Download Web Performance - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Chrome

    70.0.3538.102

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The quickest, smartest browser

    8
    45216 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
    16805 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

    8
    4679 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

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Pocket PC
    Java

    Fast and lightweight web browser for Android

    7
    799 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
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    6
    2772 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
  • Spotify

    1.0.89.313

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    8
    3433 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
  • Mozilla Firefox

    Beta 9 40.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Test the beta version of Firefox

    8
    649 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 9

    9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    3444 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 10 for Windows 7

    64 bit 10.0.9200.16521

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet Explorer 10 finally comes to Windows 7

    7
    417 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

    5.1.7.2000

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Maxthon Offers Seamless Synchronization And Performance On Any Device

    8
    1473 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
  • QupZilla

    2.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Web browser that takes cues from Firefox and Chrome

    8
    107 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
  • Dolphin Browser

    11.5.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Bleeding-edge mobile web browser for Android

    7
    119 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
  • Opera Mini

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

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Symbian

    Super fast web browser for Symbian

    6
    325 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

    7
    64 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

    6
    196 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
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Web server performance software

    7
    10 votes
    • Fastream IQWeb/FTP Server

      C3 11.4.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure, robust and hi-performance FTP & Web server

      7
      7 votes
      • Opera Mini

        8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        BlackBerry

        Faster web browsing on your BlackBerry

        7
        853 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
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