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While only two or three browsers dominate the Web browser market, there are actually many different Web browsers available. If your current browser doesn’t provide the experience you want, it might be worthwhile to try another one. You can view a brief summary of each browser below and click the corresponding links to find out more information.

Windows:

Company Program Name
Notes
Apple Computer Safari Web browser developed by Apple; includes tabbed browsing, a pop-up blocker, integrated Google search, and private browsing; available for Windows starting with version 3.
Avant Force Avant Browser Multi-window browser that includes autofill, pop-up and ad blocking, and online profile storage; also supports mouse gestures, includes an RSS reader, and has additional privacy protection features.
FlashPeak SlimBrowser Tabbed multiple-site browser that includes a popup blocker, window skins, form autofill, and quick-search; also features online translation, script error suppression, and blacklist and whitelist filtering.
Flock Flock Multi-platform Web browser designed with an emphasis on social networking and Web 2.0 features; provides a custom interface for Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Blogger, and other supported websites.
Google Chrome New browser developed by Google that includes a search-based address bar and dynamic tabs; also supports site thumbnails and shortcuts to Web applications.
Maxthon International Maxthon Tabbed browser that supports Mouse Gestures, Magic Fill for forms, and Feed Reader for RSS feeds; includes other proprietary features such as Smart Acceleration, Anti-Freeze, Super Drag&Dop, Ad Hunter, and Web Sniffer.
Microsoft Internet Explorer The most popular Web browser for Windows; comes pre-installed with the Windows operating system; also used for navigating local files and folders.
Mozilla Firefox Popular open-source Web browser developed by Mozilla Corporation; features tabbed browsing, a pop-up blocker, and integrated search; supports the Google toolbar.
Netscape Communications Netscape The original mainstream Web browser; features multibar for multiple toolbars, tabbed browsing, and autofill for forms; provides more security options than other browsers.
Opera Software Opera Efficient browser created by Telenor, Norway’s largest telecom company; includes tabbed browsing, integrated search, and a pop-up blocker.
Phoenix Studio TheWorld Browser Multi-threaded frame browser that uses the Internet Explorer engine and features a tabbed interface; also includes intelligent ad blocking , a blacklist filter, Web page mute, and a built-in download manager; supports custom skins and plugins.

Macintosh:

Company Program Name
Notes
Alexander Clauss iCab Alternative Web browser for the Mac with features not found in other browsers, such as advertising filtering and kiosk mode.
Apple Computer Safari Web browser developed by Apple, optimized for Mac OS X; includes tabbed browsing, a pop-up blocker, integrated Google search, and private browsing.
Camino Project Camino Browser designed specifically for the Mac that integrates the look and feel of the Mac OS X interface; uses the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine and is designed to run efficiently and open pages quickly.
Flock Flock Web browser designed with an emphasis on social networking and Web 2.0 features; provides a custom interface for Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Blogger, and other supported websites.
Microsoft Internet Explorer Mac version of the popular Windows browser; development stopped with version 5; no longer supported by Microsoft.
Mozilla Firefox Popular open-source Web browser developed by Mozilla Corporation; features tabbed browsing, a pop-up blocker, and integrated search; supports the Google toolbar.
Netscape Communications Netscape The original mainstream Web browser; features multibar for multiple toolbars, tabbed browsing, and autofill for forms; provides more security options than other browsers.
Opera Software Opera Efficient browser created by Telenor, Norway’s largest telecom company; includes tabbed browsing, integrated search, and a pop-up blocker.
Shiira Project Shiira Browser built by Japanese developers using Apple’s Web Kit; similar interface to Safari; supports additional features such as a side drawer, bookmarklets, and page transitions.
The Omni Group OmniWeb Macintosh Web browser designed to provide a more productive and efficient user experience; includes tabs, shortcuts, ad blocking, workspaces, auto-save, bookmarks, RSS news feeds, and site preferences; costs a small fee.

Unix:

Company Program Name
Notes
Flock Flock Web browser designed with an emphasis on social networking and Web 2.0 features; provides a custom interface for Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Blogger, and other supported websites.
Galeon Galeon Browser developed for GNOME, a desktop environment for Unix; based on the Gecko engine and has a basic interface designed to be simple and fast.
Konqueror Konqueror Web browser developed for the K Desktop Environment (KDE); uses the KHTML rendering engine and supports HTML 4.01; also serves as a file manager and a universal file viewer for many file types.
Mozilla Firefox Popular open-source and multi-platform Web browser developed by Mozilla Corporation; features tabbed browsing, a pop-up blocker, and integrated search; also supports the Google toolbar.
Opera Software Opera Fast and efficient browser originally created by Telenor, Norway’s largest telecom company; includes tabbed browsing, integrated search, and a pop-up blocker.

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