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New & Updated Wine Graphics Benchmarks

For those not avid followers of OpenBenchmarking.org, in recent days there have been a slew of new and updated Wine benchmarks particularly focused upon graphics performance.
25 January 2014 - Wine D3D - 1 Comment

Wine 1.7.11 Has Optional Start Menu, D3D CS Work

Wine 1.7.11 has been released and it packs a fair number of changes.
17 January 2014 - Wine 1.7.11 - 11 Comments

Wine's Big Command Stream D3D Patch-Set Updated

It's been a while since last having anything to report on with the planned patch-set for Wine that provides significant Direct3D performance improvements via work on the D3D command stream. Fortunately, the patches have been updated and now offer better support as well.
11 January 2014 - D3D Command Stream - 60 Comments

Wine 1.6.2 Offers Up Dozens Of Bug-Fixes

The latest stable release of Wine is now available for users still relying upon Windows-only software to run on Linux and other operating systems.
11 January 2014 - Wine 1.6.2

Wine 1.7.10 Has AVI Compressor, Task Scheduler

Wine 1.7.10 is out this Friday as the first bi-weekly development release of 2014.
3 January 2014 - Wine 1.7.10 - 12 Comments

Wine 1.7.9 Brings Few Noteworthy Changes

The latest Wine development release is now available but it's not particularly exciting the week before Christmas.
20 December 2013 - Wine 1.7.9 - 19 Comments

Wine 1.7.8 Updates Its Mono Support

Wine 1.7.8 has been released as the latest bi-weekly development version of Wine to run your favorite Windows programs on Linux and other operating systems.
6 December 2013 - Wine 1.7.8 - 6 Comments

Wine 1.7.7 Brings Some Small Updates

The latest bi-weekly Wine development release is available.
22 November 2013 - Wine 1.7.7 - 8 Comments

Wine 1.6.1 Lands 58 Bug-Fixes

For those still having to rely upon Wine to run your favorite Windows games or other applications, the 1.6.1 stable release is now available if you're not running Wine 1.7 for all the latest goodies.
15 November 2013 - Wine 1.6.1 Release

Wine 1.7.6 Supports Video Mixing Renderer 7

Wine 1.7.6 is now available as the latest bi-weekly release of the Wine software for running Windows applications and games on Linux.
8 November 2013 - Wine 1.7.6

Wine 1.7.5 Has... Font, Unicode Improvements

Wine 1.7.5 was released today but if you were hoping it would feature the Direct3D command stream improvements, you will sadly be let down.
25 October 2013 - Wine 1.7.5 - 4 Comments

Wine 1.7.4 Continues With The D3D Command Stream

Wine 1.7.4 has been released as the latest bi-weekly development release of the open-source program to run Windows applications/games on Linux and other operating systems. This latest release continues focusing work on the Direct3D command stream changes.
11 October 2013 - Direct3D Command Stream - 20 Comments

Wine 1.7.3 Readies D3D Command Stream Improvements

Wine 1.7.3 is now out as the latest bi-weekly development release of Wine. This time around it does some preparation work on the Direct3D command stream support.
27 September 2013 - Wine 1.7.3 - 17 Comments

Wine 1.7.2 Brings A Couple Of Changes

The latest bi-weekly Wine development release, Wine 1.7.2, is now available.
13 September 2013 - Wine 1.7.2 - 29 Comments

Direct3D Performance Improvements Coming To Wine

Stefan Dösinger of CodeWeavers has been working on some Direct3D performance improvements for Wine by creating a separate command stream / worker thread for WineD3D. This work moves OpenGL calls into a seperate thread in order to improve performance while also fixing some outstanding bugs. This work can yield 50~100% performance improvements and in some cases making the games under Wine faster than on Windows.
4 September 2013 - Direct3D - 63 Comments

Wine 1.7.1 Arrives With Some Minor Improvements

Wine 1.7.1 has been released as the second Wine 1.8 development milestone following the Wine 1.6 release from mid-July. The release isn't terribly exciting, but there's still some good stuff for those still dependent upon Windows application/game support.
30 August 2013 - Wine 1.7.1 - 25 Comments

Wine 1.7.0 Released, Starts Again With The Changes

With Wine 1.6 having been released two weeks ago with 10,000+ changes, we're now out of the code freeze and Wine 1.8 development has begun. Wine 1.7.0 was released today as the first version in this new development series.
2 August 2013 - Wine 1.8 Development Release - 32 Comments

Wine 1.6 Released With 10,000+ Changes

After a slew of release candidates, Wine 1.6 was officially released today. The Wine 1.6 release comes just one year after the Wine 1.4 stable release but it packs in about 10,000 individual changes.
18 July 2013 - Wine 1.6.0 - 10 Comments

Wine 1.6-rc5 Release Candidate Was Published Today

The fifth release candidate of the feature-rich Wine 1.6 for running Windows applications on Linux and other operating systems is now available.
12 July 2013 - Wine 1.6-rc5

Linux 3.11 Will Allow For Windows RT Wine Support

A patch that was committed for the Linux 3.11 kernel will allow more Microsoft Windows RT / ARM applications to now run with Wine.
4 July 2013 - Windows RT Apps - 4 Comments

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