Best Open Source Web Browsers

  • Sat, 06/13/2015 - 01:31 by aatif

Best Open Source Web Browsers

Here are some of the top Browsers


Chrome is a free and open-source web browser. It is developed by Google and stable public release on December 11, 2008. It supports a number of operating stems like Linux, Mac, and Windows and also supported mobile devices like iOS and Android. Google used the WebKit layout engine and in the 28 version Chrome has used WebKit fork Blink. According to StatCounter Google Chrome has approximately 51% worldwide usage market share. Google Chrome browser's maximum source code is open source means everyone has the freedom to customize this browser. Google Chrome provides a number of features like Bookmarks, Downloads, spell checking, privacy mode, password management,auto-updater, search engine toolbar, form input, and security configuration of sites.

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox - Best open source web browsers
Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation. It was initially released on September 23, 2002. It has been available for a number of operating systems like Linux, Mac, and Windows and it also supported Android mobile devices. News client and Thunderbird mail are companions of Mozilla Firefox and both of these also open source applications. It also provides the feature of customization to their user. Usage of Mozilla Firefox worldwide is approximately between 12% to 20%. Mozilla Firefox used the Gecko layout engine. It also provides the features of spell checking, live bookmarking, tabbed browsing, private browsing, geolocation, etc.


Sea Monkey - Best open source web browsers
SeaMonkey is a free and open-source web browser developed by community efforts. It supports most of the extension and add-ons which are compatible in Firefox and SeaMonkey also used the Gecko layout engine which used by Mozilla Firefox. SeaMonkey has a very active community which we called SeaMonkey Council it is responsible for the project and release management and continuously develops and delivers high-quality updates. SeaMonkey provides more than browsing features like it has an email client, built-in chat, and a WYSIWYG editor. The installation of this browser is very easy and features are easily accessed able. The built-in features of this project are restore session, password manager, toolbar customization, Tabbed browsing, feed detection, pop up blocker, and many more.


open source web browser
Midori is an open-source light-weighted web browser. It is available in 30 languages and supported Linux, Mac, Windows operating systems. It is written in Vala, C language and initially released on 16 December 2007. Midori used the WebKit rendering engine with support for HTML5 and GTK+ 2 interfaces. It comes with a number of by default extensions like Aria2 or SteadyFlow, Adblock, NoJS, Cookie Security Manager, and vertical pane. Midori web browser is very easy to use because it comes with a large button interface and it is a very fast light-weighted browser. Midori provides the features of Spell Checking, Search Engine Toolbar, Downloads, Bookmarks, Form Input, Privacy Mode, and many more