Download Web Browsing Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • UC BrowserHD

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A browser for a web that's on the move

    8
    12 votes
    • PROS: Fast browsing, Slick user interface
    • CONS: Average user experience, Lacks advanced options
  •  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,
  • Opera Neon

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A new way to browse with Opera Neon

    7
    2 votes
    • PROS: Strong Web standards compliance, Fresh browser interface with familiar browsing tools
    • CONS: Relatively unstable compared to existing browsers, A somewhat rigid interface that is counterintuitive
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mozilla Firefox

    3.6.28

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The best web browser out there

    1
    2 votes
    • PROS: Faster JavaScript engine, Improved Awesome bar with search filters, Private Browsing mode, Improved History tools, Easier to customize
    • CONS: It may be incompatible with your extensions, Flash video doesn't benefit from enhanced video integration
  • Free History Eraser

    7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Elimiate all evidence of your web browsing

    7
    10 votes
    • Qwant

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Web Apps

      Keep your browsing activity private with Qwant

      -
      No votes yet
      • 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
    • Real Fullscreen

      0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Get 100% of your screen for web browsing

      3
      3 votes
      • PROS: Does what it promises, Lighweight, unintrusive
      • CONS: Can't access toolbars from full screen
    • jAlbum

      13.10

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free web photo album creator

      9
      34 votes
      • PROS: Good set of editing tools, Lots of album styles, Easy to use, Various uploading/viewing options
      • CONS: Not many sharing options, Can feel a little complicated
    • TimeTracker

      1.2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      How much time do you spend browsing the web?

      0
      2 votes
      • PROS: Can be helpful to reduce procrastination and improve productivity
      • CONS: Doesn't track time for each website specifically, You can't export browsing statistics
    • Full Screen Private Browsing Web Browser

      10.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      A Free program for iPhone‚ by Savy Soda HK Limited

      -
      No votes yet
      • Mouseless Browsing

        0.5.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        Surf the Web without your mouse

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Great for hot key lovers, Highly customizable
        • CONS: Complex, More difficult than using a mouse
      • FoxiFly

        0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Join a collective browsing community

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Can enhance your web browsing experience, Chat with your friends and meet new people
        • CONS: You may not feel comfortable with a toolbar tracking you
      • Tiny SpellChecker

        1.0

        License
        try 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
      • Tiny SpellChecker Portable

        1.0

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Never mispell a word while web-browsing again

        10
        2 votes
        • 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
      • InfoAtoms

        1.0.10.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Plugin that saves time when browsing the web.

        2
        18 votes
        • Columbus

          1.6.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Columbus is a versatile web-browsing tool.

          -
          No votes yet
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