Wine 2.16 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 1 September 2017 at 02:42 PM EDT. 4 Comments
Wine 2.16 is now available as the latest bi-weekly development release for running Windows games and applications on Linux and other operating systems.

Wine 2.16 introduces support for pasting metafiles in RichEdit, better support for grayscale PNGs, support for safety features in library loading, better handling of GdiPlus transforms, DirectWrite rendering improvements, and 19 known bug fixes.

More details on Wine 2.16 via the release announcement at This Wine 2.x development work is leading up to the Wine 3.0 stable release either at the end of this calendar year or in early 2018, more details as that version approaches.
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