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

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      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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    1. Enhanced version of the stock browser. Featuring: • All basic browser features • Auto-hiding controls • Import/export bookmarks from/to SD card • Disable search suggestions • Custom search engines • Addons e.g "Tint Browser Adblock Addon"

      Discontinued

      The last update on Google Play was on January 5th, 2014 and the last commit GitHub was on May 29th, 2014.

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    2. Sielo is a web browser, who provides all the basic functionalities, such as the navigation by tabs, the private navigation, the management of the bookmarks/history, etc. But, in addition, Sielo also has functionalities that make it special.

      Discontinued

      app discontinued

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    3. 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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    4. Uzbl is a lightweight webkit browser following the UNIX philosophy - to do one thing and do it well.

      Discontinued

      Latest version was in 2016. See news: https://www.uzbl.org/

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      • Linux
      surf is a simple web browser based on WebKit2/GTK+. It is able to display websites and follow links. It supports the XEmbed protocol which makes it possible to embed it in another application. Furthermore, one can point surf to another URI by setting its XProperties.
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    5. Rekonq is a web browser for KDE based on WebKit. It first focuses on being a light, fast & clean way to access to net. Its development is doubly based on using the new amazing features offered by the WebKit rendering engine and on the rock solid network KDE technologies.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 2.4.2, released in January 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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