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"The biggest change is a true "device independent bitmaps" (DIB) graphics engine. This engine performs software graphics rendering for the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) API, which Wine has never supported before. Note, however, that Windows offers lots of different graphics APIs. Wine already had support for the better-known Direct3D and DirectDraw APIs, which also received a speedup.

Still, the result of the new engine is considerably faster rendering for a variety of applications. The DIB code was actually developed by Transgaming, one of the commercial vendors that makes use of Wine in its own product line.

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