What exactly is Google chrome?

I’ve been seeing a lot of commercials about Google chrome and was wondering what exactly it was? From what I can tell it is just a different internet browser? Is that what it is? Is it free? Also is it any good, you know user friendly, easy to figure out, and use, safe? Any info from people that have it?

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Indeed, Chrome is just another browser. I personally prefer Firefox, having tried Chrome and given up after about 4 hours. The entire layout is different, and more annoying (in my opinion). A few of my friends use it religiously, and won't try another browser, but in the end, it is free, so you can download it, give it a go and see what you think. And if you don't like it, you can go back to your regular browser.
vince 09 (author)  memyselfand17 years ago
 ya I went ahead and downloaded it and love it thanks for the clarification 
vince 09 (author)  memyselfand17 years ago
thank you, that’s what I thought but wasn’t 100% sure. so if I try it out and don’t like it how difficult would it be to switch back?
ditto!
Ro]x[as7 years ago
 Yeah, it's a free web browser made by Google.  It has some interesting features, but nothing any more revolutionary than Firefox or Safari.  It has a very simple interface, which I can't stand, and it loads each tab as a separate process to keep a web app in one from crashing the rest of the browser.  Also it's decently fast with some kinds of web content, while Firefox and Safari excel in others.  Read more about it's features here: www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/features.html
vince 09 (author)  Ro]x[as7 years ago
thanks for the info and link