New Edge Browser is Better than Chrome for Streaming

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For Streaming form Netflix, Disney+, Hulu etc the New Edge Browser does a better job.

This is a browser from Microsoft based on the open source Chromium project.

It works on the following operating systems:

Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

The New Edge Browser Makes it Easy to Switch From Chrome

Migrating to another browser is not always easy. Especially if you stored passwords, favorites and other extensions over many years.

But migrating from Chrome to Edge is easy. Because it moves everything over so switching is pretty seamless.

When It Comes to Streaming the Edge Browser Rocks

Streaming TV is where Edge really shows its stuff. When it comes to streaming 4K content on Netflix or Disney+, Edge uses less resources than Chrome.

And it fully supports Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos HDR, while using less RAM. Chrome is a resource hungry app.

Not to mention all the privacy related issues with everything Google tracks in order to serve you ads.

Enable Dropdown Full Screen

Here’s how to enable Dropdown Full Screen for streaming content from Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ etc.

In the address bar of the Edge Browser type:


What this does is it quickly unhides the address bar and menus at the top of your web browser while in full screen streaming.

This makes it easy to click and add access a new Web based streaming site without leaving the full screen format.

Watch the video below to see how to enable it.

Why Stream from a Web Browser

With so many great media streamers like Roku, Apple TV, and Nvidia SHIELD. Why would you ever want to stream movies and TV shows from a PC or Laptop?

Quite simply you can’t always pack along your 60″ flat screen TV when traveling, camping or commuting.

Along with Netflix Hulu, Disney+ and more, a Notebook PC or Mac works great for watching hundreds of Web based streaming sites like these. Now you never need to wait until you get home to binge watch the latest episode of your favorite show.

So check out the Microsoft Edge Browser and enjoy a better streaming TV experience than on Chrome.

Download it here from Microsoft for your computer