Web browser, in technical terms, a software application which provides interface and platforms to access the Internet and get the desired information. But in general, it is an instrument in the hands of users to look into the internet and go through all the information stored in the form of HTML which is an internet language. Initially, the web browser is anticipated to use only WWW but in due course of time, its functions and purposes extensively changed. And eventually, it became part of every desktop. Such web browsers which run smoothly on Windows are made available for free by their developers. There are five hot favorite web browsers of this season and they are Mozilla, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Epic Browser and Opera strong holding their presence.
It is an open-source free web browser with variants of products. It is compatible with any platform including Windows. Mozilla, which is formally known as Firefox is known for continuous updates; high performance, add-ons, an option to download this browser free from its official site making the browser the most popular one. Furthermore, it is also a unique feature of Mozilla that it exhibits dual features, that is, it is for the pro user because it is easy to use and its customized and sophisticated quality makes the advanced and tech-savvy player go on top after using this browser.
Developed by Google in the year 2008 is a freeware browser is designed by keeping in mind that it is frequently and easily used by pro users. And as a matter of matter of fact, it is developed by Google than it is the proof of being simple and easy to use. Features like security, privacy, speed, compatibility and help and support are some of the charming features of this one. Moreover, it works on low resource consumption attitude and is the most popular and used web browser.
Introduced by the Microsoft in the year 1995 and with the launch, it brings revolution in the field of Information Technology as it is the simplest and easiest web browser any user come across with. Ever growing and easy browsing and simple way of navigation and availability of the largest numbers of variants both in common and commercial variant is the key feature of Internet Explorer or IE. Like other web browsers, it is also available free of cost and can be downloaded from its official sites.
After the launch of Opera in 1996 by Opera Software, it brings revolution in this sector as it is the simplest and easiest set-up & start-up web browser without affecting the space of the system. But its simplicity does not make Opera weak rather it makes it a strong contender of Chrome and Firefox, as it is the first web browser came with speed dial option, and later on bookmarks bar and the download manager is also incorporated along with Opera. It is so simple that it is like a child’s play to launch and compressing pages to almost 80% before displaying it to the users are some of the features making Opera impressive and widely used.
First web browser developed in India in 2010 is mainly developed to protect the online privacy of the users. Like many other web browsers, it is also a free web browser and anyone can download it from its official site. This browser is tailor-made for Indian users and Epic browser enables them to write in any of the twelve languages supported by Epic. One more feature of this Indian browser that made it more efficient is that as soon as the browser is closed session data like history, cookies and cache are removed one more step for ensuring online privacy of the users.