Microsoft has officially launched its much-talked web browser called Microsoft Chromium Edge Browser. This brand-new Edge Browser is now available for both, Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs. It is made available for testing for now and the stable edition of the browser is also on its way.
Chromium Edge Browser was first announced for Windows 10 systems about two months ago, and now, they have made this same browser available for the Windows 7 and Windows 8 PC systems.
Fortunately, Chromium Edge Browser is also available for macOS. The giant has recently released this Chromium browser for macOS as well. So basically, the new Chromium-powered Edge Browser is available for all the PC systems.
The new Chromium Browser which is launched for Windows 7 and Windows 8 are Canary channel builds, this means the browser will update regularly on its own. You will receive regular updates of the browser since its in beta mode for these systems.
If we talk about the stable edition of the browser, Microsoft has stated that they will make its Dev Channel available for the existing users very soon. Unfortunately, they have not disclosed the specific release date of this browser for now. However, we will soon get to see the Dev Channel of this browser for the Windows PCs.
The Chromium Edge Browser’s Dev Channel will be released first for Windows 10 and Mac systems, and then for the Windows 7 and Windows 8 systems. So if you are using a Windows 7 or Windows 8 system, you will have to wait for the official Dev Channel as it will be launched for Windows 10 and Mac systems first.
The tech giant has not declared anything regarding its availability for Linux system as of now. However, in the future, we will get to see this browser on the Linux Operating System as well.
Microsoft has also stated that the first Canary Builds have many known issues and not suitable to work with all the features that you may have seen on Mac and Windows 10 PCs. For the same reason, they will release regular updates with the Canary Builds for Windows 7 and Windows 8 PC users.
We will get to hear more about this new Chromium-powered Edge Browser from Microsoft very soon.
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