q4wine - Man Page

runs GUI utility for Wine applications and prefixes management.


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Q4Wine is a Qt https://www.qt.io/ GUI for W.I.N.E. http://winehq.org/ It will help you manage wine prefixes and installed applications.

General features

- Can export Qt color theme into wine colors settings.
- Can easy work with different wine versions at same time;
- Integrated Wine AppDB browser;
- Easy creating, deleting and managing prefixes (WINEPREFIX);
- Easy controlling for wine process;
- autostart icons support;
- Easy cd-image use;
- FuseISO\Embedded FuseISO mount profiles;
- You can extract icons from PE files (.exe .dll);
- Easy backup and restore for managed prefixes.
- Winetricks support.
- and more...


A summary of options is included below.

-m,  --minimize

minimize Q4Wine main window on startup

-h,  --help

display help and exit

-v,  --version

output version information and exit

-b,  --binary

open run dialog for wine binary to execute wine binary

Exit Status

0 if OK or -1 if serious troubles



The Q4Wine main gui program


The Q4Wine command line interface program


The Q4Wine runner helper program


Directory containing Q4Wine's shared libraries


Directory containing Q4Wine config, icons, database and temporary files.


Thanks to all

Q4Wine is available thanks to the work of many to all people, who was involved in development process, testing, bugreporting, packaging or translation creation. For a full listing of the authors, please see the file AUTHORS in the top-level directory of the source distribution.

Active developers

Oleksii S. Malakhov (brezerk) <brezerk at gmail.com>

Project maintainer, lead developer, web site designer and developer, project documentation, support, etc. ;)

Sergey Skrypnic (opium) <opium@jabber.com.ua>

Website developer, hosting administration

Inactive developers

Pavel Zinin (pashazz) <pzinin at gmail.com>

Winetricks plugin developer

Dmitry Marakasov (amdmi3) <amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru>

FreeBSD support fixes


The most recent public version of Wine can be downloaded from https://q4wine.brezblock.org.ua/download/

The latest snapshot of the code may be obtained via GIT for information on how to do this, please see https://q4wine.brezblock.org.ua/download/#git

Q4Wine, development headquarters, is at https://q4wine.brezblock.org.ua This website contains a great deal of information about Q4Wine.


If you find a bug in Q4Wine please report it to <brezerk at gmail.com> or directly to Q4Wine bug tracker https://sourceforge.net/projects/q4wine/

See Also

q4wine-cli(1), q4wine-helper(1), wine(1), wineserver(1)

Referenced By

q4wine-cli(1), q4wine-helper(1).

27 Jan 2016 Q4Wine 1.2-r1 Manual Q4Wine Manual