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Wine 6.18 Announcement

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The Wine development release 6.18 is now available.

What's new in this release (see below for details):
  - Shell32 and WineBus libraries converted to PE.
  - Unicode data updated to Unicode version 14.
  - Mono engine updated to version 6.4.0, with COM improvements.
  - More work towards Dwarf 3/4 debug support.
  - HID joystick enabled by default.
  - Various bug fixes.

The source is available from the following locations:

Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

You will find documentation on

You can also get the current source directly from the git
repository. Check for details.

Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.

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Also: Wine 6.18 Released With HID Joystick Enabled By Default

Wine-Staging 6.18 Released With 616 Patches Atop Upstream

  • Wine-Staging 6.18 Released With 616 Patches Atop Upstream

    Building off yesterday's Wine 6.18 development release is now the next Wine-Staging installment that has more than six hundred extra patches on top.

    Wine-Staging 6.18 has 616 patches on top of the upstream Wine code-base. This comes after a number of patches were recently upstreamed around NTOSKRNL, Shell32, PSAPI, and other components.

Wine 6.18 and Wine staging 6.18 released

  • Wine 6.18 and Wine staging 6.18 released

    An experimental branch of the open implementation of WinAPI – Wine 6.18 has been released . Since the release of version 6.17 , 19 bug reports have been closed and 485 changes have been made.


    The new release provides synchronization with the Wine 6.18 codebase. 7 patches related to ntoskrnl.exe, IRP, unixfs support in shell32 and implementation of the K32GetModuleBaseNameW, K32GetModuleInformation and K32GetModuleBaseNameA functions have been transferred to the main Wine composition. Added 4 patches with the ability to integrate Token objects into sapi and support for the FltBuildDefaultSecurityDescriptor and ISpObjectToken-CreateInstance functions. The updated patch has been plat-streaming-support .

Wine 6.18 is out now with HID joystick enabled by default

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