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Wine development release 1.7.46

The Wine development team has just released version 1.7.46. Wine enables Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, and OSX users to run Windows applications without a copy of Microsoft Windows.



This release contains 67 known bug-fixes.


  • Improvements in the BITS file transfer service.
  • Still more progress on DirectWrite implementation.
  • Support for shared user data on 64-bit.
  • Various C++ runtime improvements.
  • Some more support for the 64-bit ARM platform.

Please note DirectWrite support is still in development. DirectWrite is Microsoft’s API for text layout and glyph rendering (successor of  GDI/GDI).

Head over here for the announcement and download links.