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14 Of The Best Web Browsers

Most people think there are only a handful of web browsers available, but in reality there are at least a dozen others that provide the same features as well known web browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari. There are actually some that deliver superior features in terms of speed, security, privacy and search results. Below are some of the best web browser alternatives for you to try.


Brave web browser


Brave claims to be 3 times faster than Chrome, which is a very attractive selling point to most people. Brave also claims to stop online surveillance, and use 35% less battery. Brave allows you to browse freely without your every move across the web being tracked. Brave loads major news sites up to six times faster than Chrome, Safari and Firefox on mobile and desktop because it blocks ads and trackers. Using the Tor feature allows users to hide their history, and mask their location from sites visited by routing browsing through several servers before it reaches your destination. These connections are encrypted to increase anonymity.

Vivaldi web browser


Vivaldi is another one of the lesser known web browsers, but it doesn’t mean it’s quality and performnace are inferior. It has been designed with numerous clever built-in features, and is flexible and private too. Vivaldi is available for desktop or Android! Vivaldi Version 4.1 comes with accordian tab stacks that allow you to group tabs, and command chains. Another feature is Vivaldi Translate,which is a great private alternative to Goofle Translate. A built-in performance boosting feature, which also comes as standard, is the Ad and Tracking Blocker. This is in addition to features like Notes, Screen Capture, and Image Properties.

Tor web browser


TOR’s mission staement says “advance human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open source anonymity and privacy technologies, supporting their unrestricted availability and use, and furthering their scientific and popular understanding.” Tor Browser prevents anyone from monitoring your browsing, so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you. In addtion to this, any cookies and your browsing history are automatically cleared when you’re done browsing. Information is encrypted three times as it passes over the Tor network via volunteer-run servers known as Tor relays.

Opera web browser


Opera is fast and packed with useful features such as free built-in VPN (Virtual Private Network), which reduces online tracking and hides your browsing from everybody else. It also has an Ad Blocker, integrated messengers and private mode so you can browse the internet privately and securely. The handy chat feature allows you to chat and browse at the same time with built-in messengers. You can also customize Opera with dark and light themes, keyboard shortcuts, your favorite bookmarks and many of other options. Synchronizing Opera across multiple devices is also no problem.

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