Download and install Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a free web browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. You can also install Google Chrome on your Android or iOS device.

Download Chrome

Install Chrome on your computer


Windows

To install Chrome for your user account:

  1. Download the installer file.
  2. If prompted, click Run or Save.
  3. If you chose Save, double-click the installer file to start the installation process. We'll automatically import your homepage settings and browser history for you.
  4. Start Chrome:
    • Windows 7/Vista/XP: A Chrome window opens once everything is set up.
    • Windows 8: A welcome dialog appears, click Next to select your default browser. If you choose Google Chrome, it'll launch as a Windows 8 app from the Start Screen.

System requirements

To use Google Chrome, your computer needs:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 2+ (until the end of 2015), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that's SSE2 capable
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB of RAM
Mac
  1. Download the installer file.
  2. Open the file called "Google Chrome.dmg." 
  3. In the window that opens, find the Chrome icon . Drag it to the Application folder. We'll automatically import your homepage settings and browser history for you.
    Note: If you don't have administrative rights, drag the icon to a location on your computer where you do have rights, such as your desktop. 
  4. Find the dock, then drag the Google Chrome disk image to the Eject icon .

System requirements

To use Google Chrome, your computer needs:

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • An Intel processor that's 64-bit
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB of RAM
Linux

Use the same software that installs programs on your computer to install Chrome. Make sure you have administrative access first.

  1. Download the installer file.
  2. Click OK to open the package.
  3. Click Install Package.
  4. A Chrome window opens once everything is set up. Google Chrome will add its program information to your software manager so that it can be kept up-to-date.

System requirements

To use Google Chrome, your computer needs:

  • Ubuntu 12.04+, Debian 7+, OpenSuSE 12.2+, or Fedora Linux 17
  • An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB of RAM

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