Microsoft last year embraced Google’s open-source engine Chromium for its Edge browser. The shift also marks end of Microsoft’s EdgeHTML platform. Microsoft has released the first version of Edge browser based on Chromium for Windows 10 users. The revamped browser will soon be available on Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and macOS platforms. Google’s Chrome, Microsoft has released two variants of its Edge browser.
So, what’s new in Microsoft Edge browser with Chromium engine? The new browser brings best from Google and Microsoft. There’s a News Feed powered by Bing search engine. The browser has several personalisation features such as controlling different site permissions like cookies, Java Script, flash among others. The best of Google is ability to run Chrome extensions. While you still get Microsoft’s Edge extensions, you can easily switch to Google’s store.