- LICENSE TYPE:
- BSD License
- OUR RATING:
- DEVELOPED BY:
- The Chromium Authors
- USER RATING:
- ROOT \ Internet \ HTTP (WWW)
An open-source version of Google Chrome
By default, it runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, but it’s not distributed as binary packages like Google Chrome. Because of this, it is not so popular among novice users who tend to download and install the Google Chrome web browser instead. The truth is, that except for Google's brand, click-through licensing terms, auto-update mechanism, usage-tracking, and bundling of the Adobe Flash Player plugin, they are the same application.
Google Chome is based on Chromium
It is also a known fact that most new computers users never heard of Chromium, not to mention the fact that Google Chrome, which they use and love so much, is based on this open source and actively developed project. Because of this, we want to remind everyone who wants to have the latest features and new functionality implemented in their Google Chrome web browser, that they should use Chromium instead.
Offers Google Chrome's default functionality
We recommend to use Mozilla Firefox
Just like Google Chrome, the Chromium web browser includes the sync service for backing up all of your passwords, bookmarks, browsing history, web apps, add-ons, themes, opened tabs and autofill data across multiple devices. Unfortunately, being exactly like the Google Chrome browser, Chromium also proved to be a poor product for our web needs, and we feel obliged to recommendMozilla Firefox instead.
Chromium was reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on January 22nd, 2015