I love zorin os (16.3) but I do wanna ask something about windows app support

with wine 9.0 coming out recently I would love too know if the internal windows support in linux will be updated too 9.0 (from what I know it's 6.something? could be wrong) I'm not dissing the team on zorin since I know making an os isn't easy and as you can tell from some of my questions I'm pretty new here. But I hope that sooner or later that it get's implemented.
Much love and respect too the team, Qwerty

I don't use WINE myself but if the program is a Snap package or Flatpak package then the answer is YES. You can get the latest version with those formats if the developers are releasing the software that way and keeping that format updated. However, if the package is a traditional Debian/Ubuntu package then it will be stuck on whatever version was released with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa in April 2020. I don't know if Zorin has their own repository for WINE like some other popular packages. For example, Zorin has their own PPA for LibreOffice.

Yes, Zorin OS does have their own repository that contains zorin-windows-app-support but it remains on the LTS version.
You can, however, upgrade WINE on your own by removing zorin-windows-app-support, adding the Wine Focal Repository, then installing the wine-staging package instead of the wine-stable branch.

I think that currently, it will give users Wine 8.

However, I would not rush to Wine 9 due to any new bugs or regressions. Let Wine get some bug reports in first, unless you want to be a Tester...

how would that be done?

You can copy and paste each line (Note to other users: this is for Zorin OS 16, not 17):

sudo apt remove --urge zorin-windows-app-support

sudo mkdir -pm755 /etc/apt/keyrings && sudo wget -O /etc/apt/keyrings/winehq-archive.key https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
sudo wget -NP /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/dists/focal/winehq-focal.sources

sudo apt update && sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-staging

You can check which version with

wine --version

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