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Wine 1.9.15 Released

July 22, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More shader instructions in Direct3D.
  • Performance improvements in GDI.
  • Better multi-joystick support on macOS.
  • Active Scripting improvements.
  • Additional stream support in the C++ runtime.
  • 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 1.9.14 Released

July 9, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More Shader Model 5 support in Direct3D.
  • Some more write support in WebServices.
  • Performance improvements in GDI.
  • Some more progress towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • 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 1.9.13 Released

June 24, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 47.
  • More Shader Model 5 support in Direct3D.
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 9.0.0.
  • Improvements to GDI paths and metafiles.
  • More progress towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • Joystick support improvements on Mac OS X.
  • 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 1.8.3 Released

June 16, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • A lot of NVidia cards added to the GPU description table.
  • Updates to the National Language Support files.

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

Wine 1.9.12 Released

June 10, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fix update of the Mono engine.
  • Initial version of a taskbar in desktop mode.
  • Fixes for right-to-left languages in Uniscribe.
  • More Shader Model 4 support in Direct3D.
  • Better metafile support in RichEdit.
  • 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 1.9.11 Released

May 27, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better support for long URLs in WinInet.
  • Various Direct3D 11 improvements.
  • Down-mixing support in DirectSound.
  • Some cosmetic improvements in desktop mode.
  • 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 1.9.10 Released

May 17, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • High resolution ("Retina") rendering option on Mac OS X.
  • More compatible directory enumeration.
  • A number of C++ runtime fixes.
  • Video output 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 1.9.9 Released

April 30, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards the WineD3D command stream.
  • Service proxies in WebServices.
  • Query support in the builtin reg.exe utility.
  • Improved support for long URLs 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 1.9.8 Released

April 16, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards the WineD3D command stream.
  • Bug fix update of the Mono engine.
  • More WebServices reader support.
  • Still more Shader Model 5 support.
  • Support for gradients in metafiles.
  • Improved table formatting in WinHelp.
  • 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 1.8.2 Released

April 12, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • Small 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 1.9.7 Released

April 2, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards the WineD3D command stream.
  • More support for Shader Model 5 shaders.
  • C++ exception handling on x86-64.
  • Support for Windows-style static import libraries.
  • Performance fixes in the XML writer.
  • 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 1.9.6 Released

March 18, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better video card detection when using Mesa.
  • Support for Shader Model 5 shaders.
  • C++ exception handling 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 1.9.5 Released

March 5, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Mono engine, with 64-bit support.
  • Beginnings of the WineD3D command stream.
  • Support for effect states in Direct3DX.
  • Drag & drop 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 1.9.4 Released

February 19, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for color glyphs and font fallbacks in DirectWrite.
  • Improvements to the WebServices reader.
  • Support for more formats in Direct3D 11.
  • Simplified syntax and clean up of tests marked todo.
  • 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 1.9.3 Released

February 5, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 44.
  • JSON support in JavaScript.
  • Improved line breaking in DirectWrite.
  • Some more write support in WebServices.
  • Still more Shader Model 4 instructions.
  • 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 1.8.1 Released

February 3, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • Small 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 1.9.2 Released

January 22, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • GStreamer 1.0 support.
  • Support for SHA hashes in BCrypt.
  • Synthesizing bold glyphs also for bitmap fonts.
  • Underlines support in DirectWrite.
  • Still more Shader Model 4 instructions.
  • 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 1.9.1 Released

January 9, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • A few more deferred fixes.
  • Support for debug registers on x86-64.
  • More Shader Model 4 instructions.
  • Support for the Mingw ARM toolchain.
  • 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 1.9.0 Released

December 25, 2015

The Wine development release 1.9.0 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • A number of fixes that were deferred during code freeze.
  • WSAPoll implementation.
  • Standard font dialog fixes.
  • X11 drag&drop 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 1.8 Released

December 19, 2015

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 1.8 is now available.

This release represents 17 months of development effort and around 13,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the implementation of DirectWrite and Direct2D, and the new Pulse Audio driver.

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.

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-rc4 Released

December 12, 2015

The Wine development release 1.8-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 1.8-rc3 Released

December 4, 2015

The Wine development release 1.8-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.

Software Freedom Conservancy 2015 Fundraiser

November 29, 2015

The Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization that supports FLOSS projects by taking care of project needs such as management of donations, asset stewardship, basic legal advice, and FLOSS copyright license enforcement. They have been extremely helpful to us.

Unfortunately, in the past year the SFC has had some of its corporate support withdrawn due to its FLOSS license enforcement activities and must now rely more on individual donors. They have recently launched their 2015 Fundraising Campaign, and have asked member projects to help publicize it.

Please consider donating; your support of the SFC will benefit all of its members, including the Wine Project.

Wine 1.8-rc2 Released

November 27, 2015

The Wine development release 1.8-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 1.8-rc1 Released

November 20, 2015

The Wine development release 1.8-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 1.8. Please give this release a good testing to help us make 1.8 as good as possible.

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.