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 9.7 Works On Build System For ARM64X, Other ARM Improvements   WINE   2024-04-19
FEX-Emu 2404 Optimization Can Take Memcpy From 2-3 GB/s To 88 GB/s   Linux Gaming   2024-04-15
Linux 6.10 To Merge NTSYNC Driver For Emulating Windows NT Synchronization Primitives   Linux Gaming   2024-04-14
Arch Linux Increasing Its vm.max_map_count To Help Steam Play Games & Other Software   Arch Linux   2024-04-07
Wine 9.6 Adds Support For Advanced AVX Features In Register Contexts   WINE   2024-04-05
Wine Project's April Fools' Gag With Merit: Leveraging AI For Faster Code Review   WINE   2024-04-04
Drop-In CUDA On AMD, Kernel Discussions, NGINX Fork & Other Q1 Highlights   Phoronix   2024-04-01
Updated Windows NT Sync Driver Posted For The Linux Kernel   Linux Gaming   2024-03-29
Wine 9.5 Released With More Feature Work, 27 Bug Fixes   WINE   2024-03-22
AMD With Upstream Linux Nears "The Ultimate Goal Of Confidential Computing"   AMD   2024-03-19
Wine 9.4 Released With VKD3D 1.11 Bundled, OpenGL Support For Wayland Driver   WINE   2024-03-08
Basic OpenGL Support Merged For Wine's Wayland Driver   WINE   2024-03-06
VKD3D 1.11 Allows Compiling Legacy Direct3D Bytecode To SPIR-V   WINE   2024-03-05
FEX 2403 Fixes Steam Support, Introduces More CPU Optimizations   Linux Gaming   2024-03-05
Redox OS Scores A Massive Performance Boost For I/O   Operating Systems   2024-03-03
Wine Code Merged To Overcome A Vulkan Performance Penalty   WINE   2024-03-03
Wine Wayland Driver Patches Enable Basic OpenGL Support   WINE   2024-02-27
Proton 9.0 Beta Makes More Games Playable Under Steam Play, Updates VKD3D-Proton & DXVK   Linux Gaming   2024-02-23
Wine 9.3 Brings New HID Pointer Driver & Better Internet Proxy Support   WINE   2024-02-23
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 24 Built Atop Wine 9.0   WINE   2024-02-22
Windows NT Synchronization Primitive Driver Updated For The Linux Kernel   WINE   2024-02-19
Vulkan 1.3.278 Released With Two New Extensions - One Will Help Wine / Steam Play   Vulkan   2024-02-16
The Current State & Plans For Porting Linux/BSD Software To Redox OS   Operating Systems   2024-02-13
FEX 2402 Brings More Performance Improvements For x86_64 Binaries On AArch64   Linux Gaming   2024-02-13
Wine 9.2 Released With System Tray Fixes, Better ARM Exception Handling   WINE   2024-02-09
Cassia Aims To Pair Wine/DXVK/VKD3D-Proton/FEX For Windows Games On Android   Mesa   2024-02-04
Framework 16, New AMD Launches & More Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2024-02-01
Windows NT Synchronization Primitive Driver For The Linux Kernel Revised   WINE   2024-02-01
Wine On Wayland This Year Aims For OpenGL Support, Window Minimization   WINE   2024-01-30
Wine Wayland Driver Prepares Display Mode Change Emulation   WINE   2024-01-28
Wine 9.1 Released With Better Dvorak Keyboard Detection, Input Method Improvements   WINE   2024-01-27
Windows NT Sync Driver Proposed For The Linux Kernel - Better Wine Performance   WINE   2024-01-24
Valve Releases Proton 8.0-5 With Many Fixes, More Windows Games Now Playable   Valve   2024-01-22
Hangover Aiming For RISC-V Support This Year, x86_64 Emulation   WINE   2024-01-18
Wine 9.0 Released With Initial Wayland Driver, WoW64 Taking Shape & Better Direct3D   WINE   2024-01-16
