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Browser market share and market penetration by version

The data below is based upon the version market share for the browser(s) you selected. Please remember that we only display web browser versions that tallied at least 0.1% of the overall market share for these selected browsers:
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Chrome
  • Opera
  • Netscape
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Date Range Interval Chart Type Browser Operating System Search Engine Connection
Sep '08 - Aug '11 monthly Line All Browsers All Operating Systems All Search Engines All Connections

Web Browser Usage

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Explore Browser Total Avg Sep '08 Oct '08 Nov '08 Dec '08 Jan '09 Feb '09 Mar '09 Apr '09 May '09 Jun '09 Jul '09 Aug '09 Sep '09 Oct '09 Nov '09 Dec '09 Jan '10 Feb '10 Mar '10 Apr '10 May '10 Jun '10 Jul '10 Aug '10 Sep '10 Oct '10 Nov '10 Dec '10 Jan '11 Feb '11 Mar '11 Apr '11 May '11 Jun '11 Jul '11 Aug '11
Internet Explorer Version 8x 32.26% 0.25% 0.43% 0.56% 0.67% 0.72% 0.89% 1.60% 4.61% 8.02% 13.71% 20.12% 23.00% 24.46% 26.52% 28.82% 30.14% 33.07% 34.82% 35.66% 36.50% 37.89% 38.82% 39.44% 40.67% 41.68% 42.36% 42.78% 42.37% 43.02% 43.22% 42.74% 40.61% 37.04% 34.41% 32.91% 30.78%
Internet Explorer Version 7x 21.17% 51.75% 51.83% 52.27% 51.26% 51.66% 52.51% 50.77% 47.85% 45.11% 39.63% 32.71% 29.54% 27.93% 27.61% 25.83% 23.69% 22.37% 21.42% 20.34% 18.87% 17.80% 16.80% 15.44% 15.43% 15.18% 14.77% 14.56% 13.57% 13.46% 13.13% 12.59% 11.94% 11.25% 10.48% 10.49% 10.27%
Firefox Version 3x 17.65% 12.13% 13.56% 14.65% 16.53% 16.20% 16.35% 18.06% 18.76% 18.75% 18.17% 19.89% 20.31% 20.22% 19.50% 19.52% 20.38% 19.79% 19.01% 19.56% 21.02% 20.89% 20.96% 21.41% 20.72% 20.37% 19.93% 19.59% 20.04% 19.42% 19.13% 18.14% 14.65% 10.39% 8.46% 7.67% 7.27%
Internet Explorer Version 6x 8.90% 23.21% 21.81% 19.86% 19.54% 21.20% 21.13% 20.15% 19.44% 18.64% 18.52% 16.88% 16.25% 15.24% 14.54% 13.35% 12.57% 11.11% 10.99% 10.63% 9.42% 8.71% 7.96% 7.09% 6.82% 6.22% 5.69% 5.17% 4.80% 4.33% 4.02% 3.75% 3.28% 2.91% 2.61% 2.46% 2.24%
Safari Version 5x 4.32% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.04% 4.66% 5.82% 6.45% 6.95% 7.38% 7.63% 7.94% 8.23% 8.39% 8.53% 8.74% 8.69% 9.48% 9.79%
Safari Version 4x 3.15% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 0.65% 0.70% 0.70% 2.01% 3.75% 4.97% 6.70% 6.76% 7.46% 7.83% 8.20% 8.33% 8.06% 7.64% 7.89% 6.12% 3.97% 2.74% 2.15% 1.88% 1.73% 1.54% 1.32% 1.20% 1.08% 1.05% 1.00% 0.88% 0.87% 0.85%
Internet Explorer Version 9x 1.63% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 0.44% 0.58% 0.67% 0.79% 1.46% 3.53% 6.49% 8.89% 9.89% 10.58%
Firefox Version 4x 1.21% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.28% 0.38% 1.49% 5.40% 10.13% 10.26% 2.02% 1.17%
Safari Version 3x 1.13% 5.59% 5.90% 6.27% 6.07% 5.51% 5.28% 5.11% 4.97% 5.10% 4.17% 2.92% 2.24% 1.68% 1.27% 1.04% 0.86% 0.70% 0.62% 0.51% 0.45% 0.40% 0.34% 0.31% 0.26% 0.23% 0.19% 0.18% 0.16% 0.14% 0.12% 0.11% 0.11% 0.10% 0.09% 0.09% 0.08%
Chrome Version 5x 0.86% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.15% 0.33% 0.55% 0.89% 5.85% 6.77% 6.54% 2.00% 0.11% 0.09% 0.08% 0.06% 0.06% 0.06% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.04%
Chrome Version 12x 0.80% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.08% 0.24% 7.79% 11.88% 2.49%
Chrome Version 8x 0.76% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.04% 0.19% 7.22% 8.21% 1.78% 0.11% 0.09% 0.07% 0.06% 0.04% 0.04%
Firefox Version 5x 0.73% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 2.34% 10.61% 7.85%
