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  • Mozilla Firefox icon

    Mozilla Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox (known simply as Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.

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    • Firefox allows far more control over your privacy than does Chrome (or even Chromium on which Chrome is based). Not jut because it doesn't come with Google stuff embedded, but also because it allows complete control over things like webRTC (which can leak info about your IP address, hardware), whereas Chrome/Chromium and related browsers don't have this control. Guest • Nov 2016 • 21 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Highly customizable, open and libre, care about privacy. Made on non-profit. bumbaMar 2017 • 14 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It uses a lot less resources than Chrome. Also it doesn't have all the Google BS everywhere. Guest • Oct 2016 • 16 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's the UI customization and under the hood tweaks you can do. rathelJan 2017 • 10 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Firefox is definitely more secure. Tons of options and customization too. Definitely my #1 browser. christinalewisAug 2017 • 7 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Firefox is fast and private, compared to the nightmare of Google Chrome, where your privacy is taken with a single grain of salt. Guest • Sep 2017 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's easier to customize and much more private. Guest • Oct 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Extremely customizable, open sourced, uses less hardware resources, emphasis on privacy and security when browsing the web. Made by the people, for the people. jacobsmith_16Oct 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is a graphical web browser. Which in my experience shows the web pages with higher quality than google chrome. Sometimes some elements of the web page don't work in google chrome. mohammadghasemiSep 2016 • 7 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Faster, lightweight, portable and secure. CyberiaNov 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's free, open scource, has a large addons, and now it's a Quantum fast browser. Guest • Nov 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • However it is open source and the privacy is better, the consumption of RAM is huge, try yourself: open just one tab with Whatsapp Web, and you will see Firefox using 1GB of RAM! sidboyJun 2017 • 7 agrees and 19 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Vivaldi Browser icon

    Vivaldi Browser

    A browser for our friends. Fast, feature rich and highly customizable that puts the users first.

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    • Chromium based, compatible with chrome extensions, huge customization possibilities, fast and visually appealing Guest • Mar 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Privacy oriented and HUGE under the hood customizations Guest • Feb 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The front-end is much more flexible and configurable. Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The visual GUI is very neat and some handy tools in the sidebar Guest • Mar 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is in many ways even superior to Chrome, is faster, uses less system resources and has a lot of features that Chrome only gets with extensions Guest • Jun 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's based off of chromium, supports almost all chrome addons Guest • May 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Been using several alternatives listed here and have grown to REALLY like Vivaldi. Along with the privacy using the search engine StartPage.com, we have noticed a dramatic decrease in spam as well. We get about 4000 emails a day and it dropped from near 40% to about 10%... Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Absolutly nice Browser! A very nice Work for Opera Friends. Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • The Vivaldi Browser (which still has a long ways to go before becoming a full-fledged browser) has many more helpful and integrated features. The first great feature is the customizable interface. Another bonus is its being made from the Chromium project, making all Chrome extensions fully supported. Guest • Jul 2016 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Opera icon

    Opera

    Opera is a browser with innovative features, speed and security. Opera’s vision is to deliver the best Internet experience on any device and the company is committed to...

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    • Great light browser which has great features VPN, adblocking, RSS Personal News.. Guest • Nov 2016 • 7 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The new version of Opera implements the same web kit used by the Chromium project (and hence Google Chrome). Although this removes many of the features that used to give Opera a unique flair, the browser now boasts excellent compatibility with all modern web languages. Guest • Feb 2016 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's like Chrome. But without the resource hogging and Google crap. RefalmMay 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It uses the same google chrome sourse so you can browse in any chrome optimized website but it doesnt have a google branding and it also has a better interface to me antonioortizNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Chromium icon

    Chromium

    Chromium is the open-source browser project from which Google Chrome takes its source.

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    • It's more lighter then chrome and have all functions of it bohdanfetsoNov 2016 • 11 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Without the google branding, it is the same efficient code. User2778798Jun 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The derivative of chrome, lighter and open sourced. jacobsmith_16Oct 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Tor Browser icon

    Tor Browser

    The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody...

