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Internet Explorer Alternatives

Internet Explorer is described as 'Windows Internet Explorer (IE) is a graphical web browser developed by Microsoft and has been included as part of the Windows operating system since 1995. It has been the most widely used web browser since 1999, attaining a peak of about 95% usage share during 2002 and 2003 with' and is a very popular Web Browser in the os & utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Internet Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Internet Explorer are Google Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera and Chromium.

Internet Explorer alternatives are mainly Web Browsers but may also be Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Internet Explorer.
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  1. Sandcat Browser icon

    Sandcat Browser

    167 alternatives to Sandcat Browser 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSandcat Browser can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  LightweightSandcat Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Latest release Nov 16, 2018

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  2. QtWeb icon

    QtWeb

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    122 alternatives to QtWeb 

    QtWeb Internet Browser - lightweight, secure and portable browser having unique user interface and privacy features. QtWeb is an open source project based on Nokia's Qt framework and Apple's WebKit rendering engine (the same as being used in Apple Safari and Google...

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    1.  LightweightQtWeb consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableQtWeb can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    Lucid Browser

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    179 alternatives to Lucid Browser 

    Lucid Browser is a free and open source browser designed to be small, light, fast, and simple. The app itself is as small as 1 MB. The browser uses a custom homepage that loads locally for quick start-ups. It is easy to use and very handy.

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    1.  No TrackingLucid Browser will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  LightweightLucid Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Block TrackersLucid Browser has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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    • Comodo IceDragon icon

      Comodo IceDragon

      167 alternatives to Comodo IceDragon 

      Comodo IceDragon is a fast and secure internet browser based on Mozilla Firefox and infused with Comodo security.

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      1.  PortableComodo IceDragon can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      The latest version of Comodo IceDragon is from a year ago, which is too much for a web browser due to newly discovered vulnerabilities.

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    • Liri icon

      Liri

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Papyros
      181 alternatives to Liri 

      Open-source, cross-platform and material-design web browser.

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      Zimbra Desktop

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      58 alternatives to Zimbra Desktop 

      The free Zimbra Desktop client allows you to meld the online and offline worlds – storing and synching your email, calendar, contacts, files and documents in the cloud, yet having them locally accessible when on the road.

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      From download page: "The Zimbra Desktop is no longer supported. It will reach the end of Technical Guidance October 1, 2019.".See https://www.zimbra.com/downloads/zimbra-desktop/

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      Diigo Browser

      • iPhone
      • iPad
      168 alternatives to Diigo Browser 

      Diigo browser (formerly iChromy) brings the best of Chrome’s interface, speed and Diigo 's web annotation service to the iPad.

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    • CM Browser icon

      CM Browser

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      182 alternatives to CM Browser 

      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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      1.  LightweightCM Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • Rekonq icon

      Rekonq

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • KDE
      137 alternatives to Rekonq 

      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.

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      1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsRekonq can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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      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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    • Naked Browser icon

      Naked Browser

      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      178 alternatives to Naked Browser 

      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.

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      1.  Ad-freeNaked Browser doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
      2.  LightweightNaked Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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