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Statcounter: Microsoft Edge is no longer world's second desktop browser

Five most popular browsers logos lined up according to their market share

According to Statcounter's April 2023 report, Microsoft Edge is no longer world's second most popular desktop browser. Apple Safari, the only non-cross-platform browser, has taken over Microsoft's Chromium-powered Edge.

Disclaimer: Reports from Statcounter and other companies are never 100% accurate, and the idea is to provide average values and pinpoint general trends. You can learn how Statcounter gathers its data in the official FAQ.

Statcounter says Safari is now in second place with a market share of 11.87%, a 0.95 points uplift compared with the previous month. Edge is now third, struggling to surpass an 11% mark for almost a year. In April 2023, Microsoft Edge lost 0.15 points. As for Chrome, it holds 66.13%, with a 0.36 points month-over-month increase.

Here are the most popular desktop browsers per Statcounter's latest findings:

  1. Google Chrome - 66.13% (+0.36 points)
  2. Apple Safari - 11.87% (+0.95 points)
  3. Microsoft Edge - 11% (-0.15 points)
  4. Firefox - 5.65% (-0.82 points)
  5. Opera - 3.09% (-0.08 points)
A chart showing different browsers market shares gathered by Statcounter

Most things have stayed the same on the mobile side of the market. Chrome and Safari continue holding almost 90% of all users, leaving a little less than 5% to Samsung, 2% to Opera, and the rest to less-known browsers.

  1. Google Chrome - 61.96% (-2.66 points)
  2. Apple Safari - (+1.73 points)
  3. Samsung Internet - 4.8% (+0.31 points)
  4. Opera - 1.88% (+0.08 points)
  5. UC Browser - 1.71% (+0.18 points)
A chart showing different browsers market shares gathered by Statcounter

You can learn more about the April 2023 browser report from Statcounter on the official website.

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