Microsoft has released a public beta of its new Chromium-based Edge browser that is available for Windows 7, Windows 10 and MacOS.
Microsoft Edge Beta will be available for all supported versions of Windows and MacOS, and the software maker is encouraging businesses and regular enthusiasts to take a closer look at the new browser.
“Beta represents the most stable preview channel, as features are added to the beta only after the first beta and channel channel approve quality testing,” said Joe Belfor, corporate vice president of Microsoft Windows Experience.
He added, “Major version updates can be expected every six weeks, with minor updates from time to time for bug fixes and security.
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According to a report in The Verge on Tuesday, the beta version is Microsoft’s plan to once again introduce a web browser that is useful and effective, restoring the company’s influence in the world of browser technology.
The tech giant is also supporting it with the bug bounty security program for the new version of Edge, with prizes up to $ 15,000 for security researchers who discover any vulnerabilities.
Microsoft does not have an exact release date in mind but the Edge will be ready for release by early 2020.