Lutris 0.5.15 Fixes Crashes When Using Wayland With High DPI Gaming Mice   Linux Gaming   2024-01-13
Wine 9.0-rc5 Released With 22 Fixes From Game Crashes To Performance Issues   WINE   2024-01-12
Wine 9.0-rc4 Released With More Wayland Fixes, Additional Game Fixes   WINE   2024-01-06
Microsoft Continued Advancing WSL2, Mesa & Its In-House Linux Distro In 2023   Microsoft   2024-01-03
Wine Developers Working To Get 1997 Era "Nuclear Strike" Game Working On Linux In 2024   WINE   2024-01-03
Wayland Enjoyed Many Successes In 2023   Wayland   2024-01-01
Wine 9.0-rc3 Released With 35 Fixes In Total, Some Wayland Driver Fixes   WINE   2023-12-22
Wine 9.0-rc2 Released With 33 More Fixes - Including Wine Wayland Fixes   WINE   2023-12-15
Wine 9.0-rc1 Released With Upgraded VKD3D, Wine Wayland Improvements   WINE   2023-12-08
Wine Wayland Driver Lands Mouselook Support, Relative Cursor Motion   WINE   2023-12-07
FEX 2312 Brings More Optimizations For Running x86_64 Games/Apps On AArch64   Free Software   2023-12-04
Threadripper 7000 Series, Wayland, Linux 6.7 & Other November Highlights   Phoronix   2023-12-01
Wine Wayland Driver's Vulkan Support Is Now Usable   WINE   2023-11-30
Wine 8.21 Released With HiDPI Scaling & Initial Vulkan Code For The Wayland Driver   WINE   2023-11-24
Vulkan Support Begins Landing For Wine's Wayland Driver   WINE   2023-11-17
Wine Wayland Driver Lands Improved HiDPI Support   WINE   2023-11-15
Wine 8.20 Closes 13 Year Old Bug To Register URL Protocol Handlers On Linux   WINE   2023-11-10
Hangover 8.19 Improves Box64 Integration For Running Windows Apps On AArch64 Wine   WINE   2023-11-06
Wayland Progress, Ryzen AI & Linux Benchmarks That Made For An Exciting October   Phoronix   2023-11-01
Wine 8.19 Released With Updated Mono, More DirectMusic Code   WINE   2023-10-29
The Ongoing Work For Native Wine Wayland Support   WINE   2023-10-25
Lutris 0.5.14 Released For Better Managing Your Games On Linux   Linux Gaming   2023-10-20
Wine-Staging 8.18 Brings Patch For An 8 Year Old Bug Report   WINE   2023-10-15
Wine 8.18 Released WIth Continued Work On Wayland Window Management   WINE   2023-10-13
Hangover 8.17 Released With Updated Box64 & FEX Integration   WINE   2023-10-09
FEX-Emu 2310 Released With Performance Optimizations, WOW64 Wine Frontend   Linux Gaming   2023-10-06
Valve Releases Proton 8.0-4 As A Big Improvement For Windows Gaming On Linux   Valve   2023-10-05
"Open-Source Windows" ReactOS To See Improved GUI Setup/Installation   Operating Systems   2023-10-01
Wine-Staging 8.17 Released With Fix For Eight Year Old Bug Report   WINE   2023-09-30
Wine 8.17 Released With VKD3D 1.9 Upgrade, Initial Window Management For Wayland Driver   WINE   2023-09-29
CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 23.5 With A Focus On Boosting macOS Gaming   WINE   2023-09-27
VKD3D 1.9 Released With HLSL Compiler Improvements, Ability To Inspect DXBC Blobs   WINE   2023-09-22
Valve Is A Wonderful Upstream Contributor To Linux & The Open-Source Community   Valve   2023-09-22
Wine Wayland Driver Updated With Basic Window Management Capabilities   WINE   2023-09-20
XDC 2023 To Provide Update On AMD HDR For The Steam Deck, Rusticl & Wine Wayland   X.Org   2023-09-20
Wine-Staging 8.16 Fixes A 16 Year Old Bug For Games Crashing   WINE   2023-09-17
