Press Release

Bordeaux 1.8.2 for FreeBSD Released

The Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.8 for FreeBSD today. Bordeaux 1.8.2 adds support for Apple's QuickTime 6.5.2 Player, IrfanView 4.25 the extreamly popular image viewer and editor. This release aslo bundles in Cabextract, Wget and Unzip to remove external dependencies. Our winetricks script has been synced to the latest official release, Steam should now install and run once again, There has also been many small bug fixes and tweaks.

Bordeaux 1.8.2 has been tested against Wine 1.1.26

Bordeaux for OpenSolaris 1.8.2 Press Release

The Bordeaux Technology Group announces the release of Bordeaux for OpenSolaris 1.8.2 with support for Microsoft Office 97, 2000, 2003, Visio 2003, Project 2003, Internet Explorer 6, Adobe Photoshop 6, Adobe Image Ready 3, Adobe Photoshop 7, Adobe Image Ready 7, QuickTime Player 6.5.2 and IrfanView 4.25 (Image support only at this time). There has also been many small bug fixes and tweaks on the backend to improve the speed and reliablity of all the supported applications.

Greenville, SC (July 30, 2009) Bordeaux Group, Inc. a leading Free Software developer, today unveiled Bordeaux for OpenSolaris 1.8.2, the next version of the company's software enabling Solaris users to run Windows applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and others. Priced at just $25, the software is a low cost add-on to the Free Software package known as Wine. Wine enables Unix users to run many Windows applications on non-windows systems, but until now, a low cost easy to configure version was not available. This new version adds support for Apple's QuickTime 6.5.2 Player and IrfanView 4.25 Graphics Viewer.

Bordeaux 1.8.0 for Linux review

Cooking with Linux has a nice review of Bordeaux 1.8.0 for Linux.

Introduction

Bordeaux is a Wine GUI configuration manager that runs winelib applications. It also supports installation of third party utilities, installation of applications and games, and the ability to use custom configurations. Bordeaux is written in GTK and requires GTK 2.10 or higher to be installed on a given system. Bordeaux also uses wget and cabextract extensively and they should be installed for Bordeaux to operate correctly.

Getting Bordeuax 1.8.0

Bordeaux is a commercial product which is currently available only as a download and cost from ($20.00) to ($25.00) depending on your architecture A DVD version is planned for the 2.x release and will cost a little extra for the media.

Their is no free demo of Bordeaux available at this time, this will also change with the 2.x release but instead of a time restricted demo Bordeaux 2.x will have a free non restricted limited version that will install a couple standard applications and let the user get a feel for the application. Then if they choose they can purchase the full version and have access to all the supported applications and support.

Link to the Full Review.

Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 with Bordeaux

About Oneote 2007
Office OneNote 2007 is a digital notebook that provides one place to gather notes and information, powerful search capabilities to find what you're looking for quickly, and easy-to-use shared notebooks to help manage information overload and work with others more effectively. As an integrated part of the 2007 Microsoft Office system, OneNote 2007 makes it easy to gather, organize, find, and share your notes and information more efficiently and effectively. Powerful search capabilities can help you locate information from text within pictures, or from spoken words in audio and video recordings. And easy-to-use collaborative tools help teams work together with all of this information in shared notebooks, whether online or offline. Plus, the familiar look and feel of the Microsoft Office system makes it easy to start using the program right away, minimizing wasted time and training costs.

Bordeaux for Mac OS X 1.8 beta 1 released

Release notes for Bordeaux for Mac OS X 1.8 Beta1

Thank you for purchasing an advanced copy of Bordeaux for Mac OS X!

STOP NOW AND PLEASE READ! If for any reason you are not satisifed with your purchase, let us know within 30 days and we are happy to provide a full refund.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Supported Software

  • Microsoft Office 2007 and Office2003 Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpnt) Microsoft Project 2003, Visio 2003, and Internet Explorer 6.0 are supported.

