Basilisk Alternatives

    Basilisk is described as 'free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Basilisk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Basilisk are Google Chrome (Free), Brave (Free, Open Source), Opera (Free) and Chromium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 9, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release is a community-led project that allows organizations to benefit from the speed, flexibility and security of Firefox while getting the support they need.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Naked Browser uses the Android WebView (WebKit) that's on your device--the same one used by the stock Browser. The developer has scoured the stock Browser code removing bloat, creating a lightweight, lightning-fast alternative. TRUST: Right permissions with no spying.


    1. Maxthon’s Nitro Web Browser is the newest addition to Maxthon’s family of high-performance web browsers. If you want the fastest-starting, quickest page-loading, and most visually uncluttered web browser in the world, you’ve come to the right place.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated and not even promoted on Maxthon's website. Last version, 1.0.1.3000, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official webpage.

    2. Unbranded builds are available from the continuous integration builds on treeherder.mozilla.org. What is different compared to Nightly and Developer editions (which allow unsigned addons too)?
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    3. QtWeb Internet Browser - lightweight, secure and portable browser having unique user interface and privacy features.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released 2 years ago (9th September 2013) , last source code change was 2 years ago (9th October 2013)

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    4. 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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    5. "If you're worried about Pale Moon's issues, know that one of our community chatroom members is developing a fork called Web Browser that is focused on stability, privacy and customizability even more so than its predecessor.
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    6. Polarity is a user-friendly web browser featuring an intuitive interface that allows you to explore various websites and bookmark your favorite pages.
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    7. Light Firefox is a light browser based on Mozilla source code. Many components are slimmed down, so it can start faster and use less memory. By default, Light can run along with Firefox. Both x86 and x64 builds are available.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 49rc, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    8. Wexond is an open-source privacy-focused, beautiful and extensible web browser with a totally new user experience. It's built on top of Electron and React.
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