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Google Chrome Reviews

Google Chrome is a fast, secure, and free web browser, built for the modern web. Give it a try on your desktop today.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Google Chrome and what they use it for.
  • Browser unsupported on Edge/Ubuntu
    If you installed chrome from a custom location remove it and install the deb from - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • What is the first thing you type into Edge browser when setting up a brand new computer?
    I always go to and click the Download button and press Alt + F4. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • All I Wanted Was Google: A Rant
    Just open edge and go to - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • School firewalls block Linux and Firefox
    Try downloading Chrome. It is on a Google domain, so it should be able to be installed. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Edge has given up on me finally
    If you searching for chrome instead of typing straight into the bar, you're doing it wrong. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Understanding Google Chrome updates...
    I installed chrome manually from - it always keeps itself up to date. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Where to learn Command Line
    #download and install Chrome on - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • For real Microsoft? just fresh installed W11 from ISO and wanted to change to chrome
    Last I used Chrome, I installed it via a MSI file, and not an EXE file. Was this downloaded from - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • 💻 My favorite Windows apps
    Windows comes with Edge installed, but I also install Google Chrome, Brave, and Firefox. Each browser has synced turned on, so I don’t have to install my favorite extensions. I jump between browsers pretty regularly, and barely have a favorite for any length of time. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • For those unhappy with Proton, check out Lepton (less padding, tabby tabs, menu icons, etc.)
    There's so many choices, too! A chromium-based browser, a chromium-based browser, a chromium-based browser, a chromium-based browser, a chromium-based browser, or even chromium! - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Microsoft is on FIRE this week!
    Huh. TIL works in other browsers than the first launch of Edge? I was pretty sure that was what appeared as I typed '' into edge... - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Google Chrome

Top browsers: features, comparison and stats (2022)
Google Chrome is the most popular web and mobile browser; it currently holds 64.9% of the web browser market share. It was released in 2008 by Google. Most of its source code comes from Chromium, Google’s free and open source software project.
6 Best Browser Alternatives to Google Chrome
With that in mind, if you’re looking for a completely new experience, Edge isn’t the answer for you. If you want to keep everything you loved about Chrome while gaining a few perks, look no further. The top reasons to use Edge over Chrome are for its more efficient use of resources, particularly your system’s RAM, and its more robust security features (mind you, Chrome sets a low bar). Edge also has some useful...
The best web browsers for 2022
At first glance, the new Edge browser looks and feels like Google Chrome. It prompts you to import Chrome’s bookmarks toolbar and other settings. This is great if you hated the old Edge browser and want to give Microsoft’s new browser another shot. It also supports Chrome extensions, though the browser leads you to the Microsoft Store for add-ons. You must manually load the Chrome Web Store to install anything not...
Top 10 New Tab Extensions for Chrome
But unlike those cloud-based add-ons, New Tab Draft is an offline tool, and your notes are saved locally in the browser's storage. You can save the notes in a text file if you want to, with a single-click. If you're worried about losing your data, you can toggle the Auto Backup option, to make New Tab Draft save your notes in the Chrome download folder, once a day or a few days. The extension allows you to...
15 Best Xmarks Alternatives For Bookmarks Synchronization
Google Chrome and Firefox are the dominant browsers we have in the early days of new-age browsers. One good thing is that they are both available for windows and mac to Linux and Android. Yes, you can make use of these two browsers to sync and manage bookmarks. You can even access all the bookmarks on your mobile device. All you have to do is to choose one and stick with it. I have chosen Chrome, and I love it.
13 of the Best Free PDF Readers
Many people already have a PDF viewer on their computer, even if they don't know it. Major web browsers, such as Chrome, Safari and Firefox, all come with built-in PDF readers. To open a PDF on your computer with your web browser, users can simply drag the file into their browser. While the features related to PDFs vary from browser to browser, most allow you the basics, such as downloading the file and printing it.
14 Best Ad Blockers in 2020
The major downside to this ad blocker is that it’s only available on the Chrome browser. This wasn’t a big issue for me because I use Chrome most of the time. However, if you want an ad blocker that works with any web browser and with apps, you can try CleanWeb by Surfshark.
Top 10 Adobe Reader Alternatives for Windows
Firefox was the first web-browser to integrate the PDF viewer functionality when it incorporated the web standards-based pdf.js platform for parsing and rendering PDF files. Google followed that up by bringing the feature to Chrome and now, even Microsoft Edge, can natively render PDF documents in Windows 10.
Review: Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.
I felt hoodwinked when Google quietly began signing Gmail users into Chrome last fall. Google says the Chrome shift didn’t cause anybody’s browsing history to be “synced” unless they specifically opted in – but I found mine was being sent Google, and don’t recall ever asking for extra surveillance. (You can turn off the Gmail auto-login by searching “Gmail” in Chrome settings and switching off “Allow Chrome...
8 Best PDF Readers Available For Windows PC
The last thing you can do is to view the PDFs in the browser and the Google Chrome is no wonder the best option for this. Google Chrome is the most used browser on desktop and it supports PDF documents, it has a built-in PDF reader engine that displays PDF files right into the tab. From here, you can download, view, zoom, and print the PDF file directly.
6 Alternative Browsers That Aren't Chrome or Firefox
Combined, Chrome and Firefox are the browsers of choice for most online users. Chrome accounts for more than 57 percent of web users, while Firefox is the browser of choice for more than 5 percent of web users.
10 alternative browsers that prove there's life after Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Internet Explorer
10 alternative browsers that prove there's life after Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Internet Explorer
4 Browsers That Might Break Your Chrome Addiction
What You'll Love: This is the only browser on the list that uses a different rendering engine than Chrome. It also (according to Microsoft's own tests, so, y'know) nets a third better battery life than Chrome, and even better results next to Firefox. Siri gets all the hype, but Cortana is a terrific little virtual assistant. Most of all, Edge is so deeply integrated into Windows 10 that you need a really good...

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