chromium VS brave-browser

Compare chromium vs brave-browser and see what are their differences.


The official GitHub mirror of the Chromium source (by chromium)


Next generation Brave browser for Android, Linux, macOS, Windows. (by brave)
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chromium brave-browser
73 618
10,883 11,332
3.4% 6.1%
10.0 9.8
7 days ago 6 days ago
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License Mozilla Public License 2.0
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of chromium. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of brave-browser. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing chromium and brave-browser you can also consider the following projects:

bromite - Bromite a Chromium fork with ad blocking and privacy enhancements; take back your browser!

ungoogled-chromium - Google Chromium, sans integration with Google

brave-core - Core engine for the Brave browser for Android, Linux, macOS, Windows. For issues - 🛡🛠 You are being watched. Protect your privacy against global mass surveillance.

Vanadium - Privacy and security enhanced releases of Chromium for GrapheneOS. Vanadium provides the WebView and standard user-facing browser on GrapheneOS. It depends on hardening in other GrapheneOS repositories and doesn't include patches not relevant to the build targets used on GrapheneOS.

iridium-browser - Iridium Browser source code

WebKit - Official git mirror of the WebKit repository,, future canonical repository.

Firefox-UI-Fix - 🦊 I respect proton UI and aim to improve it.

adblock-rust - Brave's Rust-based adblock engine

easylist - EasyList filter subscription (EasyList, EasyPrivacy, EasyList Cookie, Fanboy's Social/Annoyances/Notifications Blocking List)

hosts-blocklists - Automatically updated, moderated and optimized lists for blocking ads, trackers, malware and other garbage