Microsoft Edge WebView2

Embed web content (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) in your native applications with Microsoft Edge WebView2.

  • Best of the Web

    Use the modern Microsoft Edge (Chromium) platform to bring web experiences into your native app.

  • Power of native

    Build powerful and secure applications by allowing WebView2 controlled access to native capabilities.

  • Evergreen or fixed version

    By default, WebView2 is evergreen and receives automatic updates to stay on the latest and most secure platform.

    A fixed version variant is available for applications with strict compatibility requirements.


When distributing your application, there are a few ways you can ensure the WebView2 Runtime is on client machines. Learn more about those options.

Evergreen Bootstrapper

The Bootstrapper is a tiny installer that downloads the Evergreen Runtime matching device architecture and installs it locally. There is also a Link that allows you to programmatically download the Bootstrapper.

Evergreen Standalone Installer

A full-blown installer that can install the Evergreen Runtime in offline environment. Available for x86/x64/ARM64.

Fixed Version

Select and package a specific version of the WebView2 Runtime with your application.