Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge


Microsoft Edge free download for Mac

Microsoft Edge
18 October 2019

Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge (Beta).


Chromium-based release of Microsoft Edge for macOS platform. This is a Microsoft's take in Open-Source browser wars. It supports Chrome extensions and brings Microsoft's special sauce in a form of Privacy Controls, IE Mode that uses rendering engine of Internet Explorer that will allow businesses to load old sites, Collections feature for collecting images, text, and general notes from the web, Reading view, Sync with mobile devices, built-in translator, Dark Mode and more.

Two channels are currently available: Dev - updated weekly and Canary - updated daily.

News, updates and changes can be found here.

Future plans are here.

What's new in Microsoft Edge

Added features:
  • Added a setting to show or hide the feedback smiley face from the toolbar.
  • The first round of Family Safety features is now available on Windows 10.
  • Added an option to the New Tab Page for users signed into the browser with a work or school account to show Office content from their organization instead of news content.
  • Added a toolbar to Reading View for easy access to Read Aloud and text viewing options.
  • Added the touchscreen scrolling behavior that the existing version of Edge was known for.
  • Added a button in Settings on Mac to open Microsoft AutoUpdate.
  • Added right-click support to menu items on Mac.
  • Added the ability to automatically remove extensions from a user’s device when they’ve been removed from the store they were installed from.
Improved reliability:
  • Fixed an issue where the browser has high CPU usage when idle.
  • Fixed an issue where the new tab page sometimes crashes when scrolled.
  • Fixed a browser crash when using the new tab page.
  • Fixed a browser crash when using IE mode.
  • Fixed a browser crash when using Collections.
  • Fixed a browser crash when importing data from another browser.
  • Fixed a webpage crash when viewing PDF documents.
  • Fixed an issue where webpages sometimes crash when typing in passwords.
  • Fixed an issue where Netflix shows error D7354 when trying to play a video.
  • Fixed some hangs.
  • Fixed an issue where attempting to print a webpage while it’s in Reading View only prints a single paper’s worth of content instead of the entire webpage.
  • Fixed an issue where certain Read Aloud voices don’t work properly.
Changed behavior:
  • Changed the InPrivate icon into a square, as requested by user feedback.
  • Fixed an issue where users signed into the browser with a personal Microsoft account are unable to sync favorites and other content.
  • Fixed an issue where users with multiple accounts lose their account pictures on Taskbar shortcuts.
  • Fixed an issue where the Taskbar shortcut sometimes appears as the default sheet of paper.
  • Fixed an issue where the tab title in the tab band or on the Task Bar is incorrect if a PDF document is open.
  • Fixed an issue where selecting large amounts of text in PDF documents doesn’t work properly.
  • Fixed an issue where searches from the address bar are always in English despite the user’s language being set to some other language.
  • Fixed an issue where Top Sites on the new tab page disappear or are reset after upgrading to a new version of Edge.
  • Fixed an issue where translating a page into a different language and then back into its original language shows an error instead of performing the second translation.
  • Fixed an issue where certain webpage controls like the calendar picker aren’t appearing.
  • Fixed an issue where the feedback smiley face is removed from the toolbar when it shouldn’t be.
  • Fixed an issue where the feedback smiley face isn’t rendered properly.
  • Fixed an issue where hitting the ESC key on the warning dialog that appears when attempting to close the browser while a download is in progress closes the browser instead of just dismissing the dialog.
  • Fixed an issue where the warning about closing the browser while there’s an ongoing download never appears again after it’s dismissed the first time.
  • Fixed an issue where certain functionality like delete doesn’t work on the downloads shelf.
  • Fixed an issue where it’s possible to sign into a work or school account using the wrong type of email.
  • Fixed an issue where Single Sign-On signs users into the wrong account if they sign into the browser with a different work or school account than the one they’re currently signed into Windows with.
  • Fixed an issue where autofill settings are unexpectedly turned off by default for some users.
  • Fixed an issue where cookies are unexpectedly disabled on new installations.
  • Improved text input in Collections.
  • Fixed an issue where two scroll bars sometimes appear in Collections.
  • Fixed an issue where uninstalling a website installed as an app from the Control Panel doesn’t give any indication as to whether or not it’s succeeded.
  • Fixed an issue on Mac where clicking in menus sometimes doesn’t work.
  • Fixed an issue where corrupted characters appeared in the F12 Dev Tools.
  • Fixed an issue where certain icons are inappropriately mirrored in right-to-left language installations.

