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August 11, 2011

Top 5 Web Browsers in Competition

Web browsers have created a great demand among the internet users. Every internet user wants to use the best browser which has high speed, privacy, security and user friendly features. Google Chrome and Mozilla have brought down Microsoft's Internet Explorer when it comes to percentage of usage. For past 5 years, IE has constantly been losing its demand among the internet users as other browsers provide more features, security, speed and compatibility. Yes, the browser war is heating up again and has become more vigorous today.

1. Mozilla Firefox:

Firefox remains to be the favorite browser among the web users. It is a free and open source web browser. This browser provides amenities like tabbed browsing, private browsing, live bookmarking, geolocation browsing, add on manager, download manager and advanced search which most of the browsers do not provide. This browser runs on various operating systems like Windows, Linux and Mac. Its usage tops in the countries like Germany and Poland.

2. Google chrome:

The browser developed by Google that uses WebKit layout engine is the third most popular web browser in the world. In UK, Chrome has pulled down Mozilla and is the second best browser when it comes to usage. The best browser for slow computers, Google chrome was introduced in beta version at the beginning which accelerated its popularity and people find it easy to use when it comes to browsing and downloading.

3. Internet explorer:

This graphical web browser developed by Microsoft tops the list when it comes to usage among people. The browser is fast losing its popularity when it comes to user demand as the smart users have already switched off to other browsers like Firefox and Chrome. However, it's known for its better performance even in a weak hardware but when it comes to security features, they have been a failure.  
4. Opera:

 Opera is ranked the 4th best browser by the people in Ukraine for usage as they have great security features. This provides the highest privacy when compared to other browsers.

5. Safari:

Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. and included with the Mac OS X and iOS operating systems. First released as a public beta on January 7, 2003 on the company's Mac OS X operating system, it became Apple's default browser beginning with Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther".It is Ranked 5th.

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