Google Chrome 96 is out on the stable channel, and among other things, it’s bringing an updated design for Windows 11.
In September, a patch submitted to the Chromium Gerrit revealed that Chrome was working on adding Windows 11 style menus. Well, the latest Chrome release for Windows is here, and it finally gives us our first look at the updated design (via Windows Latest).
As you can see in the screenshots attached below, the new design replaces the sharp corners on menus and other UI elements with rounded corners. Note that these changes aren’t live out of the box; you’ll need to enable a flag to access them.
Screenshots credit: Windows Latest
You can check out the new design by pasting the following URL in the address bar: chrome://flags#win11-style-menus and setting the flag to “Enabled.” Restart the browser for the change to take effect. If you’re running Windows 11, setting the flag to “Enable” will work. However, Windows 10 users need to select the “All Windows versions” o…