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Changes for v36.0.1933.0 - v36.0.1941.0

  • This release fixes a large crash



Changes for v35.0.1916.27 - v36.0.1933.0

  • This release fixes a large crash.



Changes for v35.0.1916.17 - v35.0.1916.27

  • This release fixes a large crash.



Changes for v35.0.1916.6 - v35.0.1916.17

  • This release fixes a large crash.



Changes for v35.0.1912.2 - v35.0.1916.6

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs



Changes for v35.0.1883.0 - v35.0.1897.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v35.0.1862.2 - v35.0.1883.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1847.11 - v35.0.1862.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1847.3 - v34.0.1847.11

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1838.2 - v34.0.1847.3

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1833.5 - v34.0.1838.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1825.4 - v34.0.1833.5

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1809.0 - v34.0.1825.4

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1797.2 - v34.0.1809.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v34.0.1788.0 - v34.0.1797.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v33.0.1750.5 - v33.0.1750.18

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs



Changes for v33.0.1712.2 - v33.0.1712.4

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v33.0.1707.0 - v33.0.1712.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1700.4 - v32.0.1700.6

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1687.2 - v32.0.1700.4

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1685.0 - v32.0.1687.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1678.0 - v32.0.1685.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1671.4 - v32.0.1678.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1671.3 - v32.0.1671.4

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1664.3 - v32.0.1671.3

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v32.0.1659.2 - v32.0.1664.3

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v31.0.1650.4 - v31.0.1650.8

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v31.0.1650.2 - v31.0.1650.4

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v31.0.1636.2 - v31.0.1650.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v31.0.1632.7 - v31.0.1636.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs



Changes for v31.0.1626.1 - v31.0.1632.7

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v31.0.1622.7 - v31.0.1626.1

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v31.0.1612.2 - v31.0.1622.7

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v30.0.1599.10 - v31.0.1612.1

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v30.0.1599.0 - v30.0.1599.10

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs



Changes for v30.0.1588.0 - v30.0.1599.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v30.0.1581.2 - v30.0.1588.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v30.0.1568.2 - v30.0.1573.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v29.0.1547.0 - v30.0.1568.2

  • This release fixes a number of crashes and other bugs.



Changes for v29.0.1541.0 - v29.0.1547.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes, as well as other bugs.



Changes for v29.0.1535.3 - v29.0.1541.0

  • This release fixes a number of crashes, as well as other bugs.



Changes for v29.0.1530.2 - v29.0.1535.3

  • This release fixes a number of crashes, as well as other bugs.



Changes for v29.0.1521.3 - v29.0.1530.2

  • This release fixes some known crashes,
  • as well as other bugs.
  • Fixed Issue:
  • Cached CSS file is used regardless of media type



Changes for v29.0.1516.3 - v29.0.1521.3

  • This release fixes some known crashes, as well as other bugs.



Changes for v28.0.1500.11 - v28.0.1500.20

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v28.0.1500.5 - v28.0.1500.11

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v28.0.1500.3 - v28.0.1500.5

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues



Changes for v28.0.1496.0 - v28.0.1500.3

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v28.0.1490.2 - v28.0.1496.0

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v28.0.1485.0 - v28.0.1490.2

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v28.0.1469.0 - v28.0.1478.0

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v27.0.1453.9 - v27.0.1453.12

  • This build addresses some known regressions and stability issues.



Changes for v27.0.1453.6 - v27.0.1453.9

  • fix a stability issue



Changes for v27.0.1453.3 - v27.0.1453.6

  • This build addresses some known stability issues.



Changes for v27.0.1444.3 - v27.0.1448.0



Changes for v27.0.1438.7 - v27.0.1444.3



Changes for v27.0.1423.0 - v27.0.1425.2

  • This build fixes the following issues:
  • Facebook doesn't always render correctly. [Issue: 177520]
  • Cancel string is missing on the button from the uninstall dialog. [Issue: 178464]
  • Mac: After resizing the window, a frameless window can become draggable in the titlebar area [Issue: 159361]



Changes for v26.0.1410.10 - v26.0.1410.12

  • Hosted apps in Chrome will always be opened from app launcher. [Issue: 176267]
  • Added modal confirmation dialog to the enterprise profile sign-in flow. [Issue: 171236]
  • Fixed a crash with autofill. [Issue: 175454, 176576]
  • Fixed issues with sign-in. [Issue: 175672, 175819, 175541, 176190]
  • Fixed spurious profile shortcuts created with a system-level install. [Issue: 177047]
  • Fixed the background tab flashing with certain themes. [Issue: 175426]
  • [Mac] Fixed background apps dock menu. [Issue: 175113]
  • [Mac] Fixed the hang when clicking on extensions' permission link. [Issue: 175071]
  • [Linux] Fixed broken command line to create extensions with locale info. [Issue: 176187]
  • [Linux] Fixed crash after clicking through malware warning. [Issue: 173986]



