For testing purposes, I need to download an old version of Goolge Chrome. I need the stable release of Google Chrome version 69.0.3497.81 to test some of its features. I need to open it and navigate with it (I think this require turning off the updates).

My system is Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit and it has Version 70.0.3538.110 (Official Build) (64-bit).

I could not find any trusted source where I can download an old release of Google Chrome. I find some shady websites with .exe files and I do not want to download from them for security reasons.


Google does not offer older Versions of Chrome, in the name of Security.

You may find older versions on The Chromium Project, although the version may differ slightly on the last number component.

You may have a look at some Chrome clones. For example, Slimjet is a Webbrowser based on Chrome does provide some older versions of Chrome. To download visit the Slimjet Site to access the archive, where I found version 69.0.3497.92 as the closest.

For Chrome/Chromium itself, there are great difficulties in finding older versions.

Here are some possibilities (which I haven't tried) :

  • But if I want to test a feature introduced by Google Chrome Stable release, I need Google Chrome. – user9371654 Dec 7 '18 at 7:53
  • I added some possibilities. – harrymc Dec 7 '18 at 9:01
  • Is filehippo.com a reputable source? or just found through google search right now. If it is the latter case, these sites may provide malwares. I do not prefer to download from unknown sources. It is very disrespectful from Google to treat users like this. Firefox provide an archive so anyone can freely examine whatever version. I am glad that I am not a user of Chrome. – user9371654 Dec 7 '18 at 11:56
  • Filehippo is a very reputable source and I use it sometimes. Another reputable source in my above list is chrome-portable.com. The others I never used. – harrymc Dec 7 '18 at 11:59
  • Unfortunately Filehippo links to google-chrome site which installs the latest version! And chrome-portable.com does not have the version 69.0.3497.81 – user9371654 Dec 7 '18 at 20:32

It can be really hard to find an older version of Chrome as the official website does not allow to download them. Maybe I do not know how to find them but when I needed an older version I could not find it. For now I use this website https://rocketfiles.com/windows/browsers/web-browsers/google-chrome. All versions and builds are available here and you can get them for free. Also I used some of the ways mentioned above.

You should only remember to download such software only from the safe and Authoritative websites.

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