Microsoft Edge for macOS is now available

It has finally happened. The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser for macOS is now available to download. The first build has landed on the Canary branch of the browser, which will get daily updates.

At Build 2019 the company has finally revealed the Edge Chromium browser running on Mac. The company didn't show any new feature built specially for the macOS.

Edge Running On MacOS

In the official blog post, Microsoft mentions a number of tweaks to match macOS conventions for fonts, menus, keyboard shortcuts, title casing, and other areas. It will continue to receive updates to the look and feel in future releases as the company continues to experiment, iterate and listen to customer feedback.

Microsoft is designing user experiences that are exclusive to Mac, by utilizing its specific hardware features. For example, providing useful and contextual actions through the Touch Bar like website shortcuts, tab switching and video controls, as well as enabling familiar navigation with trackpad gestures.

However, Edge for macOS won't include a few features available on Windows, such as IE Mode and PlayReady/4K Video streaming.

Finally, Edge for macOS includes developer tools that can be used to debug Progressive Web Apps.

Edge for macOS requires macOS 10.12 and above.

Edge For MacOS Download

You can grab Microsoft Edge Preview from the following page:

Download Microsoft Edge Preview

Here is everything you need to know about the new Microsoft Edge browser:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *