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Wine 7.15 Released

August 13, 2022

The Wine development release 7.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Command lists in Direct2D.
  • RSA encryption.
  • Initial Wow64 thunking in WIN32U.
  • Optional support for colors in test output.
  • 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 423

August 05, 2022

Wine 7.14 Released

July 29, 2022

The Wine development release 7.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More progress on syscall interface for USER32.
  • Improved font fallbacks in DirectWrite.
  • Some fixes for socket shutdowns.
  • 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 422

July 22, 2022

Wine 7.13 Released

July 15, 2022

The Wine development release 7.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Gecko engine updated to version 2.47.3.
  • USB driver converted to PE.
  • Some theming 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 7.12 Released

July 1, 2022

The Wine development release 7.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Theming support for Qt5 applications.
  • Bundled vkd3d upgraded to version 1.4.
  • Improved effect support in Direct2D.
  • QWORD support in registry tools.
  • 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 421

June 24, 2022

WWN Issue 421 was released today.

Vkd3d 1.4 Released

June 22, 2022

The Wine team is proud to announce that release 1.4 of vkd3d, the Direct3D to Vulkan translation library, is now available.

This release contains improvements that are listed in the release notes. The main highlights are:

  • Many improvements to the HLSL compiler.
  • A new descriptor heap implementation using the VK_EXT_descriptor_indexing extension.
  • A new fence implementation using the VK_KHR_timeline_semaphore extension.

The source is available here.

Wine 7.11 Released

June 17, 2022

The Wine development release 7.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Android driver converted to PE.
  • Zero-copy support with GStreamer.
  • High Unicode planes support in case mappings.
  • 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 420

June 10, 2022

WWN Issue 420 was released today.

Wine 7.10 Released

June 3, 2022

The Wine development release 7.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • macOS driver converted to PE.
  • Mono engine updated to version 7.3.0.
  • Windows-compatible Unicode collation.
  • Wow64 support in SECUR32.
  • 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 419

May 27, 2022

WWN Issue 419 was released today.

Wine 7.9 Released

May 20, 2022

The Wine development release 7.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Preliminary work towards PE conversion of macOS driver.
  • A number of fixes for test failures 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 418

May 13, 2022

WWN Issue 418 was released today.

Wine 7.8 Released

May 6, 2022

The Wine development release 7.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • X11 and OSS drivers converted to PE.
  • WoW64 support in the sound drivers.
  • Number formatting using the new locale database.
  • 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 417

April 29th, 2022

WWN 417 covers the new GitLab instance and Wine 7.7.

Wine 7.7 Released

April 22, 2022

The Wine development release 7.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More progress on the PE conversion of the X11 and OSS drivers.
  • Support for UTF-8 as default Ansi codepage.
  • Theming support for control panel applets.
  • 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 416

April 15, 2022

Wine 6.0.4 Released

April 12, 2022

The Wine maintenance release 6.0.4 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 7.6 Released

April 8, 2022

The Wine development release 7.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated to version 7.2.0.
  • More progress on the PE conversion of graphics drivers.
  • Locale support using the new CLDR-based database.
  • 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 415

April 1, 2022

WWN Issue 415 was released today.

Wine 7.5 Released

March 25, 2022

The Wine development release 7.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • ALSA driver converted to PE.
  • Locale database generated from Unicode CLDR.
  • HLSL compiler support with the bundled vkd3d.
  • Initial support for the OCSP protocol.
  • More cleanups to support 'long' type.
  • 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 414

March 18, 2022

Wine 7.4 Released

March 11, 2022

The Wine development release 7.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • 'Light' theme enabled by default.
  • Bundled vkd3d library.
  • WineD3D, D3D12 and DXGI modules converted to PE.
  • More large scale cleanups to support 'long' type.
  • 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 413

March 4, 2022

WWN Issue 413 was released today.