Microsoft builds its own Chromium browser to replace the standard Windows 10. The software giant introduced its edge browser three years ago. It has been redesigned to replace Internet Explorer and modernize the standard browser experience to compete with Chrome and others. While Edge's modern look paid off, the underlying browser engine (EdgeHTML) has struggled to keep up with Chromium. Microsoft finally switches its default browser for Windows 10 to Chromium.
The Verge knows that Microsoft will announce plans for a Chromium browser earlier this week to improve web compatibility for Windows. Windows Central first reported on these plans that bear Anaheim code internally. We know that Edge's frustration with Web compatibility is growing, and businesses and consumers have urged the company to make things better.
Microsoft has only been successful with EdgeHTML so far, but still. Chrome is now the most popular browser on all devices, thanks to the popularity of Android and the rise of Chrome on PCs and Macs. Chrome has become the new IE6, and web developers prefer the rendering engine to tweak their websites. Google has also developed Chrome-only web services simply because it's often the first to use emerging web technologies because its engineers contribute to many web standards.
The Microsoft rendering engine has fallen behind and the company is finally ready to admit that there were signs that Microsoft introduced Chromium for Windows because the company's engineers worked with Google to release a version of Chrome on an ARM based Windows operating system support.
The use of Chromium as the default rendering engine for Windows 10 will do away with Microsoft's hostility to Chrome. Microsoft has periodically sent notifications to Windows 10 users to try to convince them not to use Chrome. Microsoft pulled the Google Chrome installer from the Windows Store because it violated the store policies. These policies restrict competing store browsers to the use of Microsoft's own edge rendering engine.