Chrome OS Beta 64 will let Android apps run in the background

Chrome OS is getting to become a lot more like Windows and MacOS in its newest beta update.

The web-based operating system, which became a bit more like traditional PCs with the introduction of Android apps via the addition of the Google Play Store, is getting deeper Android integration.

With the current Android integration, users of Chrome OS running Nougat or higher can run multiple apps at once and even freely resize app Windows. However, users noted that running while you could run multiple apps in the foreground technically, any app which was not currently in focus would be frozen in the background. This means that while you could have a Google Play Music, Slack or Twitter open in the background, you’ll never actually see whats really happening on the apps, seeing only a frozen screenshot until you switch back.

With Chrome OS 64, users will be able to run apps in parallel, meaning that more than one app can be active in the foreground at once. Even if a user was to have slack…

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