“Web applications are becoming more complex," wrote Google software engineers Mads Ager and Kasper Lund.
Other, more cosmetic feature changes include the ability to run the browser in full screen mode, an autofill function for remembering form information and a new way to edit the opening screen which displays the browser's most visited sites.
“It's useful if you end up with a site in there that you'd rather not admit to visiting quite as often as you actually do,” said Google chrome product manager, Brian Rakowski
The company is also claiming the browser is much more stable then before. Rakowski said this was because the company had fixed over 300 bugs in the system since launch.
Existing Chrome users will be updated “very soon” he said, on the Google Chrome blog, and new users can download it here. Google says that updates will be pushed out regularly in future.
Google puts Chrome 2 out on final release
Google has released final code for the second version of its Chrome browser, eight months after the official launch.