Most people around the world will agree that they started using internet through Internet Explorer, then shifted to Mozilla Firefox and have finally landed on Google Chrome today. Of course, there’ll be many who disagree.
Browsers such as Opera have also been featured in many devices that we use including computers and some particular OS. While it is true that Chrome happens to be the most widely used browser, it is also true that there exist many other browsers which could prove to be better than Chrome. It all depends upon what work you have from the browser you are using.
We provide you a list of twenty alternate web browsers which could help you a lot:
U Browser believes in a cross over policy that enables the user to cross over a range of web pages to apps to friends. It was developed by Conduit and is a Chromium-based browser. Since it enables so much multitasking, social persons and companies would love to work with U Browser.
A gamer’s dream, Coowon browser is known for the facilities it provides for top class gamers like performing automated tasks, Record and Play for mouse clicks, Gamepad Support and controlling the speed of games. Coowon is popular for its features like reopening closed tabs button; double-click for closing tabs, Floating Window and Translucent Window.
BlackHawk is a browser that fulfils the dream of every user who has used both Chrome and Firefox. It combines the best features of both the browsers. The result is a browser with the operating speed of Chrome and the practical functionality of Firefox. Apart from this, it also offers a wonderful cookie management system.
Dooble was launched in September, 2009 and is available for Windows, OS X, FreeBSD and Linux. It is an open source and multi-platform browser. It offers a set of designs and ideas and features that are expected by modern-day browsers. It has a friendly download manager, informative display for cookie management and a plain and simple bookmark system.
NetGroove browser is based on Internet Explorer. It is light and fast and requires no installation. NetGroove has a full menu of useful links and tools for navigation and includes predefined links to useful sites.
Epic browser is powered by Firefox and is an Indian based browser. It provides you the latest films and songs, live cricket scores, news from multiple regional sources. The best feature about Epic is that it has a privacy module that protects the users from being tracked by advertisers and MNCs.
Beamrise Browser is specially made for people who spend their lives on social media. It has a sidebar chat that features FaceBook, Google chat and Skype. It also provides the users with video chat through the browser itself! Apart from that, Beamrise helps you send SMS texts as well.
QTWeb is a lightweight, secure and portable browser. It is an open source project and is based on Nokia’s QT framework and Apple’s WebKit rendering engine. It supports third-party search engines like Bing, Google, Yahoo and Cuil and also has a built-in torrent client.
Browzar is another privacy oriented browser that does not save cookies, history, passwords and cache. It takes seconds to download and requires no installation or registration. Its best feature is that it is portable i.e. you can carry it on a USB stick.
Wyzo is known as the media browser because it optimizes the user’s online media experience. It claims to be the fastest browser available and incorporates multi-source downloading wherever possible. On Wyzo, you can download torrents without installing any software.
SlimBrowser is one of the best browsers for busy bees since it is very time efficient. It is fast, secure and extremely powerful. Its features include password manager, multi-thread download manager, instant photo upload and framing, web page and text translation, spell checker, ad blocker and popup blocker.
Superbird claims to be the fastest browser and lays special emphasis on speed, stability and data security. Unlike Chrome, it sends no data like installation id, client id, bug tracker or malformed URL to google. This way, it ensures the user’s privacy tenfold.
Comodo IceDragon browser is based on Firefox and is fast, secure and feature-rich. It scans web pages for malware right from the browser and also offers a free trial.
Avant Browser is an ultra-fast web browser. It’s user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience.
Lunascape browser is unlike any other browser in many ways. The most outstanding feature in this browser is that it harnesses three different engines that will render. They are the Trident, Gecko and the Webkit. One can switch between these engines at the click of a button making this particular browser ideal for technology geeks and nerds.
This free software browser is ideal for photos and videos. The ideal sharing concept makes this unique with dedicated buttons for the same. This is ideal for those who love to store photos and share them with their social group and it also have a single click embedded grabbing tool.
This light weight baby is mainly and specially designed for all those people who are concerned about their privacy. It uses a GTK+2 interface and a WebKit engine to render. Also the search is done through DUCKDUCKGo.
This is the most unique of all the browsers because it comes with a dedicated cloud space with a dual core design. It uses both trident and WebKit. As mentioned, it offers cloud space making the concept of web browsing easier by making all data available anywhere.
This simple, light weight browser is based on Chromium technology platform. This means that it is so light and fast that it loads pages at speeds that were never imaginable. It also has cloud space facilities.
This is a cross-platform browser that has its entire concept built upon the Qt Webkit engine. It’s most important features will include a concept of a unified library that tackles all your bookmarks, history and feeds too. It also has the usual cookie manager and private browsing mode.