Canvas Clip performance

Elric Morgenstern at
Thu Feb 4 22:59:00 UTC 2016

I see. Interesting. Isn't there a switch to toggle it on JDK8?

Assuming you are talking about JavaFX, right? Because you were referring to
Java2D in your reply.

On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 11:52 PM, Philip Race <philip.race at> wrote:

> Java 2D does not (generally) enable D3D on Intel.
> We tried for JDK 8 but there were problems and it was disabled again in
> 8u40 I think.
> JDK 9 EA builds (currently) still have it enabled to help get some testing
> so
> if you are running an 8ux release you might want to switch to 9 to get a
> fairer comparison.
> -phil.
> On 2/4/16, 2:49 PM, Elric Morgenstern wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I've noticed that clipping performance (Canvas GraphicsContext) is
>> extremely bad on an Intel HD graphics chip. One rectangular clip is fine,
>> anything beyond that, or a spherical clip shape, will bring the framerate
>> to its knees.
>> I notice no performance difference on my GeForce system, but on the
>> integrated chip my application is basically insufferable.
>> The same thing performed with Java2D experiences no performance issues on
>> neither system.
>> Any ideas?

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