Lightning Browser Alternatives

    Lightning Browser is described as 'One of the smallest, fastest Android web browsers around. It is a high-performance small-sized Internet browser built for those who don't want the cumbersome size of Firefox or Chromium. It is based off the Android WebKit Engine' and is a Web Browser in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Lightning Browser for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Mac, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Lightning Browser are Google Chrome (Free), Brave (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Edge (Free) and Firefox Developer Edition (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Enhanced version of the stock browser. Featuring: • All basic browser features • Auto-hiding controls • Import/export bookmarks from/to SD card • Disable search suggestions • Custom search engines • Addons e.g "Tint Browser Adblock Addon"

      Discontinued

      The last update on Google Play was on January 5th, 2014 and the last commit GitHub was on May 29th, 2014.

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    3. Wexond is an open-source privacy-focused, beautiful and extensible web browser with a totally new user experience. It's built on top of Electron and React.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      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. TRUST: Right permissions with no spying.
    4. Unbranded builds are available from the continuous integration builds on treeherder.mozilla.org. What is different compared to Nightly and Developer editions (which allow unsigned addons too)?
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    5. 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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    6. An Uncluttered Browsing Experience: Colibri browser is designed to be fast, efficient, and uncluttered. It has the most compact interface of any web browsers. You can browse your favorite websites with the largest view, the least distraction, and the lowest resource usage.
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    7. Light Firefox is a light browser based on Mozilla source code. Many components are slimmed down, so it can start faster and use less memory. By default, Light can run along with Firefox. Both x86 and x64 builds are available.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 49rc, released in October 2016, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    8. Iceraven Browser is a web browser for Android, based on Mozilla's Fenix version of Firefox, GeckoView and Mozilla Android Components.
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    9. 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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