Google Chrome OS is a free operating system. The software is mainly aimed at notebooks.
UPDATE 1: Computer manufacturers bring in december 2010, the first netbooks on the market that run on Google's Chrome OS, the Google operating system. Also Google will a Chrome OS netbook market.
UPDATE 2: According to Engadget, Google will will on 7 december 2010 a own laptop to present, that runs on Chrome OS. The laptop will feature a special toetsenbod with a Search key instead of a Caps Lock key. Thus, this keyboard is more focused on the use of the internet than regular keyboards.
UPDATE 3: Google on 7 december 2010 a presentation was given with a netbook with Google Chrome OS within 7 seconds to start up. The first notebooks with Chrome OS is pre-installed will be in the beginning of 2011 to purchase.
UPDATE 4: Google has on 11 may 2011 announced that the netbooks that run on Chrome OS starting June 15, 2011 in the Netherlands for sale. This netbook are Chromebooks and are made by Acer and Samsung.
Google Chrome OS is a lightweight operating system that is mainly focused on netbooks. Chrome OS offers according to Google, three benefits as compared to regular operating systems: speed, simplicity and security.
The operating system focuses only on web applications. So it is not necessary to install any software because everything works via an online environment. So the program includes shortcuts to Google Docs, Gmail, YouTube, Twitter, and Pandora. Because the operating system therefore focuses on the use of online programs need to do it at startup not much to load, resulting in a very short startup time. Google Chrome OS also includes the possibility to use the internet to connect to a desktop PC and the installed applications. This technique is in this operating system Chromoting called.
Google Chrome OS will be only at the beginning of 2011 are ready. You can, however, at this time, all of the source code and a trial download. This is intended for developers and not for end users.
Google Chrome OS has the following features:
Google Chrome OS screenshots
You can free download Google Chrome OS and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit) from the official site.