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Wine 1.2 Officially Released With 23,000+ Changes

While a month late, Wine 1.2 has been officially released today. This is the second major stable release of Wine following the 1.0 release over two years ago. Over the course of two years the developers have committed more than 23,000 changes to this release!
16 July 2010 - Second Major Release - 18 Comments

Wine 1.2-RC7 Released: Final Should Be Here Soon

Wine 1.2 was supposed to be released last month as the first major stable release of Wine in two years, but that didn't happen as the weekly release candidates kept coming due to important bugs not being resolved. While a seventh release candidate of Wine 1.2 was tagged today, this may very well be the last release candidate, which means the final release should be just around the corner.
9 July 2010 - Wine 1.2 Coming - 2 Comments

Wine 1.2 Gets A Sixth Release Candidate

While Wine 1.2 was expected for release in June, it didn't happen as when nearing the end of the month there ended up being a fifth release candidate as the blocker bug list still wasn't cleared. We're now into July and there are still 42 bugs blocking the release (the blocker bug) so here's a sixth release candidate.
2 July 2010 - Still Not Ready

Wine 1.2 Hits A Fifth Release Candidate

While there has already been four release candidates in preparation for the Wine 1.2 release, a fifth release candidate has now emerged a week later as their blocker bug list still is not cleared.
25 June 2010 - Still Not Ready - 8 Comments

Here's Another Wine 1.2 Release Candidate

Just last week there was the release of Wine 1.2-rc3, but this Friday there is now a fourth release candidate for this upcoming release of Wine that will be the project's second major stable release.
18 June 2010 - Wine 1.2-RC4 - 11 Comments

Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3 Is Out Now

While the release of Wine 1.2 is imminent, it's still not 100% ready so as such Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 3 has surfaced today. This third release candidate for the major Wine 1.2 release offers up more bug fixes along with translation updates.
11 June 2010 - New Wine Release - 20 Comments

Wine 1.2 Release Candidate 2

With Wine 1.2 planned for release in June, the first release candidate was made available last week and now this week we have another new release candidate.
29 May 2010 - Released - 39 Comments

Wine 1.2 Reaches Release Candidate State

Last week we shared that Wine 1.2 was being prepared for release in June and as part of that the release candidates would start being pushed out next week. Well, it's now that time and the first release candidate of Wine 1.2 is now available.
21 May 2010 - Wine 1.2 RC1 Is Here - 15 Comments

Wine 1.2 Planned For Release In June

Wine 1.0 was released in June of 2008 after this free software project had already been in development since 1993. Over the past two years since that release we have continued to receive bi-weekly development snapshots, but no major stable releases have yet arrived. Fortunately, it looks like that soon may change with the release of Wine 1.2 as soon as next month.
14 May 2010 - Finally! - 13 Comments

Wine 1.1.44 Brings All Sorts Of Changes

Two weeks ago Wine 1.1.43 was released and it brought many Direct3D fixes, among other improvements, but this Friday Wine 1.1.44 has superseded that release. Wine 1.1.44 does carry more Direct3D 9/10 work, but it also packs a fair amount of other changes.
7 May 2010 - Wine Update - 12 Comments

Wine 1.1.43 Brings Many Direct3D Fixes, Optimizations

Recent releases of Wine have tackled Direct3D improvements among other enhancements in this popular free software project and Wine 1.1.43 has been released this afternoon to offer up more Direct3D love.
16 April 2010 - Plus Other Changes - 31 Comments

Wine 1.1.42 Arrives WIth New Improvements

If you are not touring Chernobyl this weekend but instead looking to test out some new software, version 1.1.42 of Wine has arrived just as expected. There's a few new features and other improvements to this free software project that allows you to run many Windows programs on non-Microsoft operating systems.
2 April 2010 - New WINE Development - 4 Comments

Wine 1.1.41 Released w/ Direct3D Improvements

It's time for another bi-weekly development release of Wine and this time we have the v1.1.41 release, which brings some particularly interesting changes. Wine 1.1.41 offers up a "wide range" of Direct3D improvements, support for SHA-256/SHA-384/SHA-512 algorithms, more MSHTML fixes, support for MP3 decoding on Mac OS X, widl improvements, more typelib fixes, and OLE storage improvements. There's also the usual variety of bug-fixes.
19 March 2010 - A Range Of Them - 8 Comments

Wine 1.1.40 Brings Wordpad Improvements

Wine 1.1.40 is now available with a variety of improvements. The official highlights for this bi-weekly release of Wine include support for Wow64 registry redirection, increased coverage of MSI standard actions, various Wordpad improvements, many shell fixes for better IE support, improved support for typelibs, better OpenGL card detection, and the usual variety of bug-fixes. The better OpenGL card detection comes from now offering real GL vendor detection and adjusted quirk handling.
5 March 2010 - And More - 9 Comments

CodeWeavers CrossOver Office 9.0 Released

CrossOver Office 8.1 came last year, but today CodeWeavers has announced the release of CrossOver Office 9.0. The 9.0 release of this popular software based upon Wine that allows running Windows applications on Linux and Mac OS X, brings a new user-interface and the ability to utilize installation "recipes" when installing new applications from their remote database.
2 March 2010 - New CrossOver Office Release

Wine 1.1.39 Brings More Fixes, Improvements

Two weeks have passed since the release of Wine 1.1.38 and so now the 1.1.39 release is available to provide more fixes and improvements. This bi-weekly development update delivers on support for registry symbolic links, many MSI fixes, build process improvements, MSXML clean-ups and fixes, many MSHTML improvements, and various bug-fixes.
19 February 2010 - New Wine Release - 8 Comments

Wine 1.1.38 Brings Various Fixes

It's time for another bi-weekly development update of Wine. This time around there is better support for memory allocations debugging, improved MIDI support, a wide range of Direct3D fixes, OLEDB fixes, improved debugger support on x86_64, many MSI fixes, and various bug-fixes.
6 February 2010 - Development Update - 10 Comments

Wine 1.1.37 Released With MSI, MSXML Fixes

Just this morning we talked about a Direct3D 9.0c state tracker for the Gallium3D driver interface that could greatly benefit the Wine project. This afternoon we now have more Wine-related news, and it's actually a new development release. Wine 1.1.37 is this new release and it carries a variety of fixes, but nothing to do with this Direct3D state tracker. There is, however, a variety of Direct3D improvements to its own software layer, some of which impact the rudimentary Direct3D 10.0 support.
22 January 2010 - New Wine Release

Wine 1.1.36 Released With Better SM 4.0 Support

Version 1.1.36 of Wine has been released to provide in a released version all of the development work done to this major free software project over the past two weeks. Wine 1.1.36 does carry some interesting changes, including better Shader Model 4.0 support, completion of 16-bit separation, fixes for many memory leaks, improved debugging for MinGW, MSHTML fixes, and various other bug-fixes.
9 January 2010 - Shader Model 4.0 - 11 Comments

Wine 1.1.35 Offers Modest Improvements

Two weeks have passed since the release of Wine 1.1.34 that brought support for the digital rights management in the Left 4 Dead 2 game, MSHTML improvements, and other fixes, but now Wine 1.1.35 is out the door to replace that development release.
18 December 2009 - Holiday Release - 3 Comments

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