How to use Chromium with chrlauncher

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Did you ever interested in using Chromium in Windows?


Chromium is the open-source web browser project from which Google Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi, Comodo Dragon and others draw their source codes. These browsers share the majority of code and features.
But there are some minor differences in features and they have different licensing. The major difference is the bold sentence.

Chromium doesn't have automatic updater. This feature is developed by Google itself and it is not integrated to Chromium. Another reason of updater absence is 'there is no stable channel' to check updates regularly.
Chromium releases are most un-stable releases of your future Google Chrome and others that mentioned above.

Chromium has no paid codecs (AVC/AAC & MP3 codecs) which are licensed by Google. (Simply, Google pay for them and they do not put those in Chromium) Chromium, by default, supports open codecs.
WebM (VP8/VP9/Vorbis/Opus codecs) is supported by all variants of Chromium.
Google Chrome also includes Flash Player by default, that Chromium doesn't have.

How to use Chromium with chrlauncher :)

There is a little tool that fixes such problems. Small and very fast portable launcher and updater for Chromium. Its called chrlauncher . It can even install PPAPI flash for you. If you want to install PPAPI, you can do it manually: Direct link of PPAPI Flash


What are the differences between Chromium and Google Chrome?
The answer is come from Google itself. Maybe there is a difference in this list that may attract you :)
Please read: The Difference between Google Chrome and Chromium

Have fun using Chromium :)
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A very handy tool.
I needed that about a year ago when i tried chromium and i was lazy to update it manually :p
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