POSIX layer above win32, allows Linux programs to run and be ported to Windows more easily.

Note that applications have to be recompiled against Cygwin to run - this is not like WSL that can run unmodified binaries.

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Developer: RedHat, Inc.

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VersionDescriptionLatest RatingLatest Wine version testedTest resultsComments
1.5.xVersion 1.5Silver1.1.630
1.7.xVersion 1.7 comes with many changesGarbage1.7.3840
2.11.0-1Updated: Cygwin 2.11.0-1Garbage3.1610
3.1.6The latest version of Cygwin as of 03/08/2020Garbage5.1319
3.2.xVersion 3.2Bronze6.1111
3.3.3 (64-bit)Version 3.3.3, 64-bit.Garbage7.0-rc510
3.3.5 (32-bit)The latest 32-bit version as of June 27th, 2022.Garbage7.1110
3.3.5 (64-bit)The latest 64-bit version as of June 27th, 2022.Garbage7.1110