Opera 11.50 with hardware acceleration
- Opera 11.50 by default comes enabled with full hardware acceleration on systems with compatible hardware and drivers.
- You muse have Open GL 2.x compatible graphics card and related hardware drivers for hardware acceleration and WebGL to work. (Read Find OpenGL Version in your Computer with GLview )
- Future builds of Opera 11.50 will get Direct3D support.
- For integrated Intel graphics chips, Opera 11.50 will use software renderer .
To know whether hardware acceleration enabled in Opera 11.50 browser, type “Opera:about “ in the address bar if “Vega backend “ listed as “OpenGL” then hardware acceleration is enabled. If not “Vega backend” shown as “software” backend.
Currently this preview build available for Windows users only.