Is Google Canary a fix for memory hungry Chrome?

The latest windows update May2020 included a memory management mechanism called segment heap. Microsoft edge which had a logo change until recently has a new chromium engine now. Unlike Chrome, Edge is now utilizing segment heap to manage memory usage and has been successful to a great extent. Following this, Google has been optimistic about using new memory management for its browser as well. They have deployed its support on its test build Google Canary. You can download it and give it a try. Since this is a test build, you should expect instability, crashing, freezing issues. You can download it here.

Do proper research before installing “Google Canary”. You might want to refer to google forums for better insights on the kinds of Canary issue.


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