Now that Apple’s ARM-powered computers have arrived, developers are refitting their software to run the original M1 processor instead of relying on Rosetta 2 emulation. For many of us, Google Chrome is the program we use the most and according to tweets from the team should soon be able to get an optimized version of the software.
If you want to use Chrome on new Macs with Apple M1 chips, go to https://t.co/uIyDy5PSMS and download the version of Apple Silicon that we released today in M87! pic.twitter.com/11uDaIYUR4
– Elvin @ (@ elvin_not_11) November 17, 2020
9to5Google writes that the native version of Chrome for your “Mac with Apple Chip” starts with today’s release of Chrome 87. However, because On the edge followed, this version was downloaded, and the support page mentions an error that could cause the browser to crash. Google’s Mark Chang said the launch was paused, but they expect to restart it on Wednesday so you can use Chrome with even better performance and power management.