Chromium (web browser)

free and open-source cross-platform web browser

Chromium is a free web browser developed by Google. It works on its own and makes up a large amount of the source code for the Google Chrome browser. The two browsers have always had some differences, such as the lack of DRM, and the ability for other people to make browsers based off of it, as meant by their names: chromium is the metal used to make chrome plating on cars.[1]

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Chromium 64 on Windows 10
Chromium 64 on Windows 10
Initial releaseSeptember 2, 2008; 13 years ago (2008-09-02)
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Written inC, C++, Javascript
  • V8
  • Blink
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  • Apache License
  • GNU Lesser General Public License
  • MIT license
  • Microsoft Public License
  • Mozilla Public License
  • GNU General Public License
  • 3-clause BSD License
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  1. "Welcome to Chromium". September 2008.