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Wine 3.0-rc2 Released

December 15, 2017

The Wine development release 3.0-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.

Wine 3.0-rc1 Released

December 8, 2017

The Wine development release 3.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 3.0. It marks the beginning of the code freeze period. There have been many last minute changes, so please give this release a good testing to help us make 3.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Direct3D 11 enabled by default on AMD and Intel GPUs.
  • AES encryption support on macOS.
  • Implementation of the task scheduler.
  • Registry export support in the reg.exe tool.
  • Progman DDE support.
  • OLE data cache improvements.
  • More event support in MSHTML.
  • Relay debugging 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 2.22 Released

November 24, 2017

The Wine development release 2.22 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Source selection dialog for scanners.
  • Improvements in ARM64 support.
  • Float audio formats with more than 2 channels in XAudio.
  • Fixes for DLL injection support.
  • Input methods 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 2.21 Released

November 11, 2017

The Wine development release 2.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Still more metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Indirect draws support in Direct 3D.
  • Calling convention fixes on ARM.
  • Improved serial port detection on Linux.
  • Services fixes on WoW64.
  • Better DPI scaling in the Shell 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 2.20 Released

October 31, 2017

The Wine development release 2.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved event support in MSHTML.
  • Preloader support on ARM64.
  • Interpolation modes in Direct3D.
  • Improved metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Initial version of Kerberos5 Authentication Package.
  • OLE clipboard cache 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 2.0.3 Released

October 20, 2017

The Wine maintenance release 2.0.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • FreeType 2.8.1 compatibility 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 2.19 Released

October 14, 2017

The Wine development release 2.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for 32-bit float audio on Android.
  • Named pipes now fully handled by the Wine server.
  • Support for a new Microsoft root certificate.
  • More transform fixes in GdiPlus.
  • Some heap allocation 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 2.18 Released

September 29, 2017

The Wine development release 2.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Radial gradients in Direct2D.
  • Asynchronous message support in WebServices.
  • Virtual memory write watches improvements.
  • FreeType 2.8.1 compatibility 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 2.17 Released

September 15, 2017

The Wine development release 2.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better support for grayscale mode in DirectWrite.
  • Per-application StartupWMClass in desktop files.
  • Virtual memory compatibility improvements.
  • Palette handling improvements in WindowsCodecs.
  • Reply messages improvements in WebServices.
  • 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 2.16 Released

September 1, 2017

The Wine development release 2.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for pasting metafiles in RichEdit.
  • Better support for grayscale PNG images.
  • Support for safety features in library loading.
  • Better handling of transforms in GdiPlus.
  • Rendering 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 2.15 Released

August 20, 2017

The Wine development release 2.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for AES encryption.
  • Improved Bezier support in Direct2D.
  • Chunked transfer improvements in WinInet.
  • 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 2.14 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.