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Private Browser Alternatives

Private Browser is described as 'Browse the web securely for absolutely FREE. No ads, NO in-app purchases, NO pro versions - absolutely FREE' and is a Web Browser in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Private Browser for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Tor Browser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Private Browser are Safari, Firefox Focus, Iridium Browser and Comodo Dragon Internet Browser.

Private Browser 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 Private Browser.
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Browse the web securely for absolutely FREE. No ads, NO in-app purchases, NO pro versions - absolutely FREE.

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  1. The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning...

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedTor Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Built-in VPNTor Browser has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersTor Browser has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    ⚫︎ PortableTor Browser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. The best browser for your Mac is the one that comes with your Mac. Safari is faster and more energy efficient than other browsers. Handy tools help you save, find, and share your favorite sites. Built-in privacy features help keep your browsing your business.

    ⚫︎ Picture in PictureSafari allows you to put a video, web page or app in a floating window (always on top of other windows).
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSafari can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersSafari has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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    Firefox Focus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Firefox Focus is the Mozilla-made browser that considers your privacy first and foremost. By default, it blocks ad-trackers and it helps keep things secure by providing easy ways to clear your browsing history, including passwords and cookies.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedFirefox Focus is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingFirefox Focus will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Block TrackersFirefox Focus has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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    Iridium Browser

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Iridium Browser is based on the Chromium code base. All modifications enhance the privacy of the user and make sure that the latest and best secure technologies are used.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedIridium Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  5. Comodo Dragon is a Chromium technology-based Browser that offers you most of Google Chrome's features PLUS the unparalleled level of security and privacy you only get from Comodo. Including a greater level of privacy than Chromium technology offers.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsComodo Dragon Internet Browser can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableComodo Dragon Internet Browser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedComodo Dragon Internet Browser is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  6. Avant Browser's user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience, and frequent upgrades have steadily improved its reliability.

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    QtWeb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ LightweightQtWeb consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableQtWeb can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

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

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    Browzar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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

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    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.

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  10. Mercury Browser is a FULLSCREEN web browser with TABS for iOS and Android. The clean UI and rich features make it the best replacement for Safari.

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    Discontinued

    The apps are no longer updated. The iOS version is no longer available on the AppStore. The Firefox extension is not compatible with Firefox 57. Android version and Chrome extension, released in 2014/2015, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store and Chrome Web Store

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