Sommelier 9.4

A downloader/installer for apps/games/doom-wads that run under wine, dosbox, java, scummvm, the fuse spectrum emulator, crispy-doom or chocolate-doom, mednafen, citra and other emulators, and also some native apps. Also can install games from that can be run under wine/dosbox/scummvm/native (gog installers must be manually downloaded). Comes with a list of apps. Checks sha256 of downloads, downloads dependancies, makes registry changes for running/installing, etc.

Tags wine downloader installer
License GNU GPLv3
State stable

Recent Releases

9.430 May 2024 06:05 minor feature: Support '2 stage installers' for linux and dos installs. Added linux webbrowsers, Chrome, UngoogledChrome, SRwareIron and Midori. Report when app-icon is found during install.
9.324 May 2024 07:05 minor bugfix: Regression that prevents installing gog:linux games. Add more gog games, including Streets of Rage 4, Endless Space, Nadir, Beat Hazard Ultra.
9.219 Apr 2024 06:25 minor feature: to things broken in 9.1. Add modern mame, as well as old xmame to platforms. Add more gog neogeo games.
9.115 Apr 2024 06:05 minor feature: Detect desktop files that ask us to run sommelier again, and refuse. This prevents fork bombs. Support 'custom args' for emulators. add neogeo and gog:neogeo emulator platforms.
9.029 Feb 2024 09:10 major feature: support using dosbox '-c ', add 'saves-dir' system to prevent pollution of users home or /Documents directory, handle quote (') in file names, as in "Heroine's Quest", add .config/autostart support, fix/improve 'list' command, add '-category' and '-installed' search options, support dosbox-x as an emulator, add atari800 emulator with some games from, handle aliases for platforms (e.g. msdos/dos)
8.1816 Feb 2023 13:09 minor feature: Added per-app 'donate' message. Added vectrex/vecx games, more wine apps, more gog apps.
8.1022 Dec 2021 10:08 minor feature: Added SlimBrowser and more games
8.509 Aug 2021 08:13 minor feature: Added 'hail mary' system for missing libraries, by finding a similarly named library and trying to use that.
8.322 Jun 2021 11:54 minor feature: Update freshcode to latest version that suports java apps, installing native apps system-wide in /opt, and other features.
7.426 Jan 2021 09:57 minor feature: Allow installing apps under names other than the configured one.
5.227 Jun 2020 09:45 minor feature: For linux-palemoon. Added Basilisk browser.
5.124 Jun 2020 03:15 minor feature: Added system for extracting download URL from a webpage. Currently on .
5.025 May 2020 02:10 major feature: .desktop files are now compatible with kde, xfce, moksha and MATE desktop environments. Autodetects 32-bit or 64-bit linux and installs appropriate apps.
4.721 May 2020 09:04 minor feature: Added a small number of native apps available on the internet.
4.517 May 2020 06:45 minor feature: Added 'reconfigure' command an settings for DOOM emulators . Version bump 4.5.
4.407 May 2020 06:25 minor feature: Initial work on adding zx-spectrum software via fuse emulator . Added zxspectrum apps from using fuse emulator. added sup .
4.314 Apr 2020 03:15 minor feature: 'bundles' feature added to create.desktop files for multiple program . . Version bump.
4.210 Apr 2020 03:15 minor feature: Added 'download' command. Added app to list of wine apps. Ad . Added msdos based games from . improve documentation. . Add working dir to.desktop files for wine apps. Inform user of certi . . Tidyup output during install. Update wine.apps config file.
3.129 Mar 2019 11:08 minor feature: Support for defining os-version (version of windows for wine to emulate) and virtual desktop resolution for an installable app in the sommelier.apps config-file.
3.024 Feb 2019 17:06 major bugfix: Stopped wine asking to install .net and gecko for every app. Fixed 'no download progress bar' for large downloads. Updated versions of Telegram and PaleMoon. Fixed issue with SegaSwirl reinstalling every run. Added new apps: mp3DirectCut, OpenFX and SmartGo.
1.106 Oct 2018 20:55 major bugfix: Fix for crash that happens when run for the first time.
1.006 Oct 2018 17:44 major feature: Initial release