Maxthon 3.0 Receives GPU Rendering Support

By | April 15, 2010 | 3 Comments


Maxthon team has released a technical preview of Maxthon 3.0 web browser, which now includes a GPU rendering support for smoother text on Web pages.

Here’s an example:

Maxthon 3.0 Receives GPU Rendering Support

“The current implementation of GPU rendering is merely an initial step. The final version will be more powerful and will support more features”, Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon said.

As of today, Firefox 3.7 and Maxthon 3.0 are the only browsers to include GPU accelerator support, with Internet Explorer 9 soon to follow.

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  • http://my.opera.com/rafaelluik Rafael

    That was really unexpected!!! I think I need to follow more Maxthon news sources.. :]

  • Tiago Sá

    Closed source, china based, uses IE’s engine (Trident) and WebKit, Windows only, focus on looks… Nah, don’t think so…

    Good to see this, though.

  • Dels

    it weird since this browser was just IE shell (using IE, trident engine), so it must be clear that it will inherit all IE core (rendering & js engine), but looks like it has outpaced IE with added GPU text rendering (wonder how they modified the trident rendering engine)