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' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Internet Explorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Internet Explorer are Google Chrome (Free), Vivaldi (Free), Opera (Free) and Chromium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 16, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      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).

      * Run Legacy Web Apps.
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      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      iCab is an alternative web browser for the Mac and iOS, with numerous useful features not found in other browsers.
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    2. A full screen web browser for devices that don't need a desktop.
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    3. Citrio is an innovative user-friendly web-browser, which combines powerful functionality and exquisite design of the user interface.

      Warning

      Potential security/privacy issues, see: http://genxpose.blogspot.com/2014/12/citrio-browser-avoid-it.html

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      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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    4. 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.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.

      Discontinued

      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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    5. Epic is a more secure and private chromium-based web browser from India. Built-in Antivirus Scanner: Scan downloads automatically. Scan your system manually. Free.
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    6. 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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