Monday, October 31, 2016

The WineHQ Wine development release 1.9.22 is now available for Linux and Mac

The WineHQ Wine development release 1.9.22 is now available for Linux and Mac

What's new in this release:
  • macOS clipboard support adapted to the new design.
  • Initial implementation of bitmap rendering in Direct2D.
  • More WebServices implementation.
  • A few more steps towards HID support.
  • 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 1.9.22 (total 25):

  11910  Multiple games need msvcirt.dll.??0istrstream@@QAE@PADH@Z (Tron 2.0, NOLF2, Schizm 2)
  16925  Star Trek: Borg does not run, needs msvcrt20.dll.??0ostrstream@@QAE@PADHH@Z
  20569  Winamp's next page in the shoutcast radio/tv list doesn't respond
  22671  Gestan crashes due to unimplemented msvcirt.dll.??0istrstream@@QAE@PAD@Z
  24519  Fractal Time!: cannot select an area in the generated image to zoom in
  26994  Microsoft reader crashes due to unimpl msvcirt.dll.?rdbuf@ostrstream@@QBEPAVstrstreambuf@@XZ
  27553  Reservoir Dogs: no videos and black menu right after starting
  29174 Lineage II installer crashes
  29412  Right click on system tray icon not work
  31338  Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (Steam) shows white screen and nothing else
  32672  Rainbow Six: Only the sky is rendered
  35025  Max Payne 2 Demo: checkboxes in options dialog have missing window styles
  35281  KCleaner hangs up in system tray
  35452  Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (Steam) crashes on startup, reporting 'Failed to verify content catalog integrity'
  35630  New ReactOS shell crashes on unimplemented function shell32.dll.723 a.k.a. SHCreateSessionKey
  36205  TrySim v5.0 demo doesn't exit cleanly (crashes/hangs on exit)
  36690  Rockman 7FC has issues with Shade Man Easter Egg
  37410  Might & Magic Heroes IV crashes on startup
  39364  LFS.exe (Live for Speed) crash on copy/paste (Ctrl+C) operation on chat history
  41449  Power DVD 15 (Cyberlink) needs unimplemented function SHELL32.dll.SHRemoveLocalizedName
  41492  Failure to compile: redefinition of typedef ‘EVENT_FILTER_DESCRIPTOR’
  41565  WMI error in object Win32_ComputerSystemProduct, property UUID
  41570  Xenia emulator needs unimplemented function api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1.RtlLookupFunctionEntry called in 64-bit code
  41572  Windows API crash (GetTimeZoneInformationForYear)
  41575  Copy/Cut and paste do not work as of wine 1.9.21

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

CrossOver Mac and CrossOver Linux sale going on now

We will be having a CrossOver Mac and CrossOver Linux sale going on until October 31st 2016 this sale price is only $19.95 for a 1 year activation key / serial number. We only sell activation keys and CrossOver is a digital download only. Simply click on one of the links below to get your copy of CrossOver before this sale ends.

CrossOver Mac and CrossOver Linux can get your Windows productivity applications and PC games up and running on your Mac or Linux machine quickly and easily. CrossOver runs the Windows software that you need on Mac and Linux at home, in the office, or at school without purchasing a Windows license, without rebooting your computer, and without having to use a virtual machine. And CrossOver can run a wide range of Windows games and entertainment applications.!/CrossOver/c/21096476/

A brief overview of CrossOver Mac.

CrossOver Mac is a powerful and useful Mac OS X application that enables you to easily install and run the desired Windows productivity applications or PC games on your Mac with just a few mouse clicks.


Provides you with an easy to install environment for running a huge selection of Windows applications on your Mac

The best thing about CrossOver Mac is that you can enjoy various Windows software on your Mac at home, in the office or at work without purchasing a Windows license.In other words, you do not have to go to the trouble of installing a Windows virtual machine or creating a Boot Camp partition on which you can install a Windows copy. The fact that you do not need to reboot your system to logon on a different operating system or share your resources with a Windows virtual machine translates into a faster and smoother application usage.

Extensive list of supported Windows programs and support for running a multitude of others that haven't yet been tested

CrossOver Mac comes with support for a long list of Windows programs and games, you can visit CrossOver Mac’s support page and view What Runs on CrossOver. Additionally, you can access the CrossOver Software Installer and search for the desired application using the built-in search form.
What is more, you can configure CrossOver Mac to install certain programs or games via specific installers and into the desire Bottle. The Installation process will guide you through the necessary steps to deploy your software.

Powerful and handy tool that enables you to use virtually any Windows program on a Mac

CrossOver Mac is easy-to-use and kind to your Mac’s resources, and provides a simple and clean user interface. From CrossOver Mac’s main window you can choose between two simple options: “Install Windows Software” and “Run Installed Software”.
As expected, the first option takes you to the above mentioned CrossOver Software Installer window from where you can install the programs you need while the second option enables you to run the installed programs.

About CrossOver Mac

CrossOver Mac is a commercial product that provides Mac OSX users with an easy way to install various applications and games that run only on the proprietary Microsoft Windows operating systems. Technically, the application is a GUI (Graphical User Interface) front-end for the well known Wine software, which provides a set of APIs and libraries to emulate several Microsoft Windows OSes on top of your Mac operating system.

Features at a glance

By default, the program comes with support for a very large selection of Windows applications, allowing users to install and use them without the need for a Microsoft Windows license. However, this does not mean that you won’t have to own a specific software license. It is distributed as a binary packages that supports Mac OSX 10.8 or higher.

Supported Windows applications 

Considering the fact that CrossOver is just a simple user interface for Wine, it comes with support for all the applications that can be installed by the latter, such as the entire Microsoft Office 2010/2007/2003/XP/2000/97 suite, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Access.Among some other Windows-only applications that can be installed by this software, we can mention Internet Explorer, MicrosoftProject, Adobe Photoshop, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Visio, Quicken, FrameMaker, Shockwave Director, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, as well as numerous games.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

New Putty for Mac FAQ

Here is a FAQ about Putty for Mac it should help answer the most common questions and support request.

(Q) What is Putty for Mac?
(A) Putty is one of the Best Terminal Emulators available today. It Supports different types of Network Protocols such as SSH, FTP, SCP, Telnet etc. In Windows it is used as SSH Client to connect to Your Linux server or for some other purpose But what will you do if you are on Mac? You might be thinking , Is there any Software like Putty for Mac Available? The answer is Yes! With the help of some other Software's we can Use putty on Mac although Putty is used widely on Windows Platform. Official Versions of Putty are available on Unix like Platforms, and now it's widely available for Mac systems running OSX 10.11 or higher.

You can read the full FAQ here

The Wine Staging release 1.9.21 is now available

The Wine Staging release 1.9.21 is now available for Linux and Mac.

What's new in this release:
  • Initial GIF encoder in windowscodecs.
  • Support for METHOD_OUT_DIRECT ioctls.
  • Implementation of SetFileCompletionNotificationModes.
  • Ignore queued xaudio2 AL buffers after Stop.
  • Vulkan wrapper improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.
The SetFileCompletionNotificationModes improvements make it possible to use the Steam Webbrowser in Windows 7 mode on Linux. You still need to pass -no-cef-sandbox as parameter to Steam though.

In addition, Wine Staging users will also benefit from the following changes merged in the development branch:
  • Initial version of the HID minidriver.
  • Support for lists in the RichEdit control.
  • System tray improvements.
  • 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.

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