Download Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) Platform Preview

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Download Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9) Platform Preview and take a look at the next IE browser that Microsoft will soon release to the IE user community.

Dean Hachamovich, the general manager for IE 9 development, spelled out IE9’s performance enhancements during a 40-minute presentation at MIX10, the web developer conference. Among them are background JavaScript compiling on a separate processor core, graphics processor acceleration of text and graphic rendering, and an upcoming update to the IE9 preview for hardware acceleration of HTML 5 video.

According to an analyst, IE9 9 will not only be slick and speedy but will be exponentially faster at dynamic rendering than Internet Explorer 8.

Free download Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview from here and try the next version of Internet Explorer.

But note that IE9 will not work on windows XP. To test drive the Internet Explorer 9 platform preview, you need to be running Windows 7 64 bit or Windows 7 32 bit or Windows Vista SP2 (x86 or x64) on your PC.

For Vista users, Windows Internet Explorer 8 and DirectX 2D (D2D) must be installed on your system. If you’re not already running Internet Explorer 8, download and install it first. Then install DirectX 2D by installing the Platform Update for Windows Vista, available on Windows Update.

You can check out the features and known issues with the current Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview in the release notes here.Download and check out what is cool and what is not in Internet Explorer 9 (IE 9).

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