Download Browser Based - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    714 votes
    • PROS: Completely different from other OS, No learning curve: it's all a web browser, Takes seconds to boot, Perfect OS for netbooks
    • CONS: Only available as source code at the moment, Very early stage of development
  • SeaMonkey

    2.29.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-browser, advanced email, IRC chat and more from Mozilla

    8
    148 votes
    • PROS: Based on the same foundations as Firefox, etc., Much improved mail features, Browsing is quicker and more similar to Firefox
    • CONS: No way to import passwords and user names from previous versions, Not many people will need the whole suite, Some feel it has strayed from it's Netscape roots
  • Yandex.Browser

    14.12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Customizable Chromium based web browser

    7
    387 votes
    • PROS: Clean interface, Stable and fast, Easy to switch search engines
    • CONS: Yandex button links to russian language site, No standout features
  • Superbird Browser

    45

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    High speed web browser based on Chrome

    7
    374 votes
    • PROS: Protects privacy more than Chrome, Allows you to install add-ons from Chrome store
    • CONS: Too similar to Chrome
  • Torch Browser

    25.0.0.3666

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A Chrome-based browser with many surprises

    7
    264 votes
    • PROS: Audio & video download via streaming, Includes a BitTorrent manager, Very convenient download manager, Social functions, All the advantages of Google Chrome
    • CONS: Can't select format for media download, Resource consumption of the BitTorrent client
  • Flock

    3.5.0.4641

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A browser with integrated Twitter and Facebook

    8
    1792 votes
    • PROS: Nice Chromium minimal interface, Facebook and Twitter integration, Fast
    • CONS: Feed Bar is a bit bulky, No chat integration
  • Torch

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Palm OS
    Windows

    Turn your phone into the brightest flashlight

    9
    11 votes
    • PROS: Powerful LED light, Simple, effective controls
    • CONS: Drains battery quickly, No SOS or other flash modes
  • TheWorld Browser

    2.4.1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    IE-based browsing for people who like lots of options

    7
    101 votes
    • PROS: Easy to configure , Good privacy and ad filtering options, Built-in auto-refresh
    • CONS: Interface feels crowded, Translation is bad, A little slow, No help
  • Midori

    0.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast, light web browser based on WebKit

    8
    117 votes
    • PROS: Surprisingly fast, Easy to use, Includes all basic browser features, No installation required
    • CONS: Doesn't support Flash, Some features disabled, Still in development
  • HijackThis

    2.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Check for browser-based malware

    8
    276 votes
    • PROS: Clear and easy to use, Backs up and logs everything, Information on each element, Contains extra tools
    • CONS: Pretty ugly, Easy to delete necessary elements
  • Openvid

    2.0.44

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Chrome based video training

    6
    3 votes
    • PROS: Chrome based app means will work on virtually any computer, Quickly take training videos and more right from your browser
    • CONS: Few tools for editing after the video is taken
  • SlimBoat Web Browser for Windows Portable Version 32bit

    1.1.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful webkit-based web browser with form filler, ad & popup blocker

    8
    7 votes
    • VirusTotal Uploader

      2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Downloadable antivirus tool from VirusTotal

      7
      55 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Very quick, Integrates well with context menu and command line
      • CONS: Needs to open the browser to display results, Pretty ugly
    • Bubbles

      1.2e

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone

      Turn web-based software into desktop apps

      6
      9 votes
      • PROS: Faster way to access online services, Lighter on resources than a web browser
      • CONS: Links open in browser, not in another Bubbles windos
    • Manyland

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Full Version Role Playing game for Windows

      10
      4 votes
      • Syreb Browser

        1.8.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        It is a new fast Internet Explorer based browser. simple, easy and fast!

        7
        29 votes
        • qSnap

          1.4.1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          qSnap is a free screenshot addon that is available for many popular browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and IE

          -
          No votes yet
          • K-Ninja Samurai

            2.1.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Browser based on Mozilla with tabs, integrated Google search etc.

            5
            13 votes
            • VirusTotal

              License
              free
              Platform
              Web Apps
              Android

              A powerful, free online virus scanner

              7
              58 votes
              • PROS: Scan files with 40 antivirus engines at the same time, Very easy to use, Results in real time, See other users' comments and tags
              • CONS: Scans can take a while, Maximum file size is 20 MB
            • ThinRDP Server

              Server v1.5

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Remotely access your desktop via a web browser

              9
              69 votes
              • PROS: Works with all web browsers, Based on HTML5, Optional user and password
              • CONS: Not many configuration options
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