WINE is a software package for running Windows games and applications on Linux. WINE is also used by Valve's Steam Play and CodeWeavers' CrossOver software for Windows software support on Linux.

Wine Articles & Reviews

16-Way Graphics Card Comparison With Valve's Steam Play For Windows Games On Linux   Linux Gaming   2018-11-06
Wine 3.10 vs. Ubuntu 18.04 vs. Windows 10 Desktop Performance   Operating Systems   2018-06-22
Docker Performance With KPTI Page Table Isolation Patches   Operating Systems   2018-01-06
Wine Takes Minor Performance Hit Running Windows Programs On Linux With KPTI   Computers   2018-01-05
Running CrossOver 14 Linux For An Easier Wine Experience   Software   2015-08-08
Linux Collaboration Summit 2014: Wine, Intel, File-Systems & Cars   Events   2014-03-29
Half-Life 2 On Wine Is Faster On AMD R600g Over Catalyst   Linux Gaming   2012-06-21
Linux Gaming: Native vs. Wine vs. Windows 7 Performance   Software   2010-12-20
Direct3D 10/11 Is Now Natively Implemented On Linux!   Software   2010-09-21
Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and gOS Benchmarks   Operating Systems   2009-02-07
Phoronix Test Suite 1.4 "Orkdal" Released   Software   2008-11-03
Features of Phoronix Test Suite 1.4   Software   2008-11-02
AMD Catalyst 8.9 Gets WINE Fix, RandR 1.2 Support   Display Drivers   2008-09-18
CrossOver Games Preview & Benchmarks   Linux Gaming   2008-03-25
11 Versions Of WINE Benchmarked   Software   2008-02-18
7 Versions Of WINE Benchmarked   Software   2007-12-09
Ubuntu 7.10 + WINE vs. Windows XP   Operating Systems   2007-10-19
Using Computers To Open Beer   Computers   2007-09-22
Cedega 6.0 Performance Preview   Linux Gaming   2007-04-11
SAM Linux 2007   Operating Systems   2007-03-25
Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Herd 2   Operating Systems   2007-01-14
Sabayon Linux 3.0 RC2 Mini   Operating Systems   2006-08-31
Berry Linux v0.67   Operating Systems   2006-02-18
CodeWeavers CrossOver Office v5.0   Software   2005-10-25

Wine Linux & Open-Source News

Wine's VKD3D 1.7 Implements More Direct3D 12 Functionality Atop Vulkan   WINE   2023-03-24
Wine 8.4 Released With The Early Wayland Graphics Driver Code, 51 Bug Fixes   WINE   2023-03-17
The First Bits Of Wine's Wayland Driver Were Merged   WINE   2023-03-16
Hangover 0.8.3 Released For Enjoying Windows x86/x86_64 Apps/Games On Linux ARM64   WINE   2023-03-09
Wine-Staging 8.3 Released With Fix For MeshroomCL   WINE   2023-03-05
Wine 8.3 Released With Low Fragmentation Heap, Smart Card Support   WINE   2023-03-04
Wine Wayland Driver Takes Another Step Closer To Mainline   WINE   2023-02-24
Wine-Staging 8.2 Brings Support For Native ODBC Drivers Plus Fixes A 15 Year Old Bug   WINE   2023-02-19
Wine 8.2 Released With More Improvements For Running Windows Apps/Games On Linux   WINE   2023-02-17
Hangover 0.8.1 Released To Run Some x86 Windows Apps On ARM64 Linux   WINE   2023-02-16
CrossOver 22.1 Released With Updated VKD3D 1.5, More Gaming Improvements   WINE   2023-02-14
Lutris 0.5.13 Beta Released With Proton Support, Integration   Linux Gaming   2023-02-11
Hangover Project Restarted To Run Windows 32-bit/64-bit Apps On ARM64/PPC64 & More   WINE   2023-02-11
Proton 7.0-6 Released With More Windows Games Playable On Linux   Valve   2023-02-03
Wine 8.1 Released - Now Exposed As "Windows 10" For New Prefixes   WINE   2023-02-02
Wine 8.1 Picks Up Vulkan HDR Extension For Helping With Valve's HDR Gaming Enablement   WINE   2023-01-26
Wine 8.0 Released With PE Conversion Complete, Progress On WoW64 Support   WINE   2023-01-24
Wine 8.0-rc5 Released With Just Nine Bugs Fixed   WINE   2023-01-20
Wine 8.0-rc4 Released With Another 25 Bugs Fixed   WINE   2023-01-13
Wine 8.0-rc3 Released With 28 Known Bug Fixes   WINE   2023-01-07
Radeon RX 7900 XT/XTX, EPYC Genoa & Linux 6.2 Developments Made For An Exciting Month   Phoronix   2023-01-01
