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360 Browser

360 Browser is a web browser developed by the Qihoo company of Beijing, China.  It offers page layout using either the Trident engine, as used in Internet Explorer, or the WebKit engine that was adapted for Google Chrome.  It was first released in September 2008. 360 Browser is based on the Chromium source code.

360 Security Browser

360 Secure/Security Browser (360安全浏览器) is a web browser developed by the Qihoo company of Beijing, China. It offers page layout using either the Trident engine, as used in Internet Explorer, or the WebKit engine that was adapted for Google Chrome. It was first released in September 2008.

360 Speed (Extreme) Browser

This is another browser by the Qihoo 360 Software Company. 360 Speed (or Extreme Explorer) Browser is a fast, secure, seamless dual-core Internet browser. Claiming to be the world's first seamless Chrome and Internet Explorer browser, with an innovative UI design, HTML5 and CSS3 support standardisation.

AOL Desktop Browser

AOL Desktop was an Internet suite produced by AOL which contained an integrated web browser. Prior to version 9.8, the browser was based on the Trident layout engine as used by Internet Explorer. From v9.8 onward, Trident was replaced with CEF (Chromium Embedded Framework) to provide users with a more modern browsing experience. Despite AOL Desktop being discontinued in 2018, it is still encountered during investigations.

Basilisk

Basilisk https://www.basilisk-browser.org/ is a free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation, created by the developers of the Pale Moon browser https://www.moonchildproductions.info/. It is based on the Goanna layout and rendering engine https://www.moonchildproductions.info/goanna.shtml (a fork of Gecko https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Gecko) and builds on the Unified XUL Platform (UXP) https://github.com/MoonchildPr

Blisk

Blisk is a Chromium based web browser which has been designed to be used by web developers. It provides an array of tools for web development and testing across a number of different devices. It contains a pre-installed set of emulation tools for testing phones, tablets, laptop and desktop devices. This makes it a simple task for web developers to test how their code renders across multiple devices, browsers and screen resolutions.

Brave

Brave is a free and open-source privacy focused web browser for desktop and mobile based on the Chromium web browser and Blink engine.  It is developed by Brave Software https://brave.com/ which was founded by Brendan Eich https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brendan_Eich and Brian Bondy.  Brendan Eich was the co-founder of the Mozilla project and creator of the JavaScript programming language and Brian Bondy previously worked full time on Mozilla's Firefox browser.

Chromium Browser

The Chromium browser is a fully functional open-source browser on its own and supplies the vast majority of code for the Google Chrome browser. The two browsers have always had some differences, as indicated by their names: chromium is the metal used to make chrome plating. The Chromium code is widely used by others to create their own browsers. Many vendors use the code in a similar manner as Google, while others simply build it as-is and release browsers with the Chromium name. The Chromium br

Cốc Cốc

Cốc Cốc browser is a web browser primarily focused on the Vietnamese market. It is available for Windows and macOS operating systems and supports both the English and Vietnamese languages. It is developed by Vietnamese company Cốc Cốc and based on the Chromium open source code. Cốc Cốc is the second most popular browser in Vietnam, with a market share of 16.89%, according to data from StatCounter.

Comodo Chromodo

Comodo Chromodo is a Chromium based web browser developed by Comodo Group, Inc.  It has the look and feel of Google Chrome but features several security and functionality improvements including better security and privacy and built in website scanner.

Comodo Dragon

Comodo Dragon is a Chromium based web browser developed by Comodo Group, Inc.  Sporting a similar interface to Google Chrome, Dragon does not implement Chrome's user tracking and some other potentially privacy-compromising features, and provides additional security measures, such as indicating the authenticity and relative strength of a website's SSL certificate.

Comodo IceDragon

Comodo IceDragon is a Mozilla Firefox based web browser developed by Comodo Group, Inc.  It is intended to be faster and more secure than Firefox.

CoolNovo

CoolNovo was a freeware Chromium based web browser developed by Maple Studio based in China.  The browser was originally called ChromePlus.  It offers page layout using either the Trident engine, as used in Internet Explorer, or the WebKit engine that was adapted for Google Chrome.

Cyberfox

Cyberfox is a Mozilla based browser designed by 8pecxstudios™ https://8pecxstudios.com. They claim they take over where Mozilla left off by working to make a fast, stable and reliable 64bit web browser that is accessible to all. It is available for Windows in two processor-specific builds, one optimised for Intel based CPUs, and one optimised for AMD based CPUs. It is also available in x86 versions. Cyberfox is also available for 64bit Linux.

Epic Privacy Browser

Epic Privacy Browser was released on August 29, 2013 and is developed by Hidden Reflex using the Chromium source code, developed for the security conscious. Epic Privacy Browser is (by default) always in "private browsing mode", taking a proactive approach to ensuring that session data (such as cookies, history, and cache etc) are removed upon exit. The browser also removes Google tracking and blocks other organisations from tracking users.

Flock

Flock is a web browser that specialised in providing social networking and Web 2.0 facilities built into its user interface.  Earlier versions of Flock used the Gecko rendering engine by Mozilla.  Flock version 2.6.2 was the last version based on Mozilla Firefox.  Starting with version 3, Flock was based on Chromium and used the WebKit rendering engine.  Support for Flock browsers was discontinued in April 2011.

