Qutebrowser

Qutebrowser

Web site: qutebrowser.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Python
First release: December 14, 2014
Rating:  star  star  star

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Qutebrowser – a keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI. It’s based on Python and PyQt5 and free software, licensed under the GPL. It was inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl.

Qutebrowser can be configured via the UI, the qutebrowser command-line or a Python script. It supports two different rendering engine backends: QtWebKit and QtWebEngine. Qutebrowser optionally uses pdf.js to display PDF files in the browser.

Qutebrowser’s primary author is Florian Bruhin (The Compiler).

Sleipnir

Sleipnir
Web site: blog.sleipnirbrowser.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: Unknown
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Sleipnir – a web browser that supports two rendering engines Trident and Webkit and supports technologies such as CSS 3 and HTML 5, the Webkit engine is enabled as default. The main advantage of the program is the Fenrir Pass service, which enables synchronization of browser data between different computers and portable (mobile) devices. Thanks to this service, users can transfer configuration settings of the browser along with all the documentation (favorite sites, phone numbers, etc.).

The browser has also a RSS feed reader, which stores data in the local environment what lets users browse and read RSS news faster than other readers. It also offers documents translation, supports mouse gestures and actions, and also has a fast search engine of popular Google, Amazon, Twitter and YouTube websites.

Users can also customize appearance of the browser’s graphical interface by changing its skin and other graphics elements. Sleipnir also supports plugins and user scripts. Browsing web pages using this browser is very convenient, especially in full-screen mode. In addition, it enables grouping cards, editing CSS styles, viewing source code, supporting social networking sites, creating screenshots, as well as importing data from other web browsers. The JavaScript and ActiveX controles are also supported, but cen be turned off if required.

The Sleipnir web browser is developed by Fenrir Inc. company, located in Japan.

The Bat!

The Bat!

Web site: www.ritlabs.com/en/products/thebat/
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Windows
License: Shareware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Delphi
First release: March 1997
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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The Bat! – a secure desktop email client for Windows, built to protect your correspondence against third-parties.

The Bat! protects your information through multiple encryption streams, with the option to keep all information encrypted on you disk, and to protect emails during communication using end-to-end encryption (E2EE). The Bat! can work without global email providers that keep your messages in the cloud, where they can be stolen. The Bat! keeps your emails on your computer to make them private. The Bat! blocks malicious code and tracking pixels that spread via email. This is a way to protect from email hacking.

The Bat! email program is able to process and store an unlimited number of messages and has no restriction on the number of email accounts accessible via IMAP, POP, MAPI protocols. The Bat! is a perfect multiple email account manager – allows you to quickly access all your email accounts in one place. The Bat! is a safe, robust and reliable mail application. It handles very large message bases quickly and with small memory footprint.

You can download for free (no registration required) and use unregistered copy of The Bat! mail software app for evaluation purposes for one period of 30 days. During this period you should either purchase a registered license or stop using The Bat! program, according to the EULA.

Becky! Internet Mail

Becky!

Web site: www.rimarts.co.jp
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: gui
Programing language: C++
First release: 1996
Rating:  star  star  star

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Becky! Internet Mail – an e-mail client developed since 1996. It runs on most of the Windows platform from Windows95 to the latest Windows10. (except Windows Mobile (CE)). It has almost every feature that are needed for e-mail client and has nothing that are only useful for the marketing hype. Its no-nonsense usability is widely supported by not only individual users but also large companies and schools, especially in Japan.

Features:
– You can create multiple mailboxes and multiple profiles for each mailbox.
– It supports POP3, IMAP4, SMTP (with or without SSL).
– You can view and write HTML mail within Becky! using Microsoft IE’s inline component.
– “Template” feature allows you to create templates for everyday’s fixed work, that will incredibly save your time.
– “Reminder” feature allows you to deliver messages from you to you on the scheduled date.
– Filtering manager allows you to create very flexible filtering rule that can contain almost infinite And/Or conditions and various filtering actions.
– “Mailing lists Manager” can manage many mailing list that you have subscribed in one window.
– “Plug-in Interface” allows the third parties to create powerful add-on programs.
– You can bring out your Becky! in your USB memory using “Sync With Portable Media” functionality.
– “Query” feature searches strings in any folders, and this Query result can be saved as a folder.
– “Agents” feature can manage non-urgent work like “Need Reply in Xdays”, “Wait for Reply”, etc.

