Microsoft Edge


Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft and is included in Windows 10.

Cost: Free
Availability: Download for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS

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Comments on Microsoft Edge 

“My preferred browser for many reasons.” Miriam de Jonge, Product lead for a global training product, USA, 2022

“I like the ability to make collections of browser tabs for groups of topics which helps build my own sets of assets.” Tracie Regan, Instructional Designer, Australia, 2020

Quick Guide to Microsoft Edge 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Microsoft Edge for teaching, training, learning and development.

Microsoft Edge is popular web browser for the workplace (where Microsoft products power the enterprise). It replaces the older Internet Explorer.

The new Microsoft Edge is based on the Chromium open-source project. Chromium forms the basis of Google Chrome, so the new Edge feels very similar to Google Chrome. So whilst Edge and Chrome are now pretty similar under the hood, they’re still different. Edge strips out Google’s services and, in many cases, replaces them with Microsoft ones. For example, Edge syncs your browser data with your Microsoft account rather than a Google one.

Edge has new features like Collections, and a comprehensive set of built-in learning and accessibility tools on the Web.

Here is some general guidance on using Microsoft Edge

Last updated: August 26, 2022 at 14:00 pm

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