Release 5.7

The Wine development release 5.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Wine Mono engine updated to 5.0.0, with upstream WPF support.
  • More progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Beginnings of a USB device driver.
  • Support for building with Clang in MSVC mode.
  • Builtin modules no longer depend on libwine.
  • Support for configuring Windows version from the command line.
  • Various bug fixes.

Bugs fixed in 5.7 (total 38):

  • #10600 Multiple applications using skinning have distorted/unusable GUI (ABC Amber LIT Converter 2.0, GSA Search Engine Ranker v7.25)
  • #18104 Multiple TTS applications using Microsoft SAPI runtime report 'Speech engine not installed' (CLSID_SpVoice '{96749377-3391-11D2-9EE3-00C04F797396}')(Final Draft, TactileView, Vocaboly 3.0)
  • #19239 Multiple applications crash with division by zero on edit control with zero line height (eBay Turbo Lister, Clarin TX control wrapper)
  • #27825 Super Street Fighter IV AE : Videos won't play
  • #29067 Skyrim crashes during game intro
  • #38776 ReadPlease 2003 (SAPI 4.0) won't load non-English Text to Speech Engine
  • #40502 Global objects constructors fail when invoking standard libs
  • #41559 (winecfg) Add ability to change windows version via command line
  • #42136 switching tab in sapi.cpl from Microsoft Speech SDK 5.1 crashes control
  • #43638 Multiple 4k demoscene OpenGL demos crash on startup with 'No active WGL context found' (Yermom, 'End of time' by Alcatraz and Altair)
  • #45111 Winamp - Milkdrop complains
  • #46633 Multiple applications need threadpool I/O (MariaDB mysqld, Mono's System.Threading.ThreadPoolBoundHandle)
  • #47061 Multiple E-Banking applications by KOBIL Systems GmbH crash on startup or report 'Security issue code: 0x03938745 (60000069)' (MigrosBank EBanking 8.2.x, Sparda Bank SecureApp 1.x)
  • #47365 jittering caused by mouse input in vkquake
  • #47944 Wine64 tries to change permissions in /private/tmp/ that fails on macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • #48052 kernel32:debugger - Wine randomly fails to get the thread context
  • #48389 Detroit: Become Human has poor performance (use of unaligned futexes for condition variables on Linux)
  • #48556 Nascar racers crash at start
  • #48731 Just Cause crashes while loading level with builtin d3dx9_26
  • #48740 ConEmu is constantly loosing focus
  • #48747 ConEmu flickers and scrolls randomly
  • #48803 FITietokanta crashes every time after ADD-button is pressed
  • #48807 Panzer Corps 2 needs vcruntime140_1.dll.__CxxFrameHandler4
  • #48817 Module_InitDLL fails if LDR_MODULE.Flags was modified
  • #48898 4k demoscene OpenGL demos crash on startup due to missing opengl32.dll 'wglGetDefaultProcAddress' stub (Crinkler's imports resolver requires named API exports matching native opengl32)
  • #48923 Heroes of Might and Magic IV crashes on start
  • #48932 Wine does not display any windows unless xrandr --auto has been run
  • #48937 Wine 5.6 ships broken 'winepath' that emits DOS-style instead of UNIX-style line endings, breaking scripts
  • #48941 IMalloc::DidAlloc() return value is inaccurate
  • #48956 winecfg fails to initialize kernelbase.dll
  • #48958 wineusb driver doesn't install in WINEPREFIX
  • #48960 NtQueryDirectoryFile incorrectly returns STATUS_NO_MORE_FILES when it encounters an ignored entry
  • #48961 Il-2 Sturmovik 1946 (GOG.com) fails to start
  • #48966 Previously created Wine prefix: "kernelbase.dll" failed to initialize, aborting
  • #48971 Multiple Blizzard Games not running anymore with a Game Initialization Failed: T error
  • #48973 eDrawings 2015 (.NET 4.0 app) crashes on startup (needs 'Win32_VideoController' WMI class 'AdapterCompatibility' property)
  • #48974 Multiple MSI-based installers show 'newBinaryXX' text instead of bitmap on button controls (missing support for 'msidbControlAttributesBitmap')
  • #48983 DeutschlandLAN Cloud PBX Desktop client v22.x is not able to connect with the internet