Friday, December 2nd 2011

Google Chrome Overtakes Mozilla Firefox in Browser Market-share: StatCounter

According to the latest data sourced by StatCounter for the month of November 2011, Google Chrome has overtaken Mozilla Firefox in terms of web-browser software market-share. The GlobalStats data provides a worldwide picture, and not just specific to a region. According to the data, Chrome took 25.69% of the worldwide market (up from 4.66% in November 2009) compared to Firefox's 25.23%.

Microsoft's Internet Explorer still maintains a strong lead globally with 40.63%. Google Chrome began in mid-2008 as an experimental minimalist UI web-browser based on the Chromium project, it is a multi-process tabbed web browser based on Apple Webkit and several other pieces of free, licensed, and open-source technologies. Its market share is on the rise. The stats can be accessed here.
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101 Comments on Google Chrome Overtakes Mozilla Firefox in Browser Market-share: StatCounter

#1
[H]@RD5TUFF
Once Chrome gets some more of the addons I use or incorpirates them as features I am leaving fire fox.
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#2
Irony
by: micropage7
yeah adblock plus :rockout:
thats why i still use FF as my main browser and chrome as secondary browser :D
Chrome has adblock plus. I have it as a matter of fact

by: u2konline
Chrome sucks IMO , too plain looking.
Themes. Also, simplicity seems to be a common reason for people having it.
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#3
jmcslob
by: btarunr
The only thing that can save Firefox now is that its lead developers shed their archaic "multi-process is bad" mindset, and do it like Chrome and IE9. A separate process for each tab, and extension; a separate plugin container process for each plugin.
This....Exactly
I'm so tired of the Plugin Container crash that requires a reboot to fix that I simply quit using FireFox...and then when it seems they got it all fixed out comes another update to screw it all up again...
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#4
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
Still running the old firefox. It's stable and works.

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#5
de.das.dude
Pro Indian Modder
all you guys have problems with firefox, chrome.

i use opera and never faced a problem.


also this thread needs this
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#7
ChaoticAtmosphere
To be honest, I just uninstalled Chrome a few days ago. I do not like it at all. I'm back to IE9.

The scrolling is so much smoother with IE compared to Chrome. I read a lot on the internet so smooth scrolling is very important to me. It was the look of Chrome that got me using it.
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#8
digibucc
at least that's more legitimate than "too plain looking". lol.
by: u2konline
Chrome sucks IMO , too plain looking.
i mean that's your opinion, but why share it like that? that's entirely subjective and of no consequence - except the software SUCKS because you don't like it's looks? jesus grow up.
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#9
kid41212003
People should try IE9 before saying anything.

I personally use Chrome, but I setup my clients' PC with IE9 for compatibility, and so far everyone is happy with it.

I use IE9 time to time and it's actually as fast as Chrome (sometime even faster). I haven't seen any crashes either.

Firefox... the more plugins you have the more "lag" you get just like rubberband in BF3.
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#10
CrAsHnBuRnXp
by: kid41212003
People should try IE9 before saying anything.
IE9 is, and forever will be, the devil.
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#11
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
by: kid41212003
People should try IE9 before saying anything.

I personally use Chrome, but I setup my clients' PC with IE9 for compatibility, and so far everyone is happy with it.

I use IE9 time to time and it's actually as fast as Chrome (sometime even faster). I haven't seen any crashes either.

Firefox... the more plugins you have the more "lag" you get just like rubberband in BF3.
I use it every day at work. It sucks I hate it and it lags like fucking hell on pages with things that move. My netbook with less than half the processing power and firefox can render pages without lagging. I tried it and I still think its crap on a fucking stick any other questions?
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#12
Solaris17
Creator Solaris Utility DVD
by: digibucc
at least that's more legitimate than "too plain looking". lol.

