The WineHQ Wine development release 1.9.18 is now available for Linux and Mac

By Tom Wickline

The WineHQ Wine development release 1.9.18 is now available for Linux and Mac

What’s new in this release:

  • Support for multiple kernel drivers in a single process.
  • More WebServices reader support.
  • Various improvements in joystick support.
  • Some more work towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • GDI performance improvements.
  • Improved IME window handling.
  • Compatibility fixes in the clipboard support.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is

Bugs fixed in 1.9.18 (total 26):

22461 Microsoft Office 2000 Server Extensions Configuration Wizard ‘CFGWIZ.EXE’ needs msvcirt.dll?cout@@3Vostream_withassign@@A
25105 Loading a 3d model with a test program fails
25352 Videos play upside down in multiple games (Fable: The Lost Chapters, Mob Ties Tokyo, Star Wars Republic Commando, SAS: Secure Tomorrow, Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA)
32936 SmartMusic 2012/2014 crashes on startup (Core Audio adapter ‘PKEY_DeviceInterface_FriendlyName’ property not supported)
34056 Multiple applications have a problem with typing Chinese/Japanese with IME (Nabeta Jisho for Japanese, YY and Netease POPO for Chinese)
35404 Spartan demo: no label on main menu icons
35892 sdb2xml (.NET 2.0 app) crashes on unimplemented function apphelp.dll.SdbGetAppPatchDir
39672 Folder names not clickable
40106 ntdll:info regression
40580 TASCAM US-16×08 soundcard controller crashes
40686 win7’s ehshell.exe needs KERNEL32.dll.EncodeSystemPointer
40716 osu! – slightly low-pitched sound when using the ALSA sound driver
40741 Wings of Vi – black screen on launch
40953 Necropolis crashes at start (needs native xinput1_3.dll)
40968 Multiple Games require dxgi_output_FindClosestMatchingMode implementation(Need For Speed: The Run, Magic Duels)
40997 Fallout 4 needs DXGI_FORMAT_BC7_UNORM_SRGB
41007 Regression in minimum sound latency / HelBuflen value
41094 comctl32/treeview: TVS_FULLROWSELECT style does not work
41105 Tropico 5 (DX11) starts with only a mouse pointer on a black screen
41117 Insufficient check for sysinfo function breaks build on hurd and kfreebsd
41118 We Happy Few (UE4) crashes with “D3DRHI->GetFactory()->CreateSwapChain(DXGIDevice,&SwapChainDesc,SwapChain.GetInitReference())”
41165 MiTeC System Information X needs unimplemented function wlanapi.dll.WlanCloseHandle
41182 Don’t export QT_QPA_PLATFORM
41189 No Man’s Sky fails to start due to a regression in ntdll
41228 Rendering is messed up on WineD3D8 for Windows
41246 Office 2010 apps show “Configuring” dialog on first run when installed in new prefix

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From: Wine Reviews