Google Chrome is one of the fastest browsers these days. Most of the people are using it and it is their support that had made it compete for the number one spot. This is indeed a great browser to work with. However if you have upgraded your system to Windows 8, then you must have observed that you are unable to get it for this OS.
Actually till now Chrome had not been developed for Windows 8. But there is good news for all; Google has announced that they are on their track to develop the browser for Windows 8. They are specifically working to develop the browser for Metro based UI.
Since Windows 8 is now available for users, chrome browser is also in its final stage of development. The company via its blog also stated that the initial releases of Chrome in Metro mode will include integration with the basic Windows 8 system functionality, such as charms and snap view.
Google also posted that the browser will be available in metro mode to test in the next Chrome Dev channel release. “Over the next few months, we’ll be smoothing out the UI on Metro and improving touch support, so please feel free to file bugs. We’re committed to bringing the speed, simplicity, and security of Chrome into Windows 8, and we look forward to working with you on it, Google software engineer Carlos Pizan said.”
Previously chrome’s biggest rival – Firefox also confirmed to develop the browser for Windows 8 and since Chrome also announced the release of the browser it would be great to see whether this rivalry will continue on Windows 8 also or not. However Metro version of both the browsers will not be running on Win RT, i.e. Windows 8 on ARM processors because it supports the default internet explorer only.