After the release of WINE 0.9.50, which had marked I/O completion for this open-source project to run Windows programs on Linux, WINE 0.9.51 is now available two weeks later. WINE 0.9.51 includes a bunch of WinHelp improvements, better Japanese font support, a "ton" of rpcrt4 fixes, ALSA capture fixes, and improved support for screen resolution changes. As always, there are also a number of bug fixes in this latest wine release. Check out WINE HQ for the complete release notes and download links of WINE 0.9.51.
The WINE project has been pushing out a new release every two weeks, but because of Thanksgiving there has been three weeks since WINE 0.9.49. Landing today, however, is WINE 0.9.50. WINE 0.9.50 has completed I/O completion, improved user credentials management with Mac Keychain support, additional Valgrinding, and the usual assortment of bug-fixes. The release notes are available from WINE HQ.
With it being two weeks since the release of WINE 0.9.48, a new release of WINE is now out. WINE 0.9.49 introduces many copy protection fixes, GLSL is now the default for Direct3D rendering, memory error fixes, support for TOPMOST windows, the start of an inetcomm DLL implementation, and lots of bug fixes. The complete change-log for WINE 0.9.49 is available from WINE HQ.
Keeping up with their two-week release cycles, the WINE folks have pushed out their 0.9.48 release. WINE 0.9.48 brings more fixes for regression test failures, a more complete cryptnet implementation, WIDL is now able to generate oleaut32 proxy code, and as always there is a lot of bug fixing involved. All of the details can be found over at WINE HQ. If you missed it, we recently compared Ubuntu 7.10 with WINE 0.9.46 to Windows XP. Check out the article to see how WINE had performed in the 3D DirectX benchmarks.
Continuing in the WINE fashion of consistently pushing out a new release about every two weeks, WINE 0.9.46 has been replaced by WINE 0.9.47. WINE 0.9.47 features a new scheme for OpenGL support in child windows, fixes for regression test failures, a Tahoma replacement fond, and lots of bug fixes as always. The official announcement can be found at WINE HQ.
For those using Adobe's Photoshop CS2 under Linux through WINE emulation, the latest release of WINE adds a variety of fixes to improve the Photoshop Linux experience. This latest release of WINE, version 0.9.46, adds more complete support for device installation in setupapi, new Bidi text implementation that is free of libicu, Direct3D improvements, and the start of I/O completion ports support. Like always, WINE 0.9.46 contains a number of other bug fixes as well. For the complete details on WINE 0.9.46, check out Wine HQ.
The latest release of WINE is now out, which features a number of new improvements. The crypto DLLs have been improved meaning that the iTunes music player should now work on Linux under WINE, there are a number of Direct 3D improvements, a number of sound fixes, many new WordPad features, and a lot of bug fixing. The change-log can be viewed at WINE HQ.
On the one year anniversary of the WINE 0.9.20 release is the availability of WINE 0.9.44. The latest changes in WINE 0.9.44 include better heuristics for making windows managed, automatic detection of timezone parameters, improvements to the built-in WordPad, better signatures support in crypt32, and more gdiplus functions. There is also the usual number of bug fixes. Find out more on WINE 0.9.44 at Wine HQ.
In the two weeks since the release of WINE 0.9.42 are a number of fixes and improved Direct3D to make for an interesting 0.9.43 release. Direct3D support is now built on top of WGL instead of GLX resulting in better portability, many DirectSound fixes, additional gdiplus functions, more crypt32 improvements, and the usual assortment of bug fixes. Additional information on the WINE 0.9.43 changes is available from WINE HQ.
Comprising the new WINE release is support for activation contexts and side-by-side assemblies, more dgiplus functions, messaging support in crypt32.dll, HTTP protocol handling fixes, and lots of other bug fixes. The release announcement for WINE 0.9.42 can be read on WINE HQ.
Version 0.9.41 of WINE has been released. New in WINE 0.9.41 is a number of new gdiplus functions, more complete pdh.dll implementation, support for MSI remote calls, messaging support in crypt32.dll, and lots of bug fixes. Find out more at WINE HQ.
After the Wine HQ server was down over the weekend, WINE 0.9.40 is now available. WINE 0.9.40 features a number of MSHTML improvements, sound fixes, Direct3D fixes, and lots of bug fixes. The release announcement can be read here.
It's time for another WINE release. New in WINE 0.9.39 is a number of MSHTML improvements, several improvements to the WINE sound support, Winsock fixes, new supported constructs in the IDL compiler, Direct3D threading fixes, and (as always) a number of bug-fixes. The WINE 0.9.39 announcement can be read at WINE HQ.
