Google Chrome beta for Mac

Google Chrome beta for Mac

Average User Rating:
2.7
out of 31 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    12.0.742.100
  • Total Downloads:
    48,681
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 07, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    53.08MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    78
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #11 in Web Browsers

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5 stars

"Chrome render pages *almost* as fast as Google iterates"

June 10, 2011  |  By Justa_Notherguy

 |  Version: Google Chrome beta 12.0.742.100

Pros

Fast boot; fast rendering; maintains speed & stability even with 50+ active pages in individual tabs. Eventually crashes (catastrophically), but long after competing browsers have quit in disgrace, plus Chrome always recovers gracefully.

Cons

Google closely monitors our crash reports plus other metrics gathered behind the scenes, so problems (ie: surprise bugs) can suddenly appear out of thin air and then vanish (ie: code fixes), just as quickly. This cycle may disturb the faint of heart.

Summary

Top marks. The best browser for Macs on Snow Leopard or Lion (previews) -- has been for many months. The rendering alone leaves Safari, Explorer, and Opera in the dust. Like many Macheads, I love Firefox for the flexibility of their huge add-ons catalog but even FF4 can't match Chrome for speed, stability, or pace of improvement. And, since Chrome's add-ons are improving by the day (recent offerings include a Greasemonkey clone), I suspect it won't be long before Firefox loses that edge, as well. For now, Chrome4Mac is the uncrowned king. Try it -- you'll like it.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 12.0.742.100
This release contains an updated version of Adobe Flash.
General
Publisher Google
Publisher web site http://www.google.com/
Release Date June 07, 2011
Date Added June 07, 2011
Version 12.0.742.100
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 53.08MB
File Name eula_beta.html
Popularity
Total Downloads 48,681
Downloads Last Week 78
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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