Software update: Wine 0.9.6

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In order to be able to run Windows programs on other operating systems as well, people started developing the Wine program years ago. Meanwhile, this program runs on the Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. The developers have released a new version of their own implementation of Microsoft’s Win32 Application Programming Interfaces (API). The list of changes from version 0.9.6 looks like this:

What’s new in this release:

  • A bunch of OLE fixes and improvements.
  • DirectSound improvements, including full duplex support.
  • Fix for the Windows metadata file vulnerability.
  • Many static control improvements.
  • Some fixes for copy protection support.
  • Lots of bug fixes.

Version number 0.9.6
Operating systems Linux, BSD
Website WineHQ
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License type Prerequisites (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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