Released Sleipnir 5 for Windows(5.0.3)! Now with font rendering adjustment feature!

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Sleipnir 5 for Windows

Hello, I’m Nishida.

Today, we have released Sleipnir 5 for Windows(5.0.3) that improves font rendering and performance.

Download Web Browser Sleipnir 5 for Windows

Improved font rendering (and about Web Fonts)

The development team is working towards improving the logic and optimizing parameters to achieve more beautiful font rendering. As a part of it, we have added a feature where users can optimize the font rendering to your environment and taste.

You can adjust two parameters: “Weight” to change the thickness of the character outlines and “Sharpness” to change the smoothness of the character.

We have changed the default settings a bit thinner and sharper, reflecting the feedbacks from users. If you would prefer the previous configuration, please select +1 for weight and -1 for sharpness.

Sleipnir 5 for Windows can express Web Fonts beautifully

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Sleipnir 5 for Windows

Sleipnir 5 for Windows (Heavier weight)

What do you think about this? Web Fonts are getting are getting a common technology in the world of web. However, it’s hard to say that mainstreams browsers are capable of beautifully rendering them. Sleipnir 5 for Windows can beautifully express even Web Fonts.

We’re also currently working on performance enhancements

While Sleipnir 5 for Windows already uses a very fast rendering Blink, we’re working on a further speed-up of our browser. This releases increases the rendering performance of the bookmark bar.

Other improvements

  • Websites can be hidden from the SiteUpdates using the menu in the right-bottom of each entries.
  • Added Customize > SiteUpdates, where editing excluded websites and logout from Facebook or Twitter is possible.
  • Added much more selectable actions into Customize > Mouse > Mouse Aliases.

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