August, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Opera, Internet Explorer – Down

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August, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Opera, Internet Explorer – Down

With few major browser releases just around the corner, let’s find out how market share has changed over the past month.

After surprising 2 months market share increase in a row, this time Internet Explorer lost 0.34 of it, down from 60.74% to 60.40%.

Followed by a couple of bad months, Firefox market share has finally stabilized, moving up from 22.91% to 22.93% (0.02 point increase).

Having experienced its first market share decline, Google Chrome continues the uptrend, up from 7.16% to 7.52% (0.36 point increase).

Safari is also doing quite well, its market share climbed up from 5.09% to 5.16% (0.07 point increase).

Opera’s market share has been consolidating for a while now, this time it went down from 2.45% to 2.37% (0.08 point decrease), reaching March, 2010 levels.

Thanks to HitsLink for the graph.


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Rafael says:

    I think they might be detecting Opera 10.6x wrong on some systems, there are many UA-Strings to configure on their database…
    I might take a look in Linux later today.

  2. hank says:

    Even though it has a 2.37% market share, I find that Opera is by far the most discussed browser here.

  3. Armin says:

    Don’t flame me for asking please, but why do many websites use Net Market Share over StatCounter when I am always told by users how much better the latter is?

  4. daddly says:

    fireofx download will increase madly at ff 4 launch , same goes for ie 9 . opera , and chrome and safari do not have anything special at the moment

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