Microsoft will now provide its new Edge browser based on the Chromium engine for Windows 10 users . The updated Edge browser offers support for Chrome extensions, user profiles and faster internet surfing.
Once the update is implemented, all Windows users may need to upgrade to the updated Edge browser. According to a company blog post, only business users have the option to block this change.
In 2018, Microsoft announced it would switch to the Chromium engine for Edge. It's the same thing that powers Chrome, Opera, and Vivaldi.
In an interview with The Verge Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of the company, said that CEO Satya Nadella was disappointed in “mixed reactions” in 201
According to Statcounter, Google Chrome is currently the top position in the browser market share. Edge, on the other hand, only holds 2.3 percent of the market.
Many people may have had doubts about switching to Edge because they could be deep in the Chrome rabbit hole and with extensions supported by the browser. With the new Chromium base and support for Chrome extensions many people could try switching to the brand new Edge. Let's hope it stays leaner than Chrome over time.