It Start around 1991, now Web browser its a power full tool for every single user. Web Browser is a software which provide a interface to internet.Earlier web browser had simple functions but today Web browsers to support of audio, video, images and even flash content.
What is Open Source Web Browser?
Open Source Web Browser is a software any one can modify, edit according to users like. That mean you can customize web browser with your name, with your favorite color, favorite background image etc .
Lets talk about top 10 web browsers in 2017
1. Google Chrome
Google says Chrome is, A fast, secure, and free web browser built for the modern web. Chrome syncs bookmarks across all your devices, fills out forms automatically, and so much more.
Chrome is the most popular web browser in smartphones and PC’s with more than half usage share of web browsers. Written by C++, it is available for Android, iOS, Windows and Linux.
Firefox is also One of the popular Open Source Web Browser, available for OS X, Linux, Solaris, Windoes, Android etc. It is written in C++, C, Css, XUL, XBL and released unser MPL2.0 License.
They says, “Millions of people around the world trust Firefox Web browsers on Android, iOS and desktop computers. Fast. Private.”
Features supported by Firefox include
- Tabbed browsing
- Spell checking
- Incremental find
- Live bookmarking
- Private browsing,
- Add-on support
It has been one of the popular Open Source web browsers in many Asian and African countries with more than a billion users around the world.
Another popular open source web browser,it released in 1995, 20 years ago. It is written in c++ with available for Windows, OS, Linux, OS X, Symbian and Mobile phones including: Android, iOS.
Now it uses Blink web engine, whereas earlier versions used Presto.
Features of this browser
- Speed-dial for quick search
- Tabbed browsing
- Downloads manager
- Page Zooming which allows Flash
- Java and SVG to be increased or decreased as per user requirements
- Deletion of HTTP cookies
it has been one of the favorite browsers with total of around 295 million users in mid of 2017.
Chromium is another Open Source web browser available for Linux, Windows, OS X and Android Operating Systems. It is written in C++. Google Chrome takes its source code,
Features of Chromium,
- A tabbed window manager
- support for Vorbis
- WebM codecs for HTML5 Audio and Video
- Bookmark and History and Session management.
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