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Wine 4.6 Released

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  • Wine Announcement

    The Wine development release 4.6 is now available.

  • Wine 4.6 Released With Initial Bits Towards Vulkan WineD3D Backend

    While not yet useful to end-users/gamers but as the first step in the right direction, there is the initial bits towards developing a Vulkan back-end for WineD3D. This will ultimately allow Direct3D 11 and earlier to be accelerated via Vulkan rather than WineD3D's current Direct3D-to-OpenGL translation layer. Wine already is working on VKD3D for Direct3D 12 to Vulkan while this Vulkan back-end to WineD3D is for D3D11 and earlier. Yes, there is already DXVK filling a similar void but this new CodeWeavers effort fits better into the Wine design, among other reasons for not re-using DXVK/D9VK but with some possible collaboration perhaps moving forward.

  • Wine 4.6 is officially out with the start of a Vulkan backend for WineD3D

    The Wine 4.6 development release is now available and it includes some rather interesting updates, along with plenty of bug fixes.

"Wine 4.6 For Running Windows Apps"

  • Linux Releases: Wine 4.6 For Running Windows Apps And Emacs 26.2 Text Editor

    Wine is a life-saver for hundreds of thousands of Linux enthusiasts who are tempted to go back to the closed world of Windows due to some important or enticing Windows applications. Wine lets one run those apps and games seamlessly on Linux.

    The developers of Wine have shipped the latest development release of this software in the form of Wine 4.6; Wine 4.0 is still the stable release.

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