Wine 1.5.5 Brings Support for Mono

It also supports .NET 4.0 runtime and DDS files in D3DX9

The Wine development team announced a few days ago, May 25th, that a new development version of the famous framework used to run Windows applications on Linux, has been announced by Alexandre Julliard, the leader of the Wine project.

Highlights of Wine 1.5.5:

• Support for Mono, which can be installed as an add-on package;

• Pattern brushes found in the DIB engine can be dithered;

• Support for .NET 4.0 runtime;

• Support for DDS files in D3DX9;

• Various bug fixes.

For more details you can always view the complete changelog, which contains all the improvements and fixes.

Download Wine 1.5.5 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.

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