Bordeaux 1.8 for FreeBSD Released

The Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.8 for FreeBSD today. Bordeaux 1.8 has had many changes on the back end, our build process has been totally rewritten, packaging has been totally rewritten. This release adds Microsoft Office 97, Adobe Photoshop 6 & 7 and Image Ready 3.0 and 7.0 support. Our winetricks script has been synced to the latest official release, Steam should now install and run once again, There has also been many small bug fixes and tweaks.

This complete rewrite gives Bordeaux a much more clean and portable codebase, making new improvements much easier to provide. We already have some exciting things in the works for the next release.

Bordeaux 1.8 has been tested against Wine 1.1.22, 1.1.23 and 1.1.24 thus far.

Bordeaux for Linux 1.8 Press Release

Contact: Steven Edwards
Email: sedwards@bordeauxgroup.com

STEVEN EDWARDS RELEASES BORDEAUX 1.6 FOR LINUX

Steven Edwards of The Bordeaux Technology Group announces the release of Bordeaux for Linux 1.8 Bordeaux 1.8 has had many changes on the back end. The build process has been totally rewritten, packaging has been totally rewritten, the .sh installer is terminal based now and the dependency for pygtk and pango has been removed, the .sh installer will now run on any supported platform Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac. Our winetricks script has been synced to the latest official release, Steam should now install and run, There has also been many small bug fixes and tweaks.

This complete rewrite gives Bordeaux a much more clean and portable codebase, making new improvements much easier to provide. We already have some exciting things in the works for the next release.

Bordeaux 1.8 for Linux Released

The Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.8 today. Bordeaux 1.8 has had many changes on the back end. The build process has been totally rewritten, packaging has been totally rewritten, the .sh installer is terminal based now and the dependency for pygtk and pango has been removed, the .sh installer will now run on any supported platform Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac. Our winetricks script has been synced to the latest official release, Steam should now install and run, There has also been many small bug fixes and tweaks.

This complete rewrite gives Bordeaux a much more clean and portable codebase, making new improvements much easier to provide. We already have some exciting things in the works for the next release.

Bordeaux 1.8 has been tested against Wine 1.1.22, 1.1.23 and 1.1.24 thus far... We have i386 and x86_64 deb's, rpm's and sh installers that have been tested on a wide variety of Linux distributions.

Release notes for Bordeaux for Mac OS X 1.8 (alpha)

Thank you for purchasing an advanced copy of Bordeaux for Mac OS X!

STOP NOW AND PLEASE READ!

If for any reason you are not satisifed with your purchase, let us know within 30 days and we are happy to provide a full refund.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

- Intel Apple Mac (Mac Pro, Mac Mini, iMac, Macbook, Macbook Pro and Macbook Air) - Mac OS X Leopard - Updated X11.app from http://xquartz.macosforge.org (At least version 2.3.3)

Known issues with this release: - Only Office 2007 Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpnt) and Internet Explorer 6.0 are supported. The next Beta build will include support for Office 2003 applications and more!

Bordeaux for Mac OS X systems coming soon

Bordeaux for Mac OS X

Bordeaux 1.8 is now running on current Mac OS X Leopard systems.


We have been working hard over the past month to get Bordeaux running on Mac OS X and all that hard work is starting to pay off. We now have everything compiling and running but like always more testing needs to be done before it's ready for final release.

The installer, Bordeaux programs, built-in Wine programs, bordeaux-winetricks, and a couple small test applications have been tested. The good news is everything that's been tested works very well and everything thus far tested has been stable.

Starting with the Mac OS X release of Bordeaux we are going to start bundling our own version of Wine. While this is allot more work, it will allow us to include some much sought after features that have been missing from vanilla Wine builds. For example the (always in the work's) DIB engine will be one of these new features. And with bundling Wine we can also Bundle in some other needed tools such as cabextract and unzip to make the use of Bordeaux and Wine as user friendly as possible.

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