IE9 is designed to enable a more immersive, more beautiful Web experience. The new version of IE takes advantage of the power of modern Windows PC hardware to improve all-around Web browsing performance. It is the only browser with hardware-accelerated HTML5 spanning all graphics, text, audio and video.
IE9 harnesses the power of the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), unlocking 90 percent of the PC’s power that went previously untapped by Web browsers. Without hardware acceleration, browsers only use about 10% of the processing power your PC has to offer. IE9 unlocks that other 90%. IE9 can tap into your graphics processor via Windows to harness the full potential of your PC.
IE9 features a simplified yet enhanced interface to put the focus on websites. The address bar and search bar have been combined into the One Box. Tabs stack along the very top and the entire frame is significantly slimmer, thereby giving you more room for the looking at content.
IE9 has HTML5 support to allow developers to write the same markup. With extensive support for HTML5, SVG, Geolocation, CSS3, and DOM, developers have a new set of capabilities with IE9.
This is the download for Windows Vista (32-bit).
* Fast: Internet Explorer is all-around fast. Designed to take full advantage of your PC’s hardware through Windows, Internet Explorer delivers graphically rich and immersive experiences that are as fast and responsive as native applications installed on your PC.
* Clean: Internet Explorer puts the focus on the Web sites you love with a clean look and increased viewing area that makes your Web sites shine. Intuitive and seamless integration with Windows 7 provides one-click access to Web applications pinned directly to your Taskbar.
* Trusted: Internet Explorer is the trusted way to the Web because it has a robust set of built-in security, privacy and reliability technologies that keep you safer and your browsing experience uninterrupted.
* Interoperable: Support for HTML5 and modern Web standards architected to take advantage of the GPU means that the same mark-up not only works across the Web, but runs faster and delivers a richer experience through Windows and Internet Explorer.