Over the past few years many different browsers have been created and become very popular for example Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, however, there are many browsers which are generally unheard of among the majority of web users. Here are 5 of them
1. Camino- Is a free, open source web browser which means”path” in Spanish. It is based on Mozilla’s Gecko layout engine and was created to work well with the Mac OS. It integrates a number of Mac OS X services and features such as the Keychain for password management and Bonjour for scanning available bookmarks across the local network. Other cool features include an integrated Pop-up blocker and Ad blocker, tabbed browsing, and support for open standards.
2. Mozilla Seamonkey- Is a free and open source web browser based on the Mozilla Application Suite. It is cross-platform so it runs on Linux, Windows and Mac ,although, unofficial versions exist for ; FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, IRIX, OS/2, Solaris, AIX and BeOS/magnussoft ZETA. Built in is a Chat feature and a WYSIWYG HTML editor which is used generally for browser previews as well has these functions it has a browser.
3. Flock- Is a web browser built on Mozilla’s Codebase that was made particularly for social networking with loads of features like a built in blogging tool and facebook chat. It is cross-platform and available in unofficial versions on others less used operating systems. It is available in over 20 languages including; Catalan, Chinese, French and German. Just like Firefox and Chrome it comes with the ability to add many different add-ons.
4. Lunascape is a web browser developed by Lunascape Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. It is unique in that it contains three rendering engines: Gecko (used in Mozilla Firefox), WebKit (used in Apple Safari and Google Chrome), and Trident (used in Microsoft Internet Explorer). The user can switch between layout engines seamlessly. It is currently only available for Windows however it works under Linux if you use WINE or Mac OSX if you use Crossover.
5. Konqueror- Konqueror is a browser as well as a file browser. The ‘k’ in the name comes from it following the KDE naming tradition of all applications with the letter ‘k’ at the begginning. It is cross-platform and was designed specifically to work on UNIX-like operating systems rather than Windows however it does work well on Windows.
Well that is my list of 5 Browsers You’ve Never Heard Of so I hope you enjoyed reading it and you use them.