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Currently the beta version of Chrome 5 can be downloaded for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Google Chrome 5 beta fixed two security vulnerabilities. The dev version of Chrome 5 already released on late January.

Below I mentioned some of the new features of Google Chrome 5.

1. Aero Peek in Chrome : Now Chrome will have support for a Windows 7 feature called Aero Peek. If you hover over the Chrome icon in the taskbar you can see previews for all the open tabs in the taskbar.

2. Geolocation API : Geolocation lets the browser inform a Website of the user’s location if the permission is give by the user. It is one of the better-settled elements of HTML5.

3. Extensions : The great part is, with Chrome 5, all three operating systems Google supports will get extensions. It has some new browser interfaces and programmers can expand the power of extensions. Extensions allow others customize the browser’s feature.

4. Syncing : Google Chrome 5 supports sync for themes, autofill entries, and passwords. Chrome 5 has better synchronization abilities when compared to Google Chrome 4.

5. Built-in Flash : Chrome 5 is also believed to have built-in version of Adobe Systems’ Flash Player. It also includes the next beta version of Flash Player 10.1.

6. WebGL : Chrome 4 also had this feature, but in order to use, users had to disable a security feature called the sandbox. Now Google Chrome 5 gets WebGL support within the sandbox.

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7. Form AutoFill : It is similar to Google Toolbar. This version of Google Chrome now allows you to set up profiles and Credit cards details which you can then use to fill out long forms easily. You can also add profiles. To enable or disable the AutoFill settings visit Options | Personal Stuff.

8. Automatic Translation : Now Chrome uses Google Translate to turn the web page into your preferred language. So you don’t need to copy the web page’s URL or text into Google Translate or clicking on the “Translate this page” link in Google search results. This feature is also customizable.

9. Privacy Features : New privacy features includes many customizable features. Now you can allow only some specific sites to place cookies in your browser. You can also block cookies from the rest of the Web. To manage privacy settings click on the Tool icon, then Options | Under the Hood | Content Settings.

10. Jump Lists : Like Aero Peek, this is also another feature of Windows 7. Jump Lists provides a menu of actions which people can take when they click on the Chrome menu item.

11. PDF Support : Along with Flash, Chrome 5 is also believed to have great PDF support, which arrives as an internal plug-in.

Do you know any other new features of Chrome 5? Please share it in the comments.. I love it! πŸ˜€



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    18 Comments

    • naveen

      Its having good features but speed of browsing is less when compared to firefox.

    • Tini | Inzone Internet

      The best thing I like about Google Chrome it the speed. I use it shifts with firefox as both has pros and cons.

    • Senthil Ramesh

      Chrome was rocking from the initial days. And all these features make it to stand out of others. But one thing I cant understand is what IE is doing. It does nothing, still lacking many CSS compatibilities. But, more than 60 p.c of people use it. May be because of its secure data handling.

    • Nabeel

      cool! chrome is gearing up

    • Sunil Jain

      I am using Chrome Plus which has more enhanced features than that of Chrome πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
      You should once try it dude
      http://www.chromeplus.org/
      Have a look once and let me know πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
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    • Mathew Day

      Great new features for Google Chrome, but Firefox is still my favorite.
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    • John

      The new google chrome is really useful. Can't wait for the newer update.
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    • probloggerteam

      I am gonna try this it is superb.

    • GDI Blog

      Do you know how to disable autotranslate ?

      i really need it , its going frustating.
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    • Samuel

      Lol nice one but i dnt think google chrome can beat firefox No!

    • Tech Sputter

      s great thanks a lot for sharing such a wonderful info. I will download the newest version of Chrome today itself. Thanks again for this amazing information this will make my work easier. Keep sharing such informative stuffs here……….keep up the good work man
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    • Shiva

      That is quite a good amount of new features that Google has included in Chrome. I am pretty much sure there is going to be pretty much competition between Chrome and Firefox in the coming days
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    • NpXp

      Cool list of features. Hope Google Chrome beats Firefox in the coming few months.
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    • Siddhu

      Great to get a better version of Chrome…
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    • Offshore

      Hey that’s great thanks a lot for sharing such an wonderful information. I will download he newer version of Chrome today itself. Thanks again for this amazing information this will make my work easier. Keep sharing such informative stuffs here.

    • Anup@Hack Tutors

      Hm..This is growing up now!
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    • face lift

      Hey these are really nice features of Google chrome.I must say that there will be good competition for Firefox with all these new features ofGoogle Chrome 5.Now I am eager to use this Google Chrome 5 to see its new features.

    • Chethan

      I downloaded the New Dev Version…… Built in Flash is the biggest Feature!
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