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  • Wine 5.0 released

    Posted on Alex5723 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    • #2088917 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      Lets you run Windows apps on a Mac Linux.

      No need to bloat Mac Linux PCs with installing Windows in dual boot 🙂

      • This topic was modified 3 weeks, 3 days ago by  Alex5723.
    • #2089119 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I am somewhat perplexed. In the very long list of changes and improvements mentioned in the above linked document announcing the release of version 5, there is only one short paragraph with “Mac” in it:
      The builtin AVI, MPEG-I, and WAVE decoders have been removed; we now
      depend on GStreamer or the Mac QuickTime Toolkit to decode such
      media files.

      And “QuickTime” does not run only on Macs, there is a version for Windows too:

      Windows 7 Professional, SP1, x64 Group B & macOS + Linux (Mint) => Win7 Group W + Mac&Lx

      • #2100081 Reply

        AskWoody Plus

        What a shame 🙁

        Wrong forum, wrong OS.

        I meant Linux.

        [Moderator: moved it for you]

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