Wine is a popular software that lets you run Windows apps and Games under Linux. If you need some Windows software often, you may use Wine to run some of the most popular software without the need of a virtual machine or dual booting.
An estimated 1.5 million people use Wine to run Windows programs. You can have a look at Wine Application Database to get a list of supported software and games.
The latest 1.5.9 development release has the following changes with more than 50 bugs fixed.
- Support for GPOS font tables in Uniscribe.
- Support for XRandr 1.2 and 1.3.
- Parser improvements for the HLSL compiler.
- More key exchange algorithms supported on Mac OS.
- Relay tracing on ARM.
You can install the latest Wine from here.