Today, Microsoft has announced the release date for Microsoft Edge Stable. The Stable channel for the new Chromium Edge browser for Windows and macOS to be generally available for download on January 15, 2020. The “release candidate” aka Beta version for Microsoft Edge 79 is now available for download.
Microsoft claims their new Edge browser based on Chromium now provides “best in class compatibility with extensions and web sites, with the greatest support for latest rendering capabilities, modern web applications, and powerful developer tools across all platforms.”
New Microsoft Edge includes Internet Explorer Mode for Enterprise customers and for end-users, it offers Tracking Prevention which will be enabled by default when you install the new Edge browser and prevents from being tracked online when you surf the web.
Microsoft also promises that user searches in Bing in InPrivate browsing will be kept on the machine, won’t be send to servers to keep searches private.
Microsoft Edge got a new logo over the weekend, the company displayed the updated Edge Channel logos in the blog post. Microsoft Edge PM Kyle Pflug says the beta version will represent an early preview of the next stable release.
You can download the latest Microsoft Edge beta 79 from here.