(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Google released a new version of its Chrome browser yesterday, adding more speed, stability, and security for users.
The new 64-bit version, Chrome 37, offers more memory storage and faster speeds, reports CNEt.
For example, Chrome team programmer Will Harris states via blog post that the new version can decode HD videos on YouTube 15 percent faster than previous versions.
“Our measurements have shown that the native 64-bit version of Chrome has improved speed on many of our graphics and media benchmarks. For example, the VP9 codec that’s used in High Definition YouTube videos shows a 15% improvement in decoding performance,” stated Harris. “Stability measurements from people opted into our Canary, Dev and Beta 64-bit channels confirm that 64-bit rendering engines are almost twice as stable as 32-bit engines when handling typical web content.”
Harris added that the 32-bit version will remain supported by the company until NPAPI is removed from Chrome, though did not offer a timeline of when we can expect to see it removed.
The new 64-bit Chrome browser is available for Windows OS and can be downloaded here.