- The Wine developers have released Wine 7.14, the compatibility layer that enables Windows games and applications to run on Linux, macOS, and other platforms.
- The release includes a few low-level improvements which are not very noticeable to the users.
- The developers of the successful, open-source compatibility layer have fixed 19 different issues that existed in the code.
The Wine developers have launched the Wine 7.14 version as the weekly development cycle of the open-source compatibility layer which is popular among Linux users and is the heart of Steam’s Proton that enables playing Windows games on Linux. 19 bugs are also patched with the new release.
DirectWrite has improved font fallbacks
Wine 7.14 fixes some of the issues with a couple of games, including Civilization IV, Unravel Two, Waves Central, Cheat Engine, World of Tanks, Roblox, Total War Shogun 2, and various diversified fixes. The highlights of the Wine 7.14 release are;
- More progress on syscall interface for USER32
- Improved font fallbacks in DirectWrite
- Some fixes for socket shutdowns
Wine is a popular free and open-source software that enables users to run Windows applications on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. It is free software under continual development. The Wine team has just launched the Wine 7.14 version which runs Windows games and applications on Linux, macOS, and other platforms.