WINE 0.9.38 features beginning of support for copy protection kernel drivers, more MSI automation support, 64-bit compilation fixes, a number of OLE fixes, and a lot of bug fixes. The WINE 0.9.38 release announcement is at WineHQ.
For those that are bound to running Windows applications on your Linux box through WINE or CrossOver Office, version 6.1 of CrossOver Office for both Linux and Mac has been released. New in CodeWeavers' CrossOver Office 6.1 is support for Microsoft Outlook users to work remotely using RPC over HTT and 3D game performance improvements. The CrossOver Office 6.1 press release can be read from CodeWeavers.
Another new software package hitting the Internet this week was version 0.9.37 of WINE. New in WINE 0.9.37 is MSI automation with JScript/VBScript support, MSHTML improvements, a variety of Direct3D fixes, support for a number of new EXE protection schemes, and lots of bug fixes. More information is available from WineHQ.
Two weeks ago to the day WINE 0.9.35 was released, but today it is being replaced by yet another new release. WINE 0.9.36 implements Midi support in the CoreAudio driver, mixer support in the ALSA driver, a lot of MSI fixes, implementation for most D3DRM functions, an assortment of Direct3D fixes, and the usual stack of bug fixes. More information is available from WINE HQ.
It was not long ago that WINE 0.9.34 was released, but today we once again have a new WINE release out. New in WINE 0.9.35 is the broken ARTS sound driver being removed, fixes to the quartz DLL sound, file I/O performance improvements, an assortment of Direct3D fixes, and (as always) lots of bug fixes. If you're interested in WINE, you may also be interested in our Cedega 6.0 Performance Preview.
A new version of WINE is now available for download which once again adds a few new features and bug fixes. The new changes in WINE v0.9.34 is support for Xcursor, fixes for various installers, new built-in xcopy tool, and Direct3D fixes. The release announcement is available from WINE HQ.
Another new release of WINE is now available for download. New in WINE 0.9.33 are Direct3D fixes with related performance improvements, comctl32 tests and fixes, cmd.exe improvements, more fixes to the built-in OLE, process control support on Solaris, and lots of bug fixes. The release announcement is available from Wine HQ.
If virtualizing Windows is not your thing, a new release of WINE is now out. New in WINE 0.9.32 is Direct3D fixes and performance improvements, new features in cmd.exe, improvements to HTML help support, and lots of bug fixes. The release announcement and change-log is available from Wine HQ.
Another new minor release is out for WINE. New in WINE 0.9.31 are Direct3D fixes and performance improvements, new comctl32 test cases, IDL compiler improvements, OLE32 marshalling fixes, and the usual amount of bug fixes. More information is available in the release announcement.
Yet another release of WINE is now available for download. New in WINE 0.9.30 is improvements to Direct3D shaders and state management, support for inter-process memory allocations, OLE32 marshalling fixes, and the usual share of bug fixing. Download links and more information on the latest WINE release can be found here.
TransGaming's Cedega 5.2.10 (codename: Mahi Mahi) has been released. New in this release is improvements for Steam as well as World of Warcraft. The latest World of Warcraft expansion pack, The Burning Crusade, is also supported by this latest version of Cedega. More on the subscription-based Cedega can be found at Transgaming.
CodeWeaver's CrossOver Office 6 has been released for Linux as well as Mac OS X! CrossOver Office 6 implements several new features and a wealth of improvements in various areas. This latest CrossOver Office release even supports Half-Life 2 and World of Warcraft. The CrossOver Office 6.0 is available at CodeWeavers.
WINE 0.9.28 was released with several changes. The major changes in this release is OpenGL in child windows working (again), better mouse support in games, beginnings of new statement in Direct3D, and improved audio and font support on Mac OS. Of course, a lot more bug fixing has went into this release. More information and downloads are available from WINE HQ.
Yet another release in the 0.9 branch of WINE has been pushed out the door. New in WINE 0.9.27 is better support for noexec kernels, better Dwarf support in dbghelp, several Winsock fixes, code cleanup, and various bug fixes. The latest release announcement can be read here.
Another release is out of Wine HQ. New in WINE 0.9.26 is better support for UNIX locale settings, improved X11 keyboard support, MSI fixes, winecfg improvements, and as always a lot more bugs were cleared up.
CodeWeavers has issued the third beta in the CrossOver Office 6.0 branch as they near the final release. Some of the changes include faster CrossOver Office setup operations, improved support for x86_64 kernels, and fixed bugs in several Windows applications. The CrossOver 6.0 Beta 3 announcement is on their Forums.
A new version of Wine is now available on mirrors in source and binary form for various Linux distributions. New in Wine 0.9.25 is many more fixes for installer support, MSHTML improvements, NTLMv2 support, RPC over TCP improvements, and lots of bug fixing. The release announcement with download links for the latest version can be found here.
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