Chromatic
Chromatic
0.2.4
4.1
0.0
Chromatic free download for Mac

Chromatic for Mac0.2.4

26 November 2014

Easily install and update Chromium (Google Chrome project).

What is Chromatic for Mac

Chromatic is an easy way to install and update Chromium, the open source project behind Google Chrome. Chromatic allows you to select a release channel (Stable, Beta, …), use the latest build available, or choose a specific build.

Chromatic is Open Source here.

What's new in Chromatic

Version 0.2.4:
  • Now works again thanks to ardecvz on github.
  • Changed to support 64-bit channel within preferences.
  • Added new source for builds.
  • Added ability to change prefix in advanced.

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RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Nov 13 2014
0.2.3
0.0
Nov 13 2014
0.0
Version: 0.2.3
Current version is 0.2.4
Dwt
Dwt
Sep 11 2014
0.2.3
5.0
Sep 11 2014
5.0
Version: 0.2.3
Current version 0.2.3 (a729c95) can't get the list of updates from the server - very useful if it works.
anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
Sep 27 2013
0.2.3
0.0
Sep 27 2013
0.0
Version: 0.2.3
For those who can't or won't live with the occasional snafus of open source (volunteer) software but still want to whinge about it... in this case get a clue. The solution is right there above in the "similar" software, though as usual for MacUpdate it is not similar. Download Chromatic, set it to "Stable," and it will (re)install the most dependable version. I was back up and running in 3 minutes after the latest update crashed twice.
cmotdibbler
cmotdibbler
Aug 28 2012
0.2.2
4.0
Aug 28 2012
4.0
Version: 0.2.2
Version 0.2.2 stopped working (crash on start). Not sure if due to the 10.8.1 ML update or something with the way the chromium links are organized. Very useful application when it worked.
Tanner1294
Tanner1294
Aug 9 2012
0.2.2
2.0
Aug 9 2012
2.0
Version: 0.2.2
This app does work on 10.5 Leopard and on PowerPC but it installs Chromium for an Intel only OS. Waste of time, the system requirements should say something like this.
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
Aug 7 2012
0.2.2
0.0
Aug 7 2012
0.0
Version: 0.2.2
If you are not sure what the last post means and it might be a bit off putting for anyone looking to download chromatic and get started with chromium....in that respect everything is fine, just tested it and everything else works well.
kingofleon86
kingofleon86
Mar 30 2012
0.2.2
5.0
Mar 30 2012
5.0
Version: 0.2.2
it's a very useful program, but the dev channel now is blocked at february 28...
FalstaffA
FalstaffA
Dec 28 2011
0.2.2
5.0
Dec 28 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2.2
According to Mr. Gecko as of December 28-2011, Chromatic has been updated to 0.2.2 in order to: "Fixed issue with Chromatic not being able to parse the channel causing the whole program to stop working." Well, my thanks to Mr. Gecko for consistently being on top of any issues of not only Chromatic, but all of the software he has developed; Chromatic 0.2.1 is working fine at my end though, nevertheless, thanks again Mr. Gecko.
Bigboysdad
Bigboysdad
Dec 26 2011
0.2.1
5.0
Dec 26 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2.1
Love it.
FalstaffA
FalstaffA
Nov 8 2011
0.2.1
5.0
Nov 8 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2.1
As of Tuesday, November 08, 2011, Chromatic 0.2.1 is no longer working. Apparently Google changed its API path again.
FalstaffA
FalstaffA
Nov 8 2011
0.2.1
5.0
Nov 8 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2.1
As of Tuesday, November 08, 2011, Chromatic 0.2.1 is no longer working. Apparently Google changed its API path again.
Alessandro82
Alessandro82
Nov 3 2011
0.2.1
1.0
Nov 3 2011
1.0
Version: 0.2.1
doesn t work anymore just a waste of time!
Jb4
Jb4
Sep 17 2011
0.2.1
5.0
Sep 17 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2.1
I'm starting to really like Chromium and this little add-on makes it almost as much fun as my #1 browser Camino, which may be phased out in the not too distant future.. so, I'm really glad to have found something which could replace it.
Jb4
Jb4
Sep 15 2011
0.2
5.0
Sep 15 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2
Not working..... "Unable to install due to an error. This may be a permission issue." Anyone have a clue? Gave it a three just to get this posted. I will revise this once I get it to work.
FalstaffA
FalstaffA
Sep 13 2011
0.2
5.0
Sep 13 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2
Chromatic is to Chromium as gasoline is to an automobile, indispensable for anyone who uses Chromium. Thank you very much Mr. Gecko!!!
kingofleon86
kingofleon86
Aug 19 2011
0.2
5.0
Aug 19 2011
5.0
Version: 0.2
Great app! I was a user of freesmug chromium but now I prefer update chromium with chromatic.
Stevehhhhh
Stevehhhhh
Jun 21 2011
0.1
0.0
Jun 21 2011
0.0
Version: 0.1
Could some one please explain what are "Chromatic", "Chromium", "Google Chrome", "Chrome Canary", etc., and, in particular what the numbers mean, i.e. 13.06.788.69 as a version number. I assume that a number beginning with 13 is a later version than one beginning with 12, but where do the rest come in? Furthermore, is there any correspondence between any two of these e.g. Chromium and Canary, and finally, which of these are final versions, which are betas, and which are developer's models?
Ploinkr
Ploinkr
Feb 25 2010
0.1
4.0
Feb 25 2010
4.0
Version: 0.1
small & useful - and free :-) Would be nice if the app would auto-quit when you click "Launch Chromium"
Pietro-Cristofoli
Pietro-Cristofoli
Jan 29 2010
0.1
0.0
Jan 29 2010
0.0
Version: 0.1
Same here with the latest builds ...
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Oct 27 2009
0.1
0.0
Oct 27 2009
0.0
Version: 0.1
I finally got around to seeing what Google Chrome is thanks to this app.. however it sees Chrome has an issue with fonts and text encoding.. UTF does not work and actually western etc either.. Guess it is something on my setup ?
Cerebrl
Cerebrl
Oct 26 2009
0.1
0.0
Oct 26 2009
0.0
Version: 0.1
Isn't Google Chrome Intel only? So, why the PPC/Intel compatibility for Chromatic? Just asking.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later

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