Release 1.9.21

Wine Staging Team - Tue, 18 Oct 2016

The Wine Staging release 1.9.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial GIF encoder in windowscodecs.
  • Support for METHOD_OUT_DIRECT ioctls.
  • Implementation of SetFileCompletionNotificationModes.
  • Ignore queued xaudio2 AL buffers after Stop.
  • Vulkan wrapper improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

The SetFileCompletionNotificationModes improvements make it possible to use the Steam Webbrowser in Windows 7 mode on Linux. You still need to pass -no-cef-sandbox as parameter to Steam though.

In addition, Wine Staging users will also benefit from the following changes merged in the development branch:

  • Initial version of the HID minidriver.
  • Support for lists in the RichEdit control.
  • System tray improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.