This is a huge leap over the Q4 2019 stats, which was just 5.60%, so this is an impressive 4.62% increase year-over-year. Browser market share in September 2020 . Google Chrome still enjoys a hefty lead over Microsoft Edge, but Google surely can’t be too please with those numbers. NetMarketShare is shutting down its service as of this month, meaning this is the last quick and easy snapshot we’ll get until someone can develop a new way to track that information. FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. Microsoft’s revenues increased from $97 billion in 2017 to $143 billion in 2020, mainly driven by growth in Cloud revenues. While Google Chrome has been steadily gaining users even after Microsoft killed off legacy Edge for the open-source Chrome platform, October 2020 actually saw the browser lose market share, while Microsoft Edge saw a significant surge in users. The October 2020 market share report seems like it’s bad news for Google. Obviously, Microsoft still has a long way to go until it’s actually competing with Chrome, but this is an impressive market share after just a couple of years. Earlier this year, it was reported widely that Google was attempting to scare Edge when they visited Chrome Web Store. [Video], You’re reading 9to5Google — experts who break news about Google and its surrounding ecosystem, day after day. Notably, this will be the last report of this type for a while. Some Pixel 'Superfans' get free deconstructed prints, Hands-on: Google Assistant arrives on Fitbit, Pixel 4a 5G vs Pixel 5: Which should you pick? According to the latest numbers, Microsoft Edge now has a 10.22% market share when it comes to the desktop market. Edge users visiting Chrome Web Store were shown a warning message stating that Chrome is the recommended browser to use extensions securely and the message only targeted Edge. That eclipsed Firefox and Safari but was still dwarfed by Google Chrome. Global market share held by computer operating systems 2012-2020, by month Microsoft Office 365's share of productivity software market 2020 According to the report, Chrome share dropped from 69.94% to 69.25% and Firefox increased to 7.22% from 7.19%. Without a doubt, Microsoft is still a scrappy second-place player, with just 17.6% market share at the end of the fourth quarter. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org or encrypted to email@example.com. Just months after its debut, Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser quickly became the second most popular browser on desktop computers. Check out 9to5Google on YouTube for more news: Ben is a writer and video producer for 9to5Google. © 2019 Windows Latest | Not associated with Microsoft, Microsoft’s Chrome OS rival Windows 10X on track to debut next…, Google shows off its Flutter app for Windows 10 with new…, Windows 10 is reportedly getting native Android apps support, Microsoft leaks Windows 10’s new mysterious “Cloud PC” service, Microsoft’s discontinued Windows Phones can now run Photoshop, New experiment proves Microsoft’s Windows Phones are versatile, Dev enables cellular support in Windows 10 21H1 running on phones, Here’s what Windows 10 would look like on a Surface Duo…, there’s a new taskbar ad that encourages people to try Edge, Early look at the Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop 4 and Surface Pro 8, Microsoft wants to banish scrolling lag from Chrome and Edge, Microsoft Teams to supercharge your meetings with these new features, Microsoft starts taking desperate steps to stop you using Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge’s Smart Copy feature is another reason to ditch Chrome, Microsoft Teams gets distraction-free calls support – here’s how to enable it, Microsoft’s Chrome OS rival Windows 10X on track to debut next year, Google shows off its Flutter app for Windows 10 with new Photo Search, Here’s what Windows 10 would look like on a Surface Duo phone, Enthusiasts showcase Windows 10 for ARM with Continuum-like feature. For example, all Android phones come pre-installed with Chrome and Google search results also encourage users to use Chrome for “security, performance, and privacy”. It’s also worth noting that Chromium Edge now comes pre-installed with Windows 10 October 2020 Update or newer and there’s a new taskbar ad that encourages people to try Edge.