NW.js v0.13.0-beta5 Release Notes

We are pleased to announce NW.js 0.13.0-beta5. Chromium 48 is updated to 48.0.2564.97 from 48.0.2564.82. Multiple bugs were fixed including XP support, transparency, window operations, cookie and webrequest API.

We'll look into upgrading to Chromium 49 before RC release.

Chromium 48 brings exciting changes including custom buttons in the notification; VP9 as the codec for WebRTC, see http://blog.chromium.org/2015/12/chrome-48-beta-present-to-cast-devices_91.html . You can use them in your NW app today.

If you're new to this major new beta version 0.13, please read http://nwjs.io/blog/v0.13.0-beta1/



SDK build:

NaCl build and other platforms: http://dl.nwjs.io/v0.13.0-beta5/

There are 3 builds for each platform - normal build, sdk build and Nacl build. Normal build doesn't have devtools, only SDK build does. lt can be opened by pressing F12 (Cmd-Alt-I on OSX). SDK packages also have more development tools to be exposed in the following releases, as well as the NaCl support.

Our build infrastructure enables live binary build from git tip so you can access to the latest binary from http://dl.nwjs.io/live-build/

Known issues