Wine 3.0 Released For Android

Wine Team has released a new version of Wine app for Android users, i.e., Wine 3.0, which will now enable users to run Windows, Linux, and other Unix apps on their Android smartphones.
 
This advancement effort was under process for a long time, around one year. The team claims that they have made over 6000 changes but the major improvements include -
  •  Direct3D 10 and 11 support.
  • The Direct3D command stream.
  • The Android graphics driver.
  • Improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support.
The blog informs,
 
"Because of the annual release schedule, a number of features that are being worked on have been deferred to the next development cycle. This includes in particular Direct3D 12 and Vulkan support, as well as OpenGL ES support to enable Direct3D on Android."
 
The complete list of changes and improvements is available here in the official post. For Android users, it is the first version of Wine 3.0 and can be downloaded from here.
 
Note: To use Wine, the users just need to download ‘Wine 3.0 arm’ or 'Wine 3.0 X-86'.
 
Now, it remains to see how Android users take this excellent effort of the CodeWeavers team because with the new changes, come new limitations; but, let’s hope for a short time.

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