Which browser do you use the most and/or which is your favourite?

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  1. zsobig profile image81
    zsobigposted 11 years ago

    Which browser do you use the most and/or which is your favourite?

    I have 3 different browsers installed on my computer (Firefox, Internet explorer and Chrome) and I use all 3, but my favourite which is I use the most is Mozilla Firefox.
    What about you?


  2. Cristale profile image83
    Cristaleposted 11 years ago

    Chrome is super fast and I like it very much. Foxfire is good too but also has too many add on's which takes up a lot of space on the memory. Regular Explorer is good too, but chrome is my favorite.

  3. Tonyx35 profile image60
    Tonyx35posted 11 years ago

    I also have Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer installed on my computer.

    I use Chrome with No extensions, for speed. I use Firefox with a lot of extensions/plugins/add-ons for more functionality. I hardly touch IE, except for when I need to reference something or compare a website.

    1. zsobig profile image81
      zsobigposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      The same applies to me, I have my Firefox full of extensions and I am happy it is still fast enough to browse even with more than 10+ tabs open at a time smile.

    2. Peter Allison profile image79
      Peter Allisonposted 11 years agoin reply to this


  4. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 11 years ago

    In my humble opinion, Google Chrome has been the best browser for me. I've tried them all and have never had any problem with google chrome.

    1. Tonyx35 profile image60
      Tonyx35posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Also doesn't hurt that Google Chrome already has  Adobe Flash player support built-in.

    2. profile image0
      JThomp42posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Great point Tony!!!!

  5. sammyp99 profile image58
    sammyp99posted 11 years ago

    I've been using Chrome a lot. Firefox seems to crash more than chrome. I don't like the tracking stuff on chrome though.

  6. redwards01 profile image69
    redwards01posted 11 years ago

    At the moment, I have Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome installed on my computer. I have to say Chrome gets used the most because it is by far the fastest browser. Firefox has the most add ons at the moment, but Chrome is building up a portfolio. I use Firefox sometimes to use certain add ons. Safari goes largely unused on my computer because it just doesn't suit me.

  7. treven65 profile image59
    treven65posted 11 years ago

    My favorite  browser is Opera works impressively faster comparing with all famous ones.For SEO I use FireFox-the best one for this purpose.Google's chrome is the big disappointment for me,crashes often and on the top of it moves with snail's  speed

  8. GoForTheJuggler profile image85
    GoForTheJugglerposted 11 years ago

    I use Safari 90% of the time (Mac-head here), but I have Firefox for running Greasemonkey scripts, and Google Chrome for when Safari is acting up.

  9. Helna Reneesh profile image60
    Helna Reneeshposted 11 years ago

    my favorate is google chorme.....i has plugins.i love it totally....easy to use

  10. profile image50
    andyzoneposted 11 years ago

    i prefer mozilla firefox but chrome is nice also.

  11. Kalux profile image76
    Kaluxposted 11 years ago

    I use Google Chrome. It has been the best for me in terms of speed and functionality. I used Firefox at one point but found it crashed too often and IE was just horrible.

    1. bnsrock profile image58
      bnsrockposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      yes I do agree that IE is harder to use. Sometime it will make angry too!!

  12. Martyn Wright profile image71
    Martyn Wrightposted 11 years ago

    I too have tried them all and have settled with Chrome. It rarely crashes and is quick enough to suit my needs. From reading the comments here it seems all the browsers have their pro's and con's but what appears to be universal is that everyone's  shuns internet explorer or classes it as their least favourite..  'Microsoft' you need to buck your ideas up!

  13. Richard Perazzo profile image60
    Richard Perazzoposted 11 years ago

    I use Google Chrome for almost everything. The only time I need to use Internet Explorer is when I need to access my college email since for some odd reason Chrome doesn't support it. Google Chrome is easily the fastest browser out there.

  14. boundarybathrooms profile image87
    boundarybathroomsposted 11 years ago

    Google Chrome, pretty much exclusively now both at work and at home. I also have Chrome on my iPhone now as I always thought the built-in Safari browser was pretty bad.

  15. molometer profile image82
    molometerposted 11 years ago

    I use Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Both are very stable and share many very handy extensions.
    I rarely use Internet Explorer or Safari. Both seem a little out dated compare to the ones I use.

  16. treebark profile image60
    treebarkposted 11 years ago

    I have Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google chrome.

    I use Google chrome but lately am having trouble with Adobe flash player that is part of the Google chrome application.  When I go to full screen video slows down in the audio breaks up.

    When I use Firefox with an outside Adobe flash player I have no problems.  But Firefox is really really slow and cumbersome.  I like to know an alternative.  Besides, the idea of Google knowing my search criteria drives me up a wall.  They know way too much already!

  17. JakeFrost profile image60
    JakeFrostposted 11 years ago

    As I am not really a computer whiz I did stick to Internet Explorer for a few years (I was quite young and didn't really understand different browsers) then I moved onto Firefox and it seems excellent compared to IE (but what isn't huh?) and then finally the amazingly fast Chrome, I find Chrome excellent and suitable for all my needs. Very very fast and an amazing library of extensions capable of doing anything. I do have safari on my computer but that is really only as a backup in case Chrome is playing up. I have never tried Opera and to be honest, never really thought about it.

    I also love the search function right in the URL bar, I use this all the time and this is definitely my favourite feature.

  18. kalokairi profile image40
    kalokairiposted 11 years ago

    I use more often Firefox,recently I discover Opera.I think  that Opera is faster than Firefox .

  19. Andy Mann profile image63
    Andy Mannposted 11 years ago

    I use Chrome the most but my close second is Firefox.  I never use Internet Explorer.

