Raygun Study: Browser Monitoring – which desktop browsers throw the least errors?

Raygun monitored and analyzed error and crash data from billions of desktop browser user sessions to find out which browsers performed best and worst. Read on to discover the results…

Chrome errors

Chrome statsChrome has a 52.82% market share and accounts for 44.09% of total errors tracked

Version data
43.0.2357 = 6.95%

44.0.2403 = 6.85%

45.0.2454 = 4.85%

42.0.2311 = 3.64%

41.0.2272 = 3.51%

* Results breakdown shows 5 versions with most errors


Internet Explorer errors

Internet Explorer has a 15.99% market share and accounts for 28.81% of total errors tracked

Version data

IE 11.0 = 6.00%

IE 6.0 = 3.90%

IE 10.0 = 1.96%

IE 9.0 = 1.71%

IE 8.0 = 1.66%

* Results breakdown shows 5 versions with most errors


Firefox errors

Firefox has a 15.62% market share and accounts for 16.32% of total errors tracked

Version data

Firefox 40.0 = 3.03%

Firefox 39.0 = 1.85%

Firefox 38.0 = 1.58%

Firefox 37.0 = 0.59%

Firefox 4.0.1 = 0.58%

* Results breakdown shows 5 versions with most errors


Safari errors

Safari has a 16.50% market share and accounts for 9.83% of total errors tracked

Version data

Safari 5.1.6 = 2.10%

Safari 8.0.8 = 0.63%

Safari 8.0.6 = 0.39%

Safari 6.1.6 = 0.30%

Safari 7.1.7 = 0.26%

* Results breakdown shows 5 versions with most errors


Opera errors

Opera has a 1.81% market share and accounts for0.94% of total errors tracked

Version data

Opera 31.0.1889 = 0.17%

Opera 9.61 = 0.10%

Opera 10.00 = 0.10%

Opera 32.0.1948 = 0.06%

Opera 30.0.1835 = 0.06%

* Results breakdown shows 5 versions with most errors

The winners are…

Desktop browsers with the least errors relative to market share

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