2 Microsoft Edge Reviews

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24 June 2019

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I'll stay with Dissenter.
09 July 2019
Not installable on el capitan...
4 answer(s)
12 July 2019
You may try to use Unpkg to extract the application
14 July 2019
I do not know if Unpkg does more than extract the application package. I have tried with Suspicious Package to extract it, and it does not open. Skip the icon for fifteen or twenty seconds until it closes with a message:
Crashed Thread: 0 CrBrowserMain Dispatch queue:

Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000001, 0x0000000000000000

Application Specific Information:
Crashing on exception: -[__NSCFString bytes]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x7f8cf2cee9a0

Application Specific Backtrace 1:
0 CoreFoundation 0x00007fff94fc0452 __exceptionPreprocess + 178
1 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001118fbf62 ChromeMain + 53569442
2 libobjc.A.dylib 0x00007fff8f4de73c objc_exception_throw + 48
3 CoreFoundation 0x00007fff9502a18d -[NSObject(NSObject) doesNotRecognizeSelector:] + 205
4 CoreFoundation 0x00007fff94f304c1 ___forwarding___ + 1009
5 CoreFoundation 0x00007fff94f30048 _CF_forwarding_prep_0 + 120
6 Security 0x00007fff8ffd0d07 _Z14SecItemAdd_osxPK14__CFDictionaryPPKv + 267
7 Security 0x00007fff8ffd0b9b SecItemAdd + 312
8 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001139d14f5 ChromeMain + 87997749
9 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001139d1ad7 ChromeMain + 87999255
10 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001139d196e ChromeMain + 87998894
11 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x0000000111976600 ChromeMain + 54070848
12 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010f98af07 ChromeMain + 20600647
13 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001135979fc ChromeMain + 83567164
14 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x0000000111837ff3 ChromeMain + 52766771
15 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000011183a9f2 ChromeMain + 52777522
16 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x0000000111867acf ChromeMain + 52962063
17 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000011186792d ChromeMain + 52961645
18 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010f69210f ChromeMain + 17484111
19 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010fb58527 ChromeMain + 22490471
20 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010f690e06 ChromeMain + 17479238
21 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010f693b72 ChromeMain + 17490866
22 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010f68f50a ChromeMain + 17472842
23 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000011164480d ChromeMain + 50720845
24 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001116444de ChromeMain + 50720030
25 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001149b1259 ChromeMain + 104643225
26 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x00000001116438b4 ChromeMain + 50716916
27 Microsoft Edge Framework 0x000000010e5e587b ChromeMain + 187
28 Microsoft Edge Dev 0x000000010e2e5f24 main + 372
29 libdyld.dylib 0x00007fff8d8b35ad start + 1
30 ??? 0x0000000000000002 0x0 + 2

