Monday, June 5, 2023

Google Chrome prepares its biggest design change: Discover its new interface

Google Chrome is the most used browser in the world, far behind its other rival, Apple’s Safari, and then Edge. Today, Edge is the browser that Best Performance Offered on Windows, as it is a native Windows tool. Furthermore, it is also the one that offers the best integration in terms of design, something that Chrome is lacking, at least soon.

Aesthetically one of the reasons why Edge is fully integrated with Windows is that it uses the Mica design designed to provide the best user experience in Windows 11 and also, it works seamlessly with other apps available in the Microsoft Store. Also available in As File Explorer among others.

It seems that finally, Google has realized that the time has come to implement this same design in Chrome, as we can read in Chromium Gerrit, although for now, it will only affect the browser bar, not the whole Not the window. It’s not the best integration of Mica into Chrome, however, it is the first step towards fully implementing this design in the Google browser.

What is mica?

It mimics the design that Microsoft currently uses in Microsoft Edge, the Windows Settings window, Outlook, Office, and other applications made by the company. It is also available in the applications available in the Microsoft Store and has the function of merge desktop background themes As transparency with the application. This design can be applied to both application title bars (as in Chrome) and windows.

The purpose of this layout is to provide a visual hierarchy that allows users to focus on the window they have. open close-up, the window that implements this layout. The rest of the apps we have open in the background don’t show this layout (if it’s supported) unless they’re in the foreground.

Mica Design has a variant called Mica Alt. While the first size sample slightly tones down the desktop background colors we are used to, Micah Alt emphasizes them so that they have a more visual presence, The layout is available in both light and dark mode. At the moment this implementation is in the testing phase and does not know the estimated date of its launch in Chrome.

As this is a design change, it may not be implemented eventually or may take longer than usual. It is clear that Google continues to work on improving the performance and operation of Chrome and a good proof of that are the various improvements it has implemented in recent months to optimize operation, especially RAM memory consumption. in the matter of.

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