More than 90 percent of Internet users browse the web with Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer. In addition to these popular web browsers, there are many other options that are definitely worth a look. Choosing the best one depends on your personal preferences. Many of these less popular web browsers come with a wide range of features and add-ons that aren’t available anywhere else.
Also referred to as the browser of the feature, SRWare Iron is an excellent alternative to Google Chrome. It actually offers the same features as Chrome but without its security problems. This browser is available for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Max, and Linux. Chrome extensions and themes will also work on SRWare Iron.
Flock is the perfect choice for social media users. This browser was designed specifically to make managing your social media activities easier. It integrates social networking services such as Twitter, MySpace, Facebook and others. Because it’s built on Firefox 3, it supports most Firefox extensions. Its main feature is a social network savvy sidebar with interactive buttons for tracking all your social media accounts.
SeaMonkey is an open source cross-platform Internet suite containing a web browser, a feed reader, email client, HTML editor, and web development tools. This web browser is a good choice for corporate users and web developers. The web browser at the core of the SeaMonkey suite utilizes the same application platform as Mozilla Firefox. Mail features include HTML message support, spam mail detection, and a dictionary.
Lunascape is the only triple engine browser in the world. This web browser utilizes three engines: Trident (used in Microsoft Internet Explorer), WebKit (used in Google Chrome and Apple Safari), and Gecko (used in Mozilla Firefox). More than 20 million people have downloaded it. If you find yourself constantly trying new browsers, Lunascape might be exactly what you need. The browser features advanced yet easy-to-use interfaces and supports the wide range of Firefox add-ons.
Maxthon is a full featured browser that comes with a tabbed document interface, custom skins, automatic updates, programmable mouse gestures, and a user extensible search toolbar. This web browser features an advanced ad blocking application that blocks pop-ups, floating ads, and banners in web pages. Maxthon puts emphasis on security. Users have access to over 1,400 plug-ins, as well as various menus, toolbars, and URL aliases for faster surfing.