What's new in this release:
- Builtin libraries use the new UCRTBase C runtime.
- Compatibility mode used when reporting Windows version.
- Better support for debug information in PE files.
- Support for linguistic case mappings.
- More attributes supported in WebServices.
- Various bug fixes.
The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.
Bugs fixed in 5.5 (total 32):
8439 Multiple Microsoft product installers fail due missing shell app path expansion (Visual Studio .NET 2002, 2003, Visual Foxpro 9.0)
23523 Call of Juarez DX10 Benchmark does not start
31890 Multiple applications need IAudioEndpointVolume::GetMasterVolumeLevelScalar method implementation (Cisco IP Communicator, Cairo Shell v0.3.x)
32114 LTSpice: Dialog resizing glitches, slow panning when zooming, minor traces
32222 LTspice: text fields issues
32723 Death to Spies: Moment of Truth (Steam/non-Steam) crashes on startup (intro video needs WMV3 decoder support in an AVI container)
35671 ERD Concepts 6 crashes with division by zero when editing relations
39428 Failing owner SID test in advapi32:security
39429 Failing ACE flag tests in advapi32:security
40854 Adobe Flash Player 22-25 installer crashes (wtsapi32.WTSQuerySessionInformation needs to support WTSUserName info class)
41208 Gridcoin Research Client crashes
41305 Might and Magic VI: Game hangs before intro video (making it unplayable) [regression]
41929 Multiple games need WINED3D_TEXF_ANISOTROPIC filter mode
45967 Beat hazard 2 - bad network/float behavior
47056 Solid Edge v15: Program freeze on File->Open
48276 VSDC Video Editor needs VT_VECTOR|VT_I4 support in PropertyStorage_ReadProperty
48473 kernelbase WaitNamedPipeW contains non-null terminated string, causing garbage output in trace logs
48495 XCP-ng Center v8.x (.NET 4.6 app) can't connect to server with self-signed certificate
48593 Multiple games play only one frame of video (Fable: The Lost Chapters, Audiosurf, Dark Souls 2, Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee)
48642 kernel32:process contains a race condition in test_WaitForJobObject()
48683 iTunes v184.108.40.206 crashes on unimplemented function wmvcore.dll.WMIsContentProtected when adding folders to directory scan
48698 Multiple installers fail with "Unknown method" (Flash 29, Rexygen)
48700 Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem - there's a blob around the character's head.
48732 How to Survive crashes on start (fullscreen mode)
48734 How to Survive crashes when starting a new game
48739 ConEmu (Windows console emulator) v19.10.12 fails to set Wininet's INTERNET_OPTION_IGNORE_OFFLINE and shows error dialog at startup
48743 Multiple games have broken rendering (Sniper Elite V2, Sniper Elite 3, F1 2012)
48750 Few missing DirectSound3D Algorithms GUID Defs
48762 IExplore immediately crashes on www.msnbc.com with a failed assertion
48765 Firefox 74.0 crashes instantly: Call to unimplemented function WS2_32.dll.WSCGetProviderInfo, aborting
48801 Multiple games crash on unimplemented function d3dx11_43.dll.D3DX11GetImageInfoFromFile (Assetto Corsa 1.14.x, Project Cars)
48814 Microsoft Word 6.0 for Windows installer crashes after wine-4.8-247-g0d7d0427d0