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Wine 2.14 Released

August 3, 2017

The Wine development release 2.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated with some bug fixes.
  • C++ calling convention workarounds in the IDL compiler.
  • Z-order support in the Android graphics driver.
  • Scalable mouse cursors on macOS.
  • 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 2.13 Released

July 21, 2017

The Wine development release 2.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 10.0.0.
  • Nicer looking default mouse cursors.
  • Persistent connections support in WinHTTP.
  • Message Framing protocol support in WebServices.
  • Improved metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Debug registers support in x86-64 exception handling.
  • Anti-aliasing improvements in DirectWrite.
  • 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 2.0.2 Released

July 20, 2017

The Wine maintenance release 2.0.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • 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 2.12 Released

July 7, 2017

The Wine development release 2.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Audio driver for Android.
  • Some performance improvements with async I/O.
  • More RegEdit file parser improvements.
  • Beginnings for MSI user interface 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 2.11 Released

June 23, 2017

The Wine development release 2.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • OpenGL support in the Android driver.
  • Support for security labels.
  • Relay debugging on ARM64.
  • More dictionary support in WebServices.
  • New registry file parser in RegEdit.
  • 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 2.10 Released

June 9, 2017

The Wine development release 2.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial version of the Android graphics driver.
  • Dictionary support in WebServices.
  • A number of Direct2D fixes.
  • User interface improvements in RegEdit.
  • OLE clipboard cache 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 2.9 Released

May 26, 2017

The Wine development release 2.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for tesselation shaders in Direct3D.
  • Binary mode support in WebServices.
  • Clipboard changes detected through Xfixes.
  • User interface improvements in RegEdit.
  • 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 2.8 Released

May 12, 2017

The Wine development release 2.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Direct3D command stream runs asynchronously.
  • Better serial and parallel ports autodetection.
  • Still more fixes for high DPI settings.
  • System tray notifications on macOS.
  • 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 2.7 Released

April 28, 2017

The Wine development release 2.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • TCP and UDP connection support in WebServices.
  • Various shader improvements for Direct3D 11.
  • Improved support for high DPI settings.
  • Partial reimplementation of the GLU library.
  • Support for recent versions of OSMesa.
  • Window management improvements on macOS.
  • 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 2.0.1 Released

April 20, 2017

The Wine maintenance release 2.0.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Deprecated tools/wineinstall

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

Wine 2.6 Released

April 13, 2017

The Wine development release 2.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Multi-threaded command stream in Direct3D.
  • More Shader Model 5 instructions.
  • More support for 3D textures.
  • Better font transformations in DirectWrite.
  • 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 2.5 Released

March 31, 2017

The Wine development release 2.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for message-mode named pipes.
  • Translation of version resources through po files.
  • Transform feedback support in Direct3D.
  • Scheduler classes in C++ runtime.
  • Better scrolling in popup menus.
  • More improvements to the XML reader.
  • 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 2.4 Released

March 17, 2017

The Wine development release 2.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Built-in implementation of cryptographic hashes.
  • Mono engine updated with upstream fixes.
  • More Direct3D command stream work.
  • Simulated bold and italic in DirectWrite.
  • Improvements to the XML reader.
  • 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 2.3 Released

March 3, 2017

The Wine development release 2.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Obsolete wineinstall script removed.
  • More Direct3D command stream work.
  • A few more Shader Model 5 instructions.
  • Better underline rendering in DirectWrite.
  • Improved ODBC support on 64-bit.
  • 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 1.8.7 Released

February 28, 2017

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.7 is now available. This is the final release in the 1.8.x series.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • A few more cards added to the GPU description table.
  • Turkish translation updates.

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

Wine 2.2 Released

February 17, 2017

The Wine development release 2.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Windows version set to Windows 7 for new prefixes.
  • More steps towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • Still more Shader Model 5 instructions.
  • Initial support for double-buffered theme painting.
  • 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 2.1 Released

February 3, 2017

The Wine development release 2.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Many fixes that were deferred during code freeze.
  • More Shader Model 5 instructions.
  • A number of improvements to MIME message handling.
  • Line breaking improvements in DirectWrite.
  • HID bus service now running by default.
  • Direct2D rendering improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • Source release tarballs now use xz compression.

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

Wine 2.0 Released

January 24, 2017

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 2.0 is now available.

This release represents over a year of development effort and around 6,600 individual changes. The main highlights are the support for Microsoft Office 2013, and the 64-bit support on macOS.

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.

This is the first release made on the new time-based, annual release schedule. This implies that some features that are being worked on but couldn't be finished in time have been deferred to the next development cycle. This includes in particular the Direct3D command stream, the full HID support, the Android graphics driver, and message-mode pipes.

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

Wine 2.0-rc6 Released

January 20, 2017

The Wine development release 2.0-rc6 is now available.

Barring last minute regressions, this is expected to be the last release candidate for 2.0.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 2.0-rc5 Released

January 13, 2017

The Wine development release 2.0-rc5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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 405

January 08, 2017

Wine 2.0-rc4 Released

January 6, 2017

The Wine development release 2.0-rc4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 2.0-rc3 Released

December 23, 2016

The Wine development release 2.0-rc3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 1.8.6 Released

December 19, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Fix a regression introduced in 1.8.5 (#41627)
  • Various bug fixes.
  • A few more cards added to the GPU description table.

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

Wine 2.0-rc2 Released

December 16, 2016

The Wine development release 2.0-rc2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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