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Wine development release 1.7.51

A new development release of Wine, version 1.7.51 is available for download now. This release brings us many improvements like support for the Universal C Runtime DLL (Universal CRT).



Another improvement is the support for XAudio2 (low-level Microsoft audio API). XAudio2 is the succesor of the DirectSound API.


  • XAudio2 implementation using OpenAL Soft.
  • Support for the new Universal C Runtime DLL.
  • Dropdown menu support in the standard Open Dialog.
  • Grayscale rendering mode in DirectWrite.
  • Various bug fixes.


Head over here for the announcement & download link(s).