macOS might get the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge before Windows 7, 8, and 8.1

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Microsoft promised that the new Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge would also be made available on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 along with Windows 10. The company also announced support for macOS.

The launch of the first preview of the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge, however, saw Microsoft extending the browser support only to Windows 10 with the company saying support for other operating systems coming soon.

Now a hint suggests that Microsoft might be planning to bring the Chromium Edge to macOS first and then the Windows 7 and its subsequent releases. Folks at WindowsUnited installed the new Microsoft Edge browser on Windows Server 2016 and while the installation went quite smooth, upon opening the browser, the following message popped up.

Image: WindowsUnited

Although Microsoft is saying that it is currently supporting macOS version 10.12, the EdgeInsider page says otherwise. This, to me, is a clear hint that Microsoft might be considering bringing the new Microsoft Edge browser to macOS first. Though, we haven’t heard anything as to when the Chromium powered Microsoft Edge will become a thing in the macOS.

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