Wine 2.21 Development for Linux

by Wine

Avg. Rating 4.5 (1,403 votes)

File Details

File Size 18.3 MB
License Open Source
Operating System Unix
Date Added
Total Downloads 29,665
Publisher Wine
Homepage Wine

Publisher's Description

Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

Latest Reviews

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v2.9 Development on May 29, 2017

While this is great software, its getting to be pointless. Windows is dead, desktop is dying. The ONLY thing anyone will care about soon (if not already) is 'will my android app/game run on it?'. Thats why these guys should be working on a full blown android emulation or abstraction layer for linux. Thats reallyall that matter now, the war is over.

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v2.0 RC5 on Jan 16, 2017

Wine is really good at everything but games now, and game issues are mostly cause by driver issues.

Assirius

Assirius reviewed v1.9.19 Development on Sep 24, 2016

Superb !!!!

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v1.9.8 Development on Apr 18, 2016

Why the f^ck does everyone think they need MS Office just to do email.. I'll never understand why people want any MS crap on their machines.

Artem S. Tashkinov

Artem S. Tashkinov reviewed v1.7.28 Development on Oct 4, 2014

Wine development has almost completely stalled recently. Sigh. :(

mikebratley

mikebratley reviewed v1.7.14 Development on Mar 11, 2014

excellent

egg83

egg83 reviewed v1.6-rc2 on Jun 17, 2013

Am using a slightly older version in my Ubuntu distro, and it works great! Runs many of my Windows programs, including M$ Office 2010! Nice...

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v1.5.1 Development on Apr 2, 2012

I love Wine 1.5.1! Its a lot better than beer 2.37.

Artem S. Tashkinov

Artem S. Tashkinov reviewed v1.4 on Mar 7, 2012

Full changelog is here: http://www.winehq.org/announce/1.4

A fabulous release! Excellent work! Keep on!

Hugh G. Rection

Hugh G. Rection reviewed v1.4 RC3 on Feb 14, 2012

Does not work in Windows 7 or 8.
Total disappointment.

Avg. Rating 4.5 (1,403 votes)
Your Rating
Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v2.9 Development on May 29, 2017

While this is great software, its getting to be pointless. Windows is dead, desktop is dying. The ONLY thing anyone will care about soon (if not already) is 'will my android app/game run on it?'. Thats why these guys should be working on a full blown android emulation or abstraction layer for linux. Thats reallyall that matter now, the war is over.

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v2.0 RC5 on Jan 16, 2017

Wine is really good at everything but games now, and game issues are mostly cause by driver issues.

Assirius

Assirius reviewed v1.9.19 Development on Sep 24, 2016

Superb !!!!

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v1.9.8 Development on Apr 18, 2016

Why the f^ck does everyone think they need MS Office just to do email.. I'll never understand why people want any MS crap on their machines.

Artem S. Tashkinov

Artem S. Tashkinov reviewed v1.7.28 Development on Oct 4, 2014

Wine development has almost completely stalled recently. Sigh. :(

mikebratley

mikebratley reviewed v1.7.14 Development on Mar 11, 2014

excellent

egg83

egg83 reviewed v1.6-rc2 on Jun 17, 2013

Am using a slightly older version in my Ubuntu distro, and it works great! Runs many of my Windows programs, including M$ Office 2010! Nice...

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v1.5.1 Development on Apr 2, 2012

I love Wine 1.5.1! Its a lot better than beer 2.37.

Artem S. Tashkinov

Artem S. Tashkinov reviewed v1.4 on Mar 7, 2012

Full changelog is here: http://www.winehq.org/announce/1.4

A fabulous release! Excellent work! Keep on!

Hugh G. Rection

Hugh G. Rection reviewed v1.4 RC3 on Feb 14, 2012

Does not work in Windows 7 or 8.
Total disappointment.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v1.3.33 Development on Nov 20, 2011

I'm running mint with wine 1.3.15 and typing in palemoon portable. Complaining about wine makes for a good laugh.

elitegangsta

elitegangsta reviewed v1.3.30 Development on Oct 11, 2011

"Slipped it in - ...Even the various paid versions of Wine that some companies sell doesn't fix this."

Ummm, you do realize WINE is open source? If you're paying for a version of "WINE" than you got yourself ripped off!

smarterthanyou

smarterthanyou reviewed v1.3.25 Development on Jul 25, 2011

This program finally works. Kind of. Low end games that use yesteryear's DirectX version now work. Except for the issue where going from full screen at 800x600 resolution back to windowed mode doesn't work. In my computer's case, going from this mode to windowed mode should change my resolution back to 1920x1080 and show my game in a window. Instead, my resolution stays at 800x600 and I'm unable to access any of the menus in Gnome 3 under Fedora 15. This program is still total crap.

Artem S. Tashkinov

Artem S. Tashkinov reviewed v1.3.23 Development on Jun 29, 2011

I still wonder why obsessed Windows fanboys opine here even though they don't use Linux or/and Wine. Besides their "opinions" are usually factually incorrect: 1 out of 5 means the product is absolutely unusable/unstable/pricey/crashes your system/doesn't do anything it supposed to do.

Wine is nothing of that. It's free and it's constantly improving even though it tries to mimic an absolutely closed system which is Windows OS.

Indigenous accusers probably haven't written a single line of code and still dare to criticize Wine. Pity you.

Hilbert

Hilbert reviewed v1.3.23 Development on Jun 27, 2011

I agree with 'Slipped it in' and 'Mr Swifter', unfortunately (except I'd disagree with Mr Swifter's comment about Wine running programs the same as ReactOS--nothing is quite as bad as going-nowhere ReactOS).

You'd think that after all these years Wine would be ready for prime time but it's nowhere near it. Like ReactOS, it's a kludged mashed up system that's messy and fiddly and really a pain for the ordinary user to get working. (And this version isn't noticeably improved over previous ones.)

As 'Mr Swifter' says 'If you want to run Windows apps then just get Windows.'

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