Release 5.3

The Wine development release 5.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards Ucrtbase runtime support.
  • Full support for Unicode normalization.
  • Improvements in Shell Folders handling.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 5.3 (total 29):

  • #13925 IKEA Home Planner 2010 2D and 3D graphical views show only garbage
  • #18234 Lotus Approach (MDI app): double clicking minimized MDI child windows (icons) results in "About Wine" instead of maximize
  • #22974 "Shell folders" settings are reset after each wine update
  • #34622 Multiple games need DMO Wrapper Filter, 'qasf.dll' (Neocron, Age of empires III Steam, .NET XNA 3.x/4.x games using Media classes) (winetricks qasf is a workaround)
  • #37073 Trees not rendered correctly in Far Cry 2 when anti-aliasing enabled
  • #40649 apps (e.g. sysinternals' ADExplorer) that require ActiveDirectory connections/ADsOpenObject fail
  • #42038 Cannot scroll documents being compared in winmerge (Followup to bug 20695)
  • #42764 Proteus direct 3D render problem
  • #43465 Unit Test: ComboBox Dropdown does not work if Style is set and no scrollbar required
  • #43814 Multiple games require IMFSourceReader ReadSample Implementation (Danganronpa V3, Resident Evil 2 1-Shot Demo)
  • #47857 Logos Bible Software (.Net 4.7.2 app) crashes in win8/10 (because IsNormalizedString is just a stub)
  • #47884 msi:action systematically times out on Windows 2003
  • #47992 msi:action tests fail when running them twice
  • #48136 Wine can't be started, log notice: wineboot failed to start wineboot c00000e5
  • #48229 Regression on Automobilista. A lot of cars and tracks are not shown on Game menu
  • #48302 Warhammer Online doesn't render without d3dx9_34
  • #48386 Some CPU features are not reported for Intel CPU (Detroit: Become Human is affected)
  • #48387 User shared data area should have NumberOfPhysicalPages field filled in (used by Detroit: Become Human)
  • #48484 winecfg doesn't allow disabling Desktop Integration for Downloads
  • #48510 Lotus Organizer 97 crashes when selecting a Backup folder using 'Browse' button
  • #48549 Arma Cold War Assault: Cursor stuck at low fps since Wine 5.0-rc6
  • #48557 Multiple installers crash (Hot Wired, Croc installer) : Setup is unable to initialize the language dialogbox: Error 106
  • #48569 Infinite drag & drop loop crashes WinSCP
  • #48577 DISPLAYCONFIG_VIDEO_OUTPUT_TECHNOLOGY and other enums are the wrong size
  • #48594 AnyDesk crashes directly on startup (low WORD of instance handle must be ignored when looking up window classes)
  • #48646 QQMusicAgent crashes when started after installation
  • #48648 Gothic II Night of the Raven:unhandled exception in Wine 5.2
  • #48657 GdipGetNearestColor crash in Subtitle Edit
  • #48669 iphlpapi.NotifyUnicastIpAddressChange() should call the callback initially if requested (required for Far Cry 5 online mode)