This is a 30-day free trial version of the application, if you would like to keep using it, you have to purchase a license.

Puffin

Puffin

Web site: www.puffin.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux (for RaspberryPi), Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2013 ?
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Puffin – a freeware, fast mobile browser which is equipped with the next generation rendering engine, pushing loading speeds to new highs. Once users experience the thrilling speed of Puffin, regular Mobile Internet feels like torture. With Puffin, browsing the web couldn’t be easier. Puffin comes with Adobe Flash Player to play flash content, especially on mobile devices, where Flash was discontinued due to security issuses.

Goals:
– Fast: Puffin speeds up mobile browsing by shifting the workload from the resource-limited devices to the cloud servers, and resource-demanding webpages can run super-fast on your phones or tablets.
– Cloud Protection: All traffic from Puffin app to Puffin server are encrypted, a protection from nearby hackers. It’s safe to use public non-secure WiFi through Puffin, but not safe at all for most browsers.
– Web Gaming: We keep improving our cloud servers, and provide the best web gaming experiences over the cloud.
– Save Your Bandwidth: Puffin uses proprietary compression algorithm to transmit web data to your device, and it can save up to 90% of your bandwidth on regular web browsing. (Please be noted that streaming Flash content or videos requires more bandwidth than the normal usage.)

Lunascape

Lunascape

Web site: www.lunascape.tv
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: October 2001
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Lunascape – free web browser that has been downloaded a total of more than 20 million times by users in 196 different countries. This cutting-edge, highly customizable web browser is designed to achieve the optimal browsing experience both at work and at home.

Features:
– Triple Engine – the three most popular rendering engines (Trident, Gecko, WebKit) have been integrated in a single browser.
– High-speed browsing – built on independently developed technology, Lunascape6 is faster than other browsers that use the Gecko engine.
– Engine auto-switch – you can specify which engine any given page should open with. Registering your favorite site in the Engine Auto-Switch.
– Keep your favorite browser settings – to control the behavior of your favorite rendering engine, go to the engine settings screen via the “Engine options…” button in Lunascape Settings.
– Gecko add-on support – it supports add-ons of Internet Explorer and Gecko (Firefox), plus add-ons made specifically for Lunascape, all in a single browser.
– Tab Lock and Shift Lock – you can “fix” any tab with a pin like in Firefox, to prevent it from closing.
– Cascade view – lets you display the contents of all tabs side by side in the same window.
– Versatile tab menu – it displays web pages in tabs, each of which comes equipped with a comprehensive menu available by right-clicking on the tab title.
– Full screen and Large screen modes.
– Display your tabs in multiple rows – the multi-row tab bar which displays your tabs on as many rows as required, while retaining the width of individual tabs. If you prefer you can of course specify that all tabs be kept in a single row.
– Automatic backups – automatically backs up your settings for you, including bookmarks, history, plugins etc.
– Customize mouse actions – you can assign any of up to 200 commands to mouse gestures such as double-click, wheel-click, left+right-click, etc.
– Luna ID coordination – register a personal Luna ID to enjoy social bookmark services like Gaia.
– Synchronize your bookmarks – you can sync your Lunascape bookmarks with iLunascape as well as Firefox via our FirefoxSync compatible feature Online Bookmarks.
– Mouse gestures – comes with complete support for mouse gestures.
– High-end search engines – provides a default set of search engines including Amazon, saving you the trouble of looking up the most popular search sites by hand.
– Skins – Lunascape users have created a large repository of skins available to install and use for free by anyone.
– Ticker – displays headlines from major news sites, automatically cycling through a predefined list of sources.
– Delete your personal data when exiting Lunascape – to protect your privacy on, e.g., a shared system, you can choose to always delete all your personal data every time you exit Lunascape.
– Block unwanted URLs – makes this easy by letting you specify which URLs should be blocked.
– Switch user agent – allows you to switch user agent to change the appearance of pages so as to appear the same as in other browsers.