Chrome Version 10x 0.70% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 0.08% 0.18% 6.19% 9.27% 0.82% 0.29% 0.11% 0.11%
Firefox Version 2x 0.63% 5.70% 5.04% 4.91% 4.16% 3.05% 2.14% 1.84% 1.63% 1.44% 1.26% 1.14% 1.01% 0.90% 0.80% 0.67% 0.58% 0.50% 0.45% 0.39% 0.36% 0.33% 0.30% 0.27% 0.25% 0.22% 0.21% 0.18% 0.16% 0.16% 0.14% 0.14% 0.13% 0.13% 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Chrome Version 4x 0.60% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.04% 0.05% 0.16% 0.35% 0.67% 3.71% 4.06% 4.64% 4.68% 0.31% 0.09% 0.07% 0.06% 0.05% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04% 0.03% 0.03% 0.04% 0.04% 0.04% 0.05% 0.03%
Chrome Version 11x 0.57% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 0.16% 0.57% 9.81% 3.70% 0.21% 0.13%
Chrome Version 9x 0.46% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 0.21% 0.30% 7.01% 2.99% 0.13% 0.07% 0.05% 0.03% 0.03%
Chrome Version 6x 0.41% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 0.08% 0.08% 0.23% 4.95% 4.89% 0.14% 0.07% 0.05% 0.04% 0.04% 0.05% 0.04% 0.03% 0.03% 0.03%
Chrome Version 7x 0.41% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.05% 2.13% 7.03% 1.03% 0.08% 0.05% 0.05% 0.04% 0.04% 0.03% 0.03% 0.03%
Chrome Version 13x 0.40% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 0.18% 0.29% 10.76%
Chrome Version 3x 0.31% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 0.02% 0.10% 1.01% 2.47% 2.69% 3.15% 3.19% 0.11% 0.04% 0.03% 0.03% 0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01%
--- Other 0.24% 1.37% 1.43% 1.49% 1.24% 0.70% 0.64% 0.61% 0.62% 0.58% 0.56% 0.49% 0.45% 0.34% 0.28% 0.23% 0.21% 0.17% 0.16% 0.15% 0.15% 0.14% 0.12% 0.12% 0.11% 0.10% 0.09% 0.09% 0.09% 0.07% 0.07% 0.07% 0.07% 0.07% 0.10% 0.18% 0.40%
Firefox Version 6x 0.17% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.15% 4.53%
Opera Version 10x 0.15% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.02% 0.04% 0.03% 0.12% 0.15% 0.19% 0.21% 0.20% 0.19% 0.25% 0.34% 0.31% 0.28% 0.31% 0.31% 0.32% 0.32% 0.32% 0.23% 0.07% 0.05% 0.04% 0.03% 0.03% 0.03% 0.02% 0.02%
Chrome Version 2x 0.15% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.01% 0.03% 0.09% 0.16% 1.55% 2.01% 2.09% 1.35% 0.04% 0.03% 0.02% 0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Chrome Version 1x 0.13% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.52% 0.94% 0.96% 1.16% 1.34% 1.48% 0.37% 0.03% 0.02% 0.02% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Opera Version 11x 0.12% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.13% 0.29% 0.31% 0.34% 0.36% 0.43% 0.41% 0.31% 0.34%
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Wikipedia Definition:
The term "browser wars" refers to the competition for dominance in the web browser marketplace. The term is used to denote two specific periods of time: the competition between market-dominating Netscape Navigator and its eventual defeat by Microsoft Internet Explorer during the late 1990s, and the competition from 2003 onwards between the dominating Internet Explorer and several other emerging browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and, since mid-2008, Google Chrome.
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Anonymous 2/14/13 5:24AM

Most of the time I look at these drill-down charts, I'm looking for the "percentage of people who are on 3.6," and the charts seem over-specific for me. Meaning while some may, I'm sure most don't care what build of Windows 7 people are on, etc. Could we have some sort of checkbox on this (and other) charts to combine all the builds of each version?

mrcolj 5/16/11 7:05AM