Friday, 30 December 2011

How Many Browsers Do we Have …?

While most of us prefer to use Chrome and are familiar with FirefoxInternet Explorer, Opera &Safari,  there are several other Browsers available for Windows OS, some with a specific targeted feature set.
While I prefer to use the feature-rich Chrome as my default, there is one specially for the kids called as Kid Rocket.
Here is a list of a total of 26 browsers for Windows. How many had you heard of,  from these?
Google Chrome – Google rethought basic assumptions about what a browser should do & stripped it down to its essentials
Firefox – Mozilla Firefox has been the most successful alternative web browser. The browser traces its lineage back to Netscape.
Internet Explorer – Browse with more confidence knowing Internet Explorer 8 helps protect you from evolving online threats right out of the box.
Safari – Safari is an open invitation to innovate & claims to continuously redefine the browser, providing the most enjoyable way to experience the Internet.
Opera – Opera’s newest Web browser introduces a new technology platform, Opera Unite, allowing you to stream music or share files, photos and more, right from the browser.
Epic - The First ever Web-Browser of INDIA a faster and safer browser
Maxthon – Maxthon is an IE based feature-rich secure Browser, which gives a great browsing experience.
In addition to high-speed browsing and instant-messaging capabilities, Netscape features one-click searching from the address bar; Quick Launch, which reduces the browser start-up time; Click-to-Search, which allows users to select a word within a Web page and search;
Avant – Avant Browser’s user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience, and frequent upgrades have steadily improved its reliability.
Flock – Flock is a social brow - ser that integrates with web services for blogging, photo sharing, and bookmark sharing. Update: 13th April 2011. Flock has decided to shut down.
Kid Rocket – A Kids Web Browser with an Internet Filter, PC Desktop Protection & more.
Lunascape – Lunascape is the world’s first and only triple engine browser. It has been downloaded over 15 million times and it’s available globally in 11 languages.
Slim Browser – SlimBrowser is a fast-tabbed multiple-site web browser software.
Sea Monkey – It is a Web-browser, with an advanced e-mail, newsgroup and feed client, IRC chat, and HTML editing made simple; all your Internet needs in one application.
Prism – There are two ways to use Prism; as a Firefox extension or a standalone application. Either way, you can easily turn any website into a Prism application.

Deepnet Explorer – Deepnet Explorer is the world’s first browser with RSS news reader, P2P client integration and phishing alarm.
K-Meleon – K-Meleon is an extremely fast, customizable, lightweight web browser based on the Gecko layout engine.
Amaya – Amaya is a Web editor/browser, i.e. a tool used to create and update documents directly on the Web. Browsing features are seamlessly integrated with the editing and remote access features in a uniform environment.
Midori – Midori is a lightweight web browser.
Browse 3D – The Browse3D web browser offers user a visual advantage making finding and using web information more productive.  Using multiple browsing engines is made easier because each web page is represented by an image of that page not just a generic tab.
ShenzBrowser – This is a customized browser for individual use. It is simple yet functional.
JonDoFox Browser – Try it for private & secure browsing.
PhaseOut.net – PhaseOut adds functionality to your current Internet Explorer version. Once you install PhaseOut your version of Internet Explorer and its settings are not modified or touched.
CrazyBrowser.com – It is an easy-to-use fast browser.
Smart Bro – Smart Bro is a tabbed browser, similar to Internet Explorer, but with many new features, introduced to help you browse the Internet in an easier and more exciting way.
Bitty Browser – Bitty Browser helps you keep track of your favorite Web stuff by enabling navigable windows directly within your favorite sites — it’s like Picture-in-Picture for the Web.
xb Browser for Anonymous Browsing – The main advantage compared to other anonymous web browsers is that xB Browser requires no configuration or technical knowledge in order to achieve anonymity. xB Browser is open-source so you can feel safe knowing what goes into our code. Additionally, it is even portable on a USB stick so you can take it to work, school, or on vacation.
Sleipnir – Sleipnir is designed to be a highly customizable browser that you can configure to suit your individual needs. With Sleipnir, you can create your ideal browser by changing the design, skin, and visual appearance. You can also add custom functionality to Sleipnir with a wide range of plugins and user scripts.
AND Many more…
Not all may run on Windows 7  so do check the requirements

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