AlternativeTo Logo

    Internet Explorer Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Internet Explorer for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Internet Explorer and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Internet Explorer are Google Chrome (Free), Vivaldi (Free), Opera (Free) and Chromium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 16, 2021

    1. 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.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 2.4.2, released in January 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      show more
    2. 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.

      Discontinued

      Latest release Nov 16, 2018

      show more


    3. QtWeb Internet Browser - lightweight, secure and portable browser having unique user interface and privacy features.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released 2 years ago (9th September 2013) , last source code change was 2 years ago (9th October 2013)

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


    5. A full screen web browser for devices that don't need a desktop.
      show more
    6. 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

      show more
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
      show more
    9. 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/

      show more
    Showing 40 of 52 alternatives