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Wine 1.3.30 Has New DirectSound & More

WINE

Published on 10 October 2011 06:55 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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New Wine development releases normally come every other Friday, but last week there wasn't any Wine 1.3.30 release. Fear not, however, as the Wine developers have went forward with the Wine 1.3.30 release this Monday. Wine 1.3.30 does offer up a few interesting features.

Wine 1.3.30 carries the following highlights:

- DirectSound reimplemented on top of MMDevAPI.
- Support for StretchBlt in the DIB engine.
- User interface improvements in HTML help.
- Some MSXML fixes.
- Performance improvements in cmd.
- Various bug fixes.

There's also many bug-fixes and other work, as cited at WineHQ.org.

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