Download Web Browsing Tools - Best Software & Apps

  •  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
    60 votes
    • PROS: Fast browsing, Slick user interface
    • CONS: Average user experience, Lacks advanced options
  • AOL

    9.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A full AOL web browsing experience

    6
    148 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 Plus for Internet Explorer

    1.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unlock the Web with a Free Adblocking Service

    5
    293 votes
    • PROS: Improved browsing all round, White-list service to support favourite sites, More security
    • CONS: Can be harmful to sites' revenue
  • Opera Neon

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A new way to browse with Opera Neon

    8
    35 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 Pro

    (Chrome) 3.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Farewell to annoying ads on the Internet

    6
    169 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

    6
    87 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

    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.
    • jAlbum

      13.10

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free web photo album creator

      8
      119 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?

      10
      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
    • Real Fullscreen

      0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Get 100% of your screen for web browsing

      8
      2 votes
      • PROS: Does what it promises, Lighweight, unintrusive
      • CONS: Can't access toolbars from full screen
    • 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
    • Columbus

      1.6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Columbus is a versatile web-browsing tool.

      -
      No votes yet
      • 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.
      • 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
        • InfoAtoms

          1.0.10.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Plugin that saves time when browsing the web.

          2
          18 votes
          • Mouseless Browsing

            0.5.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Surf the Web without your mouse

            10
            1 vote
            • 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
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