A new announcement coming from the giant company, Google, was just made this week and the users are in for good news. Google engineers confirmed that Google Chrome users can now use two different version of the search engine at the same time and side-by-side. Until this announcement, this kind of feature was not available for the users, they had to close one version of the browser and open the other. This kind of change from one version to another tends to become a little bit exhausting at some point, especially for web developers, who tested how websites looked on upcoming Chrome versions.
Google Company also stated that it made some changes on how the two versions operate. From now on, the users are going to be able to run the Stable version of Google Chrome along with one of the upcoming releases (Beta or Dev). However, this update only applies to versions on Android, Linux and Windows; the other operating systems will be compatible somewhere in the future.
Furthermore, the modification can’t be delivered with the help of a simple update. The users are going to need to uninstall their present version of Beta and Dev, re-download the versions from the official website and reinstall the version they need. This process is mandatory if the users want to be able to operate with two different versions of Google Chrome at the same time.
Also, the user has to keep in mind that before uninstalling one of the Chrome Beta or Dev, they have to save or synchronize their bookmarks and passwords, in the case where they have something stored in the unstable versions.
Before this change added by Google, the users resorted to other alternatives in order to achieve the same result, they used to run a portable version of Google Chrome and then started one of the Beta or Dev releases.