Google announced that it has improved its Chrome web browser to make it less system memory-intensive and more battery-efficient on desktop devices, in a long-awaited step.
Although the Chrome browser has dominated the web browser market for years, with a share of about 66 percent by last November on all platforms, especially on desktop devices, its users complain that it is the worst in consuming system memory and battery power.
Today, Google has returned to confirm that Chrome was designed from the start to be fast, but performance is more than just providing a fast browsing experience. For this reason, the company decided to optimize device battery consumption and system memory in Chrome.
The American tech giant said in a post on its blog that it added, with the latest version of Chrome on desktop devices, two new performance settings that make the browser consume 30 percent less memory, with the aim of keeping tabs running smoothly and extending battery life when it gets low. its energy.
Google said it will launch Memory Saver and Energy Saver over the next few weeks for Windows, macOS, and Chrome OS.
About the mechanism of the memory saving mode, the company said that if the user has a group of tabs open in Chrome, which he plans to return to later, Memory Saver works to save memory by freeing up memory from tabs that are not currently used so that sites can enjoy The active web browsing with the best possible experience.
As for the power saving mode, the company said that if the battery power is almost depleted and there is no charger nearby and the battery power drops to 20 percent, the Energy Saver will save energy by reducing background activity and the visual effects of websites that contain On cartoons and videos.
Google explained that users will be able to control the customization of Chrome’s performance, after introducing the Memory Saver and Energy Saver modes, they will be able to turn them off if they wish, or select the most important websites that can be excluded from the Memory Saver feature. The two new settings can be found under the three dots menu in Chrome.
This, and users can download the latest version of the Chrome browser for desktop devices from the official website.