Google Chrome was created by Google and is available for use since 2008. This browser has come as alternative to popular browsers at that time, such as Internet Explorer and Firefox, and pretty quickly had a big success being a very clean, simple and fast browser. Now it has the biggest market share in its niche, also due to the promotion and marketing made by Google.
Chrome is not the fastest browser, but its clean interface, minimalist design and the way it is rendering web content create the feeling that is very fast. But the omnibox search is working faster then any other other browser. The highest score for speed is awarded to Internet Explorer and Opera, so you should try these two programs, especially if speed is very important for you.
This browser includes a very good pop-up blocker and is able to detect viruses or other malware of different sites. It doesn"t replace an antivirus programs, but instead is communicating with an online database where malware or potential malware web pages, files or sites are reported.
It supports private browsing through New incognito window options and using this type of window your history of searches, cookies, visited sites are not saved by the browser; the next person who will use the same computer will not see what sites you have visited.
It comes with a tabbed browsing and users can open multiple tabs, drag&drop to re-arrange tabs, use drag&drop to add web pages to Bookmarks. It integrates a download manager and is able to remember passwords for sites, if you need it. The omnibox is working incredible fast
Is able to perform synchronization of browser's settings with Google Chrome on other devices through Google Account, so you can easily import browser's settings, bookmarks etc. on another device where you are using Chrome.
You can customize fonts, zoom in/out on page and reset browser settings with a single click from Options.
It supports themes and extensions to change the look of your browser or to add more functions.
Google Chrome isn't the most popular web browser by mistake, is a great and high quality product which interacts well with all types of content and load pages with a good speed.