Download Browsing Utilities - Best Software & Apps

  • Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy

    5.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Free Safe browsing for Android

    8
    871 votes
    • PROS: Good connection speed, 128-bit VPN encryption, Starts when you turn on your computer, Notification icon, Free version available
    • CONS: Very annoying ads
  • Windows 10

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows 10 is here to change the game

    7
    10908 votes
    • PROS: Free to upgrade, Consistent across devices , A more natural, customizable experience , Spartan and Cortana allow for more natural browsing and searches
    • CONS: If your only using one device, many features will be lost on you
  • Amazon Shopping

    (Amazon Mobile) 5.6.0.100

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Browse, check prices, and more from your phone

    9
    53 votes
    • PROS: Featured products and lists make browsing easy, Quick access to Amazon Lightning deals, Useful user reviews, Ability to purchase right from your phone, Access to your Amazon account
    • CONS: No video reviews, No user submitted photos
  •  CM Free VPN

    1.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Fantastic Free VPN Service For Your Smartphone

    9
    9 votes
    • PROS: Increase the security of your web browsing sessions, Fast web browsing when you consider the average speed of free VPN services
    • CONS: If you complete VIP tasks you only get VIP credit and not permanent VIP use, The service would be far more valuable if they had more servers and IP addresses
  • UC BrowserHD

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A browser for a web that's on the move

    8
    58 votes
    • PROS: Fast browsing, Slick user interface
    • CONS: Average user experience, Lacks advanced options
  • FixWin

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fix 50 specific annoyances in Vista and Windows 7

    7
    167 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy fixes for Windows annoyances, Problems listed in different categories for better browsing, Lets you create a system restoration point
    • CONS: Only for very specific problems, No configuration options
  • PDF Viewer Plus

    1.2.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free PDF Viewer for Windows Devices

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: View and print PDF files, Helpful zooming feature for full browsing
    • CONS: Compatible with Windows 10 operating systems only, Limited amount of options available
  • Free History Eraser

    7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Elimiate all evidence of your web browsing

    6
    9 votes
    • Qwant

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps
      Android
      iPhone

      Keep your browsing activity private with Qwant

      8
      199 votes
      • PROS: Web content not filtered and activity not tracked, Modern design and simple layout
      • CONS: No unique features beside infinite scrolling, Main focus is privacy rather than function
    • SlowDNS

      2.5.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Smartphone Application to Ensure Online Privacy

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: A basic method to heighten privacy levels when browsing the web., Users will not be required to register before a download.
      • CONS: Not suited for data-laden websites., Far fewer VPN servers are offered when compared to more advanced systems.
    • Fast Browser Cleaner

      2.0.0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Safe way to clean your browser(s) for fast and secure internet browsing.

      7
      15 votes
      • Explorer++

        1.3.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        An innovative alternative to Windows Explorer

        8
        27 votes
        • PROS: Allows folder navigation with tabs, Allows virtual folder browsing, Splitting and merging of files possible
        • CONS: Doesn't go far enough in changing Windows Explorer
      • Snowbird

        7.0 Beta

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lightweight, standalone file explorer

        7
        3 votes
        • PROS: No installation required, Bookmarks for frequently used folders, Support for keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures, Navigation breadcrumbs for easier folder browsing
        • CONS: No image preview, Basic context menu
      • System Purifier

        3.37

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Set of tools to keep your computer clear of useless files

        9
        2 votes
        • PROS: Removes any traces of browsing from IE, Quickly scans disk for obsolete files, Can perform tasks simultaneously, Deletes unused start-up programs
        • CONS: Internet privacy tool works mostly with IE, Doesn’t clean registry
      • Tiny SpellChecker

        1.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Never mispell a word while web-browsing again

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Hides at the bottom of your screen, Beeps whenever you've misspelled a word, Add new words to a dictionary
        • CONS: Doesn't always pick up misspellings, Freezes or sticks on occasion
      • PopUpCop

        2.6.0.28

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Blocks annoying popups without interfering with normal browsing

        8
        15 votes
        • Tiny SpellChecker Portable

          1.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Never mispell a word while web-browsing again

          10
          1 vote
          • PROS: Hides at the bottom of your screen, Beeps whenever you've misspelled a word, Add new words to a dictionary
          • CONS: Doesn't always pick up misspellings, Freezes or sticks on occasion
        • Liquifile

          1.3.3

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Liquid browsing for your desktop

          -
          No votes yet
          • PC SpeedBoost

            2.1.1.11

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Improve your PC's startup time, browsing speed, and overall performance speed.

            4
            6 votes
            • Cake Web Browser

              1.0.12

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android
              iPhone

              Get a Browser Made for Your Phone with Cake Web Browser

              -
              No votes yet
              • PROS: Makes searching the net from a mobile easier., Cake Slices allows quick organisation of your daily browsing routine.
              • CONS: Not as optimised as established browsers., Sometimes suffers from slowdown when playing videos.
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