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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. Polarity Browser icon

    Polarity Browser

    • Windows
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    151 alternatives to Polarity Browser 

    Polarity is a user-friendly web browser featuring an intuitive interface that allows you to explore various websites and bookmark your favorite pages.

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    1.  Privacy focusedPolarity Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  2. Browzar icon

    Browzar

    134 alternatives to Browzar 

    Browzar is based on the Internet Explorer engine, which means its such a small file that it only takes seconds to download. Weve made it disposable; so you have the choice of keeping Browzar on your PC, or downloading it each time you need to...

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  3. IE Tab icon

    IE Tab

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome
    2 alternatives to IE Tab 

    IE Tab emulates Internet Explorer by using the IE rendering engine directly within Chrome. This will enable you to use ActiveX controls and test your web pages with different versions of IE (IE6, IE7, IE8, or IE9).

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  4. Html Viewer 3 icon

    Html Viewer 3

    • Windows
    • Linux
    120 alternatives to Html Viewer 3 

    Html Viewer 3 (hv3) is a powerful yet minimalist web browser that uses Tkhtml3 as a rendering engine and SEE (Simple ECMAScript Engine) to interpret scripts. The application itself is written in Tcl. Currently it is at alpha stage.

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    1.  PortableHtml Viewer 3 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 08_0203, released in February 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  5. Webian Shell icon

    Webian Shell

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    154 alternatives to Webian Shell 

    A full screen web browser for devices that don't need a desktop. Shell is built on Mozilla Chromeless, some of the latest technology from the people who make Firefox. Chromeless allows Shell itself to be written in standard web technologies like HTML, CSS & JavaScript - g.

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    1.  PortableWebian Shell can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. iCab icon

    iCab

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    158 alternatives to iCab 

    iCab is an alternative web browser for the Mac and iOS, with numerous useful features not found in other browsers.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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  7. Element Browser icon

    Element Browser

    144 alternatives to Element Browser 

    Element Browser is a stylistic, modern and powerful web browser. It features unmatched security, an intuitive user interface and great features.

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    1.  Support for GesturesElement Browser supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available and the URL has been replaced with a different webpage. Last version of the browser, 7.0, released in March 2014, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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    • Risingware Browser icon

      Risingware Browser

      140 alternatives to Risingware Browser 

      Risingware Browser, a multi-process web browser based on Trident (IE) layout engine, is fairly light and fast in terms of speed. When we speak of "speed", we mean the speed in searching stuff by activating multiple search engines at a time, in visiting or closing out...

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      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.0.a, released on June 18, 2010, can be still downloaded from Download.com (direct download recommended)

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    • R&S Browser in the Box  icon

      R&S Browser in the Box

      • Windows
      121 alternatives to R&S Browser in the Box  

      The Virtual Environment for secured and comfortable Web Browsing: On the basis of a “Browser-in-the-Box” concept a virtual machine is provided with a reduced operating system and a web browser encapsulated therein.

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      Virtual Virtual machine with a tunnel to the internet
    • Fizzik icon

      Fizzik

      125 alternatives to Fizzik 

      fizzik is a browser designed to help you find, enjoy and share the best media on the Web.

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      This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
      Discontinued

      The project appears to be abandoned. Last news dated back to 2011. Anyway it can be still downloaded: take a look at the comments.

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