Chrome 18 in the final version with better hardware acceleration

Google continues to strictly follow its pace of development of six weeks and announced the availability of a new final version.

Google Chrome 18 offers support for hardware acceleration on Windows and Mac OS X systems for Canvas 2D elements. So far the operation of the GPU was paid to the rendering of HTML and CSS 3D. The technology is now extended to vector graphics (SVG) coupled JavaScript to 3D representations.

“WebGL provides outstanding 3D content on the web and we want to ensure that the maximum of you can benefit, ‘the John Bauman and Brian Salomon engineers on the official Chromium blog. To do this, Chrome 18 SwiftShader integrates technology from TransGaming who will speed up rendering of a web page on older configurations, including from users of Windows XP. Visit the section chrome: // gpu to check support for hardware acceleration on your machine.

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Edited on 12/07/2012 at 9:52

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