Ineternet Explorer 9 (IE9) Gains Momentum, Grows Faster than Google Chrome, Net Apps October Share

Windows team blog has published an update of Internet Explore market share for October. The data comes from Net Applications: "in addition to 10 million downloads, 0.32% of customers worldwide and 1.46% of Windows 7 users are using Internet Explorer 9 as their daily browser."According to Net Apps, IE 9 Beta usage share on Win7 […]

Windows team blog has published an update of Internet Explore market share for October. The data comes from Net Applications: "in addition to 10 million downloads, 0.32% of customers worldwide and 1.46% of Windows 7 users are using Internet Explorer 9 as their daily browser."

According to Net Apps, IE 9 Beta usage share on Win7 grew about 2.5 times, from 0.61% in Sep to 1.46% for the month of Oct.

"Our latest browser offerings (IE8 and IE9 Beta) saw a 0.45% increase in market share this month worldwide. In fact, that's higher worldwide growth than Chrome'd Stable and Beta channels (Beta/Dev/Canary) from Sep to Oct of 0.19% (7.69% in Sep with Chrome 5/6/7/8 versus 7.88% in Oct with Chrome 6/7/8/9). And in the US, IE8 and IE9 combined grew 0.58%, compared with Chrome's 0.41% total growth," said IE team.

Worldwide, IE9's market share gained by 0.21%, up to 0.32%.

Reference: Net Apps

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