Wine 6.5 Released With OpenCL 1.2 Support

Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 26 March 2021 at 05:45 PM EDT. 2 Comments
Wine 6.5 is out today as the latest bi-weekly development snapshot of this software for running Windows applications and games under Linux and macOS.

Wine 6.5 most notably comes with its OpenCL support being updated against OpenCL 1.2. Previously Wine's OpenCL library (DLL) code was stuck at OpenCL 1.0 while Zebediah Figura took care of getting it to meet OpenCL 1.1 and then 1.2 specification requirements.
- OpenCL support updated to version 1.2.
- More support for IE compatibility modes in MSHTML.
- More windowless RichEdit work.
- A few more WinRT library stubs.
- Various bug fixes.

Wine 6.5 has 25 known bug fixes affecting the likes of Guild Wars 2, Quicken, IDA Pro, .NET applications, and an assortment of other games and applications.

Downloads and more details on Wine 6.5 at
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