FOSS Browser Alternatives

    FOSS Browser is described as 'Simple browser based on Android's WebView. The base is Ninja. The intention is to provide a simple and light wight but powerful browser with a nice looking user interface' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FOSS Browser for Android, Android Tablet, iPhone, iPad and F-Droid. The best alternative is Bromite, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FOSS Browser are Firefox Focus (Free, Open Source), Lightning Browser (Free, Open Source), Via Browser (Free) and UC Browser (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 12, 2021

    1. Bromite is a Chromium fork with support for ad blocking and enhanced privacy. Bromite is only available for Android Lollipop (v5.0, API level 21) and above. ___ # Features: • .
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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. One of the smallest, fastest Android web browsers around. It is a high-performance small-sized Internet browser built for those who don't want the cumbersome size of Firefox or Chromium. It is based off the Android WebKit Engine.
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    4. Via is a simple, minimalistic, customizable browser for Android devices. - Fast as lightning This fast include the speed of open app and exit. Also include the fast speed of browse webs. Give your android phone fast-moving speed . Enjoy your fast web browse.
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    5. UC mobile offers free and easy to use browsers for almost any mobile phone. UC Browser is one of the most popular mobile browsers in the world! Features: * Wi-Fi Sharing: You can transfer files between phones and computers conveniently under the same Wi-Fi network.

      Warning

      UC Browser leaks private and personally identifiable information to a server in China: https://citizenlab.ca/2016/08/a-tough-nut-to-crack-look-privacy-and-security-issues-with-uc-browser/

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    6. Opera Touch is made to be used on the go. It features a faster web search and is the perfect companion for your Opera PC browser. *Search instantly*
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    7. CM (Clean Master) Browser is an ultra lightweight mobile browser which can protect you from malicious threats and still give you rapid browsing speed.
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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.
    8. BeHe ExploreR is a lightweight, easy to use and fast android web browser. It was basically created for experimenting and learning, but in the meanwhile it became a fully-featured browser, that uses very few resources to run, has a nice design, and works good too.
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