Open Source Chromium Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Chromium is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Chromium and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Chromium are Brave (Free, Open Source), Waterfox (Free, Open Source), Pale Moon (Free, Open Source) and Ungoogled Chromium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 9, 2021

    1. Gnuzilla is the GNU version of the Mozilla suite, and GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Mozilla Firefox browser. Its main advantage is an ethical one: it is entirely free software.
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    2. Firefox Focus is the Mozilla-made browser that considers your privacy first and foremost. By default, it blocks ad-trackers and it helps keep things secure by providing easy ways to clear your browsing history, including passwords and cookies.
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    3. Iridium Browser is based on the Chromium code base. All modifications enhance the privacy of the user and make sure that the latest and best secure technologies are used.
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      Iridium Browser vs Chromium opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Iridium Browser is a great alternative to Chromium.
      JohnFastman Iridium is a project that takes the Chromium code and removes from it all the bullsh*t that still phones home to Google. The result is a light, open-source, Chrome-compatible browser that doesn't attack your privacy. Nice.
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    4. 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.
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    5. GNOME Web is the web browser for the GNOME desktop, based on the popular WebKit engine. It offers a simple, clean, beautiful view of the Web featuring first-class GNOME desktop integration. Its code name is Epiphany.
    6. Browser using the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards.
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    7. 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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    8. 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.
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    9. Basilisk is a free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation.
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