Haiku R1 Beta 4 Released With Improved HiDPI, WiFi Updates, Wayland Compatibility Layer   Operating Systems   2022-12-23
Wine 8.0-rc2 Released With 50 Fixes   WINE   2022-12-21
Wine's Wayland Driver Is Becoming Mature, May Aim For Upstreaming Early Next Year   WINE   2022-12-12
Wine 8.0-rc1 Released With VKD3D 1.6, Vulkan/OpenGL Thunking Optimizations   WINE   2022-12-09
AMD EPYC Genoa, Linux 6.1 & Rust Efforts Excited Linux Users In November   Phoronix   2022-12-01
NVIDIA 525.60.11 Linux Driver Released With Many Fixes, Vulkan Improvements   NVIDIA   2022-11-28
Wine 7.22 Released As The Freeze Nears For Wine 8.0   WINE   2022-11-26
Proton 7.0-5 Gets More Games Running On Linux & The Steam Deck   Valve   2022-11-23
Wine 7.21 Released With Continued PE Work, Prepping For Vulkan 32-bit On 64-bit   WINE   2022-11-12
NVIDIA 525.53 Linux Driver Brings Dynamic Boost For AMD Laptops, Installer Enhancements   NVIDIA   2022-11-10
Wine 7.20 Released With Updated Mono, Font Linking Improvements   WINE   2022-10-31
Flatpak 1.15 Released With Initial Meson Build System Support   Free Software   2022-10-25
Proton 7.0-5 RC Gets More Windows Games Running On Linux   Valve   2022-10-17
Wine 7.19 Released With VKD3D 1.5, MPEG-4 Audio Support   WINE   2022-10-14
NVIDIA 520.56.06 Linux Driver Released With OTA Updates For Proton/Wine NVIDIA NGX Build   NVIDIA   2022-10-12
WineConf 2022 Talked Up Vulkan, PE Conversion Progress, Wine 8.0 Early Next Year   WINE   2022-10-08
VKD3D 1.5 Lands In Wine For Updated Direct3D 12 Over Vulkan   Vulkan   2022-09-27
Wine 7.18 Released With Unicode 15.0 Support, 20 Bug Fixes   WINE   2022-09-23
Amazon Engineer Adds LTR Encode Support To Open-Source AMD Radeon Linux Driver   Radeon   2022-09-19
Wine 7.17 Released As A Small Update For Running Windows Games/Apps On Linux   WINE   2022-09-09
Open-Source Arc Graphics, Apple M2, Mesa GPU Drivers & Linux 6.0 Excited Readers In August   Phoronix   2022-08-31
Wine 7.16 Released With WoW64 X11 Driver Support, 20 Bug Fixes   WINE   2022-08-28
Lutris 0.5.11 Released With Amazon Games Integration, Gamescope For NVIDIA R515+   Linux Gaming   2022-08-25
Wine-Based CrossOver 22 Released For Enjoying Windows Apps & Games On Linux   WINE   2022-08-23
Proton 7.0-4 Released For Steam Play With Many Game Fixes, More Playable Titles   Valve   2022-08-16
Wine-Staging 7.15 Released - Currently At 536 Patches Atop Upstream Wine   WINE   2022-08-14
Wine 7.15 Adds RSA Encryption, Direct2D Command Lists   WINE   2022-08-13
DXVK 1.10.3 Released With Shared Fences - Needed By Halo Infinite On Linux   Linux Gaming   2022-08-02
KDE Ends July With More Bug Fixes, Discover Improvements   KDE   2022-07-30
Wine 7.14 Released With More Improvements, 19 Bug Fixes   WINE   2022-07-29
Feral Releases GameMode 1.7   Linux Gaming   2022-07-21
Wine 7.13 Converts Its USB Driver To PE Format, Brings Theming Improvements   WINE   2022-07-15
FUTEX2 Begins Sorting Out NUMA Awareness   Linux Kernel   2022-07-14
FEX-Emu 2207 Continues Work On Running Steam Play Games On 64-bit Arm   Free Software   2022-07-07
Wine 7.12 Released With Theming For Qt5 Apps, VKD3D v1.4   WINE   2022-07-01
Rust For Linux, -O3'ing The Kernel & Other Highlights From June   Phoronix   2022-07-01
VKD3D 1.4 Released With More Direct3D 12 Features Supported, Better HLSL Compiler   WINE   2022-06-22
Meson 0.63.0rc1 Brings Support For Mold, Improvements For Windows Cross-Compiling   Programming   2022-06-20
Wine 7.11 Released With Zero-Copy Support For GStreamer   WINE   2022-06-17
Proton 7.0-3 With More Games Running Well On Linux, Experimental Preps More Changes   Valve   2022-06-14
GitLab Now The Main Development Platform For Wine   WINE   2022-06-14
Wine-Staging 7.10 Brings Fix For Epic Games Launcher Crash   WINE   2022-06-04
Wine 7.10 Brings 56 Fixes, Proton 7.0-3 RC Prepared With Support For More Games   WINE   2022-06-04
