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Wine 1.3.23 Hooks Into More Direct3D 9.0 Functionality

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Published on 24 June 2011 07:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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Wine 1.3.23 has been released this afternoon with more Direct3D/DirectX 9.0 functions being implemented by this popular free software project.

Besides implementing more of the D3DX9 specification, other features of this bi-weekly development snapshot include:

- Support for stubless COM proxies on x86-64.
- Builtin dxdiag now outputs real information.
- Monochrome bitmap format in the DIB engine.
- Beginnings of a true shell Explorer builtin.
- A number of new D3DX9 functions.
- More support for Indic text shaping.
- Various bug fixes.

More information can be found in the release announcement at WineHQ.org.

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