Wine – Windows Compatibility layer for Linux


Wine is being developed as a new Windows compatibility layer for Linux. After installing wine you will be able to install and run numerous types of applications, games and widgets that are native to Windows. Your favourite applications like Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office and even famous games like Half Life can be used under wine.

ArcView running under wine in Fedora

Wine is still under development and now it is being rapidly developed by Google inc. Here is the screenshot of ArcView which is an advanced Geographical Information System Software running fluently under wine.

The future of wine is very bright with a lot of developers running day and night to develop this new magical application that will act as a magnet for windows users to port themselves to Linux.