Microsoft Edge Based on Chromium Is Now Available For Testing

The Microsoft Edge based on Chromium, and if you are a developer, you can now try out the new Edge browser.

Chromium-based Microsoft Edge Canary and Developer builds are released by the software giant and the changes that are coming to Edge get daily or weekly update. You can check on Microsoft’s new Edge insider site if you want to download one of those and their design has been made in such a way that developers can get an early look at how Edge is changing.

For the early version of Edge built on Chromium, Microsoft kept its focus of the fundamentals of reliability, browsing, and extension support, and in order to start the company is looking for feedback about the basics.

Microsoft Edge based on Chromium became available for testing

The way this new Edge browser run is quite lovely which comes as an and extensions to sync across Edge offers encouragement with full support for existing Chrome extensions. Even async support is being built by Microsoft for things like browsing history, favorites. The support for favorites only came in today in an early version, but before this new version of Edge is more broadly available in a beta version the sync support will be gradually improved.

It is interesting to see that both Google engineers and Microsoft have been working together on the improvements of the underlying Chromium project so when it comes to Windows, Chrome and Edge will run better.

“We’re working directly with the teams at Google and the broader Chromium community on this work and appreciate the collaborative and open discussions,” explains corporate vice president at Microsoft, Joe Belfiore. “These contributions represent work-in-progress and are not yet fully represented in the browser you can install today, so stay tuned,” he added.

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