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The Application Database features a maintainer rating system that allows you to see which applications work best in Wine. This rating system is designed to assist users by giving a rating based on an ‘expert's’ experience.
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The Application Database features a rating system that allows you to see which applications work best in Wine. This rating system is designed to assist users by giving a rating based on other users' experience.
  
'''Platinum'''<br />
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'''Platinum'''
    An application can be rated as Platinum if it installs and runs flawlessly ‘out of the box’. No changes required in winecfg.
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* Works as well as (or better than) on Windows out of the box.
  
  
'''Gold'''<br />
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'''Gold'''
    Application works flawlessly with some DLL overrides, other settings or third party software.
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* Works as well as (or better than) on Windows with workarounds.
  
  
'''Silver'''<br />
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'''Silver'''
    Application works excellently for ‘normal’ use; a game works fine in single-player but not in multi-player, Windows Media Player works fine as a plug-in and stand-alone player, but cannot handle DRM etc.
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* Works excellently for normal use, but has some problems for which there are no workarounds.  
  
  
'''Bronze'''<br />
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'''Bronze'''
    Application works, but it has some issues, even for normal use; a game may not redraw properly or display fonts in wrong colours, be much slower than it should etc.
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* Works, but has some problems for normal use.  
  
  
'''Garbage'''<br />
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'''Garbage'''
    An application gets this rating if it cannot be used for the purpose it was designed for. There should be at least one bug report in Bugzilla if it gets this rating. Application cannot be installed, does not start, or starts but has so many errors that it is nearly impossible to use it.
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* Problems are severe enough that it cannot be used for the purpose it was designed for.
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:08, 21 April 2018

The Application Database features a rating system that allows you to see which applications work best in Wine. This rating system is designed to assist users by giving a rating based on other users' experience.

Platinum

  • Works as well as (or better than) on Windows out of the box.


Gold

  • Works as well as (or better than) on Windows with workarounds.


Silver

  • Works excellently for normal use, but has some problems for which there are no workarounds.


Bronze

  • Works, but has some problems for normal use.


Garbage

  • Problems are severe enough that it cannot be used for the purpose it was designed for.