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Wine 4.9 Released

May 24, 2019

The Wine development release 4.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial support for installing Plug and Play drivers.
  • Support for building 16-bit modules in PE format.
  • A lot of code moved to the new KernelBase DLL.
  • Various game controller fixes.
  • Use higher performance system clocks if available.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0.1 Released

May 15, 2019

The Wine maintenance release 4.0.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Sinhala and Tamil translation updates

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.8 Released

May 10, 2019

The Wine development release 4.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support building most programs in PE format.
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 12.0.
  • Support for MSI patch files.
  • Default to non-PIC builds on i386.
  • Joystick support improvements.
  • Asturian locale.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.7 Released

April 26, 2019

The Wine development release 4.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for builtin libraries in PE format even on Unix.
  • Updated version of the Mono engine.
  • More implementation of the Debug Engine DLL.
  • Support for the Command Link standard control.
  • Improved Edit control sizing in CJK locales.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.6 Released

April 12, 2019

The Wine development release 4.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Beginnings of a Vulkan backend for WineD3D.
  • Support for loading Mono libraries from a shared location.
  • Libwine.dll no longer needed when using Wine DLLs on Windows.
  • Regression tests compiled directly to PE format.
  • Support for the Split Button Common Control.
  • Complex structs support in the typelib marshaller.
  • Video capture ported to Video4Linux version 2.
  • Initial version of the Debug Engine DLL.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.5 Released

March 29, 2019

The Wine development release 4.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Vulkan 1.1.
  • Better support for kernel objects in device drivers.
  • Still more Media Foundation APIs implemented.
  • Support for SVG elements in MSHTML.
  • Fixes for case conversion troubles in Turkish locale.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.4 Released

March 15, 2019

The Wine development release 4.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New MSIDB tool for manipulating MSI databases.
  • Support for custom draw buttons in common controls.
  • Many more Media Foundation APIs implemented.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.0.5 Released

March 3, 2019

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.3 Released

March 1, 2019

The Wine development release 4.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Reimplementation of XAudio2 using the FAudio library.
  • Mono engine updated to the latest upstream.
  • More modern handling of iconic windows.
  • Improved handling of kernel objects.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.2 Released

February 15, 2019

The Wine development release 4.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Unicode string normalization support.
  • Support for ECC cryptographic keys.
  • Support for mixing 32/64-bit dlls in the load path.
  • Futex-based implementations for more synchronization primitives.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.1 Released

February 4, 2019

The Wine development release 4.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for NT kernel spinlocks.
  • Better glyph positioning in DirectWrite.
  • More accurate reporting of CPU information.
  • Context handle fixes in the IDL compiler.
  • Preloader fixes on macOS.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0 Released

January 22, 2019

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 4.0 is now available.

This release represents a year of development effort and over 6,000 individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that are listed in the release notes below. The main highlights are:

  • Vulkan support.
  • Direct3D 12 support.
  • Game controllers support.
  • High-DPI support on Android.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc7 Released

January 18, 2019

The Wine development release 4.0-rc7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc6 Released

January 11, 2019

The Wine development release 4.0-rc6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc5 Released

January 4, 2019

The Wine development release 4.0-rc5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc4 Released

December 28, 2018

The Wine development release 4.0-rc4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc3 Released

December 21, 2018

The Wine development release 4.0-rc3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc2 Released

December 14, 2018

The Wine development release 4.0-rc2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 4.0-rc1 Released

December 7, 2018

The Wine development release 4.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 4.0. It marks the beginning of the code freeze period. There have been many last minute changes, so please give this release a good testing to help us make 4.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Preloader implemented on mac OS.
  • Mouse cursor support on Android.
  • Updates to the timezone database.
  • Vulkan support updated to the latest spec.
  • Stream I/O support in WebServices.
  • Better palette support in WindowsCodecs.
  • Synchronization objects support for kernel drivers.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.0.4 Released

November 29, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Added a lot of icons in Shell32
  • Various bug fixes

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.21 Released

November 23, 2018

The Wine development release 3.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Typelib marshaller rewrite using NDR functions.
  • Graphics support on recent Android versions.
  • Support for memory font resources in DirectWrite.
  • Joystick support improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.20 Released

November 9, 2018

The Wine development release 3.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Async interfaces and ACF files in the IDL compiler.
  • Support for substorage transforms in MSI.
  • RPC/COM marshalling fixes.
  • Support for Unicode requests in WinHTTP.
  • Shell Autocomplete optimizations.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.19 Released

October 26, 2018

The Wine development release 3.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for file I/O completion modes.
  • WaitOnAddress synchronization primitives.
  • Better support for 32-bit .NET binaries on 64-bit.
  • Improved recovery on broken RPC connection.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.18 Released

October 13, 2018

The Wine development release 3.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Subpixel font rendering with FreeType >= 2.8.1.
  • Support for OAEP algorithm in RSA encryption.
  • Array marshalling fixes in DCOM.
  • Improved DPI scaling in the Wine console.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 3.17 Released

September 28, 2018

The Wine development release 3.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved Shell Autocomplete support.
  • More implementation of OPC Services.
  • Improvements to the Pager common control.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.