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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Some Awesome Opensource Web Browsers... Worth to Try...

Some Awesome Opensource Web Browsers... Worth to Try...

we all know that , how important world wide web is and how it integrated into our day to day life. One of the key component of word wide web is, web browser. And , In general , an open source browser are always(at least for most cases..) richer and awesome than proprietary one. here , i am going to list ,some of open source browsers i knew... and worth trying... Share Opensource Love ♥

1   Firefox

Firefox is a free, open-source web browser from Mozilla. It offers numerous features and customization options. Its performance is excellent, and it's designed to protect your privacy. and it is one of the most trusted web browser for security and privacy.

Available platforms

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • OS X
  • Android
  • iOS

Features

  • Tabbed browsing
  • off line browsing
  • In built support for tracking protection
  • Live bookmarks
  • sync across devices
  • Private Browsing
  • In-line spell checker
  • Smart Location Bar
  • Built In PDF viewer

official website :

Firefox

2  Chromium

Chromium is the open-source web browser project from which Google Chrome draws its source code. The browsers share the majority of code and features, though there are some minor differences in features and they have different licensing.

Available platforms

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • OS X
  • BSD
  • Android
  • iOS

Features

  • Tabbed browsing
  • Provides better privacy than Google chrome
  • Built-in Google store
  • Light weight
  • sync across devices(using Google account)
  • Private Browsing
  • Built In PDF viewer(from 47 th build)

official website :

Chromium Browser

3  GNU IceCat

GNU IceCat, formerly known as GNU IceWeasel, is a free software rebranding of the Mozilla Firefox web browser distributed by the GNU Project. It is compatible with Linux, Windows, Android and OS X. The GNU Project attempts to keep IceCat in synchronization with upstream development of Firefox while removing all trademarked artwork. It also maintains a large list of free software plugins. In addition, it features a few security features not found in the mainline Firefox browser.

Available platforms

  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Android

Features

IceCat includes additional security features,
  • LibreJS
  • Https-Everywhere
  • SpyBlock
  • AboutIceCat
  • Fingerprinting countermeasures

official website :

GNU IceCat

4  Midori

Midori is a lightweight web browser. It uses the WebKit rendering engine and the GTK+ 2 or GTK+ 3 interface. Midori is part of the Xfce desktop environment's Goodies component and was developed to follow the Xfce principle of "making the most out of available resources". written in vala and C.

Available platforms

  • Linux
  • Windows

Features

  • DuckDuckGo as a default search engine
  • Internationalized domain names support
  • Smart Bookmarks
  • Light weight , lightning fast
  • Simple ,Customizable and extensible interface
  • Extension modules can be written in C and Vala
  • built-in privacy tools
  • Saves tab for the next session by default

official website :

Midori

5  Sea Monkey

The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. Such a software suite was previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla, and the SeaMonkey project continues to develop and deliver high-quality updates to this concept. Containing an Internet browser, email & newsgroup client with an included web feed reader, HTML editor, IRC chat and web development tools, SeaMonkey is sure to appeal to advanced users, web developers and corporate users. Under the hood, SeaMonkey uses much of the same Mozilla source code which powers such successful siblings as Firefox and Thunderbird. Legal backing is provided by the Mozilla Foundation.

Available platforms

  • Linux
  • Windows
  • OS X

Features

  • IRC Chat ("ChatZilla")
  • Data Manager
  • Sync Service
  • Native mail client
  • Lightweight themes (Personas)
  • Feed detection
  • Safe Mode
  • Multiple accounts

official website :

Sea Monkey
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