How to Download Google Chrome on Computer?

Learn how to download the Google Chrome web browser on Windows OS, macOS, and Linux Machines for free from official sites and also install on the computers.

We all admit that Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers available across devices. Whether it may be a computer or mobile phone, Google chrome is available across all verticals.

One of the main reasons being the ability to enhance its features with extensions, sync between devices, and also allowing multiple account logins. Hence, Google Chrome is the most downloaded software program across the devices.

Recently, Microsoft also joined the bandwagon with Microsoft Edge which runs on the Chromium open-source project. It’s the same project which Google Chrome is built on. And of course, it’s free of cost without any penny of investment.

Related: How to Download Google Chrome on Mobile Phone or Tablet?

In the following article, we will learn how to download Google Chrome on Computers and Desktop machines. We will be also covering the Chrome download on smartphones in another article.

Let’s dive into the Chrome download —

Download Google Chrome for Windows OS

You can download the Google Chrome browser for any Windows OS versions like Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and even earlier versions from the official site.

Follow these steps to download the chrome online installer for Windows:

  1. Go to the Google Chrome Download site (link added below).
  2. Hit on the Download Chrome button.
  3. Verify your Operating System and hit on the Accept and Install button.
  4. The ChromeSetup.exe file will be downloaded in your Downloads folder.
  5. Finally, proceed with installing the Chrome on Windows OS.

Download Chrome for Windows 10/8.1/8/7 64-bit

Google Chrome is available for Windows 32-bits and 64-bits operating systems. Hence, make sure that the correct version is pre-populated on the download chrome dialog box.

Google Chrome for Windows

Here are the easy steps to install Chrome for Windows 10 OS: 

Steps to Install Chrome on Windows OS

  1. Click Run to begin the installation.
  2. If you’re prompted with permission box, click Yes on the system dialog window to allow the installation.
    Windows OS Google Update Setup Chrome Installer
  3. Chrome launches as soon as the installation finishes.

Downloading Chrome Online Installer

That all, Google Chrome is now downloaded and installed on Windows OS. Though I have covered the steps for Windows 10, you can follow similar steps for any earlier version of Microsoft windows.

Download Google Chrome for Mac OS X

You can download the chrome browser on macOS based computers like Macbook Pro, Macbook Air, Macbook, Mac Pro, etc.

Follow these steps to download the Google Chrome browser for Mac OS X:

  1. Go to Google Chrome official site (link added below).
  2. Verify if your default operating system is correctly recognized.
  3. Hit on Download Chrome for Mac command button.
  4. The googlechrome.dmg file will be downloaded in your system.
  5. Next, proceed with the installation of Chrome on Mac.

Download Chrome for Mac Official Build

Chrome Download for Mac

Here are the steps to finish installing Chrome on Mac:

  1. Open the file called “googlechrome.dmg”.
  2. Drag Chrome to the Applications folder.
  3. Double-click and open Chrome on Mac.

Install Chrome for Mac OSX

That’s it. Google Chrome is now downloaded and installed on your Mac machine.

Download the Chrome Browser for Linux

You can easily download the Google Chrome browser for any Linux distribution like Debian or Fedora. Google Chrome is available for Ubuntu, Linux Mint, CentOS, and many other Linux based operating systems.

Please note that Google Chrome only supports 64-bit Linux based operating system. If you are running 32-bit, then you won’t be able to install Chrome.

Follow these steps to download the Chrome for Linux:

  1. Go to Google Chrome official download site (link added below).
  2. Hit on the Download Chrome button.
  3. Verify if your operating system is recognized.
  4. Select the Linux Distribution, either For Debian (Linux, Linux Mint) or Fedora (CentOS, RedHat).
  5. The .deb or .rpm files will be downloaded based on selection.
  6. Lastly, install the downloaded Chrome on Linux system.

Download Chrome for Linux Debian Ubuntu Fedora openSUSE

Download Chrome for Linux

Follow these steps to install the Chrome on Ubuntu Linux OS:

  1. Open the google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb in Software Install program in Linux.
    Google Chrome Stable Install in Linux Ubuntu
  2. Hit on the Install button in the Software installer dialog window.
    Google Chrome Stable Ubuntu Software Installer
  3. The installation will finish and Chrome will be added into the Applications folder.

There are also few other community-supported Linux Chromium Packages that you can download. The steps to installation are mostly similar to the above mentioned.

Alternative to Google Chrome for Computer

Here are few notable alternatives available for the Google Chrome browser for any computer operating system.

Let me know if you’re facing any issue to download google chrome browser on any computer systems.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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2 Responses

  1. Eugene Black says:

    Exhausted from trying to download Google Chrome. Used to be a faster and easier procedure.Will look for something else.

    • Kushal Azza says:

      It isn’t so. I think you’ve mistaken within something else. The download link mentioned is the direct link to download chrome. However, for windows, it’s not a full setup file but a quick setup.exe which will download the chrome and install it.

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