What is the difference between Google and Microsoft?

Let us begin by learning about Google.


Google represents the Global Organization of Oriented Group Language of Earth. It is a famous search engine defined in Internet-related services and products. Its main service areas are Online advertising technology, cloud computing, search engines, and software. It is a generally used search engine all over the world.

Google has several applications like Google Docs, Adwords, Adsense, Youtube, Gmail, etc. Google Chrome is the most popular and worldwide used web browser in the current era. It is a cross-platform browser created and released in September 2008.

Originally, it was launched particularly for Windows but next was created adaptable for Linux, macOS, iOS, and android. Chrome is created and scripted using several programming languages including C, C++, Java, JavaScript, and Python.

It is free software available to everyone for download and use. It is a FOSS (Free and open-source software), and therefore total transparency is supported regarding its source program. Chrome advanced popularity due to its features, which overcome some browsing issues. It provides features including bookmarks and setting synchronization, allows syncing via connecting Google accounts, maintains security through password management, malware blocking, etc.

It also provides privacy by its Incognito Mode, where the browsing is not tracked or displayed in history. Chrome browser has a task manager of its own that enables us to view the memory and CPU usage of each tab/plug-in.


Microsoft is a US-based technology company. It was established by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975 and rapidly became the highest software company in the globe. Today, Microsoft is broadly known for its application, but the company also creates hardware and supports multiple cloud services.

Microsoft Windows is a team of OSs manufactured by Microsoft. Windows is accessible in 32 and 64-bit versions and provides a graphical user interface (GUI), multitasking services, virtual memory management capabilities, and provides for various peripheral devices.

Some of the famous user versions are Windows 98, ME, XP, Vista, and 7. Windows 10 is the most current version, launched in 2015. The Windows server versions contain Windows NT Server, 2000 Server, 2003 Server, and Server 2008 R2. Windows Server 2016 is the current server version.

The elements of Microsoft Office are the six element present in the initial package, notwithstanding the later addition of services such as OneDrive and SharePoint and a web design tool known as FrontPage. There are six element programs in Microsoft Office are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and OneNote.

The Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications in Microsoft Office are well-known household names, even to person who are not well-known with the elements of the Office suite’s evolution. They are generally used by a diverse user element, for instance, college students, interns, or front line workers in IT. By contrast, someone can use Word, Excel and PowerPoint generally, and never use Access, Publisher or OneNote.