Download Web Performance - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Chrome (64-bit)

    48.0.2564.109

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    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
  • Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

    10.0.9200.16521

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    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,
  • Spotify

    1.0.13

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    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Find, share and enjoy your favorite music online

    7
    373 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 9

    Windows 7 32-bit 9.0.8112.16421

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    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    1308 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

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    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
  • Maxthon MX5 Cloud Browser

    5.0.3.4000

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    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
  • Mozilla Firefox 3

    3.6.28

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    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
  • Mozilla Firefox

    Beta 9 40.0

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    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

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    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,
  • AllTubeDownloader

    1.0

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    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
  • QupZilla

    2.1.1

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    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

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    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
  • Opera Mini

    (S60 2nd) 7.1

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    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
  • NProfiler

    2.0.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    A free, fast and extremely accurate performance profiler for .NET desktop and web applications.

    10
    1 vote