Changes for v26.0.1410.5 - v26.0.1410.10

  • Fixed cookie jar transfer regression. [Issue: 176513]
  • Fixed enable bad language translation detection reports for secure pages. [Issue: 176457]
  • [Linux] Fixed a crash while printing a pdf. [Issue: 175514]
  • Fixed crash while closing tab during tab capture. [Issue: 175275]
  • [Linux] Fixed the panel issue which does not accept keyboard input when it is minimized and expanded. [Issue: 175858]
  • Fixed issue in allowing extension permissions to be viewed from extension settings page. [Issue: 170742]
  • Fixed display of CSS3 transformed area which doesn't line up with hit-testing area. [Issue: 157961]
  • Fixed scroll bar and combo box UI issue. [Issue: 175335]
  • Fixed alternate NTP which overlap dev tools with bookmark bar. [Issue: 173205]



Changes for v26.0.1410.3 - v26.0.1410.5

  • This build contains an instability fix in the WebCore and the network components.



Changes for v26.0.1403.0 - v26.0.1410.3

  • Display an info banner on the clear browsing data dialog if the browsing data was cleared within the last 24h
  • Added possibility to history to group domains by week or month
  • Added wallpaper picker icon
  • Made wallpaper images immutable



Changes for v26.0.1397.2 - v26.0.1403.0

  • Introduced a different variable icon for VPN (Issue: 172317)
  • Enabled showing Google now notifications in Chrome (Issue: 164227)
  • Implemented drag URL onto Home Button to set homepage (Issue: 152210)
  • Enabled speech bubble for platform apps (Issue: 164382)
  • Added UI to printing selection with print preview (Issue: 83098)
  • Added backup URL support for safe browsing data requests (Issue: 155753)
  • Added support for Chrome's identity API (Issue: 134213)
  • Enabled showing a modal dialog (instead of a bubble) for one-click sign in confirmation window (Issue: 171330)
  • Added search token to omnibox in Mac (Issue: 163190)
  • Changed the gray omnibox suggest color to black (Issue: 172142)
  • Fixed a crash in the DXVA decoder in Chrome (Issue: 171673)
  • Fixed the hierarchy arrow for nested bookmark folders for Mac (Issue: 111101)
  • Fixed showing of the profile picture in the uber tray when user clicks (Issue: 140961)
  • Fixed bug causing tab favicon media indicator to not turn off (Issue: 171077)
  • Fixed unintended first item selection when focusing using mouse (Issue: 172283)
  • Hided action box while typing in an omnibox (Issue: 157232)
  • Hided new Autofill UI when the user moves the window (Issue: 171673)
  • Reverted the appearance of simple notifications (Issue: 172358)
  • Disabled the "Open All in Incognito window" in Context menu for invalid urls (Issue: 106609)



Changes for v26.0.1386.0 - v26.0.1397.2

  • Media Gallery: Removed extension gallery watch count details (Issue: 144491)
  • Media Gallery Addedsupport for mtp device media file system on Windows (Issue: 151679)
  • Alternate ntp: implemented right-aligned search token (Issue: 163190)
  • Alternate ntp: unpinned bookmark bar in ntp (Issue: 170417)
  • Filemanager uses a smart link to the Files App help page (Issue: 139445, 170291)
  • FIx for Gracefully handling the situation of duplicate public accounts (Issue: 170538)
  • Added incoming intent page transition modifier for Android (Issue: 143118)
  • Added a mechanism to set the default handler for a URL protocol on Windows 8 (Issue: 154081)
  • Made easier to move corners of box when cropping large image in Files.app's photo editor.(Issue: 155705)
  • Fixed showing auto-enrollment-cancellation confirmation dialog (Issue: 170230)
  • Ensured that ChromeVox highlight moves out of a11y popup when it is closed (Issue: 165223)
  • Added 'dark' versions for the LTE/HSPA/GPRS icons so that we show them correctly on the network list (Issue 169969)
  • Split Date/Time picker values from IME processing (Issue 143540)
  • Removed the Instant checks for web contents modal dialog (Issue 157161)
  • Brought back the file dialogs for chrome AURA (Issue 170483)
  • Fixes for Cellular indicators (Issue 168935, 169979)
  • Removed the NaCl SRPC proxy from Chrome (Issue 169152)
  • Updated Task Manager looks closer to the new dialog style (Issue 166075)
  • Fix to activate the last used profile (Issue 150856)
  • Fixed crash when popping up speech input bubble in CF (Issue 156688)
  • Fixed views implementation of table and tree to use the right system colors (Issue 170368, 170370)
  • Filled unexpected gap in a IME candidate window ((Issue 149185)
  • NaCl SDK: Built a naclports bundle (linux only) ( Issue 168693)
  • Pop up requestAutocomplete UI when autofill server hints chrome client that it is in a multipage autofill flow (Issue 159830)
  • Implemented new Task Manager and Edit Bookmark style, etc ( Issue 166075)
  • Implemented support of InputScope for desktop (non-Metro) Chrome ( Issue 150077



