Release 4.18

The Wine development release 4.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Many new VBScript functions.
  • A number of cleanups and improvements in Quartz.
  • Fixes for several test failures.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 4.18 (total 38):

  • #10440 Lego Island 2 has black screen at start (audio but no video, application window loses focus to quartz video window)
  • #24983 Multiple applications need support for DXTn texture compression in D3DXLoadSurfaceFromMemory() (Space Rangers 2, Memento Mori, fr-043)
  • #25486 Lego Stunt Rally: 3d scene is black
  • #32174 Applicaton crashes after paste of the clipboard
  • #33848 InstallShield fails to install any files on NTFS / FAT32 partitions, while others can...
  • #35223 King's Bounty Crossworlds crashes in the new campaign when entering the sea tower on the first island
  • #35585 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 demo endless loading screen without native d3dx9_36 (support for scaling of DXTn textures in d3dx9 missing)
  • #37883 RebelBetting (.NET 4.5 app) fails to load with Wine-Mono
  • #38940 RebelBetting 6.x (.NET 4.5 app) crashes on exit (ole32.Context_CC_ContextCallback too stubby)
  • #40740 Broken Sword: The Angel of Death demo needs IDirectSoundFXI3DL2Reverb interface
  • #41936 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings - menus and subtitles rendered incorrectly (with built-in d3dx9)
  • #42979 Age of Empires hangs for several seconds between screens when CSMT is enabled
  • #43497 Grandia II Anniversary Edition - Black screen
  • #44540 Imperium GBR close unexpectly with native quartz.dll (DirectX9 Feb 2010 redist) and dsound.dll
  • #46279 Multiple applications need msvcr120.dll.?_Yield@_Context@details@Concurrency@@SAXXZ (Darkest Dungeon, Noita, Amazon Kindle for PC)
  • #46560 Smoke not rendering properly in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2
  • #47192 Halo 2: PS4 controller no longer registers inputs
  • #47234 Wine fails to properly parse and import some of the standard root certificates
  • #47295 Halo 2: Game freezes during startup
  • #47309 Multiple WinML tools from Windows 10 SDK ( 10.0.17763.x) crash on startup, requiring several api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll.o* API functions (mlgen, winmdidl)
  • #47395 Wolf RPG Editor hangs on exit
  • #47615 _putws outputs NULs, other wchar.h functions don't
  • #47676 Logos Bible Softare no longer loads due to crash
  • #47751 x64dbg crashes in get_current_context / InterlockedCompareExchange
  • #47755 Installation of Atmel Studio 7 crashes with a Program Error
  • #47764 World of Warcraft - Keyboard troubles
  • #47782 Segmentation fault and exceptions using ManagementClass
  • #47813 Itch.io: Warning or error when launching a game (GetFileInformationByHandleEx for FileAttributeTagInfo unimplemented)
  • #47822 Transcendence crashes on exit
  • #47833 FindFirstFileExW seems to be missing FILE_OPEN_FOR_BACKUP_INTENT flag to NtOpenFile
  • #47862 Art of Murder - Cards of Destiny main character and NPCs have texture corruption
  • #47868 test_notify() dsound:dsound test is unreliable
  • #47870 dwrite:layout fails in the Arabic locale
  • #47880 Need for Speed: Carbon - Autosculpt causes geometry corruption and GL_INVALID_OPERATION error
  • #47886 rpcrt4:server crashes on Windows
  • #47891 advapi32:services regression
  • #47911 quartz:vmr9 tests crash on Windows 7
  • #47918 Blur: cars have no wheels when Wine is compiled with Ryzen optimisations