Chromium vs Google Chrome

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Chromium vs Google Chrome: What are the differences?

What is Chromium? Google's open-source web browser project. A fully functional browser on its own and supplies the vast majority of code for the Google Chrome browser.

What is Google Chrome? A cross-platform web browser developed by Google. Commonly known simply as Chrome. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android.

Chromium and Google Chrome can be categorized as "Web Browser" tools.

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Pros of Chromium
Pros of Google Chrome
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    • 8
      Free
    • 7
      Extensions
    • 5
      Themes
    • 4
      Smooth autoscroll

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    Cons of Chromium
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        Spyware
      • 4
        More prone to malware
      • 2
        Privacy

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      What is Chromium?

      A fully functional browser on its own and supplies the vast majority of code for the Google Chrome browser.

      What is Google Chrome?

      Commonly known simply as Chrome. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android.

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      Git
      Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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      GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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