Wine 7.9 Brings Many Fixes For Running Windows Games/Apps On Linux   WINE   2022-05-21
Wine-Staging 7.8 Improves Alt+Tab Handling For Unity Games   WINE   2022-05-07
Wine 7.8 Released With More PE Conversion, WoW64 Sound Driver Support   WINE   2022-05-06
X.Org XDC + WineConf Joint Conference Announced For October   X.Org   2022-04-27
Wine Experimenting With GitLab For Improving Development   WINE   2022-04-25
Wine 7.7 Continues PE Conversion Work, Allows Theming Control Panel Applets   WINE   2022-04-23
Proton 7.0-2 Released For Getting More Windows Games Running On Steam Play   Valve   2022-04-21
SUSE/openSUSE Developing "Adaptable Linux Platform" For Next-Gen SUSE Linux Enterprise   SUSE   2022-04-13
Wine 7.6 Released With Updated Mono, More PE Conversion   WINE   2022-04-08
DXVK 1.10.1 Released With Initial Support For Shared Resources, Game Fixes   Linux Gaming   2022-03-26
Wine 7.5 Released With HLSL Compiler Support For Bundled VKD3D   WINE   2022-03-25
CrossOver 21.2 Released With Fixes For Halo: Master Chief, Microsoft Office 365 On Linux   WINE   2022-03-22
Fedora Users: What i686 Packages Do You Still Use?   Fedora   2022-03-16
Google Finally Announces Steam For Chrome OS   Google   2022-03-15
Microsoft Makes The DirectStorage API Officially Available   Microsoft   2022-03-14
Wine 7.4 Released With VKD3D Bundled, WineD3D/D3D12/DXGI Converted To PE   WINE   2022-03-11
Fedora 37 Looks To Stop Building Unused i686 Packages   Fedora   2022-03-08
VKD3D 1.3 Being Prepared For Release   WINE   2022-03-02
Wine 7.3 Released With More PE Conversion Work, Long Type Conversion Process   WINE   2022-02-25
Proton 7.0 Released With More Games Running On Linux, EAC Support, Many Other Updates   Valve   2022-02-16
Wine-Staging 7.2 Lands Improvement For Flickering Steam Browser Issue   WINE   2022-02-13
Lutris 0.5.10 Beta Linux Game Manager Adds New Features   Linux Gaming   2022-02-12
Wine 7.2 Released - Starts Work On WMA Decoder   WINE   2022-02-11
Qualcomm Open-Source Vulkan Driver Aims To Run More Windows Games Via Wine / Proton   Mesa   2022-02-09
It's 2022: Linux Open-Source GPU Drivers Seeing 3dfx Glide API Support   Mesa   2022-02-04
Intel Alder Lake & Linux Kernel Advancements Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2022-02-01
Wine-Staging 7.1 Adds Bindless Textures Patch To Fix Some Game Rendering Issues   WINE   2022-01-29
Wine 7.1 Released With Vulkan 1.3 Support, Theming Fixes   WINE   2022-01-28
DXVK-NVAPI 0.5.2 Released With Entry Points For NVIDIA PhysX   NVIDIA   2022-01-28
Wine 7.0 Released With Improved Theming, New WoW64 & Much More   WINE   2022-01-18
Wine 7.0-rc6 Released With Another 47 Fixes   WINE   2022-01-14
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Planning To Stick With Linux 5.15 By Default   Ubuntu   2022-01-14
Linux 5.16 Released With Many Intel & AMD Additions, Memory Folios, AMX, FUTEX2   Linux Kernel   2022-01-09
Wine 7.0-rc5 Released With Another 30 Bugs Fixed   WINE   2022-01-07
Wine 7.0's Many Features From Better Theming To Improved HiDPI To New Joystick Driver   WINE   2022-01-07
Linux 5.16's Great Features Include FUTEX2, Folios, AMD Rembrandt, Intel AMX & Much More   Linux Kernel   2022-01-06
New Patches Help WineD3D Performance - Doubled FPS In Some Micro-Benchmarks   WINE   2022-01-04
Wine 7.0-rc4 Released With Another 38 Fixes   WINE   2022-01-02
Astounding Progress Made In Porting Wine To Haiku For Running Windows Software   Operating Systems   2022-01-01
Wine 7.0-rc3 Released With 22 More Fixes   WINE   2021-12-26
CodeWeavers Planning For A Busy 2022 With VKD3D D3D12 For CrossOver   WINE   2021-12-22
Wine 7.0-rc2 Released With 34 Fixes This Week   WINE   2021-12-17
Amazon Is Hiring DXVK, Mesa & Proton Linux Developers For Luna Cloud Gaming   Mesa   2021-12-14
Wine 7.0-rc1 Released With Last Minute Changes   WINE   2021-12-10
Wine's Wayland Driver Continues Maturing, Aims To Go Through Wine-Staging   WINE   2021-12-10
Wine 6.23 Released With More PE Work, Wine 7.0-rc1 Up Next   WINE   2021-12-03
CrossOver 21.1 Released With GTA V Support, Restores Outlook 2016 & 365 Support   WINE   2021-11-29
Proton 6.3-8 Released With More Windows Games Playable, Support For Some BattlEye Games   Valve   2021-11-24
Wine 7.0 Code Freeze To Begin In Early December   WINE   2021-11-20
Wine 6.22 Released With Mono 7.0, Joystick Improvements   WINE   2021-11-19
Box86 + Box64 Updated For Running Linux x86/x86_64 Programs On Other Architectures   Free Software   2021-11-19
Compute PBO Download Support Merged For Mesa 22.0, Xnine Comes For Source Engine Games   Mesa   2021-11-19
FreeBSD Improving Boot Times, Adds Hole-Punching, Better Linux Binary Compatibility   BSD   2021-11-15
It's Been 9 Years Since Valve Rolled Out The Steam Linux Beta   Valve   2021-11-06
Wine 6.21 Released, Begins Hacking On MSDASQL   WINE   2021-11-05
FUTEX2's sys_futex_waitv() Sent In For Linux 5.16 To Help Linux Gaming   Linux Gaming   2021-11-01
Linux I/O Optimizations, AMD Improvements, NVIDIA GBM Excited Linux Users Last Month   Phoronix   2021-11-01
Linux 5.16 Will Be A Great Christmas Gift For Open-Source Fans With Many New Features   Linux Kernel   2021-10-25
Wine 6.20 Released With More Modules Switching To The PE Format   WINE   2021-10-22
Lutris 0.5.9 Released With Support For The Epic Games Store, New Options   Linux Gaming   2021-10-11
It Appears FUTEX2 Will Land For Linux 5.16   Linux Kernel   2021-10-09
Wine 6.19 Continues Work On HID Joystick, PE Conversion   WINE   2021-10-08
Proton Experimental Enables NVIDIA DLSS For D3D12 Games, Proton Now Handles More Games   Valve   2021-10-01
Linux 5.15, AMD / Radeon Advancements, Intel SDSi Dominated Discussions This Month   Phoronix   2021-10-01
Wine-Staging 6.18 Released With 616 Patches Atop Upstream   WINE   2021-09-25
Wine 6.18 Released With HID Joystick Enabled By Default   WINE   2021-09-24
BattlEye To Support Valve's Steam Deck / Proton   Linux Gaming   2021-09-24
Epic Games Announces Easy Anti-Cheat For Linux - Including Wine/Proton   Linux Gaming   2021-09-23
Updated "FUTEX2" futex_waitv Patches Posted To Address Latest Feedback   Linux Kernel   2021-09-23
DXVK 1.9.2 Released With More Games In Better Shape   Linux Gaming   2021-09-20
FUTEX2 System Call Updated To Work On ARM   Linux Gaming   2021-09-13
Wine 6.17 Released With Better HiDPI Support For Built-In Apps   WINE   2021-09-10
FUTEX2 Revised Again For Helping Steam Play But Will Miss Out On Linux 5.15   Linux Gaming   2021-09-05
Steam On Linux Continues Hovering Around The 1% Mark   Valve   2021-09-02
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August   Phoronix   2021-09-01
Wine-Staging 6.16 Implements Two More D3DX Functions To Help Some Windows Games   WINE   2021-08-28
Wine 6.16 Released With Better HiDPI Theming, Initial HID-Based Joystick Backend   WINE   2021-08-27
Wine Reflink Support Continues To Be Worked On For Significant Space Savings   WINE   2021-08-23
Proton 6.3-6 Released With More Games Running, Optional NVIDIA DLSS Support   Valve   2021-08-20
Wine 6.15 Released With More PE Conversion Work, More 32-bit To 64-bit Thunks   WINE   2021-08-13
DXVK-Native Sees First Release For Easing Direct3D-To-Vulkan Game Porting On Linux   Linux Gaming   2021-08-11
Gallium Nine Lands Threaded Context Support, Other Improvements   Mesa   2021-08-07
FUTEX2 Patches Sent Out In Simpler Form For Helping Windows Games On Linux   Linux Gaming   2021-08-05
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 21 - Rebased On Wine 6.0   WINE   2021-08-03
AMD + Valve Working On New Linux CPU Performance Scaling Design   AMD   2021-08-02
Lutris 0.5.9 Beta Released With Epic Games Store Support, DXVK-NVAPI/DLSS, Gamescope   Linux Gaming   2021-08-01