Notes and Excel Run Better with Wine 1.1.33

Nov 16, 2009

As WineHQ reports, the new version of the Windows compatibility product fixes a few bugs and improves interoperability with many applications and games.

Among the significant changes to Wine 1.1.33 are installation of the Gecko engine at Wineprefix creation, additional Direct3D functions and improved mciwave sound. Crypt32 certificates are also more reliable in the new version.

The bugfixes list is quite long and addresses games such as Stalker, Assassins Creed, Mr. Robot, Counter-Strike 1.6, Diamond Mind Baseball, Race Driver: Grid and Mirror's Edge.

Wine fixes some bugs with NASA WorldWind, Lotus Notes 5.0.10, AutoCAD 2008, Movie Magic Screenwriter 6, Excel 2002 through 2007, Cygwin and Dragon NaturallySpeaking. The full changelog is at WineHQ.

The same website also has the source code for download. Most distros additionally deliver Wine in their own repositories so that the new version will be available through the respective package manager.

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