The WineHQ Wine development release 2.17 is now available for Linux and Mac

By Tom Wickline

The WineHQ Wine development release 2.17 is now available for Linux and Mac

What’s new in this release:

  • Better support for grayscale mode in DirectWrite.
  • Per-application StartupWMClass in desktop files.
  • Virtual memory compatibility improvements.
  • Palette handling improvements in WindowsCodecs.
  • Reply messages improvements in WebServices.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is

Bugs fixed in 2.17 (total 20):

12185 Before You Know It crashes
19177 Gorky-17 does not start in Direct3D HAL (SW Renderer is OK)
29958 UIRibbon Framework not implemented: 926749fa-2615-4987-8845-c33e65f2b957
38622 gdiplus should return PixelFormat32bppARGB instead of PixelFormat8bppIndexed for a grayscale PNG file
39885 Cannot allocate more than 32gb of memory
41370 TTM_GETCURRENTTOOL returns always FALSE when send from TTN_NEEDTEXT handler.
41827 Wrong specular rendering with some applications
42427 Steam application claims no internet connection
43046 Multiple apps need api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll.__stdio_common_vfprintf_s (Civilization VI, Mafia 3, SketchBook)
43197 5Plus: Print dialog crashes with illegal floating point operation
43290 MyLifeOrganized crashes when mousing over tabs
43319 Steam Store/Uplay/Epic Games Launcher no longer display text in Windows 7 mode (libcef applications)
43476 Skyrim hardware detection spinlocks with CSMT enabled
43519 Path of Exile: Corrupt/flickering UI textures after ~1 minute of gameplay
43577 unit test: DBGrid inplace editor dropdown does not work and worked on version 2.0.2
43586 Dead Space: no shadows in game
43649 dbgeng stub DebugCreateEx causes jadesentinel crash in JADE thin client
43658 Text in Deletion Confirmation MsgBox has wrong background colour
43668 Terris Universal Remote UFB 234 – update database does not work
43685 Many games fail to start, or run without audio

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From: Wine Reviews