Project Spartan browser running on Windows 10 build 10009

Project Spartan on Windows 10 build 10009

Microsoft is building a new web browser for Windows 10, codenamed Project Spartan, the software maker officially demonstrated the software during the January press event. However, today a few new screenshots leaked onto the web from Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10009 give us a new glimpse of the software.

The version of the web browser included in Windows 10 build 10009 still calls the software “Project Spartan”, as Microsoft still debating on the actual name. In build 10009, the browser is using the new Edge rendering engine, rather than the Internet Explorer 11 flavor of Trident, which improves performance significantly.

Although the screenshots doesn’t reveal everything about the new web browser, Microsoft has confirmed that it will support extension like Google Chrome and Firefox. It will support inking for annotations, reading list capability, and Cortana integration.

Below you’ll find a few of the screenshots, but be sure to check the source page for the full list of images.


Project Spartan loading
This is Project Spartan loading.
Project Spartan address bar
This is Project Spartan address bar. While typing an URL, the user will get auto-complete, recent sites, and search suggestions.
Project Spartan Add to Favorite
Project Spartan Add to Favorite.
Project Spartan tabs
In the new browser there is no more menus like Internet Explorer. Spartan has a brand new look.
Project Spartan Settings
Spartan has a Settings menu identical to the Settings app in Windows 10.
Project Spartan options
Click the ellipsis button on the right to access zoom, share, find pages, and more setting function.
Project Spartan Reading List
This is the Reading List on Project Spartan, which allows users to read the web like an eBook.

Although, we know that Spartan will be new default web browser in Windows 10, Microsoft will continue to ship Internet Explorer 11 for compatibility purposes. Also it’s unclear whether Windows Insiders will get to play with Spartan in the next build of Windows 10.

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