Chrome is a browser developed by Google using the WebKit HTML rendering engine. It was announced on 1 September 2008 in a comic strip by Scott McCloud3 the eve of the release of the first beta.
The first stable version is unveiled for its December 11, 2008. Google Chrome runs on Windows (Windows XP SP2 and higher), Mac OS X (Intel only) and Linux (Chromium Browser package). End of 2010, Google Chrome is the third most used browser, with about 10% of users, according to statistics and regions.