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CodeWeavers, Inc. today released CrossOver Plugin version 1.1.1, the company's Windows®-To-Linux® adapter for Windows browser plugins and document viewers.

ST. PAUL, MN -- (May 16, 2002) - CodeWeavers, Inc. today released CrossOver Plugin version 1.1.1, the company's Windows®-To-Linux® adapter for Windows browser plugins and document viewers.

This release adds support for the Macromedia Flash 6 player as well as the Superscape Viscape plugin.

In addition, this release resolves many bugs and addresses a number of issues, including better support for Mozilla associations, improved sound support, better support for multi-user installations, and many, many more bug fixes.

CrossOver Plugin is immediately available for download from the CodeWeavers Web site, www.codeweavers.com for $24,95, and a CD version, priced at $34.95 is also available.

The complete release notes are as follows:


* CrossOver 1.1.1 - 2002/05/13

  • Added support for Macromedia Flash.
  • Added support for Superscape Viscape.
  • Added a workaround for Mozilla bug 78919. Word/Excel/PowerPoint associations now work in Mozilla (>=0.9.4) and Netscape 6 (>=6.2).
  • Added support for ~/.mozilla/plugins which can be used with Mozilla >=0.9.9.
  • Fixed the main sound issues.
  • Fixed a bug which would cause some files to be world-writable.
  • Uninstalling no longer blindly deletes everything in the installation.
  • Fixed the bug that prevented 'Cleanup CrossOver' from deleting the wineserver socket. Added support for multi-user setups. (aka the 'Unable to load the windows plugin library...' bug)
  • Fixed the memory leak in Excel Viewer.
  • Fixed the handling of ';' in MIME types.
  • Fixed the bug that caused wineprefixcreate.sh to use undefined values.
  • Fixed the handling of large numbers of icons in PluginSetup.
  • Fixed the uninstallation procedure of the RPM packages generated by buildrpm.sh.
  • Fixed the open file dialogs to not truncate the last character when renaming a file.
  • Fixed the KDE tab Launch button.
  • Set the umask during multi-user installations so that all users will have access to the windows applications.
  • Improved the handling of broken FreeType and XRender versions. (aka the 'Unable to close run pipe...' bug)
  • Improved the MIME type association support. Many bugs were fixed including an incorrect test for $display, and an incompatibility with Debian for Mailcap files.
  • Improved the Windows to Unix path conversion when invoking a Linux browser.
  • Improved the RPM packages so that they no longer need X to be running to be installed or uninstalled.
  • Removed the dependencies on the IO::Dir and Getopt::Long.pm Perl modules.

About CodeWeavers, Inc.:
Founded in 1996, CodeWeavers develops, markets and supports solutions for Linux-based systems. CodeWeavers is the leading commercial entity dedicated to enhancing and supporting the Wine Project (www.winehq.com). The Company brings expanded market opportunities for Windows software developers by making it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to port Windows software to Unix. CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota, California, the Netherlands, and Germany. The company is privately held. For more information about CodeWeavers, visit http://www.codeweavers.com/.

CrossOver Plugin is a trademark of CodeWeavers, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Windows is a registered trademark, and Windows Media is a trademark, of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Lotus Notes is a registered trademark of Lotus Development Corporation and/or IBM Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are owned by their respective companies.

 

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