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Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google

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Overview

The Google Chrome Web browser is based on the open source Chromium project. Google released Chrome in 2008 and issues several updates a year. It is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS operating systems. The Google Chrome browser takes a sandboxing-based approach to Web security. Each open website runs as its own process, which helps prevent malicious code on one page from affecting others (or the computer operating system at large). The browser also supports Web standards such as HTML5 and cascading style sheets (CSS).

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Platform

     

Social

     

System Requirements

#Minimum
1OS: 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+
2Processor: An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that’s SSE2 capable
#Minimum
1OS: OS X Yosemite 10.10 or later
#Minimum
1OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or later (Servers require Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, or Windows Server 2016)
2Processor: An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that’s SSE2 capable

Ratings

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4.06 
 5

Apple App Store3.7 
 5
based on 63727 reviews
Cloudwards4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
CNET3.5 
 5
based on 3097 reviews
CNET4.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo10 
 10
based on 574 reviews
FileHippo8 
 10
based on 532 reviews
FileHorse8 
 10
based on 970 reviews
Google Play4.4 
 5
based on 18457221 reviews
PCMag4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Softonic7 
 10
based on 19185 reviews
Softonic8 
 10
based on 3095 reviews
Softonic8 
 10
based on 553 reviews
Softonic8 
 10
based on 4932 reviews
Softonic8 
 10
based on 54669 reviews
Softpedia3.8 
 5
based on 10506 reviews
TechSpot4.1 
 5
based on 324 reviews
TopTenReviews4.4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Uptodown4.2 
 5
based on 56 reviews

Developer

Google LLC

Written in

C, C++, Java (Android app only), JavaScript, Python

Initial Release

11 December 2008, 02 September 2008

Repository

Google Chrome being a proprietary software, its source code is not publicly hosted.

License

Proprietary, Freemium

Categories

Web Browser


Notes

  • Google Chrome was mistakenly released on 02 September 2008. Its first stable public version was released on 11 December 2008. See Initial Release.

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