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    • It blocks prying eyes and is much more secure. IT is the most private browser currently... Guest • Jan 2017 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's Firefox+Being completely anonymous!!! I think that says it all. karaboungalosMay 2017 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Tor is a web browser, like Chrome, with high advantage of privacy protection Guest • Jun 2016 • 5 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Brave icon

    Brave

    Brave Web Browser is a fast, free, secure web browser with a built-in ad blocker*, tracking and security protection, and optimized data and battery experience. *What...

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    • It's kinda like Chrome but WAY more private. karaboungalosMay 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Brave is fast and has many built in features that are great Guest • Apr 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Brave is an effort to make a Chrome-like experience based on the Chromium code base and remove/block all the spyware Google put in to monitor your online activity. Brave is good, but it's not as good/flexible as Iridium. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's good and fast, but makes it really better than Chrome is that it is developed with security and privacy in mind. I use it on my phone and my laptop, and I'd never switch to anything else Guest • May 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's good. But Chrome has a lot of extensions. If you're used to use many extension and if you want to continue using those extensions, this is not a good solution for you. Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • All about security and reducing the web's dependence on ads. getterdonApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Privacy protections by default like fingerprint and tracker blocking. Even script blocking if desired. Each privacy option is configurable for each page. It's only missing an option to sync or export browsing history and bookmarks (though I can see these features interfere with "perfect" privacy) Guest • 13 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • Waterfox icon

    Waterfox

    Waterfox is a high performance browser based on the Mozilla platform. Made specifically for 64-bit systems, Waterfox has one thing in mind: speed.

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    • 64 bit for Windows 10 Pro. Fast, lots of extensions, tabs, themes, stable... Guest • Nov 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 64-bit, open source, lightning fast & private. jakubabayomitsimbukondoSep 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • 64-bit build of Firefox code. Usually up-to-date. User2778798Jun 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I think Waterfox is promising, especially with the developer plans to retain support for extensions that use old technology that Firefox 57 will remove. birdNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Firefox Developer Edition icon

    Firefox Developer Edition

    Firefox Developer Edition brings your core dev tools together with some powerful new ones that will extend your ability to work across multiple platforms from one place....

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    • Firefox Dev Edition gives the basic features of all browsers, a wide variety of plugins and add-ons and also very excellent developer tools. Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Microsoft Edge icon

    Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Edge, initially developed under the codename Project Spartan, is a web browser in development by Microsoft. Officially unveiled on January 21, 2015, and first...

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    • If you want to use a browser's Incognito mode (called Private Browsing in Firefox and Safari), you don't want where you go to be recorded in files stored on your computer. Microsoft Edge DOES store info about where you've been, even if you've been there using its InPrivate mode. (http://betanews.com/2016/01/30/stop-using-microsoft-edges-inprivate-mode-if-you-value-your-privacy/). Switch to an open source browser. There are plenty of good ones. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 10 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The Typing and Drawing option is awesome, Its new and in development but with Bing it work better than Chrome as returned results. (we migrated from Google 3 years ago and can confirm the ongoing update for the better. ) PS Not a "MS fan" here... But be able to run RedHat on Windows 10 changed my geek life. Guest • Dec 2016 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is a great alternative for users who want to stick w/ Windows 10. It is automatically installed with Win10 and is great with it's slim design and clean UI. Guest • Sep 2016 • 1 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    SeaMonkey

    The SeaMonkey project is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. A lighter alternative to...

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    • More privacy, more user control of how the browser functions, More technical interface, includes a web authoring and editing tool, integrated with email, and doesn't report home to Google. Guest • Dec 2016 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Maxthon Cloud Browser icon

    Maxthon Cloud Browser

    Maxthon is a browser with innovative features, speed and security. Features Tabbed document interface Saves open tabs in case of program shutdown or...

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    • Warning Maxthon apparently collects sensitive data without asking: http://news.softpedia.com/news/maxthon-browser-collects-sensitive-data-even-if-users-opt-out-506327.shtml
    • Mouse gestures (actions are customizable), click and drag to search selection in a new tab (or just to open links/images), built-in notepad, last session page (lists all the tabs you had open last session) and it even sends your data to China, oh wait Guest • Nov 2016 • 0 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree