Wine 1.3.21 Releases with added Bitmap formats, XInput2 mouse support and many more


The Wine development team released the new Wine 1.3.21 with many bugs fixed and more MSVC runtime functions. It now supports installations rollbacks in MSI (Microsoft windows Installer).


What’s new

Here are some new improvements made in this version in Wine 1.3.21

  • Support for installation rollbacks in MSI
  • 8- and 16-bit bitmap formats in the DIB engine
  • Fixes in the XInput2 mouse support
  • Better support for text shaping in Uniscribe
  • Improvements to the Item common dialog
  • More MSVC runtime functions
  • Various bug fixes


You can install wine 1.3.21 in Ubuntu 11.04 / 10.10 and later versions. To do so, open the terminal and type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine1.3

If you wondering what WINE is


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