This release contains two significant technologies which allow developers to create even more powerful web apps and games:
- The Web Audio API enables developers to add fancy audio effects such as room simulation and spatialization.
- Native Client is an open-source technology which allows C and C++ code to be seamlessly and securely executed inside the browser. Currently, Native Client only supports applications listed in the Chrome Web Store, but we are working to remove this limitation as soon as possible.
Few changes for Lion have been introduced in Chrome 14 on Mac OS X. Lion’s new scrollbar style, which is fully supported in the new version. Chrome has also gained compatibility with Lion’s full-creen functionality, triggered by a full-screen button or Ctrl+Shift+F. It also offers a separate “presentation mode” that mimics the legacy fullscreen style.
You can download it from www.google.com/chrome.