ReactOS 0.4.11 arrives with many improvements and news

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The ReactOS team today released a new version of its free and open source operating system which is compatible with applications and drivers designed for Windows.

ReactOS 0.4.11 is now available for download and comes four months after version 0.4.10 to bring much more news, and better support for your favorite Windows applications. Regarding that, this release adds better support for .NET 2.0 applications and adds support for Blender 2.57b, Quicktime Player 7.7.9, Evernote 5.8.3, Bumptop and many other applications.

Running more Windows applications is important to the ReactOS team as they are trying to accommodate ex-Microsoft system users who have fled in search of an open source operating system that has the same capabilities as Windows. Therefore, one of the most significant changes in ReactOS 0.4.11 is improve Win32 subsystem to activate support for IceChat 7.63 and Civilization II Multiplayer Gold Edition 1.3 (32-bit).

Under the hood, ReactOS 0.4.11 adds many improvements to the kernel for better file I / O, better partition backup using the ODIN application, better BTRFS support, and support for running ReactOS on many modern graphics platforms to the added UniATA compatibility. to AHCI SATA controllers on machines with XNUMXth generation Intel Skylake processors.

Users can update their ReactOS installations

Another big change implemented in ReactOS 0.4.11 is the ability to update ReactOS installations thanks to changes made in the USETUP module. This major change also adds the ability to update without losing data or configuration settings, a feature that will surely be highly appreciated by users of this system.

Other improvements implemented in ReactOS 0.4.11 include support for bidirectional text, better support for TCP and UDP enumeration to activate various applications for analysis and diagnostics, and updated components such as ACPICA v20181003, Wine Staging 3.17 and PCI hardware ID database 2018-11-21 . You can review all changes in this link.


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