Epic

Epic

Web site: www.epicbrowser.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: July 15, 2010
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Epic – a Chromium based, private and secure web browser which blocks ads, trackers, fingerprinting, cryptomining, ultrasound signaling and more. It stops 600+ tracking attempts in an average browsing session. Turn on network privacy with our free VPN (servers in 8 countries).

Epic is a private browser that’s fast, simple and actually works. When you’re using Epic with our encrypted proxy on, your data is encrypted and hidden from the government, from your ISP, from Google, from your employer, and from hundreds of data collectors. On close of Epic, there’s no easily accessible record of your browsing history left on your computer.

Epic blocks fingerprinting scripts and functions like image canvas data access to protect you which no browser extension can do. There is no combination of settings changes and browser addons which provides the same level of protection, let alone the ease and speed of use that Epic does.

Epic shows you who’s tracking you in your other browsers (most likely dozens of data collectors) as well as the trackers Epic blocks at each webpage you visit.

Epic protects you from over one thousand tracking attempts in a typical browsing session. Over a year of browsing it works out to hundreds of thousands of bits of data about you that Epic protects.

The application is developed by Hidden Reflex a company founded by Alok Bhardwaj.

Baidu Spark Browser

Baidu Spark Browser

Web site: en.browser.baidu.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: ?
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Baidu Spark Browser – a web browser based on the same engine that Google uses for its browser Chrome, created by a Chinese multinational technology company called Baidu Inc.

The web browser has an attractive interface that is totally customizable, so you can change its color to fit your liking. You should also see that it arranges direct accesses to your most used services, including Facebook and other sites that you visit frequently. It also includes a media button so you can download videos in any available resolution, not to mention a screen capture function that also has a direct access button.

A sidebar gives you quick access to bookmarks and downloads, a zoom function to enlarge or shrink the page, and a widget for Facebook.

It also comes with a built-in virus scanner and an adware block.

Main features are:
– Media Downloader
– Browser Doctor
– Full-Page Screenshots
– Mouse Gestures
– Account Syncing

Letty

Letty

Web site: letty.pl
Category: Network
Subcategory: Peer2Mail Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: ?
Rating:  star  star  star

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Letty – a free, simple and fast application that allows you to download and send files. Uploaded files are fully encrypted and anonymous. Exchange files at the maximum speed of your internet connection. Letty is user-friendly, just download the version for your operating system and run without installation.

All uploaded files are encrypted, and the key to their decryption (so-called “hashcode”) is received by a person who uploads the file only. The keys are not stored on any server or in other data files, which guarantees anonymity of the stored data of users. User who uploads a file may additionally secure it with his own text password.

IncrediMail

IncrediMail

Web site: www.incredimail.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: E-mail Clinets
Platform: Windows
License: Adware, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1999
Rating:  star  star  star  star  star

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IncrediMail – a free email program that manages all your email messages, communication, contacts details, and email transactions. IncrediMail is all about having fun with your email.

IncrediMail, in contrast to many other e-mail clients, offers special features such as: adding backgrounds, emoticons, e-cards, sounds, animations, and 3D effects. Also, the program offers so-called detectors, which appears when new e-mails have been received. They may look like a butler, animals or smileys, some are just phrases or sounds, many are animated. IncrediMail also offers automatic blocking of images and the creation of message rules.

IncrediMail main features:
– choose from 100’s of amazing email backgrounds
– add fun emoticons and animations to your emails
– bring your emails to life with animated 3D effect
– be notified of incoming emails by special animated characters
– manage all your emails from different accounts (like Yahoo and Gmail) in one place

IncrediMail (now: Perion) company was founded in 1999 by Yaron and Ofer Adler.