Changes for v26.0.1384.2 - v26.0.1386.0

  • Fixed marking notifications when opened and closed (Issue: 169388)
  • Fixed web popup menus (Issue: 166832)
  • Fixed renderer form_autofill_util changes to support Checkboxes and Radiobuttons (Issue: 157636)
  • Fixed decoding of URL in bookmark editor (Issue: 165648)
  • Added the preferences and UI to make the launcher opt-inable (Issue: 151676)
  • Added incognito visualization to items in the new app menu (Issue: 169842)
  • Renamed the magnifier names: "Full" -> "Entire screen", "Partial" -> "Lens" (Issue: 166832)
  • Enable webkit preference for Chromium to disallow unsafe plugin pasting (Issue: 112325)
  • Fixed thumbnail view on Drive (Issue 170022)
  • Fixed crash bug in BookmarkEditorView (Issue 167385)



Changes for v25.0.1364.29 - v26.0.1384.2

  • This build contains improvements in stability and fixes for few other issues.



Changes for v25.0.1364.26 - v25.0.1364.29

  • This update contains additional stability fixes.



Changes for v25.0.1364.5 - v25.0.1364.26

  • This update contains additional stability fixes.



Changes for v25.0.1364.2 - v25.0.1364.5

  • This update contains stability and memory fixes.



Changes for v25.0.1359.3 - v25.0.1364.2

  • This update contains additional stability fixes.



Changes for v25.0.1354.0 - v25.0.1359.3

  • This update contains a number of stability fixes.



Changes for v25.0.1349.2 - v25.0.1354.0

  • This build includes a test of new variations of the New Tab Page for a small set of users.



Changes for v24.0.1312.2 - v24.0.1312.5

  • Fixed BrowserFrameWin artifact on opaque to glass frame changes. (Issue: 156982)
  • Fixed a crash that could occur if the user closed a tab with an uncommitted search navigation. (Issue: 158201)
  • Fixed focus issue which does not change from Omnibox to Find in Page on mouseclick. (Issue: 158562)
  • Flash Mac: Fixed escape to exit fullscreen. (Issue: 155492)
  • Fixed crash when installing an extension and the browser window goes away. (Issue: 134194)
  • Ensure sidebar links are re-enabled when a confirmation dialog is closed. (Issue: 158912)
  • Fixed old Chrome version cleanup. (Issue: 75951)
  • Fixed memory leak in Chrome Windows. (Issue: 158931)
  • Fixed F4 inside should not open calendar picker. (Issue: 158482)
  • Fixed calendar picker can flicker when opened from the suggestion picker. (Issue 158608)



Changes for v24.0.1297.0 - v24.0.1305.3

  • All
  • •Updated V8 - 3.14.5.0
  • •Bookmarks are now searched by their title while typing into the omnibox with matching bookmarks being shown in the autocomplete suggestions pop-down list. Matching is done by prefix. Example: if there is a bookmark with a title of “Doglettes & Catlettes” typing any of the following into the omnibox will likely present the bookmark as a suggestion:: “dog”, “cat”, “cat dog”, “dog cat”, “dogle”, etc. Typing “ogle” or “lettes” will not match.
  • •Fixed issues 155871, 154173, 155133.
  • Windows
  • •Removed “Uninstall Google Chrome” shortcut from the Start menu as recommended by Microsoft’s best practices article for the Start menu (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/desktop/aa511447.aspx).



Changes for v24.0.1284.2 - v24.0.1290.1

  • All
  • •Fixed issue where clearing browse data never completes with PPAPI flash plugin disabled. [Issue: 144874]
  • •Fixed issue in disabling sync for default apps. [Issue: 152582]
  • •Fixed crashes 154167, 153902, 152622.
  • Known Issues
  • •Issue 154663: On Windows 8, if Chrome is set to use Windows 8 mode, it might launch in Windows 8 mode when trying to uninstall (and therefore fail to uninstall). Workaround: make another browser default (in Control Panel -> Default Programs) and then uninstall Chrome.



Changes for v23.0.1271.10 - v24.0.1284.2

  • •Updated V8 - 3.13.7.1
  • •Updated WebKit - 537.13
  • •Fixed an issue where clearing browsing data would not complete when Pepper Flash was disabled (Issue: 144874)
  • •Fixed an issue where inline disposition isn’t displaying correctly. (Issue: 145622)
  • •Fixed a crash when clicking speech input. (Issue: 146689)
  • •Fixed file system URLs no longer work in platform apps. (Issue: 150861)
  • •Fixed a crash when opening YouTube in full screen mode. (Issue: 149821)
  • •Fixed a crash when loading explicit intent service. (Issue: 150834)



Changes for v23.0.1271.6 - v23.0.1271.10

  • This build fixes several known crashes as well as:
  • •Win8: Fixed Pre-edit character appears when bringing up the Touch keyboard
  • •Mac: Flash timezone issue is fixed



Changes for v23.0.1271.1 - v23.0.1271.6

  • All
  • •Updated V8 - 3.13.7.2
  • •Several fixes to forced compositing mode
  • •Fixed known crashers
  • Windows
  • •Fixed path lengths for storage partitions
  • •Fixed CJK input for Metro mode



Changes for v23.0.1270.0 - v23.0.1271.1

  • •Updated WebKit - 537.11
  • •Fixed simultaneous audio playback is broken
  • •Fixed bug with Web Intents and non-sticky defaults
  • •Audio may drop out under certain play / pause cycles.



