Microsoft has released a preview of the Chromium engine's Edge browser. Now it can be checked by any Windows 10 user, later MacOS and Windows 7/8 versions will appear.
The previously updated browser was only available to Insider Preview beta test program participants. Now the Canary and Duo blocks are uploaded to a network that can be downloaded by anyone. The beta version will also be available soon. It should be made clear that all assemblies are in English and are intended for 64-bit Windows 10.
The new version of Microsoft Edge is based on the Chromium engine that replaced EdgeHTML. Previously, Microsoft decided to give up its engine due to compatibility issues – some sites did not display properly on Edge.
In addition, the transition to Chromium lets you use Chrome extensions. Declared Favorite Sync, Visit History, and Pre-installed Plugins. To do this, use a Microsoft account.
The browser received favorite sync, browsing history, and plug-ins using a Microsoft account, as well as smooth web page scrolling, Windows Hello integration, and touch input support.
In addition to internal changes, Edge received an updated Fluent Design style, which is gradually being introduced into Windows 10.