IceCat

GNU IceCat, formerly known as GNU IceWeasel, is a free web browser distributed by the GNU Project. It is based on the Mozilla platform and is available for installation on GNU/Linux, Windows, macOS and Android.

K-Meleon

K-Meleon is an open-source web browser designed specifically for Microsoft Windows operating systems.  Its design goal is to provide a fast and reliable web browser while providing a highly customizable interface and using system resources efficiently. K-Meleon is based on the same Gecko layout engine as Mozilla Firefox. 

Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

In December 2018, Microsoft announced their intention to adopt the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge of the desktop.

Netscape

Netscape Communications was a computer services company best known for its Web browser, Navigator. In 1993, a team led by Marc Andreesen created Mosaic at the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). Mosaic was the first Web browser that had a graphical user interface (GUI). The browser was subsequently renamed "Navigator".

Opera GX

Opera GX Gaming Browser is a specially designed version of the Opera browser built specifically to complement gaming. It includes unique features to help one get the most out of both gaming and browsing.

Opera Neon

Opera Neon https://www.opera.com/computer/neon is a new concept browser: "a vision of what browsers could become". It was first released in January 2017 and is available for Mac and Windows.  The browser is Chromium based but with some additional unique features.

Pale Moon

Pale Moon is an open-source web browser developed by Moonchild Productions.  Pale Moon is a fork of Mozilla Firefox, retaining the fully customizable user interface as seen in versions 4 to 28 of the Firefox browser and focusing on efficiency and ease of use.

QQ Browser (Windows)

QQ Browser (QQ浏览器) is a chromium-based web browser for Android, Windows, Mac, and iOS platforms. It is developed by Chinese Internet giant Tencent. The application offers a number of features beyond those offered by built-in browsers, such as tabbed windows and integration with other chat platforms. QQ browser version 9.0 was the first released version which used the chromium source code (Chromium v43). Prior to this QQ Browser was based on the Trident engine.

SeaMonkey

SeaMonkey is an open-source web browser and Internet suite.  It is the continuation of the former Mozilla Application Suite, based on the same source code, which itself was based on Netscape Communicator.  The development of SeaMonkey is community-driven.  The SeaMonkey web browser (Navigator) has a far more traditional looking interface than the Mozilla Firefox browser and is aimed more at advanced users, web developers and corporate users.

Sleipnir

Sleipnir is a freeware web browser developed by Fenrir Inc of Osaka, Japan.  The browser's main features are customization and tab functions.  The Windows version supports different layout engines.  Sleipnir version 5 introduced a proprietary text rendering visually resembling Mac OS text rendering.

SRWare Iron

SRWare Iron is a freeware Chromium based web browser developed by SRWare of Germany.  Its main focus is around privacy and it aims to eliminate usage tracking and other privacy-compromising functionality that the Google Chrome browser includes.

Titan Browser

Titan Browser is a freeware Chromium based web browser and Internet suite developed by Titan Browser Corp.  It is a simple browser focused on security and privacy; protecting the user from installing unwanted add-ons, toolbars, or applications.  The default search engine uses the Titan search engine to provide secure and anonymous search results powered by search providers such as Bing and Yahoo. Titan Browser is commercial freeware, and is based on the Chromium source code.

Torch

Torch is a Chromium based web browser and Internet suite developed by Torch Media Inc.  The browser handles common Internet related tasks such as displaying websites, sharing websites via social networks, downloading torrents, accelerating downloads and grabbing online media, all directly from the browser. Torch is commercial freeware and is based on the Chromium source code.

UC Browser

UC Browser is a mobile browser developed by Chinese mobile Internet company UCWeb http://www.ucweb.com/. Originally launched in April 2004 as a J2ME-only https://java.com/en/download/faq/whatis_j2me.xml application, it is available on platforms including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Symbian, Java ME, and BlackBerry.

Vivaldi

Vivaldi is a freeware Chromium based web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by former Opera Software cofounder and CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.  The browser is aimed at power users and previous Opera web browser users disgruntled by Opera's transition from the Presto layout engine to the Blink layout engine, which removed many popular features in the process.  Vivaldi aims to revive the old, popular features of Opera 12 and introduce new, more innovative ones.

Waterfox

Waterfox is an open-source web browser based on Mozilla which is available for 64bit Windows, macOS and Linux systems. It has been designed to take advantage of 64bit system architecture and claims to provide speed improvements over Firefox.

Wyzo

Wyzo is a web browser based on Mozilla Firefox by Radical Software Ltd.  The browser handles common Internet related tasks such as displaying websites as well as providing functionality to accelerate downloads and to download torrents.

Yandex

Yandex Browser is a Chromium based web browser developed by the Russian web search corporation Yandex.  The browser checks webpage security with the Yandex security system and checks downloaded files with Kaspersky anti-virus.  The browser also uses Opera Software's Turbo technology to speed web browsing on slow connections.  The browser's SmartBox uses Yandex Search as its default search engine.