Last week Google has released first stable release of its web-browser Chrome 8 for Windows, Mac and Linux, and at the same offered the beta up to 8.0.552.215 as well.

In this release, 800 bugs have been fixed, besides Chrome 8 comes with Built-in PDF viewer that works inside Chrome’s sandbox for increased security, more sync services, and improved plug-in handling.

This release added “about:flags” to showcase experimental features such as Chrome Instant, side tabs on Windows, tabbed settings, background web applications, remoting, disable outdated plug-ins, XSS Auditor, Cloud Print Proxy, and a “Tab Overview” mode (like exposé) for Mac.

If you are already using Chrome, you don’t need to download it, Google will automatically push the newest release as they always do. or You can download from Google Chrome’s website.

Download: Google Chrome [Web Installer] | [Offline Installer]

3 responses to “Google Chrome 8 becomes stable, download now”

  1. UG Avatar

    I’m sure I’m using Chrome Beta 9(i.e 9.0.597.10).
    You mean to say if I’m using Beta, it will not automatically gets updated to stable version when released?

  2. UG Avatar

    What if I am using Beta 9, Do I need to install it then?
    One thing I don’t like about them is they never mention which version they have made available to download be it stable version or beta… If you need to install any specific version, it becomes quite difficult to find out which version is currently up for download

    1. Admin Avatar

      Are you sure? you are using Chrome Beta 9. Because Chrome 9 Beta release still ahead and may be introduce by the end of this year. Besides I want to clear one more thing… If you are using beta build, Google will automatically push beta update. You need to download to get stable release.

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