Lightweight Browsers

  • SeaMonkey

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. A lighter alternative to Small Mozilla Firefox iconMozilla Firefox. Such a software suite was previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla, and the SeaMonkey project continues to develop and deliver high-quality updates to this concept. Containing an Internet browser, email and newsgroup client, HTML editor, IRC chat, web development tools, and with plenty of add-ons available, SeaMonkey is sure to appeal to advanced users, web developers and corporate users, as well as to those who need a fast, yet modern, web browser.


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  • NetSurf

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku ... AmigaOS Xfce Website

    Small as a mouse, fast as a cheetah and available for free. NetSurf is a multi-platform web browser for RISC OS and UNIX-like platforms, including Linux, and more.

    Whether you want to check your webmail, read the news or post to discussion forums, NetSurf is your lightweight gateway to the world wide web. Actively developed, NetSurf is continually evolving and improving.


    Web standards: HTML 4.01 and CSS 2.1
    Image formats: PNG, GIF, JPEG, SVG, JNG, MNG and BMP
    HTTPS for secure online transactions
    Unicode text
    Web page thumbnailing
    Local history trees
    Global history
    Hotlist manager (bookmarks)
    Cookie manager
    URL completion
    Text selection
    Scale view
    Search-as-you-type text search highlighting
    Save pages complete with images
    Fast, lightweight layout and rendering engine


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  • K-Meleon

    Free Windows Gecko Website

    K-Meleon is an extremely fast, customizable, lightweight web browser based on the Gecko layout engine developed by Mozilla which is also used by Firefox. K-Meleon is free, open source software released under the GNU General Public License and is designed specifically for Microsoft Windows (Win32) operating systems.


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  • Sandcat Browser

    Free Windows Website

    Sandcat Browser 5 brings unique features that are useful for pen-testers and web developers. Sandcat is built on top of Chromium and uses the Lua programming language to provide extensions and scripting support.


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  • Ungoogled Chromium

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    A Google Chromium variant for removing Google integration and enhancing privacy, control, and transparency.


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  • Pale Moon

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Pale Moon is an Open Source, Goanna-based web browser available for Microsoft Windows and Linux focusing on efficiency and ease of use.

    Pale Moon offers you a browsing experience in a browser completely built from its own, independently developed source that has been forked off from Firefox/Mozilla code, with carefully selected features and optimizations to improve the browser's speed*, resource use, stability and user experience, while offering full customization and a growing collection of extensions and themes to make the browser truly your own.


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  • Otter Browser

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku Website

    Web browser controlled by the user, not vice-versa.

    Otter Browser is a project aiming to recreate best aspects of classic Opera (12.x) UI using Qt5. Its primary objective is to become haven for power users that cannot stand what happened to Opera after ditching Presto engine. Otter will be not a monolithic browser, it is designed to be very modular, going so far that you could replace whole bookmarks manager or history viewer in the future.


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  • Min

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Min is a fast, minimal browser that protects your privacy. It includes an interface designed to minimize distractions, and features such as:

    • Information from DuckDuckGo in the search bar.
    • Full-text search for visited pages
    • Automatic ad and tracker blocking
    • Reader view
    • Tasks (tab groups)
    • Dark theme


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  • qutebrowser

    Free Mac Windows Linux Python WebKit ... Qt Website

    An actively developped, keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI, inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl. It’s based on Python, PyQt5 and QtWebKit and free software, licensed under the GPL.


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  • Slimjet

    Free Windows Linux Website

    Slimjet is a fast, smart and powerful web browser based on the Blink engine. It is built on top of the Chromium open source project, on which Google chrome is also based. Slimjet integrates a lot of powerful and convenient features to help users maximize their online productivity. Slimjet users can get more work done in much less time, all without taking the pain to hunt for external plugins from various sources. Slimjet also includes many options and settings so that users can customize the browser to best suit their own personal preference. Slimjet is compatible with almost all plugins and extensions from the Chrome web store.

    Slimjet keeps most of the existing features in Chrome while adding the following major features on top of it,

    1. Quick form filler
      A full-featured form filler that replaces the basic password manager in Chrome. It lets you navigate and log into your favorite online accounts in a single click.

    2. Fully customizable toolbar
      The toolbar in Slimjet is fully customizable. You can add additional buttons to expose a lot more powerful features.

    3. Facebook integration
      Share link, text or image on facebook with a single click.

    4. Online streaming video downloader
      Download online streaming videos in various formats and resolution. Extract mp3 file from the downloaded video.

    5. Instant photo upload
      Upload photos up to 20 times faster with automatic image compression.

    6. Photo Salon
      It can automatically add frames and other effects to photos before uploading the photos.

    7. Weather forecast
      View local weather condition and 7-day forecasting information without going to any website.

    8. Flexible web page translation
      Allow you to translate web page and text between any two languages.

    Slimjet is free for both personal and commercial use. It runs on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.


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