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Wine 6.13 Released

July 20, 2021

The Wine development release 6.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Proper scrollbar theming.
  • More work towards WinSock PE conversion.
  • Preparation work for the GDI syscall interface.
  • Some progress on the IPHLPAPI PE conversion.
  • 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.

OSPP Summer 2021

July 3, 2021

This year, we have three students participating in OSPP Summer 2021. Welcome!

Enjoy Wine coding this summer! :)

Wine 6.12 Released

July 2, 2021

The Wine development release 6.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Builtin "Blue" and "Classic Blue" themes.
  • More work towards WinSock PE conversion.
  • Beginnings of the NSI (Network Store Interface) implementation.
  • Support for 32/64-bit registry views in reg.exe.
  • 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 6.11 Released

June 18, 2021

The Wine development release 6.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Theming support in all builtin programs.
  • All remaining CRT math functions imported from Musl.
  • MP3 support requires libmpg123 also on macOS.
  • Support for codepage 720 (Arabic).
  • 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 6.0.1 Released

June 7, 2021

The Wine maintenance release 6.0.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Add support for wine64 on Apple M1
  • Translation updates
  • Documentation 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 6.10 Released

June 4, 2021

The Wine development release 6.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated to version 6.2.0, with upstream updates.
  • Shell folders naming scheme follows recent Windows.
  • WinePulse library converted to PE.
  • More math functions from Musl in the C runtime.
  • 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 6.9 Released

May 21, 2021

The Wine development release 6.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • WPCAP library converted to PE.
  • Support for paper forms in the print spooler.
  • More math functions from Musl in the C runtime.
  • 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.

Participating in OSPP Summer 2021

May 16, 2021

The Wine Project is selected as a community of OSPP Summer 2021. This is our first time participating in this event. All students who are interested in Wine are welcome! Please have a look for potential proposals you might be interested in: https://wiki.winehq.org/Ospp_Summer_Code. It's great if you have your own idea. Please don't hesitate to post it on the wine-devel mailing list.

The student proposal deadline is June 12th, UTC.

See the OSPP Summer FAQ for more details.

Wine 6.8 Released

May 7, 2021

The Wine development release 6.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Libraries installed into architecture-specific subdirectories.
  • Secur32 library converted to PE.
  • Support for Map object in JavaScript.
  • 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 6.7 Released

April 23, 2021

The Wine development release 6.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • NetApi32, WLDAP32, and Kerberos libraries converted to PE.
  • More Media Foundation work.
  • ES6 JavaScript mode.
  • Improved WOW64 file system redirection.
  • More Plug & Play driver support.
  • Keyboard raw input device.
  • 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 5.0.5 Released

April 16, 2021

The Wine maintenance release 5.0.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Fixes build failure when v4l is missing

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

Wine 6.6 Released

April 9, 2021

The Wine development release 6.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated to version 6.1.1, with upstream updates.
  • DWrite and DnsApi libraries converted to PE.
  • Plug & play driver 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 6.5 Released

March 26, 2021

The Wine development release 6.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • OpenCL support updated to version 1.2.
  • More support for IE compatibility modes in MSHTML.
  • More windowless RichEdit work.
  • A few more WinRT library stubs.
  • 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 5.0.4 Released

March 23, 2021

The Wine maintenance release 5.0.4 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 6.4 Released

March 12, 2021

The Wine development release 6.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for the DTLS protocol.
  • Fontset support in DirectWrite.
  • Dialog for editing Access Control entries.
  • Theming support for a few more common controls.
  • Support for Korean Wansung encoding.
  • 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 6.3 Released

February 26, 2021

The Wine development release 6.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better debugger support in the NT syscall interface.
  • WineGStreamer library converted to PE.
  • Still more WinRT support in WIDL.
  • Optional support for build IDs.
  • 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 6.2 Released

February 12, 2021

The Wine development release 6.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Mono engine updated to version 6.0.0, with DirectX support.
  • Support for NTDLL debugger APIs.
  • More WinRT support in WIDL.
  • Xbox One controller fixes on Mac.
  • 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 6.1 Released

January 29, 2021

The Wine development release 6.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Arabic text shaping.
  • More WinRT support in WIDL.
  • VKD3D version 1.2 is used for Direct3D 12.
  • Support for Rosetta's memory layout on M1 Macs.
  • Support for Thumb-2 mode on ARM.
  • 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 6.0 Released

January 14, 2021

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 6.0 is now available.

This release represents a year of development effort and over 8,300 individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that are listed in the release notes below. The areas of major changes are:

  • Core modules in PE format.
  • Vulkan backend for WineD3D.
  • DirectShow and Media Foundation support.
  • Text console redesign.

This release is dedicated to the memory of Ken Thomases, who passed away just before Christmas at the age of 51. Ken was an incredibly brilliant developer, and the mastermind behind the macOS support in Wine. We all miss his skills, his patience, and his dark sense of humor.

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

Wine 6.0-rc6 Released

January 8, 2021

The Wine development release 6.0-rc6 is now available.

Barring any last minute issue, this is expected to be the last release candidate before the final 6.0.

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 6.0-rc5 Released

January 2, 2021

The Wine development release 6.0-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 6.0-rc4 Released

December 26, 2020

The Wine development release 6.0-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 6.0-rc3 Released

December 18, 2020

The Wine development release 6.0-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 6.0-rc2 Released

December 11, 2020

The Wine development release 6.0-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 6.0-rc1 Released

December 4, 2020

The Wine development release 6.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 6.0. It marks the beginning of the yearly code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing to help us make 6.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Gecko engine update.
  • WindowsCodecs and QCap libraries converted to PE.
  • Faster font initialization at process start.
  • Support for named pipes with empty names.
  • 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.