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Developer(s) WebCL Working Group
Operating system Cross-platform
Type API

WebCL (Web Computing Language) is a non-profit Khronos Group.[1] The completed and ratified specification for WebCL 1.0 was released on March 19, 2014.[2]


  • Implementation 1
    • Currently reflect the WebCL working draft 1.1
  • Related Browser Bugs 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5


Currently, no browsers natively support WebCL, because it is new. However, non-native add-ons are used to implement WebCL. For example, Nokia developed a WebCL extension.[3] Mozilla does not plan to implement WebCL in favor of OpenGL ES 3.1 Compute Shaders.[4]

  • Motorola (Node.js) -
  • Nokia (Firefox) -
  • Mozilla (Firefox) -

Currently reflect the WebCL working draft

  • Samsung (WebKit) -
  • Nokia (Firefox) -
  • Motorola Mobility node-webcl (node.js) -

Related Browser Bugs

  • Bug 664147 - [WebCL] add openCL in gecko, Mozilla 
  • Bug 115457: [Meta] WebCL support for WebKit, WebKit Bugzilla 


  1. ^ "WebCL". Khronos Group. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Khronos Releases WebCL 1.0 Specification". Khronos Group. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "WebCL". Nokia Research. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mozilla WebCL Comment". Retrieved April 4, 2014. 

See also

External links

  • Official website
  • WebCL Specification
  • WebCL Demo
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