WIne 1.5.17 Improves DIB, ActiveX, OpenGL
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 9 November 2012 at 10:41 PM EST. Add A Comment
There's a new Wine release available that offers up a number of new enhancements.

Key features of today's Wine 1.5.17 release include:

- Sub-pixel font anti-aliasing in the DIB engine.
- Support for automatic installation of ActiveX controls.
- Automatic fallback to TLS 1.0 for secure connections.
- Beginnings of the DirectWrite text analyzer.
- Better handling of font outlines in OpenGL.
- Various bug fixes.

More details on the Wine 1.5.17 release are available from
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