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Rightware Extends Its Lead in Web Browser Evaluation Tools
[May 13, 2014]

Rightware Extends Its Lead in Web Browser Evaluation Tools

ESPOO, Finland --(Business Wire)--

Rightware proudly announced today the launch of the latest edition of the popular web browser test tool, Browsermark 2.1. Rightware has found, through in-house testing, a consumer could gain as much as 60% better web browsing performance by simply choosing a different browser.

Browsermark is free for consumers to run and check out the browser performance of their Mac, PC, smartphone, tablet or even SmartTV. The consumer is able to evaluate how much more, or less, performance any given optional web browser brings for them by first running the test with the default browser on their device and subsequently running the same test with another browser. Additionally, after each test run, users can easily compare what other browsers have scored in the Power Board database where there are performance results of over 3,500 different devices. (

"Since the launch of the original Browsermark over 4 years ago, this test has been adopted in an unprecedented way by consumers, media, browser companies, device manufacturers and processor companies," said Tero Sarkkinen, General Manager Benchmark Business. "With this latest installment, we continue to lead the industry and give more and more value to our licensees and conumers."

Main New Features in Browsermark 2.1

  • Core engine upgraded to jQuery version 2.0 to comply with the proliferation of this version in real-world web services
  • Completely new HTML5 test using SVG simulates high quality rendered document viewing
  • New test group "Scalable Solutions" utilizes AngularJS, Backbone, Ember and Knockout libraries. Together with jQuery engine, the addition of Scalable Solutions test group means that Browsermark JavaScript libraries workload correlates with approximately 95% of all web sites in the world


The free version of Browsermark licensed for home and private usage is available at For commercial usage, Rightware offers a professional version of Browsermark under a separate license. Contact for further information on features and pricing.

About Rightware

Rightware® is the market leader in User Interface technology, serving mobile, automotive and other embedded industries with its patent pending Kanzi® solution for rapid 3D and 2D user interface design and deployment. Rightware also develops industry leading system performance analysis tools and its renowned product portfolio includes the Browsermark® and Basemark® product family for various benchmarking purposes, including industry standard benchmarks for OpenGL ES, OpenVG, OpenCL, Android (News - Alert), iOS, Linux, and Windows Mobile performance measurement. Rightware is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and has offices in Saratoga, CA, Shanghai, Taipei and Munich. More information:

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