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Cut the Rope for Internet Explorer 9
Unbox Cut the Rope for Internet Explorer 9 and feed your hungry (lovable) Om Nom.
Guide Om Nom to the candy in this free version of Cut the Rope.
Cut the Rope has long been available on iPhone and Android mobile phones but this is the first time you can play the popular hit for free in your HTML5-powered Internet Explorer 9 browser.
For launch Cut the Rope for IE9 features 25 candy-filled levels (with 7 unlockable in the game itself).
Unlock extra levels
Pin Cut the Rope to your Windows taskbar to unlock additional levels unique to this version.
Pinning to your taskbar is easy: Drag your Cut the Rope browser window by clicking next to the address bar - you should see the prompt 'Drag to taskbar to pin site'. Drag it over your taskbar to successfully pin it.
Easily unlock more levels by pinning.
Behind the tech
Cut the Rope runs in Windows Internet Explorer 9 as an HTML5 application and has been ported from the original iOS (iPhone) source code.
The official ZeptoLab blog reveals a little bit more about the development process: "The end result is an authentic translation of the game for the web, showcasing some of the best that HTML5 has to offer: canvas-rendered
graphics, browser-based audio and video, CSS3 styling and the personality of WOFF fonts."
Microsoft showcased Cut the Rope as an app designed for Windows 8 last September (2011) at their BUILD developer conference. Steve Ballmer has announced that the beta version of Windows 8 will be available in late February 2012.
Cut the Rope 3D street
art at Spitalfields Market.
Cut the Rope 3D street art
Check out this amazing Cut the Rope 3D street art that was on display at London's Spitalfields Market.