Chrome enable webgl on old macbooks

Steps to enable WebGL on old MAcbook (e.g. later 2011)

  1. Visit chrome://settings and make sure under advanced settings > System > Use hardware available when available checkbox is selected.
  2. To check if webgl is enabled visit chrome://gpu and look for WebGL entries. In case WebGL is disabled, you will see this

    chrome-settings-gpu-webgl-unavailable

  3. In case Webgl is disabled, visit chrome://flags and enable “Override software rendering list”

    mac-chrome-override-software-rendering-list

  4. Relaunch Now button should appear in Chrome. Click on it.
  5. Now visit chrome://gpu again to verify is WebGL is enabled.
    WebGL: Hardware accelerated
    WebGL2: Hardware accelerated
    
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