This article is all about how to download the Microsoft Edge browser offline installer And install it on windows 11 or windows 10.
The latest Microsoft Edge browser is based on the chromium project and it uses the same blink engine used by Google Chrome. It’s the default browser for the latest windows 11 and windows 10 that comes preinstalled with the latest version or windows 11 version 22H2. Well if you are on older windows 7, windows 8 or 8.1 you can use the Microsoft Edge installer to get the official Microsoft edge browser installed on your computer. Recently The company updated the edge browser Version 109.0.1518.49 which brings lots of new changes and bug fixes and improvements to the browser.
The new Edge is based on the Chromium open source project, an open-source web rendering engine developed by Google, which is also the engine behind Chrome, Opera, Amazon Silk, and many other browsers and that makes new edge similar to Google Chrome in that regard.
The latest version of Microsoft Edge is 109.0.1518.49 available on January 13, 2023 features lots of improvements and security patches. Some feature updates are new text prediction feature, Account Linking between a personal Microsoft account (MSA) and Azure Active Directory (AAD) account, TLS server certificate verification changes and lots more.
Technical Details of the browser
- Application Name: Microsoft Edge
- Publisher: Microsoft
- Category: Web Browser
- Latest Build: Version 109.0.1518.49 (Official Build) (64-bit)
- Size: Around 137 MB for 32/64 bit.
- Supported OS: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8 and 7
- Installer Type: Offline Installer
Also, there is a new text prediction feature helps users type faster and with fewer errors that company noted this feature is only available in English in the US, India and Australia.
Edge 109 also includes some changes regarding TLS server certificate validation.
In Microsoft Edge version 110, the certificate trust list and the certificate verifier will be decoupled from the host operating system’s root store. Instead, the default certificate trust list and the certificate verifier will be provided by and shipped with the browser.
Also, Edge 109 features Account linking between a personal Microsoft account (MSA) and Azure Active Directory (AAD) account.
This is the last version of the web browser to support Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, earlier this week Microsoft dropped support for the two operating systems and recommend upgrade windows 11 or 10.
Download Microsoft Edge 109.0.1518.49
If you are running Windows 11 or Windows 10 you’ll eventually get it in a future update. Also, you can download the stable version for Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8 or 7, and macOS directly from microsoft.com/edge in more than 90 languages.
If you are already running Microsoft edge on your computer, you can type edge://settings/help on the address bar and press enter key to update the browser with the latest version.
Also, you can download Microsoft Edge Offline Standalone Installer
You can download the offline installer to install the Microsoft Edge browser on multiple computers without an internet connection.
Installing Edge manually
The following steps listed here are also applicable to Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 as well.
- Open the chromium Microsoft Edge download website.
- Click the download for Windows 11/10 button
- Locate the download file, right-click on it select run as administrator, Click the Accept and Download button
- Double-click the file to launch the wizard and install Microsoft Edge Chromium.
- Once you complete the steps, the new Edge browser will install replacing the legacy version.
- Click the Get started button.
Select the new tab experience:
- Inspirational: Sets background image on a page that includes a search box and quick access to your most frequent websites.
- Informational: Sets a background image on the page with a search box, and you get access to the latest news headlines curated by Microsoft News.
- Focused: This option is similar to the “Inspirational” but without the background image.
Follow on-screen instructions to Customize the sync settings option and select the items you wish to sync And finally, you will get the new chromium edge.
New chromium edge features
The new chromium edge browser also comes with several new features as well. Here are some of the exciting features introduced on the new edge browser for windows 11/10.
Talking about features latest Microsoft Edge comes with new privacy-focused features such as tracking prevention, which is enabled by default to limit tracking through ads and cookies. You can manage this setting from the Edge -> settings -> privacy and services section.
Custom page layout
Also, there is a new tab page layout that lets users choose which types of news they want to be seen on their new tab screen. You can manage the same using setting or from settings -> New tab page then select focused, inspirational, informational or customize your setting. Here also you can adjust the content language as well.
Install Chrome extensions
The new edge is based on the Chromium project (open-source platform) it also means that the new Microsoft Edge is now compatible with many features available for Google Chrome users, including extensions. Yes, now you can use chrome extensions on the edge browser well.
Microsoft Edge has its own store to download extensions but you can also install an extension that is designed for chrome and available on the chrome web store. But before this, you need to enable the option to install extensions from other stores from the “Extensions” settings.
Similar to the legacy version of the Edge browser, the new version includes a dark theme option. And within the “Appearance” settings you can switch between the light or dark mode. And select the “System default” option, which allows Edge to switch theme colors when you change the color scheme of Windows 11 using the Settings app.
Further, Microsoft has provided AAD support, Internet Explorer mode, 4K Web streaming, Dolby audio, inking in PDF, support for Chrome-based extensions, and Microsoft Search in Bing integration among various others.
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