Wine 2.4 comes two weeks after the release of Wine 2.3 and ships with a built-in implementation of cryptographic hashes, an updated Mono engine that ports many upstream fixes, some additional Direct3D command stream work, various XML reader improvements, and simulated italic and bold support in the DirectWrite component. A total of 32 bugs have been fixed in the Wine 2.4 release. More Windows apps and games work out-of-the-box on your favorite GNU/Linux distribution. Among the improved apps, we can mention Kontact 5.6, Lotus Smartsuite 3.1, ACDSee Pro 9 (64-bit), ARC client, Xuzhou network client, G??mez PEER Zone, Polaris Office, Kontact 5.6, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, Poedit, QuickBooks 5.0, and Native Instruments Native Access 1.0.25 (R37).