Changes for v23.0.1262.0 - v23.0.1270.0

  • •Updated V8 - 3.13.7.1
  • •Fixed playback of multiple audio streams with Pepper Flash, WebRTC, and WebAudio.
  • •Fixed crash when attempting to play audio without a sound card or via remote desktop.
  • •Media Galleries Extension API should work on all platforms, though permission format has changed.
  • •Chrome will automatically check for captive portals when showing SSL interstitials or when an HTTP server responds to an HTTPS request.
  • Windows
  • •Now Chrome on Windows 8 uses a single profile regardless if running on desktop or metro mode. A new menu item has been added to switch mode which cause a relaunch.



Changes for v23.0.1255.0 - v23.0.1262.0

  • All
  • •Updated V8 - 3.13.6.0
  • •Updated WebKit - 537.10
  • All
  • •Fix top crashes
  • Mac
  • •Make the favicons for chrome:// URLs high DPI



Changes for v23.0.1251.2 - v23.0.1255.0

  • All
  • •Fixed a crash which occurred when scavenging sessionStorages.
  • •Packaged Apps can now request access to local media folders.
  • Windows
  • •Fixed a bug causing Chrome shortcuts to stop working on Windows 8 after an update.
  • •Can't scroll down by entering space after switching tab when IME is enabled
  • •Can't type Japanese/Korean into a text field in a Flash application on Window Vista/7 using MS Japanese IME and MS Korean IME



Changes for v23.0.1246.0 - v23.0.1251.2

  • All
  • •Fixes several known top crashers
  • •Fixed tab strip menu not working
  • Windows
  • •IndexedDB.open no longer hangs on windows



Changes for v22.0.1229.12 - v23.0.1243.2

  • · Updated V8 - 3.13.1.0
  • · Updated WebKit - 537.6
  • · SessionStorage is now persisted on disk; it’s stored and restored by the session restore system
  • · Fix Print Preview on WIndows XP



Changes for v22.0.1201.0 - v22.0.1221.0

  • This update has an updated version of V8 (3.12.16.0) along with other improvements.



Changes for v21.0.1180.15 - v22.0.1201.0

  • This build has an update version of V8 (3.12.9.0) along with several other changes



Changes for v21.0.1180.4 - v21.0.1180.15

  • This version fixes a small sync problem (Issue: 134715) and contains a fix for Mac hardware with the Intel HD 4000 graphics chip (e.g. the new Macbook Airs), in order to prevent a resource leak which is causing a kernel panic on that hardware. This is a temporary change while we work on fixing the root cause of the issue.



Changes for v21.0.1180.0 - v21.0.1180.4

  • All
  • •Updated V8 - 3.11.10.10
  • •Fixed regression in alignment
  • •Fixed scrollbar layers being misplaced with a clipped owner layer
  • Windows
  • •Several Metro experience enhancements
  • •Fix a crash in Pepper object scripting



Changes for v21.0.1171.0 - v21.0.1180.0

  • All
  • •Updated V8 - 3.11.10.6
  • •Content settings for Cookies now also show protected storage granted to hosted apps
  • •Chromoting client plugin correctly up-scales on when page-zoom is >100%.
  • Windows
  • •Windows 8: User-level Chrome no longer requires admin privileges to be made default.



Changes for v21.0.1163.0 - v21.0.1171.0

  • All
  • •HTML5 audio/video and WebAudio now support 24-bit PCM wave files.
  • Windows
  • •Improved support for on-screen keyboard on Windows 8 in Metro mode. Resolved several Windows 8 crashes and performance regressions.



Changes for v21.0.1155.2 - v21.0.1163.0

  • All
  • •Updated V8 - 3.11.8.0
  • Windows
  • •Added support for (pointer) and (hover) CSS media queries so sites can optimize their UI for touch when touch-screen support is available.



Changes for v21.0.1145.0 - v21.0.1155.2

  • •Updated V8 - 3.11.6.2
  • •Gamepad API prototype http://www.w3.org/TR/gamepad/ available by default.
  • •TLS 1.1 is enabled by default.
  • •Mouse Lock (Pointer Lock) no longer requires fullscreen. [r138150][r138944] Native Client applications can use this now, while the JavaScript API still requires enabling in about:flags. Try e.g. http://media.tojicode.com/q3bsp/



Changes for v20.0.1132.11 - v21.0.1145.0

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.11.3.0
  • ?Allow certain unused renderer processes to exit before the tab is closed. (Issue: 126333)
  • ?Fix password autofill to work again for Incognito windows (Issue: 117720)
  • ?Prevent an infinite loop inside SSLClientSocketNSS::OnSendComplete. This has been observed in Chrome OS, but could also happen on other platforms. (Issue: 127822)
  • Known Issues ?In bookmark bubble unable to edit the name and select the sub folder from drop down (Issue: 128612)



Changes for v20.0.1132.8 - v20.0.1132.11

  • This build contains updates to V8 (3.10.8.7) and several other fixes



Changes for v20.0.1132.3 - v20.0.1132.8

  • This build contains updates to V8 (3.10.8.5) and several other fixes.



