Wine is an Open Source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix. Wine provides both a development toolkit for porting Windows sources to Unix and a program loader, allowing many unmodified Windows binaries to run on x86-based Unixes.
The Wine team is proud to announce that Wine 1.0 is now available.
This is the first stable release of Wine after 15 years of development
and beta testing. Many thanks to everybody who helped us along that
While compatibility is not perfect yet, thousands of applications have
been reported to work very well. Check http://appdb.winehq.org to see
the details for your favorite applications.
The source is available from the following locations:
Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:
You will find documentation on http://www.winehq.org/site/documentation
You can also get the current source directly from the git
repository. Check http://www.winehq.org/site/git for details.
Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.