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BrowserFreedom Alternatives

BrowserFreedom is described as 'sits in between your links and the web browsers installed on your Mac' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to BrowserFreedom for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Browserosaurus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BrowserFreedom are Choosy, Finicky, Junction and Browser Select.

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  • Mac

BrowserFreedom sits in between your links and the web browsers installed on your Mac.

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  1. Browserosaurus icon

    Browserosaurus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Browserosaurus is an open-source (MIT license), Electron-based app for macOS. It works by setting itself as the default browser; any clicked links in non-browser apps are now sent to Browserosaurus where it’ll present you with a menu of all your installed browsers.

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  2. Choosy icon

    Choosy

    • Mac

    Choosy opens links in different browsers as specified, according to rules, set by the user.

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  3. Finicky icon

    Finicky

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    A macOS app for creating rules that decide which browser is opened for every link that would open the default browser. Open Facebook in one browser, and Trello in another. Or Spotify links in the Spotify client. Or whatever URL in whatever app!.

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  4. Junction icon

    Junction

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    • GNOME

    Choose the application to open files and links.

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  5. Browser Select icon

    Browser Select

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Browser Select is a utility to dynamically select the browser you want instead of just having one default for all links. similar to the prompt in android to choose a browser when a link in a non-browser app is clicked/touched.

    running the program directly opens google.com


  6. Velja icon

    Velja

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Open links in a specific browser or a matching native app. Easily switch between browsers.

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  7. Account Surfer icon

    Account Surfer

    • Windows

    Quickly switch between accounts and browsers with Account Surfer.

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  8. Braus icon

    Braus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A small application to select a browser every time you click a link anywhere. This is especially useful if you have multiple browsers or profiles, and you want to be able to open certain links in certain browsers.

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  9. Browser Fairy icon

    Browser Fairy

    • Mac

    One tool to rule them all.

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  10. Switchbar icon

    Switchbar

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    Any time you click on a web link with your Mac, Switchbar will prompt you to choose which browser, browser profile or email client to open that link with.

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