Changes for v20.0.1130.1 - v20.0.1132.3

  • This build contains update for several fixes



Changes for v20.0.1123.4 - v20.0.1130.1

  • This build contains update for V8 - 3.10.8.4 and several stability fixes.



Changes for v20.0.1123.1 - v20.0.1123.4

  • a bug-fixing release



Changes for v20.0.1115.1 - v20.0.1123.1

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.10.6.0
  • ?Fixed about:inducebrowsercrashforrealz
  • ?[Windows] Visual refinements to the tab strip and toolbar icons, including a slightly wider new tab button (the ?baby tab?) that is easier to click.
  • ?[Known Issues] Mouse over on apps/extensions makes place holder blank in web store.



Changes for v20.0.1105.2 - v20.0.1115.1

  • The build contains few fixes and update to V8 (3.10.5.0)



Changes for v20.0.1105.0 - v20.0.1105.2

  • It contains a fix for stability crash



Changes for v20.0.1096.1 - v20.0.1105.0

  • All
  • ?Updated V8 - 3.10.2.1
  • ?Fixed issues - 121584, 122130, 122850, 123403?Fixed empty apps page crash. (Issue: 122214)
  • Windows
  • ?Fixed a crash in the Cloud Print connector when connecting via Remote Desktop (Issue: 122996)
  • ?Fixed incorrect program icon being shown in the task switcher. (Issue: 118368)
  • ?Fixed downloads page drag/drop. (Issue: 122946)
  • Known Issues
  • ?[Mac 10.6] Video isn?t displayed when entered into presentation mode (pressing cmd + shift + f) (Issue: 123911)



Changes for v19.0.1084.15 - v20.0.1096.1

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.10.0.5
  • ?file: downloads allowed again.
  • ?Enable the Chrome To Mobile page action for users with compatible registered devices
  • ?Fixed issues



Changes for v19.0.1084.9 - v19.0.1084.15

  • ?Other Devices menu shows last update time for other sessions, and allows sessions to be hidden using a context menu.
  • ?Fix sync issue with sessions (open tabs) triggering an unrecoverable error.
  • ?Fixed Sync/Apps: NTP apps icons missing after sync. [Issue: 117857]
  • ?Fixed bookmarks drag-n-drop in Bookmark Manager. [Issue: 118715]



Changes for v19.0.1084.1 - v19.0.1084.9

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.9.24.7
  • ?Fixed issues



Changes for v19.0.1081.2 - v19.0.1084.1

  • ?Fixed issue cannot add GMail app to Chrome.
  • ?Fixed theme and bookmarks bar notifications.
  • ?Fixed popup prompting permission for flash plugin.



Changes for v19.0.1077.3 - v19.0.1081.2

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.9.24.1
  • ?The Other Devices menu on the new tab page restores the navigation history when a tab is restored.
  • ?[Windows] Disable file: or data: downloads for security hardening.
  • ?[Mac] Fixed: Extension and download icons are drawn incorrectly



Changes for v19.0.1068.1 - v19.0.1077.3

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.9.23.0
  • ?Fixed dialog boxes in settings.
  • ?Fixed flash videos turning white on mac when running with --disable-composited-core-animation-plugins
  • ?Change to look for correctly sized favicon when multiple images are provided.
  • ?Fixed issues



Changes for v19.0.1061.1 - v19.0.1068.1

  • This build contains a fix for browser hang and increase in CPU usage.



Changes for v19.0.1055.1 - v19.0.1061.1

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.9.13.0
  • ?Added remote file system support for File object by 'create-snapshot-first' approach
  • ?Fixed overlap of apps in NTP when deleting and reinstalling app
  • ?Fixed issues



Changes for v19.0.1049.3 - v19.0.1055.1

  • This build contains stability fixes and updated V8 to 3.9.11.0



Changes for v19.0.1041.0 - v19.0.1049.3

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.9.8.0
  • ?Marked the Certum Trusted Network CA as an issuer of extended-validation (EV) certificates.
  • ?Fixed importing of bookmarks, history, etc. from Firefox 10+.
  • ?Fixed issues



Changes for v19.0.1036.7 - v19.0.1041.0

  • ?Make speech input bubble borders close with the bubble
  • ?Fixed stability issues



Changes for v18.0.1025.7 - v19.0.1036.7

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.9.4.0
  • ?Fix: open incognito windows at exit created extra normal windows when the session was restored.
  • ?Show spelling suggestions for misspelled words from the online spellchecker provided by Google (only after users opt into sending text to the service).
  • ?When translating a page, get the code and translation via HTTPS.
  • ?Fix a visual artifact when UI bubbles fade [r119916]
  • ?Fix 3D acceleration on computers with NVIDIA Optimus graphics.
  • ?Use Google?s online spellchecker to identify misspelled words as well as provide suggestions, for pasted text only.
  • ?Fixed a crash that could occur if a page was closed while playing audio.
  • Known Issues
  • ?Sub-dialogs do not work in Settings.



