Download Web Performance - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Chrome

    1.3.33.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The quickest, smartest browser

    7
    11966 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Google Chrome (64-bit)

    1.3.33.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The quickest, smartest browser

    7
    9710 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Mozilla Firefox 3

    3.6.28

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Firefox 3 - a vintage edition of Mozilla's browser

    7
    1145 votes
    • PROS: Support for full screen video, Integration with Personas for easier customization, Improved performance, New tool to check for updates for plugins
    • CONS: It may be still incompatible with some extensions, Flash video doesn't benefit from enhanced video integration, Really old
  • Opera Mini

    35

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Pocket PC
    Java

    Fast and lightweight web browser for Android

    6
    479 votes
    • PROS: Fast performance, Lots of options, Address bar autocomplete, Good support for older OSs and lower-end devices
    • CONS: No support for add-ons, No HTML5 or Flash support
  • Spotify

    1.0.74.380

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    374 votes
    • PROS: New iPod sync and MP3 download features, Organize your music in customizable playlists, Share collaborative playlists with friends, Streaming radio with filters, Social features: friend list, Facebook connect, Import your MP3 files into the program
    • CONS: You'll have to put up with ads in the Free version, Individual songs can only be paid with credit card, Some songs are not available for download
  • 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 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
  • Opera Mini

    8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Faster web browsing on your BlackBerry

    6
    363 votes
    • PROS: Fast performance, Speed Dial feature, Simple-to-use tabbed browsing interface, Lots of options, Address bar autocomplete, Background page loading
    • CONS: Doesn't support extensions
  • Mozilla Firefox

    Beta 9 40.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Test the beta version of Firefox

    8
    225 votes
    • PROS: Stable for a beta, Quicker performance, Option to only load secured items on a page
    • CONS: More prone to crash than stable version, Slower scrolling in Gmail
  • 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,
  • Maxthon MX5 Cloud Browser

    5.0.3.4000

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Maxthon Offers Seamless Synchronization And Performance On Any Device

    8
    520 votes
    • PROS: Integrated Ad-blocker is revolutionary and will change the way we browse the web, Extensive filter UUMail offers a genuinely unified email inbox with category controls, Faster than any commercially available web browser
    • CONS: Help isn't easy to find, Lack of wide range of extensions
  • Dolphin Browser

    11.5.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Bleeding-edge mobile web browser for Android

    7
    60 votes
    • PROS: Tabbed browsing, Touch gestures, Pinch-to-zoom, Fast performance, Bookmarks panel, Address auto-complete, Extendable via add-ons
    • CONS: Some small interface quirks
  • QupZilla

    2.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Web browser that takes cues from Firefox and Chrome

    7
    35 votes
    • PROS: Built in Flash and adblock, Great performance, Supports many Linux distros and Windows, Easy to use interface
    • CONS: Limited extension selection, No bookmark or settings sync
  • Opera Mini

    (Symbian^1, ^3, Anna, Belle) 7.1.32453

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Symbian

    Super fast web browser for Symbian

    5
    287 votes
    • PROS: Fast performance, Speed Dial feature, Simple-to-use tabbed browsing interface, Lots of options, Address bar autocomplete, Background page loading
    • CONS: Doesn't support extensions
  • AllTubeDownloader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Bulk download videos from across the web

    6
    69 votes
    • PROS: Auto detects video URLs in clipboard, Speedy performance, Converts videos immediately after downloading
    • CONS: Nags to upgrade and share with friends, Bulk downloading videos requires an upgrade to the premium version , Interface needs work
  • Opera Mini

    (S60 2nd) 7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Symbian

    Super fast web browser for Symbian

    5
    184 votes
    • PROS: Fast performance, Speed Dial feature, Simple-to-use tabbed browsing interface, Lots of options, Address bar autocomplete, Background page loading
    • CONS: Doesn't support extensions
  • Webserver Stress Tool

    7.2.1.261

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Web server performance software

    6
    6 votes
    • Compuware AJAX Edition

      4.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compuware AJAX Edition is the most advanced browser diagnostic tool. A FREE web performance analysis and debugging tool.

      7
      3 votes
      • RankTank

        1

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps

        Instead of just tracking and counting your Web and social search engine performance, score and rank it

        7
        1 vote
        • Fastream IQWeb/FTP Server

          C3 11.4.0

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Secure, robust and hi-performance FTP & Web server

          10
          1 vote
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          5Windows 7 32-bit 9.0.8112.1642113096.5Windows