Chromium vs Google Chrome

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Chromium vs Google Chrome: What are the differences?

What is Chromium? Google's open-source web browser project. A fully functional browser on its own and supplies the vast majority of code for the Google Chrome browser.

What is Google Chrome? A cross-platform web browser developed by Google. Commonly known simply as Chrome. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android.

Chromium and Google Chrome can be categorized as "Web Browser" tools.

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Pros of Chromium
Pros of Google Chrome
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      Free
    • 5
      Extensions
    • 4
      Themes
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      Smooth autoscroll

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    Cons of Chromium
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        Spyware
      • 4
        More prone to malware
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        Privacy

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      What is Chromium?

      A fully functional browser on its own and supplies the vast majority of code for the Google Chrome browser.

      What is Google Chrome?

      Commonly known simply as Chrome. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android.

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      What are some alternatives to Chromium and Google Chrome?
      Firefox
      A free and open source web browser developed by The Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD, and more.
      Brave
      It is a fast, private and secure web browser for PC and mobile. It blocks ads and trackers. It prevents you from being tracked by sneaky advertisers, malware and pop-ups.
      Microsoft Edge
      It is a fast and secure browser designed for Windows 10. Microsoft Edge comes exclusively with Windows 10 and cannot be downloaded or installed separately. It has easy tools to preview, group, and save tabs. Quickly find, manage, and open tabs you set aside without leaving the page you’re on.
      Safari
      It is faster and more energy efficient than other browsers. Handy tools help you save, find, and share your favorite sites. Built-in privacy features help keep your browsing your business.
      Opera Browser
      It is a secure, innovative browser with a built-in ad blocker, free VPN, units converter, social messengers, battery saver and much more - all for your best browsing experience.
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