Changes for v18.0.1025.3 - v18.0.1025.7

  • This build contains following stability and bug fixes:
  • ?Users can now sync NTP icons to their profile and keep their order across different instances of chrome.
  • ?Pointer Lock / Mouse Lock is implemented behind a flag (see about:flags). Mac only bug fix when closing a tab.
  • ?Fixed stability crashes.]



Changes for v18.0.1025.1 - v18.0.1025.3

  • ?Fixed URL handling of settings page.
  • ?Fixed crash when unpacking extension.
  • ?Fixed the case where the utility process crashes after all plugins have been loaded



Changes for v18.0.1017.2 - v18.0.1025.1

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.8.9.0
  • ?Moved the ?privacy? extension API out of experimental



Changes for v18.0.1010.1 - v18.0.1017.2

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.8.7.1
  • ?Enable linear scaling for Chrome Remote Desktop?s scale-to-fit feature. (issue 93451)
  • ?Fixed popup windows issue (Issue: 106967)
  • ?Fixed crashes in extension binding (Issue: 110694)
  • ?When Strict Transport Security mandates that HTTPS certificate errors must be fatal, add a string telling the user why. (Issue: 110191)



Changes for v18.0.1003.1 - v18.0.1010.1

  • ?The PDF plugin now adds ?Rotate Clockwise? and ?Rotate Counterclockwise? commands to context menus, so users can more easily view documents scanned horizontally.
  • ?Updated the first-run bubble text and added a link to change the current search engine.
  • ?Fixed HTML5 showing download bar in fullscreen mode.



Changes for v17.0.963.12 - v18.0.1003.1

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.8.4.1
  • ?Fixed several crashes
  • ?When a profile is synced, use GAIA name + GAIA photo for avatar - Use Google OAuth userinfo API to get profile information
  • ?Added support for manifest_version attribute for extensions
  • ?Eliminate drawing glitch on WebUI radio controls.
  • ?Fixed regression with extension omnibox API where whitespace would get trimmed
  • ?Fix page zoom for plug-in documents
  • ?Fix race condition in extension service that causes extensions installed
  • ?Folders in the wrench menu and application menu are greyed out
  • ?Better error handling in audio wave out.
  • ?Made URL filter for web request API mandatory
  • ?Reject weak RSA and DSA keys when validating certificate chains for HTTPS; related UI
  • ?Popups opened from a maximized window should now be unmaximized
  • ?Hide panels in presence of full screen app for windows.
  • ?Provide windows notification of thread termination
  • ?Abort in-flight load tasks if the DB has been closed.



Changes for v17.0.963.0 - v17.0.963.2

  • This release contains stability and feature improvement



Changes for v17.0.942.0 - v17.0.963.0

  • All Platforms
  • ?Updated V8 - 3.7.12.6
  • ?Omnibox suggestions will now be prerendered if our confidence of the user following the suggestion is high.
  • ?Support for
  • ?Content Settings (in Options, Under the Hood) now has UI for ?Mouse Cursor?, which controls the Mouse Lock API permissions.
  • ?Fixed a renderer crash that could happen when opening a new tab with many tabs open.
  • ?WebKit Issue 73056 - Small fix for BiDi selection.
  • ?WebKit Issue 63903 - Fixed WebKit's implementation of bdo, bdi, and output elements to match HTML5 spec section 10.3.5.
  • Windows
  • ?Desktop shortcuts will be created for each user account, to launch Chrome with that account active.
  • Mac
  • ?The PDF viewer now renders nicer looking text.
  • ?Plugins using the Core Animation rendering model are now rendered through Chrome?s compositor rather than directly to the screen. This should have no user visible side effects; please file bugs and cc: kbr@chromium.org if any unexpected issues are seen with plugin rendering on Mac.
  • Known Issues
  • ?Extension/App/Themes installs on Linux/ChromeOS are currently not working. This includes sync-driven installs. (Bug 106599)



Changes for v17.0.938.0 - v17.0.942.0

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.7.7.0.
  • ?Fixed New Tab page apps re-ordering issue.
  • ?Policy support for disabling the Cloud Print Connector has been added.
  • Windows ?Fixed an issue where Chrome app windows would hang.
  • Known Issues ?Crash when notification occurs



Changes for v17.0.932.0 - v17.0.938.0

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.7.6.0. This release includes the new garbage collector.
  • ?Windows: Fixed a bug where the missing plug-in infobar would not do anything (issue 103216).