i mean that's your opinion, but why share it like that? that's entirely subjective and of no consequence - except the software SUCKS because you don't like it's looks? jesus grow up.
I use chrome from first beta/alpha. Never looked back. Its fast and "Plain" which means i dont have shit everyware and the options etc are easy to get to it works fast on every PC I need to tune up. When my site is messing up it has dev options I can click on them and figure out exactly what is going wrong. I absolutely love chrome. I think more people should give it a try. Its fast sleek doesnt crash for me at all via the latest dev build. add-ons or good if you dont want stupid shit like kittens crawling around on your browser. and if youre one of those people probably deserve to get shot.
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#13
kid41212003
by: cdawall
I use it every day at work. It sucks I hate it and it lags like fucking hell on pages with things that move. My netbook with less than half the processing power and firefox can render pages without lagging. I tried it and I still think its crap on a fucking stick any other questions?
Sorry that ur netbook and ur work pc are suck.

I guess everything is fast on a fast pc then :D.
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#14
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
by: kid41212003
Sorry that ur netbook and ur work pc are suck.

I guess everything is fast on a fast pc then :D.
Considering the work PC's are C2Q's and phenom X4's they aren't exactly sluggish. In fact its weird IE9 lags the same even on the crappy P4's we got floating around still...I wonder if its just a poorly coded POS like every other interent exploder product. Did they ever fix the huge gaping security holes in it?
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#15
kid41212003
by: cdawall
Considering the work PC's are C2Q's and phenom X4's they aren't exactly sluggish. In fact its weird IE9 lags the same even on the crappy P4's we got floating around still...I wonder if its just a poorly coded POS like every other interent exploder product. Did they ever fix the huge gaping security holes in it?
You must be mistaken then. I'm itchy to make a video just to show you how quick it is.
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#16
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
by: kid41212003
You must be mistaken then. I'm itchy to make a video just to show you how quick it is.
Not going to change personal experiences with it. Its also not the multiple T3 lan being sluggish ;)
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#17
Irony
by: cdawall
the multiple T3 lan
Shut up. :nutkick:


My internet is slower than low end DSL on a good day
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#18
qubit
Overclocked quantum bit
by: btarunr
The only thing that can save Firefox now is that its lead developers shed their archaic "multi-process is bad" mindset, and do it like Chrome and IE9. A separate process for each tab, and extension; a separate plugin container process for each plugin.
Yeah, I'll second that. It so pisses me off when the Flash plugin stops working and the whole sodding browser locks up. Come on Mozilla, how hard can this be?
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#19
OOZMAN
Oh wow...

by: u2konline
Chrome sucks IMO , too plain looking.
Ever heard of themes? My theme is black with textured orange for the most part, and the new tab page is a skeleton on fire smashing a guitar on a speaker. High res high quality too. Tell me that's 'plain looking'.

by: ChaoticAtmosphere
To be honest, I just uninstalled Chrome a few days ago. I do not like it at all. I'm back to IE9.

The scrolling is so much smoother with IE compared to Chrome. I read a lot on the internet so smooth scrolling is very important to me. It was the look of Chrome that got me using it.
Again, there a plugin for that. Smoothscroll I think its called. I also have it. Works great.

Seriously guys it's not hard to figure this stuff out.

Oh and to the guy who said he just reloads his 100+ tabs when mozilla crashes, no need for that in chrome. Each tab is a seperate process, so if something crashes, all is not lost. Secondly, chrome has its own task manager to end said process(es). Apparently IE runs seperate processes, but uhh.. it's still IE.

Not 100% sure about mozilla but chrome also has this 'create application shortcuts' tool which I use. Basically it makes the page you are viewing an app via a shortcut on your desktop. This is good for, say, checking your bank account online with a simple double click, rather than going into your browser and clicking bookmarks.

So that's just a few things that I use anyway..
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#20
n-ster
by: u2konline
Chrome sucks IMO , too plain looking.
I love chrome, it's plain, lean and simple, yet still is elegant. I prefer the clean look of a Lamborghini then a FAIL like:

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#22
n-ster
by: Fx
lol, goddamn thats fugly
good, you see my point xD in my eyes, that's firefox LOL
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#23
Irony
by: n-ster
good, you see my point xD in my eyes, that's firefox LOL
Oh oh, me too! Lets change this to a 'hate firefox' thread.
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