Download Free Browsing - Best Software & Apps

  • UC Browser

    10.8.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Java
    Symbian

    Hit and miss browser for Android

    6
    389 votes
    • PROS: Tabbed browsing, Download manager, Free and fast
    • CONS: Ugly display
  • Opera

    48.0.2685.52

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    Symbian
    Pocket PC

    Opera - the virtual private network user's browser?

    7
    3581 votes
    • PROS: Free VPNs, Visualised bookmarking, Ad-free web browsing
    • CONS: Few parental controls, A small amount of sites are not optimized for it
  • Windows 10

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows 10 is here to change the game

    7
    6558 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
  • Betternet Free VPN

    3.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Secure Browsing for all Devices

    7
    328 votes
    • PROS: Free, No registration, No data limits
    • CONS: Slower than paid versions
  • Firefox 64-bit

    Nightly a1 14.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Firefox: Free Web Browser for 64-bit Operating Systems

    7
    382 votes
    • PROS: Private browsing protects against tracking, Optional add-ons to customise browser, Separate address/search bars improves browser security.,
    • CONS: Some issues with browser freezing,
  • SafeIP

    2.0.0.228

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make Your Browsing Secure with SafeIP

    7
    257 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, Quick and easy
    • CONS: Some users may find anonymous browsing necessary, Depends on there being anonymous IPs nearby
  • Unlimited Free VPN - Betternet for Chrome

    3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Unlimited VPN Software for Added Privacy

    7
    118 votes
    • PROS: This VPN software does not log user data or browsing history., There are annoying pop-up advertisements within this application.,
    • CONS: The free version may not offer the highest amount of anonymous IP addresses., Users may be required to dowbload a free third-party application in order to complete the installation process. ,
  • Free Proxy

    2.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Browse the Internet Anonymously

    7
    766 votes
    • PROS: Browse anonymously on the internet, Make use of far side security devices for more secure browsing,
    • CONS: This isn't an internet service need an existing internet service to use,
  • ZenVPN

    2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Spiritual Touch to Anonymous and Safe Web Browsing

    8
    22 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Free trial, Good customer support
    • CONS: Servers not widespread, Unlimited plans are comparatively expensive, especially in Latin America and Asia
  • Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock the Web with a Free Adblocking Service

    4
    53 votes
    • PROS: Improved browsing all round, White-list service to support favourite sites, More security,
    • CONS: Can be harmful to sites' revenue,
  • HideMe VPN for Windows

    1.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    7
    115 votes
    • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
    • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
  •  CM Free VPN

    1.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Fantastic Free VPN Service For Your Smartphone

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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,
  • HideMe VPN for Android

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
    • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
  • iWisoft Free Video Downloader

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download manager for streaming audio and video

    6
    79 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Monitors browsing for media, Keeps a capture history, Can download multiple videos simultaneously, Works with all popular media formats
    • CONS: Doesn't allow you to select multiple files, Doesn't include a format converter
  • Miro

    5.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch internet videos like you watch TV

    7
    56 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of free video channels available, An easier, faster way to watch videos online, Support for many video formats and video playlists, Resumes playback right where you stopped, You can keep on browsing while watching videos on a separate window
    • CONS: Some video services may not be available in your country, Video quality may vary
  • 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
  • HideMe VPN Pro for Mac

    1.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free and Secure Virtual Private Network Application

    5
    41 votes
    • PROS: Superior levels of anonymity when browsing the Internet, As there are no recorded logs the activity of the user cannot be traced
    • CONS: The paid plans can be a bit too pricey for some users, It can be a bit difficult to set up multiple VPN connections
  • Firefox Focus

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Free App for iPhone Users

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Browsing data is automatically removed, Automatically blocks web trackers
    • CONS: Many standard browser features are missing, Can be rather slow
  • Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition

    3.1.1014

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition Can Make Browsing Easy Again

    6
    37 votes
    • PROS: Stop pop-ups from appearing., Easy access in the system tray., A few nice extras like auto updates.,
    • CONS: May be obsolete soon.,
  • Free Media Catcher

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download videos and songs while browsing the web

    6
    23 votes
    • PROS: Supports all popular websites, Works in the background, Built-in player
    • CONS: No converter, Unstable player
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