Changes for v17.0.928.0 - v17.0.932.0

  • ?Fixed possible hang when using the GPU (Issue: 102214).
  • Windows ?Fixed a bug causing the missing plug-in infobar (?An additional plug-in is required??) to wrongly appear (Issue: 101821)
  • ?Stopped search engine dialog from appearing even when not changed.
  • ?NaCl working again on Win64.
  • Known Issues ?In some cases, clicking the ?Install plug-in? button on the missing plug-in infobar does nothing (Issue: 103216). A workaround is to click on the plug-in placeholder on the page instead.



Changes for v16.0.912.21 - v17.0.928.0

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.6.6.3
  • ?Prompt the user if they want to cancel downloads occurring when the last Incognito Window of a profile is closed.
  • ?Panels are enabled by default (extensions-only, ?Tasky? in Web Store is one example)
  • ?Adjustable margins supported in Print Preview.
  • ?Mouse Lock ?Allow? permission (given via a prompt) is now saved in content settings per domain.
  • Known Issues ?NaCl will not run on Windows
  • ?Indexed Database: IDBDatabase.transaction() - passing [] as first argument is no longer supported per specification
  • ?Indexed Database: Databases will fail to load previously created object stores



Changes for v16.0.912.15 - v16.0.912.21

  • This release contains stability fixes



Changes for v16.0.912.12 - v16.0.912.15

  • This release contains fixes for stability.



Changes for v16.0.912.0 - v16.0.912.4

  • ?Updated V8 - 3.6.6.5
  • ?Fixed stability issue in Print and Instant



Changes for v16.0.904.0 - v16.0.912.0

  • All
  • ?Updated V8 - 3.6.6.3
  • ?Native Client and Pepper plug-ins will be able to go use First Person controls for games and other applications after they go full screen and lock the mouse cursor. See PPB_MouseLock::LockMouse.
  • Mac
  • ?Chrome now offers improved battery life on Mac laptops with dual (integrated and discrete) GPUs. Currently the improvement is present on 2011 MacBook Pros running OS X 10.7.1, but will take effect on more machines as OS software updates are released.
  • Known Issues ?Printing does not work - crashes the tab.
  • ?Crash in Instant. Fixed on trunk; workaround is to disable Instant (if it?s already disabled and still crashes, please re-enable and disable, using the checkbox in Preferences -> Basics).



Changes for v16.0.899.0 - v16.0.904.0

  • Eliminate window frame rendering errors on activate / deactivate.



Changes for v16.0.891.0 - v16.0.899.0

  • All
  • Updated V8 - 3.6.4.1
  • FTP: fixed compatibility issue with ftp.comconlink.co.za,
  • HTML5 audio uses faster method of communications between host and renderer, thus reducing lag for Javascript
  • Fixed many known stability issues.
  • Windows
  • Fixed a regression where pages couldn?t receive Esc key events,



Changes for v16.0.889.0 - v16.0.891.0

  • Linux: Enabled Native Client for 32-bit Linux and also addresses a performance issue for Native Client on Intel Atom CPUs. [Issue: 92964], [nativeclient: 480]
  • Linux: Fixed fetching proxy settings on Gnome 3 systems when glib2-dev package is not installed. [Issue: 91744]
  • All: Fixed many known stability issues.



Changes for v15.0.874.21 - v16.0.889.0

  • Updated V8 - 3.6.4.0
  • FTP: fixed compatibility with servers which send 451 response for CWD command. (Issue 96401)
  • Windows and Mac: Enabled multi-users (multi-profiles) by default.
  • Fixed many known stability issues.



Changes for v15.0.874.15 - v15.0.874.21

  • Fixed a bug that caused a crash if you tried to use the speech input keystroke (Ctrl+Shift+Period) on a (non-speech-enabled) textarea.
  • Fixed many known stability issues.



Changes for v15.0.874.12 - v15.0.874.15

  • Updated V8 3.5.10.9
  • JavaScript fullscreen API now enabled by default.
  • Bug fixes and visual improvements for the New Tab Page.
  • Fixed many known stability issues.
  • Known Issue: Linux-only: Chrome crashes with Ctrl+P



Changes for v15.0.874.5 - v15.0.874.12

  • Updated V8 3.5.10.7
  • Print preview issues with self-closing popups have been fixed.
  • Fixed many known stability issues.



Changes for v15.0.874.0 - v15.0.874.5

  • Updated V8 3.6.0.0
  • Fixed a possible sync crash triggered by encryption of all sync data.
  • The --enable-accelerated-plugins flag was changed to --disable-accelerated-plugins. Pepper Plugins are now accelerated by default.
  • Fixed a crash when deleting cookies from chrome://settings/clearBrowserData.
  • Enable new client-side phishing detection for non-UMA users (previously UMA-only). When local heuristics trigger, sends only limited information that does not identify the page, such as a prefix of the hash of the URL, and other non-identifiable features such as whether you've visited the page before.
  • Fixed many known stability issues.



