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QupZilla

QupZilla

QupZilla is a fast open source web browser which uses Qt Framework and its QtWebKit rendering core. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. This project has been originally started only for educational purposes. But QupZilla has grown into a feature-rich browser.

QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. Above that, you can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.

QupZilla's main aim is to be a very fast and very stable QtWebKit browser available to everyone. There are already a lot of QtWebKit browsers available, but they are either bound to the KDE environment (rekonq), are not actively developed or very unstable and miss important features. But there is missing a multiplatform, modern and actively developed browser. QupZilla tries to fill this gap by providing a stable browsing experience.

QupZilla consumes less system resources with the major general purpose browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

 QupZilla 1.6.3

Price
Free to download

Size
4.7MB
License

GNU GPL v3

Developer
David Rosca and contributors

Website
www.qupzilla.com

System Requirements
libqt4
WebKit

Support Sites:
Blog, FAQ, github

Selected Reviews:
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Features include:

  • Very fast startup
  • Based on WebKit core and Qt Framework
  • Integration of bookmarks, history and rss reader in a single location
  • Integrated AdBlock support
  • Opera-like Speed Dial home page
  • Tabs
  • Take screenshots
  • Private Browsing mode
  • History and Bookmarks Sidebars
  • Browser Themes - with themes support, you can easily make your browser look unique
  • SSL Certificate Manager - never lets you visit pages with bad certificates without notification
  • Search Engines Manager - with OpenSearch support and suggestions
  • Internationalization support

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