Wine 1.8.5 Released, Fixes 58 Bugs
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 7 October 2016 at 04:25 PM EDT. 3 Comments
For those sticking to Wine 1.8.x stable releases until Wine 2.0 is released around the end of the year, Wine 1.8.5 is the latest and greatest.

Wine 1.8.5 doesn't incorporate any of the new features building up in the Wine 1.9 development series but simply back-ports some bug fixes.

According to the official announcement at, Wine 1.8.5 introduces 58 bug fixes. Some fixes affect Windows Movie Maker 2.x, Microsoft Publisher 2007/2010, CAPCOM games, 3DMark03, Unreal Tournament 3, GOG Galaxy, and other software.
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