Changes for v15.0.865.0 - v15.0.874.0

  • Updated V8 3.6.0.0
  • Fixed a possible sync crash triggered by encryption of all sync data.
  • The --enable-accelerated-plugins flag was changed to --disable-accelerated-plugins. Pepper Plugins are now accelerated by default.
  • Fixed a crash when deleting cookies from chrome://settings/clearBrowserData.
  • Enable new client-side phishing detection for non-UMA users (previously UMA-only). When local heuristics trigger, sends only limited information that does not identify the page, such as a prefix of the hash of the URL, and other non-identifiable features such as whether you've visited the page before.
  • Fixed many known stability issues.



Changes for v15.0.861.0 - v15.0.865.0

  • Updated V8 3.5.8.0
  • r98474: Fixed some downloads crashers occurring due to over-aggressive consistency checks.
  • Print Preview is working once again.
  • Fixed issue where turning on sync encryption could remove bookmark titles.
  • r98148: When downloading a file with illegal trailing characters in the file name, they are replaced rather than truncated.



Changes for v15.0.849.0 - v15.0.854.0

  • Updated V8 3.5.5.0
  • [r96420] Fixed uninstalls for forced install extensions [Issue 86519]
  • Fixed many known stability issues



Changes for v14.0.835.29 - v15.0.849.0

  • Updated V8 3.5.2.0
  • [r96275] FTP: added directory listing parser for OS/2 format, Issue 92154
  • [r96073] FTP: fix directory listing parsing for Hylafax, Issue 90807
  • Large speed improvement for print preview
  • This release also contains fixes for many known stability issues.



Changes for v14.0.814.0 - v14.0.835.29

  • This release contains fixes for a number of issues, along with increased stability on Mac OS X Lion.



Changes for v13.0.782.24 - v14.0.797.0

  • All
  • Updated V8 - 3.4.4.0
  • Windows
  • Improved support for the textarea element with screen readers.
  • Resolved Issues
  • Print workflow: Chrome Frame displays both Print Dialog and Print Preview
  • Crash when canceling print
  • Mouse back and forward buttons stopped working



Changes for v13.0.782.20 - v13.0.782.24

  • This release contains a number of stability fixes and the Flash update



Changes for v13.0.782.14 - v13.0.782.20

  • This release contains a number of stability fixes and we put hardware accelerated Canvas 2D back behind a flag



Changes for v13.0.782.11 - v13.0.782.14

  • This release contains a number of stability fixes.



Changes for v13.0.782.10 - v13.0.782.11

  • This release contains a number of UI tweaks and stabilities fixes.



Changes for v13.0.782.1 - v13.0.782.10

  • This release contains an updated version of Adobe Flash.



Changes for v13.0.772.0 - v13.0.782.1

  • Print preview refinements
  • IndexedDB+LevelDB made available in about:flags
  • Canvas 2D moved out from behind a flag (on by default)



Changes for v13.0.767.1 - v13.0.772.0

  • Updated V8 - 3.3.8.1
  • Continued work on Print Preview
  • Making progress on rel:preload
  • Crash fixes



Changes for v13.0.761.0 - v13.0.767.1

  • All
  • Print preview work continues
  • Omnibox string matching improvements
  • Linux
  • We are discontinuing support for Ubuntu Hardy for 13.0, in effect matching that Ubuntu has officially stopped supporting Hardy (including stopping security updates) as of May 12th, 2011.



Changes for v12.0.742.21 - v12.0.742.30

  • This release contains an updated version of Flash.



Changes for v12.0.742.16 - v12.0.742.21

  • This release contains fixes for a number of UI, performance, and stability issues. It also contains an update for Mac [bug 80602] that fixes garbage being displayed when the accelerated compositor was active. This primarily affected 3D CSS transforms and WebGL content.



Changes for v12.0.742.12 - v12.0.742.16

  • This release continues to address UI and performance issues, as well as a fix for non-Aero themes on Windows.



Changes for v12.0.742.5 - v12.0.742.9

  • This release continues to address UI and performance issues, as well as updates the Sync preferences UI.



Changes for v12.0.742.0 - v12.0.742.5

  • - Fixes a regression with sync along with other bugs.



Changes for v12.0.733.0 - v12.0.742.0

  • This release contains stability and performance fixes. There is one known issue.
  • Sync may not work correctly



Changes for v12.0.712.0 - v12.0.725.0

  • Updated V8 - 3.2.6.0
  • Spring cleaning in the code, lots of code cleanup and refactoring under the covers
  • Windows
  • Continued work on tab multi-select
  • Known Issues
  • 78475 Regression: Bidi Chrome UI lost directional diplay in menu and DOMUI and about: page functions
  • 78501 Regression: NACL apps are no longer working
  • 78509 Regression: Autofill fails on certain forms
  • 78073 Regression: Autocomplete sometimes pops up in the upper left corner



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