What's the difference between the new Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Edge Legacy?

The new Microsoft Edge  is based on Chromium and was released January 15, 2020. It's compatible with all supported versions of Windows, and with macOS. When you download this browser, it replaces the legacy version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 PCs. With speed, performance, best-in-class compatibility for websites and extensions, and built-in privacy and security features, it's the only browser you'll ever need.

Microsoft Edge Legacy  is the HTML-based browser launched with Windows 10 in July 2015. It was the default browser on Windows 10 PCs.

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