Previously, there have been rumors that Microsoft is about to abandon the current Windows 10 default browser Edge, and instead develop a new Chromium-based browser. Now, Microsoft officially confirmed this news.
In the early hours of the morning, Microsoft Vice President Joe Belfiore posted a blog post on the Windows blog, saying: "We intend to use the Chromium open source project when developing Microsoft Edge on the desktop, in order to create better Web compatibility for our customers, and for all the Web. Developers reduce web fragmentation."
In other words, Microsoft did not completely abandon the Edge browser, butMigrating the Edge kernel to the Chromium open source project to enhance the Edge browser's ability to adapt to Web pages and reduce the workload of Web developers. As a reward for open source projects, the vice president said that Microsoft will also contribute to the project.
Previously, Edge browser adopted Microsoft's self-developed EdgeHTML kernel, which was developed by Microsoft on the original IE browser's Trident kernel. It removes the outdated old technical support code and adds support for modern browser technology. It is a A new kernel.
But even with the Windows 10 system pre-installed with this gold ad slot, the Edge browser has been underperforming for poor compatibility, which should be the direct reason for Microsoft to abandon its self-developed kernel.
But it is a good thing for the user,After all, Chromium is a web browser developed by Google. Once the kernel is replaced, the experience of the Edge browser should be quite close to the Chrome browser.By then, you can save a time to download Chrome.