Wine 8.16 Restarts Work On Implementing Microsoft's Deprecated DirectMusic API   WINE   2023-09-15
Hangover 8.15 Released With Box64 Integration As PE Library   WINE   2023-09-05
Wine 8.15 Released With Few Changes, 19 Bugs Fixed   WINE   2023-09-01
More Wine Wayland Code Submitted For Review - Part 6   WINE   2023-08-31
Wine-Staging 8.14 Released - Less Than 500 Patches Atop Upstream   WINE   2023-08-21
Box64 0.2.4 Released - Some x86-64 Games Now Playable On RISC-V   Linux Gaming   2023-08-19
Wine 8.14 Released Following Summer Holiday   WINE   2023-08-18
CrossOver 23 Enables EA App On Linux, Many Fixes   Linux Gaming   2023-08-16
Wine-Staging 8.13 Released With D3D12GetInterface Stub   WINE   2023-07-23
WineConf Likely Over But There May Be A Proton / Gaming Developer Conference   WINE   2023-07-22
Wine 8.13 Released With Three Dozen Bugs Fixed   WINE   2023-07-21
Wine-Based Hangover 8.11 Begins Integrating FEX Emulator Support   WINE   2023-07-09
Wine 8.12 Released With Additional Wayland Enablement   WINE   2023-07-07
Wine Begins Preparations For Reorganizing & Cleaning Up Its Direct3D Code   WINE   2023-07-05
Wine-Staging 8.11 Brings Performance Improvements, Registering URL Protocol Handlers   WINE   2023-06-25
Wine 8.11 Brings Various Improvements For Windows Apps On Linux   WINE   2023-06-24
Linux 6.3.9 Released With Fix For Nasty Nouveau Issue   Linux Kernel   2023-06-21
The Old ATI R300 Open-Source Driver Sees Improvements For OpenGL, WineD3D Apps/Games   Mesa   2023-06-13
Wine-Staging 8.10 Adds D3D9 Improvement, Fix For A Bug Open Since 2009   WINE   2023-06-11
Wine 8.10 Released With Mouse Cursor Clipping Improvements   WINE   2023-06-09
Hangover 0.8.9 Released For Running More Windows Games/Apps On ARM Linux   WINE   2023-06-02
AMD RX 7600, Intel X86-S & Other Exciting Linux/Open-Source News From May   Phoronix   2023-06-01
Wine-Staging 8.9 Ships With The Very Latest VKD3D Code   WINE   2023-05-28
Wine 8.9 Released With More Wayland Bits, Mono 8.0 Upgrade   WINE   2023-05-26
More Wine Wayland Code Has Been Merged   WINE   2023-05-25
CodeWeavers Now Controlled By An Employee Ownership Trust   WINE   2023-05-19
Wine-Staging 8.8 Down To Less Than 500 Patches Atop Wine   WINE   2023-05-15
Wine 8.8 Released - Starts Working On ARM64EC Module Support   WINE   2023-05-12
D8VK v1.0 Released For Running Direct3D 8 Games Atop Vulkan   Linux Gaming   2023-05-10
FEX 2305 Emulator On ARM Adds More AVX Instructions, Optimizations   Free Software   2023-05-07
X.Org Foundation To Become Part Of The SFC   X.Org   2023-05-04
Wine 8.7 Released With Another 17 Bugs Fixed   WINE   2023-04-28
Fedora 39 Looks To Boost vm.max_map_count To Help Windows Games With Steam Play   Fedora   2023-04-24
Wine 8.0.1 Released With Three Dozen Bugs Fixed   WINE   2023-04-20
Proton 8.0-1 Published With More Games Now Running On Steam Play   Valve   2023-04-17
Wine 8.6 Released With Bundled Musl Libc Math Library   WINE   2023-04-14
Hangover 0.8.5 Released For Running Windows Apps/Games With Wine On AArch64/POWER   WINE   2023-04-07
Wine-Staging 8.5 Adds Patches To Allow Diablo IV To Run Without Errors   WINE   2023-04-01
Wine 8.5 Released With VKD3D 1.7 Included, WinRT App Dark Theme   WINE   2023-03-31
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, Itch.io 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