Open Source Lynx Alternatives

Popular open source Alternatives to Lynx for Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows, Xfce and more. Explore 9 apps like Lynx, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Lynx is a fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) browser for users on Unix, VMS, and other platforms running cursor-addressable, character-cell terminals or emulators. If you're looking for more info about Lynx like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/28/2020 7:09:00 PM

Alternatives to Lynx for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Links

    Links is a text mode web browser, released under GPL. Links2 has the ability to display graphics.

    • Does everything that Lynx does, plus a bit more! Works better with "https" protocol and has a menu for those who prefer it! vazirifiedMay 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It is also a command line based web browser. Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Unlike Chrome, IE etc, it is text based. aramparonikyanSep 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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  • W3M

    w3m is a text-based web browser as well as a pager like ' more ' or ' less '. With w3m you can browse web pages through a terminal emulator window (xterm, rxvt or something like that). Moreover, w3m can be used as a text formatting tool which typesets HTML into plain text.

    • Discontinued
      Latest version is 0.5.3 release in 2011 year.
    • Unlike Chrome, IE etc, it is text based. aramparonikyanSep 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

  • Dillo

    Dillo is a multi-platform graphical web browser known for its speed and small size. Dillo is written in C and C++. Dillo is based on FLTK2, the Fast Light Toolkit (statically-linked by default!). Dillo is free software made available under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPLv3). Dillo strives to be friendly both to users and developers. Dillo helps web authors to comply with web standards by using the bug meter.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Xfce

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  • Browsh

    Not all the world has good Internet. If all you have is a 3kbps connection tethered from a phone then it's good to SSH into a server and browse the web through, say, elinks. That way the server downloads the web pages and uses the limited bandwidth of an SSH connection to display the result. But traditional text-based browsers lack JS support and all that other modern HTML5 goodness.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Lynxlet

    Lynxlet is an application for launching the text web browser Lynx in a Terminal window. Lynxlet is a Termlet - a class of applications designed to make Terminal based programs easy to use.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Surfraw

    Surfraw (Shell Users Revolutionary Front Rage Against the Web) is a free public domain POSIX-compliant (i.e. meant for Linux, FreeBSD etc.) command-line shell program for interfacing with a number of web-based search engines. It was created in July 2000 and is licensed in the public domain and written in the Bourne shell language.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Arachne

    full-screen Internet suite containing a graphical web browser, email client, and dialer.

    • Lynx is a _text_ web browser, and Arachne was a _suite_ with a _graphical_ web browser. gamlielJan 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux DOSBox MS-DOS


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