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Which engines do major browsers use?


Question

What engines do these browsers use:

  • Firefox; is it Gecko?
  • Safari; is it Webkit?
  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
2013/10/13
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10/13/2013 6:51:31 PM

Accepted Answer

  • Firefox and other Mozilla browsers (IceWeasel, etc) use Gecko.
  • Internet Explorer uses Trident.
  • Safari, Google Chrome and Konqueror use Webkit, although on 04/03/2013 Google announced that Chrome will use its own fork from Webkit named Blink
  • Opera 9+ uses Presto, although it has announced (4/2013) that is will move over to using Blink.
2013/05/15
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5/15/2013 7:47:10 AM