Gears (software)

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Gears, formerly Google Gears,[2] is discontinued utility software offered by Google to create more powerful web apps by adding offline storage and other additional features to web browsers.[3] Released under the BSD license,[4] Gears is free and open-source. Gears was conceived at a time when a comparable alternative was not available. However, Gears was discontinued in favor of the standardized HTML5 methods that eventually became prevalent.

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Initial releaseMay 31, 2007; 16 years ago (2007-05-31)
Final release0.5.36.0 (February 22, 2010; 13 years ago (2010-02-22)[1]) [±]
Operating systemWindows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Mobile 5, Windows Mobile 6, macOS, Linux, BlackBerry OS 5