit improvements.
  • Obsolete LinuxThreads support has been removed.
  • Many fixes to the regression tests on Windows.
  • 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 1.1.16 Released

February 27, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved SANE scanner support.
  • Support for digital CD audio playback.
  • Improved cookies management in Wininet.
  • Support for building stand-alone 16-bit modules.
  • Many fixes to the regression tests on Windows.
  • 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 1.1.15 Released

February 13, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Gecko engine update.
  • Better region support in GdiPlus.
  • Support for cross-compilation in winegcc.
  • Beginnings of MS Text Framework support.
  • Many fixes to the regression tests on Windows.
  • 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 356

February 04, 2009

Wine 1.1.14 Released

January 30, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes for Internet Explorer 7.
  • Many crypt32 improvements, including new export wizard.
  • Better support for windowless Richedit.
  • Improvements to the print dialog.
  • Many fixes to the regression tests on Windows.
  • 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 1.1.13 Released

January 16, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Freedesktop.org-compliant startup notifications.
  • Many fixes for 64-bit application support.
  • Improved graphics support in Internet Explorer.
  • Various Richedit improvements.
  • Better certificate manager dialog.
  • 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 355

January 09, 2009

Wine 1.1.12 Released

January 2, 2009

The Wine development release 1.1.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Some simple 64-bit apps should now run.
  • Support for subpixel font rendering.
  • 64-bit code generation in the IDL compiler.
  • New version of the Gecko engine.
  • 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 1.1.11 Released

December 20, 2008

The Wine development release 1.1.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Numerous fixes for IE7 support.
  • Support for 64-bit cross-compile using Mingw64.
  • User interface support for crypto certificates.
  • Better support for MSI installation patches.
  • Various Direct3D 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.

SourceForge 2008 Community Choice Awards

December 17, 2008

The Wine project has won an award from the SourceForge 2008 Community Choice Awards.

We won the category:
"Most Likely to Be Ambiguously and Baselessly Accused of Patent Violation".

We would like to thank to the voters of SourceForge community for this fantastic award.

Major Milestone: Somebody's machine passes Wine's test suite!

December 16, 2008

One of the most puzzling and poorly understood phenomena in the Wine community is how Alexandre Julliard's machine has been the only one to pass Wine's test suite for years.

While we are no closer to understanding the source of the problem we have identified another machine to pass the suite without any errors! The magical machine that passed (the first non-red, orange, header on test.winehq.org!) is run by Alasdair Sinclair.

World Wine News Issue 354

December 09, 2008

Wine 1.1.10 Released

December 5, 2008

The Wine development release 1.1.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for virtual memory write watches.
  • Workarounds for the WINAPI compiler bug on Mac OS.
  • Several fixes for the 64-bit build.
  • Some more GdiPlus 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 1.1.9 Released

November 21, 2008

The Wine development release 1.1.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • A large number of regression test fixes.
  • Performance improvements in memory management.
  • Improved POP3 support in inetcomm.
  • Initial implementation of the XInput DLL.
  • 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.