Category Archives: Google Chrome Releases

Announcements and release notes for the Google Chrome browser

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 80.0.3987.67 (Platform version: 12739.44.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. Changes can be viewed here.


If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

Daniel Gagnon
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Hi everyone! We've just released Chrome Beta 80 (80.0.3987.68) for Android: it's now available on Google Play.

You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Krishna Govind
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel is being updated to 79.0.3945.123 (Platform version: 12607.82.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).


Cindy Bayless
Google Chrome OS

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

The beta channel has been updated to 80.0.3987.66 for Windows, Mac, and, Linux.

A full list of changes in this build is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels?  Find out how here. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.



Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 81.0.4033.2 for Windows, Mac and Linux.
A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
Prudhvikumar Bommana Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel is being updated to 79.0.3945.119 (Platform version: 12607.81.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes and security updates. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).


Cindy Bayless
Google Chrome OS

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 81.0.4029.3 for Windows, Mac and 81.0.4029.4 for Linux.
A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
Prudhvikumar Bommana Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 79.0.3945.130 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.


A list of all changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.


Security Fixes and Rewards

Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

This update includes 11 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chrome Security Page for more information.

[$TBD][1018677] Critical CVE-2020-6378: Use-after-free in speech recognizer. Reported by Antti Levomäki and Christian Jalio from Forcepoint on 2019-10-28
[$2000][1033407] High CVE-2020-6379: Use-after-free in speech recognizer. Reported by Guang Gong of Alpha Team, Qihoo 360 on 2019-12-12
[$N/A][1032170] High CVE-2020-6380: Extension message verification error. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2019-12-09
[$N/A][1040772] High N/A: Protections to mitigate Windows ECC certificate validation vulnerability CVE-2020-0601. 

We would also like to thank all security researchers that worked with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from ever reaching the stable channel.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:

  • [1042448] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives


Krishna Govind
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 80.0.3987.58 (Platform version: 12739.37.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. Changes can be viewed here.


If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

Daniel Gagnon
Google Chrome