PCs, laptops, phones and tablets all come with a web browser. But is it the best one you can get? look at Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and other browsers.
Google ChromePopular Browser by Internet giant Google. Focuses on enhanced performance of web applications. Hundreds of useful extensions can be downloaded for free from Chrome Store and can be used for personal use.
A large array of apps and add ons available at Chrome Store. These adds a considerable amount to the browsing experience of the users.
- Private browsing
- Fast Startup
- Phishing/ Malware Filter
Mozilla FirefoxA web browser designed for simplicity, security, extensibility yet flexibility and power. Available for Linux and android as well. There are lots of plugins and extensions with some powerful developer tools.
Constant updates, high performance delivered and customizable interface is a bliss for advanced users. Firefox allows an open architecture which accepts the installation of themes and extensions. Themes give the browser a customizable new look. Developers can write extensions to make the browser perform functions as desired like check your Gmail account when you open the browser, or block all ads.
- RSS Headlines
- Chat Extensions
- Spam/ Malware Filter
Opera Web BrowserConstantly evolving and improving and the most popular mobile browser, opera has came a long way from being a browser to a full fledged internet suite.
Free fast browser with good support for updates. Features like page zoom and developer shortcuts allow users to have unique experience. There are some compatibility issues found in certain websites but with constant updates these problems are scarce.
- Email suite
- Phishing Filter
- Bit Torrent
Safari Web BrowserSafari is a web browser developed by Apple inc. It is the most popular browser with MAC users.
Safari is a clean browser, very fast based on the WebKit rendering engine. Safari comes with the features you want in a modern browser, like tabbed browsing, popup blocking and built-in search functionality. It also has one of the best RSS-reading feature available online, it is easier to keep track a number of websites than using bookmarks.
- Most Popular Macintosh Browser
- Import Bookmarks from any browser
- Private Browsing
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer by Microsoft is the default browser for Windows operating system. Its still very popular with many internet users. Startup speed is a big issue with internet explorer.
There are a lot of necessary features like Active X capabilities, SmartScreen Filters, a list of recommended sites and more. Internet Explorer is still considered to be falling behind in the race, but latest editions promise fast load, packed with latest features. We can wait and see if it comes back to top.
- Add ons
- Customization options
- Mouse Gestures
MaxthonA fast browser with a lot of features and reliable user interface. Powered by Maxthon Cloud Engine, it offers seamless browsing and downloads. Works on all platforms.
Maxthon has Lots of nifty features, including video-ad fast-forwarding, Speedy performance and Two page rendering engines(Webkit and Trident) for better compatibility.
- Anti Spyware
- Pop up Blocker
- Cloud Browsing
SlimBrowserA popular choice for users who like speed and security. It is based on Internet Explorer's Trident Engine and is a robust and powerful browser. It flaunts better usability features and speed compared to internet explorer browser.
Slimbrowser takes care of your privacy and security every time you are surfing online. Slimbrowser starts as quickly as possible and allows you to have an amazing web surfing experience.
- Omni Bar mode
- Integrated Plugins(Ad Blocker, Photo Salon)
- Low Crash and Bugs
Netscape BrowserOriginally published by AOL, Netscape browser has released latest version based on Mozilla Firefox. It is fast, secure and is a choice of many users online.
- Dynamic HTML
- Integrated Search Engine
- Opensource Development
UC BrowserA popular browser for both desktop and mobile devices. Tabbed browsing and fast startup make it a popular choice for thousands of users. Full download manager and full screen browsing ads on nicely.
- Quick browsing
- Quick Page sharing
- Multiple Apps
Think of the Hub as the place where Microsoft Edge keeps the things you collect on the web. Select Hub to view your favorites, reading list, browsing history, and current downloads. And when you sign in with a Microsoft account, your favorites and reading list are available across all your Windows 10 devices.
Looking for your favorites? In the Hub , select Favorites > Import favorites.
No need to go to a website to search for pictures of adorable penguins. Stay put and save time by typing your search in the handy address bar. You’ll get search suggestions, instant results from the web, and your browsing history, right on the spot.