Thread 0 Crashed:: CrBrowserMain Dispatch queue:
0 0x00007fff8df0be6a -[NSApplication _crashOnException:] + 109
1 0x00007fff8df0bdc4 -[NSApplication reportException:] + 140
2 0x00007fff9502784b __handleUncaughtException + 731
3 libobjc.A.dylib 0x00007fff8f4e2488 _objc_terminate() + 94
4 libc++abi.dylib 0x00007fff9ffc7ffe std::__terminate(void (*)()) + 8
5 libc++abi.dylib 0x00007fff9ffc7a6a __cxa_throw + 121
6 libobjc.A.dylib 0x00007fff8f4de877 objc_exception_throw + 363
7 0x00007fff9502a18d -[NSObject(NSObject) doesNotRecognizeSelector:] + 205
8 0x00007fff94f304c1 ___forwarding___ + 1009
9 0x00007fff94f30048 _CF_forwarding_prep_0 + 120
10 0x00007fff8ffd0d07 SecItemAdd_osx(__CFDictionary const*, void const**) + 267
11 0x00007fff8ffd0b9b SecItemAdd + 312
12 0x00000001139d14f5 0x10e5e2000 + 88012021
13 0x00000001139d1ad7 0x10e5e2000 + 88013527
14 0x00000001139d196e 0x10e5e2000 + 88013166
15 0x0000000111976600 0x10e5e2000 + 54085120
16 0x000000010f98af07 0x10e5e2000 + 20614919
17 0x00000001135979fc 0x10e5e2000 + 83581436
18 0x0000000111837ff3 0x10e5e2000 + 52781043
19 0x000000011183a9f2 0x10e5e2000 + 52791794
20 0x0000000111867acf 0x10e5e2000 + 52976335
21 0x000000011186792d 0x10e5e2000 + 52975917
22 0x000000010f69210f 0x10e5e2000 + 17498383
23 0x000000010fb58527 0x10e5e2000 + 22504743
24 0x000000010f690e06 0x10e5e2000 + 17493510
25 0x000000010f693b72 0x10e5e2000 + 17505138
26 0x000000010f68f50a 0x10e5e2000 + 17487114
27 0x000000011164480d 0x10e5e2000 + 50735117
28 0x00000001116444de 0x10e5e2000 + 50734302
29 0x00000001149b1259 0x10e5e2000 + 104657497
30 0x00000001116438b4 0x10e5e2000 + 50731188
31 0x000000010e5e587b ChromeMain + 187
32 0x000000010e2e5f24 main + 372
33 libdyld.dylib 0x00007fff8d8b35ad start + 1

For me, that the vast majority of programmers find it impossible to continue fighting against Xcode and its handling of libraries in versions before 10.12. Several recognize it and list simply for it as incompatible captain to not have to give support.
This makes it unsafe to update anything today without previously checking its operation. Not in MAS, Setapp, MUD or any other. Everything has to be done manually, and testing whether or not to open the new version. So MUD loses its usefulness. If in addition, when the same manufacturer prohibits the use of a specific version of OS X, and still maintain MUD as compatible, problems accumulate.
19 July 2019
This should have been a comment and not a review. It's not Microsoft's fault you're using an old version MacOS that came out in 2015.
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SUNRISE Developer
SUNRISE Developer
12 August 2019
Geez, if 2015 is old,, I must be positively ancient.....potentially even prehistoric given the way things are going in the software industry.

Advice: Grab yourself a copy of Parallels Desktop 14 and create your OS versions that you need to run (and stick to the OS you are comfortable with, even on El Capitan). You dictate the terms of which OS you want to run, not Apple. Want to run the latest macOS Mojave? No problems. Install a clean version on a virtual disk using Parallels and archive it as a template file and make another copy for running the software you want and will work on the disk. With a solid state drive (SSD), it is so fast, you would swear it is running at full speed.. Finished with using an app? No problems, delete the virtual disk and keep the clean version in readiness for the next time you need to run a software app. Incidentally, you can even prepare and have ready virtual disks of just about every OS X (and certainly all the macOS) that ever existed since and including OS X Snow Leopard. Very nice.

Too much work to prepare the disks? Send me a couple of 40GB USB flash drives and I'll copy mine onto them and send them off to you. To cover cost of postage and handling, you can donate on our page through the Contact Us link for $15.

Like (1)
24 June 2019
I'll stay with Dissenter.
1 answer(s)
15 October 2019
No thanks. . .too many rightwingers on Dissenter. . .Try Brave!


App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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