WebKitGTK+ 2.19.1 released
Posted on: 11/01/2017 09:39 AM

WebKitGTK+ 2.19.1, the first development release leading toward 2.20 series has been released

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine. Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web browsers.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.19.1 release?

- Add initial resource load statistics support.
- Add API to expose availability of certain editing commands in WebKitEditorState.
- Add API to query whether a WebKitNavigationAction is a redirect or not.
- Improve complex text rendering.
- Add support for the "system" CSS font family.
- Implement low power mode.
- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.


gtk+ >= 3.6.0
glib >= 2.36
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2


WebKitGTK+ 2.19.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.19.1.tar.xz (14.8MB)
md5sum: 53c5008aaaba65cafe26fcdb3ba1a9b6
sha1sum: 99e454bb4cb0a7fb7c196efbc051f76dd2c44181
sha256sum: 9f78555486ea11d53c90394da4d38a7d5b06e76d5b563182a4ed8326adc4cce5

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