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Wine 6.0 released
« on: January 15, 2021, 12:58:07 PM »
Wine is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, macOS, & BSD. Wine directly translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly and eliminates the performance and memory penalties.

Wine 6.0 brings the following changes:
The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 6.0
is now available.

This release represents a year of development effort and over 8,300
individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that
are listed in the release notes below. The areas of major changes are:

  - Core modules in PE format.
  - Vulkan backend for WineD3D.
  - DirectShow and Media Foundation support.
  - Text console redesign.

This release is dedicated to the memory of Ken Thomases, who passed
away just before Christmas at the age of 51. Ken was an incredibly
brilliant developer, and the mastermind behind the macOS support in
Wine. We all miss his skills, his patience, and his dark sense of