- 1 Why use an older version of Google Chrome?
- 2 Google Chrome Windows version
- 3 Google Chrome Linux Version
- 4 Google Chrome Mac Version
- 6 Related FAQs
- 6.1 Why You Need An Older Chrome Version?
- 6.2 How do I Rollback/Revert to the Older Version of Chrome?
- 6.3 Where can I Download and Install Older Versions of Chrome?
- 6.4 How to Download and Install Earlier Version for Windows, Linux and Mac via Slimjet
- 6.5 How do I Know what Version of Google Chrome I have installed?
- 7 Related News
Why use an older version of Google Chrome?
Google only provides an online setup file for Google Chrome which installs the latest version of Google Chrome. It happens frequently that a user upgrades to a new version of Google Chrome and gets upset by an unpleasant feature, a missing option or an annoying bug. Therefore, some users want to roll back to an older version of Google Chrome to preserve a useful feature, option or support some legacy technology. However, is it really wise to use an out-dated verison of Google Chrome? The answer is NO since out-dated browsers usually come with security issues. A better solution to the problem is to use Slimjet browser, which runs on the latest Blink engine while offering more flexibity, features and options compared with Google Chrome. With Slimjet, we give users more choices to tune their browser to their own personal preference instead of forcing a majority style on everyone. Slimjet also integrates more features internally in the most efficient way so that you don’t have to spend time dealing with unstable and resource-consuming third-party plugins. Best of all, Slimjet syncs all your Chrome data and settings via your Google account and is compatible with your favorite Chrome extensions. There is absolutely no learning curve for you to switch from Chrome to Slimjet. Give Slimjet a try now and you will never look back!
For users who insist on using an old version of Google Chrome and becoming vulnerable to security issues, you can find the right version of Google Chrome to download for your platform in the following sections.
Support of Java, Silverlight and NPAPI plugins
Unfortunately, we only started to archive old versions of Chrome since Chrome 48. Chrome dropped support for Java, silverlight and other NPAPI plugins in Chrome 45. If you are looking for an old version of Chrome with support of Java, silverlight or other NPAPI plugins, you would have to use Slimjet Web Browser, which is based on Chromium and retains support of Java, silverlight and other NPAPI plugins.
Google Chrome Windows version
The old versions of Chrome before V58 are packed as 7zip self-extracting executable. Just run the executable and extract the files under any folder on your hard drive. Then launch Google chrome with chrome.exe under the extraction folder. After V59, the archived chrome old version files are official Chrome offline installers. Just uninstall any current version of Chrome first and then run the downloaded installer. It’s a one-click installer without any interactive UI.
Support of XP and Vista
Please notice that Chrome dropped support of XP and Vista since Chrome 50. If you are using XP and Vista, please download Chrome 49 or earlier, or download Slimjet Web Browser, which is based on Chromium and continues to support XP and Vista.
Google Chrome Linux Version
64-bit deb for Ubuntu/Debian
32-bit deb for Ubuntu/Debian
Note: Google Chrome stopped release 32-bit builds for linux since Chrome 49. If you are still using 32-bit linux and would like to be protected with the latest security patches as well, you can use Slimjet Web Browser, which is based the Chromium open source project and continues to support 32-bit linux.
Google Chrome Mac Version
Why You Need An Older Chrome Version?
Sometimes it can be just because you don’t like a new update or the new version of your preferred browser. Different people have different reasons, for example, developers don’t like the placement of tools and in other cases the favorite extensions might not appear so useful. In such circumstances, all you need is the same previous version. In case of Chrome, though Google doesn’t provide you with any Source) to download older versions of Google Chrome, but if you are really comfortable with those you don’t need to disappoint. Slimjet offers you all older version under one roof.
How do I Rollback/Revert to the Older Version of Chrome?
Google do not support any rollback to the previous versions of Chrome. But that doesn’t mean, you cannot get the one. Yes, there is a simple way out to get previous version. Just uninstall your present adaptation, erasing each user’s saved profile information, and then re-install the needed version. Here it is important to note that user may lose their bookmarks, history, and so on. Hence, be careful while you proceed with the same.
Where can I Download and Install Older Versions of Chrome?
Now getting and downloading the prior versions of Google Chrome is possible. Slimjet share the old versions of Chrome, packed as 7zip self-extracting executable file. Download the one you need, run the executable and extract the files on your hard drive. Simply launch Google chrome with chrome.exe under the extraction folder. You can scroll above for different versions, available in 32- bit and 64- bit.
How to Download and Install Earlier Version for Windows, Linux and Mac via Slimjet
We have made a video to help you and you can watch the step to step process here:
How do I Know what Version of Google Chrome I have installed?
You might need this information for varying reasons, but often people consider it important to check for whether they need an upgrade or not. So, if you are looking for way out to determine what version you’re running, just visit the ‘About’ page for each browser. Click the Menu icon (≡) in the upper right corner and take the cursor on «help». The first option «About Google Chrome» will let you know the same.