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    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. xombrero is a minimalist web browser with sophisticated security features designed-in, rather than through an add-on after-the-fact.

      Discontinued

      xombrero has been retired and is no longer under development and supported. Last version, 1.6.4, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    2. Dooble is a new Open Source Web browser that focuses on compactness, security, and stability. Dooble is the only Web browser that encodes a user's browsing information.


    3. GreenBrowser is a free web browser based on Internet Explorer 's core. GreenBrowser is claimed to be open source software, although this is inconsistent with it being based upon Internet Explorer code.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 6.9.1223, released in December 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. Browzar is based on the Internet Explorer engine, which means its such a small file that it only takes seconds to download.

      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      The program is no longer updated.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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    5. Tungsten is a simple web browser, with convenience features: * Double rendering engines (Blink and Trident) * Groupable multilevel * Splittable window per group * Local App. capturing * and more ...

      Discontinued

      Latest release Jan 07, 2019



    6. 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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

    7. With every website you visit, you’re vulnerable to malicious hackers out to steal your surfing history, passwords, email access, bank account numbers, medical info, and more. And the “big browsers” don’t do enough to stop it.

      Discontinued

      WhiteHat Security will no longer be providing support or development resources for Aviator, but it made it an open source project.

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

      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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    9. Risingware Browser, a multi-process web browser based on Trident (IE) layout engine, is fairly light and fast in terms of speed.

      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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    10. fizzik is a browser designed to help you find, enjoy and share the best media on the Web. Keep up with online news. Tired of going back and forth between Web pages and search results?

      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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