Wine 1.5.5 released
Posted on: 05/26/2012 08:39 AM

The Wine development release 1.5.5 is now available

What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Support for installing Mono as a Wine add-on package.
- Dithering of pattern brushes in the DIB engine.
- Support for installing the .NET 4.0 runtime.
- DDS files supported in D3DX9.
- Various bug fixes.

The source is available from the following locations:

Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:

You will find documentation on

You can also get the current source directly from the git
repository. Check for details.

Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.


Bugs fixed in 1.5.5:

836 Speed up PDB support
1977 When running Half-Life in software mode, the screen is not updated
4208 Wine hangs when attempting to add video file in DVD lab Pro 1.53
4286 eBay Turbo Lister exits silently before displaying anything
5946 text rendering using vsfilter doesn't properly display (affects Flash Pro  8)
7076 BCDC++ redraws too many times on window resize
8577 Screen Resolution Bug
9942 Powerpoint Viewer 2007 crashes opening Keynote.pptx
10281 No$gba- 3D layer drawn behind 2D layer, making 3D invisible
10621 Thinkwell Player does not hide password under wine
10915 jedit hangs on startup if ddraw is disabled
11964 .NET Reflector 6.x user interface is distorted
12026 Alien Shooter 2 graphical glitch on shadows
12460 West Point Bridge Designer 2007 crashes with page fault in oleaut32
12510 MS Powerpoint Viewer 2007 crashes when displaying embedded table
12515 Adobe Premiere CS2 doesn't run
12782 TimeShift demo does not launch
12975 outlook 2007 doesn't run after install
13082 Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 fails to start
13369 Vobblanker: crashes randomly
13837 FlowCode hangs when works with LCD module init.
14256 Half-Life 2 Episode 2 & Portal: hl2.exe continues to running after exit of game
14551 Wine Iexplore does not have usable GUI
14972 The config program that comes with Final Fantasy 8 does not work.
15042 check boxes go sometimes completely black
15160 bad display in Azure Quest3D demo
15292 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: Cannot start outlook once e-mail settings have been configured
15360 Halo Editing Kit will not load
15576 Adobe Dreamweaver 8: "Next" link in Help doesn't work
15714 tools/ should be bourne compatible
16156 Networking doesn't work for app "IPS" Internet Print Service (foto software
16237 Distorted sound in Dyson game
16329 Make test fails in ds3d.c
16559 PixelFormat_WineD3DtoDD Can't translate this Pixelformat
16716 Flowcode has a bad display refresh
17514 IBExpert does not work as expected (can't register database)
18106 Visual C# 2005 Express: Form Designer is blank on first run, then gives memory error
18396 ATK0100 Asus Utility Driver: Crashes on install start
18687 Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault - sand is too light
18776 VBALink: GBC roms open at an incorrect resolution
20264 SmartHeap Library reports MEM_BAD_POINTER and Sinistar Unleashed crashes on launch
20800 Star Sonata does not load
21072 Dragon NaturallySpeaking freezes then crashes after about a half hour of use.
21281 NHL 99 graphics are corrupted on Direct3D
21282 d3d_surface:IWineGDISurfaceImpl_UnLoad UnLoad is not supported on X11 surfaces!
21637 picasa 3.6 unable to scan
22229 Sketchup fails to print previews, show back area, template and part previews also
22393 3dmark06 free version reports "D3DXGetImageInfoFromFileInMemory failed" when you try to run the demo
22396 Hearts of Iron III - Texture brushes are not sized/aligned properly
22688 Bonzai3D - mouse pointer position mapped incorrectly in project window
22779 Portal and Uru graphics glitches (fglrx only)
22789 Bonzai3D irretrievable following window minimize
23322 Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II - in game map is not fully painted
24508 Fritz 11 needs d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXCreateCubeTextureFromFileA
24530 Two Worlds calls unimplemented function d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXCreateCubeTextureFromFileInMemoryEx
24541 Final Fantasy 8: Eidos Intro movie and sound choppy
24679 SketchUp cannot produce correct png/jpg/bmp files
24725 King's Bounty needs DDS support
24788 Energy Tycoon won't run
25221 SketchUp 7 prints black rectangle and export the same into JPG
25736 Men of War (Steam) won't run.
26005 Flowcode v4 : double click on component macros crashes
26426 .NET 3.5 Framework installer fails to install some assemblies into GAC (affects Visual Studio 2008 and later products)
26989 Playchess, games tab is not drawn
27264 Silent Hill 2 menu invisible
27893 Where’s Waldo installer needs native msxml
28300 Money 2002 fails to run
29888 MPLAB 8 Logic Analyzer doesn't work
30169 Polybius crashes on exit
30369 Star Wars: Republic Commando hangs when skipping the intro video
30445 Powerpoint 2003 & 2007: embedded video won't stop playing, program unresponsive to mouse or keyboard
30474 Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005 (SSMSE): corrupted font in properties window
30475 Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005 (SSMSE): "New table" fails with unknown error 80070057
30559 Several apps started rendering some fonts incorrectly (appear as huge font sizes have been used)
30605 The Stalin Subway 2 (Red Veil) crashes when shooting
30607 The Stalin Subway 2 (Red Veil) crashes on game start
30635 .NET 3.x/4.x WPF based installers/apps require windowscodecs.dll.IWICStream_InitializeFromMemory_Proxy
30653 Deleting text from richedit controls extremely slow
30656 Word viewer crashes on some .rtf
30664 Add support for msi INSTALLMESSAGE_PROGRESS subtype "ProgressAddition"
30691 excessive operator '&' in GetThemeSysFont(); can probably lead to segfault
30707 Add support for .NET 4.0 assembly cache (.NET 4.0 Framework installer)
30724 Playchess pieces are too small
30750 [patch] krnl386.exe16/int21.c: set (1

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