Screenshots of Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Edge browser leaked

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Back in December last year, Microsoft confirmed the leaks that they will be using Google’s Chromium web rendering engine for the Edge browser, and would be contributing their developer expertise to evolving the Chromium and other open source web engines. Last week, we revealed that Microsoft is already testing a new version of Edge based on Chromium among its employees. Today, Neowin posted several new screenshots from a recent build which is currently under testing.

As you can see from the screenshot above, Microsoft is tweaking the design of the header. The set aside buttons on the top left are missing. Also, the tab preview button is missing. Thanks to Chromium engine support, Edge will soon support thousands of extensions that are available online. Instead of relying on Google’s Chrome Web Store, Microsoft is creating its own web store for extensions.

The Settings menu is also getting a refresh. Instead of a side bar menu, you will now have full Settings page similar to what you see on Google Chrome.

You can find more screenshots from the link below.

Source: Neowin

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