Microsoft’s Chromium-based Microsoft Edge internet browser surpassed the ten% utilization share market on desktop methods in April 2022 based on Statcounter; because of this it’s second solely to Google Chrome, which nonetheless dominates utilization share statistics.
Statcounter’s world browser market share noticed Edge break the ten% mark for the primary time since its introduction. Microsoft’s browser has a utilization share of 10.07% of the desktop browser market worldwide based on Statcounter’s statistics.
Google Chrome is main the pack with a share of 66.64%. The browsers that observe in third, fourth, fifth and sixth place are Safari, with 9.61%, Firefox with 7.86%, Opera, with 2.43% and Web Explorer, with 0.97% of the desktop browser share.
Edge’s desktop share rose from 8.03% a yr in the past on desktop methods to 10.07%. Utilization shares didn’t change a lot the opposite browsers within the high 5. Safari misplaced half a proportion, Firefox remained regular however it seems that it misplaced a number of the beneficial properties that it made all through the final yr. Browsers within the different class noticed a discount of utilization, however Statcounter doesn’t reveal how a lot.
One rationalization for Microsoft Edge’s utilization share rise on desktop methods is that it’s the default Home windows 11 internet browser. Microsoft is pushing Edge on desktop methods and the retiring of Web Explorer 11 subsequent month might give Edge one other slight push.
Whereas Edge is doing properly on desktop methods, it’s not doing as properly on cellular units.Statcounter doesn’t have Edge listed as a browser in its high sixth. Google Chrome is main with 62.87% of the utilization share, because of the corporate’s dominant grip on the Android ecosystem. Safari is at 25.35%, Samsung Web at 4.7%, Opera on 1.83%, and UC Browser at 1.36% of the cellular browser utilization share.
Microsoft’s dilemma is the shortage of a cellular working system. Google and Apple have cornered the market, and just some browsers, that aren’t created by the 2 large gamers, managed to achieve a sizeable share of the market.
A take a look at mixed statistics for desktop and cellular utilization sees Chrome main the sector as soon as once more with a utilization share of 64.36%. Apple’s Safari browser follows with 19.13%, and Microsoft Edge is positioned third with 4.07% of your entire market. Firefox, Samsung Web and Opera with 3.41%, 2.84% and a pair of.07% respectively are positioned fourth, fifth and sixth.
Chrome is pretty secure on the high, which can be stunning to some, as browsers similar to Vivaldi, Courageous, Firefox and even Edge have extra to supply. It appears unlikely that Microsoft Edge, or some other desktop browser, goes to surpass Google Chrome anytime quickly.
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