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Wine project leader Alexandre Julliard announced that the Wine 5.22 development release is now officially available.

Continuing to chase the dream of closer compatibility with Windows games and applications, here's the highlights of the Wine 5.22 release:

  • C runtime libraries converted to PE.
  • Use fontconfig cache for faster startup.
  • Video playback improvements.
  • 3DES cipher support.

The Wine 5.22 release also brings with it a note about 36 bug fixes which include fixes for: Guild Wars 2 Launcher, Elite Dangerous Launcher, Fallout New Vegas, Wargaming.net Game Center, Ghostrunner, Overwatch and more.

You can see the release announcement here.


Need to know what Wine is? Here's a quick primer: it's a constantly improving compatibility layer that allows the running of Windows-only applications and games on Linux and other operating systems. It's one of the driving forces behind Steam Play Proton. Helping you to get whatever you need done on Linux, or perhaps so you don't have to give up that favourite game.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Open Source, Update, Wine | Apps: Wine
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dpanter 6 days ago
Wine Staging 5.22 patch notes
QuoteCurrently the widl patchset for windows runtimes is disabled, so users who are playing Microsoft Flight Sim might want to hold off on this release.
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