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W3M is described as '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)' and is a Web Browser in the os & utilities category. There are six alternatives to W3M for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, BSD, Windows and Xfce. The best alternative is Lynx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like W3M are Links, Dillo, Browsh and Lynxlet.

W3M alternatives are mainly Web Browsers but may also be Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of W3M.
This page was last updated Jan 14, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux

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  1. Lynx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    • Xfce

    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.

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    It is another web browser which is CLI based, it is also free

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  2. Links

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    W3M and Links both display graphics and are light weight. Also, Links can be used on all operating systems.

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  3. Dillo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    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!).

  4. Browsh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A fully-modern text-based browser, rendering to TTY and browsers.

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  5. Lynxlet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.



  6. Surfraw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Surfraw - Shell Users' Revolutionary Front Rage Against the Web provides a fast unix command line interface to a variety of

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