Web browser is the software which is required to access the web pages on the Internet. With the advancement in the technology everyday new features are being added to the web browsers. There was a time when the majority of the people were using the Internet Explorer for accessing the World Wide Web. Its dominance was so strong that it had the market share of about 95%. But with the release of many new web browsers this share has considerably declined.
Today we have so many web browsers available to us for use on different operating systems. The user has the option to select and use the web browser according to his wish and desire. We have here made a list of the top ten such web browsers in the world which are best. This article will help you if you are in a need of a good web browser which may process your entire request with added security and features.
10. Avant Browser
Avant Browser is a free web browser which has been developed by a Chinese programmer named Anderson Che. The best thing about this web browser is that it can be used in any system which has Windows 2000 and beyond installed in it. Initially it was released in the month of January 2004 and since then there has been many changes which has been made to the interface and various bugs have been rectified. As of now the total download of the Avant Browser is well above 25 million. It supports 41 languages which can be selected according to the wish of the user. Further there are various other options available using which the user can customize the browser. The company claims it to be an ultra-fast web browser whose interface has been designed keeping in mind the people’s requirement.
9. Deepnet Explorer
Deepnet Browser was launched in the year 2006 and soon after the parent company “Deepnet Security” received applauds from every corner for giving such a wonderful web browser to the users. This web browser is appreciated by the net wonks because of its ability to allow the file sharing using peer to peer facility, which many web browsers that we use today don’t support. Further its anti-phishing feature also grabbed attention from the users. Deepnet Browser is limited to the Windows operating system. When you download this web browser you have the surety of the company that no other 3rd party software will be installed and the security of your computer will not be compromised.
Rockmelt was first launched in the year 2010. This web browser has incorporated some of the latest trends on the web ; many social networking sites have been included in it which gives the user direct access. You can very easily chat with your Facebook friends or receive the Twitter notification without any difficulty or the need to open it in a new window. Currently, this web browser is available for the use of such systems which run on the iOS. In the coming months the parent company is planning to launch its Android and Windows 8 version keep in mind the demand from the users.
Maxthon made its entry in the field of the web browsers with the name of MyIE2 in the year 1999. This freeware web browser is one of the best products of the year 2011 according to the CNET WebWare. Since its launch there have been many changes made to this web browser and its popularity is increasing day by day. At present it is supported by the Windows, Mac OS X and Android operating system. The Java applets and adobe flash are well supported by Maxthon. Users love its split screen option which we do not find in any other web browser. Further it automatically saves the contents of the tabs so that it can very easily recover from the unexpected crashes.
Opera is one of the most downloaded web browsers that we have and it is available on almost every operating system which is currently being used. There are various advantages of using the Opera web browser which belongs to the Opera Software; it supports the e-mail facility, it can manage contacts very efficiently, it supports the downloads of the files using the Bit Torrent and there are various local news that is constantly displayed and you have the option to customize them according to your choice. Opera has the desktop web browser share of 1.01% of the whole world. The whole browser has been developed using the C++ programming language giving it a distinct edge security.
Safari is the web browser designed by Apple Inc it’s compatible with operating systems iOS and Mac OS X. It was released in the year 2003 and since then many new features have been added from time to time. Safari has the desktop web browser share of 8.00% of the whole world. There is an option of auto fill in this web browser which comes in handy. Moreover the password management and the security of this web browser is so strong that you will migrate from any other web browser once you start using Safari. It also supports the CSS and HTML5 which are the latest trend in the world of web today. It supports the transport layer security protocol which you will not find in any other web browser.
3. Mozilla Firefox
One of the most trusted and widely used web browsers in the whole world is Mozilla Firefox developed by the Mozilla Foundation. This web browser uses the Gecko layout engine to process the web page request. In some of the countries such as Indonesia and Germany it is an extremely popular web browser. Mozilla Firefox is available for the Windows, Linux, OS X and android operating system. Mozilla Firefox has the desktop web browser share of 20.06% of the whole world making it the third largest used web browser.
2. Internet Explorer
Microsoft Internet Explorer is the web browser developed by the Microsoft. Once this web browser was the most widely used web browser but with the release of the rival web browsers such as Google Chrome and Safari and the features that they provide, it has now been shifted to number second spot. Internet Explorer has the desktop web browser share of 29.71% . Currently we use the Internet Explorer 10 and this has been designed using the C++ programming language. It is so much popular among the users that the company released its Mac OS and UNIX operating system versions.
1. Google Chrome
Developed by Google, the Google Chrome made its entry into the world of web browsers in the year 2008 and suddenly climbed the ladder of success with its extraordinary interface. Today Google Chrome has the desktop web browser share of 39.15% . The security and the interface of this web browser are so strong that people love using it. Further you have the option to bookmark and sync all your Google accounts as per your convenience. It automatically blocks the malware that may harm your system. Its security is so strong that there has been no security breach reported so far. Further you can add plugins according to your requirement. The user has been given liberty to customize the web browser as per his desire.