Chromium is an open-source Web browser, based on the well known Google and Chrome browser.
Chromium is a proyect of an open-source Web browser which has been created with the purpose of building a safer, faster and more stable way to surf the Web. This application has provided a basis to experience the functions currently present in Chrome.
Then, which is the difference between Chromium and any other browser if both work essentially the same way? Chromium has thecharacteristic to omit certain complements which are present in the Google Chrome browser, such as:
- Google brand itself.
- Applications related to Chrome and Google.
- Monitoring use.
- Authomatic update of the browser.
- Information regarding when and where Chrome has been downloaded.
- Terms of the associated licenses.
- Statistics use and failure reports to Google.
Chromium can save bookmarks, favorites, and browser history. It also has download administrator, bookmarks synchronization, web support and it allows incorporating extensions and the possibility to activate the option autocomplete.
As Chromium is an open-source application, in the official website they invite users and developers to submit suggestions, file mistakes and improvements to the browser, and to participate in the overall proyect.