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Microsoft Edge Alternatives

Microsoft Edge is described as 'Rebuilt from the ground up using Chromium, the new Microsoft Edge brings you world-class compatibility and performance, the security and privacy you deserve, and new features designed to bring you the best of the web' and is a very popular Web Browser in the web browsers category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Microsoft Edge for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Edge are Brave, Google Chrome, Tor Browser and Vivaldi.

Microsoft Edge alternatives are mainly Web Browsers but may also be Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Edge.
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  1. Slimjet icon

    Slimjet

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    169 alternatives to Slimjet 

    Slimjet is a fast, smart and powerful web browser based on the Blink engine. It is built on top of the Chromium open source project, on which Google chrome is also based. Slimjet integrates a lot of powerful and convenient features to help users maximize their online...

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    1.  LightweightSlimjet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableSlimjet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Website TranslationSlimjet uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
    4.  Support for GesturesSlimjet supports touch or mouse gestures and interactions.
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    Lightning Browser

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    139 alternatives to Lightning Browser 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightLightning Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    The last version (5.1.0) is from 2019.

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    UR-Browser

    • Windows
    • Chromium
    210 alternatives to UR-Browser 

    A fast and free web browser that respects user privacy. 100% European, with a built-in VPN and ad blocker. Protect your data and privacy with UR.

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    1.  Privacy focusedUR-Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  4. Privacy Browser icon

    Privacy Browser

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    213 alternatives to Privacy Browser 

    Privacy Browser protects your privacy by disabling features like JavaScript, DOM storage, and cookies that are used by websites to track users. Settings can be adjusted by domain and on-the-fly to enable these features when needed.

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    1.  Privacy focusedPrivacy Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Block TrackersPrivacy Browser has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    3.  No TrackingPrivacy Browser will not track you or use your personal data.
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    YOU.com

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    117 alternatives to YOU.com 

    Tired of your search engine feeding you the results it wants you to see? With You.com Search Engine & Browser, you control your search – your sources, privacy, and time. Choose the sources you want to see and how private you want to be.

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    1.  Privacy focusedYOU.com is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Ad-freeYOU.com doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  No TrackingYOU.com will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  Dark ModeYOU.com supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Text to SpeechYOU.com allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    6.  Block TrackersYOU.com has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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    Orion Browser

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    74 alternatives to Orion Browser 

    Orion is a WebKit-based browser which focuses on privacy and is compatible with most Firefox and Chrome extensions.

    Orion browser - Speed. Privacy. Extensions.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOrion Browser can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Block TrackersOrion Browser has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    3.  No TrackingOrion Browser will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  LightweightOrion Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Privacy focusedOrion Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  7. UC Browser icon

    UC Browser

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    194 alternatives to UC Browser 

    UC mobile offers free and easy to use browsers for almost any mobile phone. UC Browser is one of the most popular mobile browsers in the world!

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    1.  PortableUC Browser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightUC Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Wi-Fi SharingUC Browser can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
    4.  Dark ModeUC Browser supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Warning

    UC Browser leaks private and personally identifiable information to a server in China: https://citizenlab.ca/2016/08/a-tough-nut-to-crack-look-privacy-and-security-issues-with-uc-browser/

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    Sleipnir

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    173 alternatives to Sleipnir 

    Sleipnir is a Japanese tabbed web browser, released by Fenrir Inc. It is designed to be a highly customizable browser that you can configure to suit your individual needs. With Sleipnir, you can create your ideal browser by changing the design, skin, and visual appearance. You c.

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    Dolphin Browser

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    163 alternatives to Dolphin Browser 

    Dolphin is a free, fast, smart and personal web browser for Android, iPhone and iPad. The exclusive features include one-tap share, tabbed browsing, cloud sync, gesture browsing, sonar search, speed dial, sidebar and a lot more to be discovered.

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    Dolphin Browser has long-standing reputation of collecting/stealing users' data and browsing history: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1319529

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  10. Basilisk icon

    Basilisk

    • Windows
    • Linux
    132 alternatives to Basilisk 

    Basilisk is a free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation. It is based on the Goanna layout and rendering engine (a fork of Gecko) and builds on the Unified XUL Platform (UXP), which in turn is a fork of the Mozilla...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBasilisk can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  PortableBasilisk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  LightweightBasilisk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  No TrackingBasilisk will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  Privacy focusedBasilisk is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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