Download Internet Browsers - 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
  • Internet Download Manager

    6.29.2.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    IDM manages and accelerates downloads, updated for Windows 10

    7
    12346 votes
    • PROS: Download scheduling, Integrates with most browsers, Very simple to use
    • CONS: The interface is really ugly
  • Internet Explorer 7

    7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    You wanted it easier and more secure

    7
    1532 votes
    • PROS: Sleeker interface, Good RSS integration, Simple favourites menu, Tabbed browsing
    • CONS: Disappointing anti-phishing filter, Complicated installation process, No drop down view for RSS feed items, Tends to lag, Doesn’t fully embrace the latest web standards
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    7
    1329 votes
    • PROS: Performance improvements, Do not track enabled by default, Support for add-ons, Isolates browser from rest of the OS
    • CONS: Some antiquated interface elements remain,
  • Internet Explorer

    5.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft's now discontinued browser for Mac

    4
    1891 votes
    • PROS: Nostalgic
    • CONS: Doesn't render web pages properly, Constantly crashes, Slow and unstable, Abandoned software
  • Internet Explorer 9

    Windows 7 32-bit 9.0.8112.16421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's browser is becoming more up-to-date

    7
    1309 votes
    • PROS: Faster, multicore Javascript engine , Support for HTML5 and CSS3, Privacy and security options, Performance center for extensions
    • CONS: Only compatible with Windows 7 , Limited catalog of extensions , Too slow and resource-intensive
  • Internet Explorer 9 64-bit

    Windows 7 64-bit 9.0.8112.16421

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest edition of the web's most popular browser

    6
    325 votes
    • PROS: Faster multicore JavaScript engine, Support for HTML5 and CSS3, Very well integrated with the operating system, Sleek interface
    • CONS: Basic HTML5 support
  • Hola Unlimited Free VPN

    (Hola Better Internet) (Google Chrome) 1.11.973

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Excellent proxy switcher to unblock regional video restrictions

    6
    60 votes
    • PROS: Unblocks content outside of your region, Great for watching Hulu, Pandora, BBC etc, Easy to install and setup, Customisable with scripts for certain regions
    • CONS: Video can sometimes be slow, Doesn't unblock all regions, Some country proxies do not work properly
  • Internet Explorer 6

    6 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Microsoft Users

    6
    378 votes
    • PROS: Stable and reliable, Free to download and use
    • CONS: Only suitable for Windows users, Can be tricky to install
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    64 bit 10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    6
    152 votes
    • PROS: Performance improvements, Do not track enabled by default, Support for add-ons, Isolates browser from rest of the OS
    • CONS: Some antiquated interface elements remain,
  • UR Browser

    48.1.2564.47

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Safe and secure internet browsing

    7
    6 votes
    • PROS: Protects your online data, Built-in virus scanner
    • CONS: Still in beta, Smaller staff and support team
  • Folx

    5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Comprehensive download manager for Mac

    8
    171 votes
    • PROS: Uses multi threading for fast downloads, Allows tagging of downloads, Integrates with most browsers, Allows you to manage torrents as well
    • CONS: Bandwidth manager only available in Pro version, Suitable mainly for 'power' downloaders
  • WooGamble Free VPN Browser

    28.0.2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Securely encrypt your internet connection and protect your online identity!

    6
    129 votes
    • 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,
    • AOL

      9.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A full AOL web browsing experience

      6
      137 votes
      • PROS: All-in-one internet browsing, Great, bright graphics
      • CONS: Installation can be tricky, Program crashes and freezes often, Requires many personal details upon start-up
    • Puffin Web Browser

      Free 4.2.0.1834

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Fast internet browser that's full of features

      7
      51 votes
      • PROS: Complete in terms of features..., Fast in tests... , Choice between reading mobile or desktop versions of sites
      • CONS: ...but many are useless (virtual touchpad, keyboard...) , ...but some crashes, Limited Flash support, Upload functionality to the cloud is limited to 10 MB per file , No private browsing mode
    • Internet Explorer

      Windows Vista 32-bit 9.0.8112.16421

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      The latest edition of the web's most popular browser

      5
      99 votes
      • PROS: Faster multicore JavaScript engine, Support for HTML5 and CSS3, Very well integrated with the system, Sleek interface
      • CONS: Basic HTML5 support
    • ZenMate VPN for Opera

      5.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Browse the internet safely and freely

      7
      71 votes
      • PROS: Keep your identity safe, Browse geo-restricted sites,
      • CONS: Only for the Opera browser, Monthly subscription required
    • Adblock Pro

      (Chrome) 3.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Farewell to annoying ads on the Internet

      6
      62 votes
      • PROS: Effective, You can create whitelists, Does not disturb your web browsing
      • CONS: Resource consumption could be better, It may modify paging in some web pages
    • Cent Browser

      1.2.13.10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Surf the internet with a more powerful and secure browser

      7
      18 votes
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