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WINE 9.0, the latest version of the popular Windows compatibility layer for Linux and macOS, brings improved WoW64 support to 64-bit x86 and Arm architecture devices. It also introduces native Wayland support on Linux. The release marks a major milestone in the ongoing re-architecturing work of the software, allowing the new WoW64 mode to run 32-bit Windows applications on a purely 64-bit Unix installation. This is particularly significant as many major Linux distributions are considering dropping support for 32-bit libraries and programs.
This is a major milestone that marks the completion of the multi-year re-architecturing work...
WINE's compatibility layer extends beyond Linux and FreeBSD to also support Apple macOS. However, since the release of macOS 10.15 "Catalina," none of the macOS versions have supported 32-bit code. This makes WINE's ability to run 32-bit Windows binaries on macOS even more valuable for users who rely on legacy Windows applications on their Apple machines.
Being able to run 32-bit Windows binaries on...
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