  20. bishopkmb profile image61
    bishopkmbposted 11 years ago

    I think Google Chrome is faster but for some reason I'm a lot more partial to Firefox.

  21. Margaret Skipper profile image60
    Margaret Skipperposted 11 years ago

    I absolutely love Chrome! I've tried them all about a year or 2 ago and decided Chrome's simple interface suited me best! From what I understand though, Firefox has made some improvements lately! We use IE sometimes, mostly my boyfriend though. He has all the auto login, auto form filler and "remember my password" features tailored to him on there...I've done the same on chrome! Also, with 'Chrome for Mobile' coming out, it further solidifies my choice! smile

  22. JennyWiz profile image58
    JennyWizposted 11 years ago

    I often switch between Chrome and Firefox, though I think Chrome is a better choice by a long shot. Firefox works wonderfully as a basic browser, but as far as friendly user interface goes, Chrome seems to be a much better choice. It's far more customizable than Firefox, and it's plain, open box interface is much more practical and faster loading. It's great for gaming, programming and even works wonderfully as an integrated work tool. Fantastic!

  23. profile image0
    Larry Wallposted 11 years ago

    I have been using Firefox for years and Netscape before that. I use IE when I have to or to use as a check if Firefox is not working. I tried Chrome early on and was not impressed with it. My computer is fairly old, but well updated--extra ram, second hard drive, separate video card, so I need to try it again.

    1. jprice90 profile image61
      jprice90posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed, that's the only time i'll use IE

  24. jprice90 profile image61
    jprice90posted 11 years ago

    I've been using Firefox since around 2006, maybe before. I used Opera and Safari for a while. Never used Chrome really. Out of all of these browsers, the fastest would be between Opera and Firefox. Internet Explorer is a RAM hog.

  25. mrnasir profile image59
    mrnasirposted 11 years ago

    I use Opera & it's my favorite , sometimes I use Firefox.
    I never used Chrome but now,after reading all answers, I want to use it.

  26. SteveWaugh1965 profile image61
    SteveWaugh1965posted 11 years ago

    Definite Google Chrome ... I like it cause it's uncluttered, simple and fast.

  27. rainnie526 profile image60
    rainnie526posted 11 years ago

    I use Opera and Google Chorme. Personally I prefer Opera. IE and Firefox are also in my laptop. In some situation, Firefox is more useful. For example, when I should picking classes on the Internet for the next semester, Firefox is always the stablest browser to log in the course selection system in campus network.

  28. wonderwriter11 profile image60
    wonderwriter11posted 11 years ago

    Google Chrome all the way, it's so much faster than IE and I just never really got into  FireFox. I used IE most of my life then switched to Chrome probably five years ago because it had most of the things that IE copied off of it to compete.

  29. iefox5 profile image59
    iefox5posted 11 years ago

    I use Google Chorme most and it works fine. Firefox crashes frequently.

  30. lone77star profile image74
    lone77starposted 11 years ago

    I use Firefox for most everything. I used to use IE, but for the last few years, IE has been too sluggish and full of other problems. I went back to IE for a few months, when Firefox couldn't download files (but I think the problem was Firefox on Vista -- yuck!).

    I also use IE for testing website appearance when I'm developing.

    And now, I've added Chrome for work, especially since Chrome is zooming in popularity.

  31. puspenduseo profile image60
    puspenduseoposted 11 years ago

    I use chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Chrome is faster the Firefox according to me but Mozilla Firefox  work fine.

  32. sirifly profile image60
    siriflyposted 11 years ago

    Firefox - simply because the icon is prettier than the others :-D

  33. jcevans2009 profile image59
    jcevans2009posted 11 years ago

    I would say that Firefox is my favorite, with Chrome a close second.

    Usually I use Firefox and extensions, because most of the sites that I write for are optimized for Firefox. Chrome's speed makes it my favorite browser for research. Then again, sometimes -- but rarely -- a site seems to work better on IE! I hardly ever use Opera and haven't decided whether to uninstall it or give it a try..

  34. nicole-cw profile image84
    nicole-cwposted 11 years ago

    I’m currently using Chrome and had used it for quite a long time now. I love the extensions and it loads pretty fast ;D

  35. keirnanholland profile image60
    keirnanhollandposted 10 years ago

    Wow this is the second time I've hit this question.. Nice graphics..

    I've used all of those, Opera I haven't touched in years.. I think the last time I used Open BeOS was still on the market, or maybe its just occupying that part of my memory. Alternative commercial software..

    I hate IE, basically hate anything Microsoft. That's a hatred that has built up over decades of watching Microsoft ruin company after company, promising greatness and delivering kludge after kludge. Thank God Steve Jobs, Richard Stallman and Linus Tovalds  prevailed and Bill retired.

    Firefox has the blood of Netscape in it. Mosaic was the first graphical web browser, but Netscape was the first commercially driven web browser. Microsoft didn't have a web browser for another couple of years. so IE though it dominates the market, has consistently played a game of copy-cat where it's ever trying to own the web, the HTML standard and people's wallets. If you are smart you will not use the IE browser, because it's just another nail in the coffen of consumer freedom. See Microsoft came pretty close to close-sourcing the PC platform with the release of the HD-DVD drive, they were going to wire DRM into the motherboard and the next step would be to disable access to the BIOS and even opening your computer to add memory would be seen as a criminal offense (or at least void your warranty). Microsoft's goal is to do what is good for business, and what is good for business is bad for consumers. So if you care about your freedom to choose, do not use IE for anything if you can help it.

    Chrome is google. And although it's cool for web developers who like to see the realtime effects of their javascript and css, it tends to have a minimal interface, and proabably best used on a TV screen as a part of a home entertainment system. It's the most lively and interactive of the web browsers, and it has rich support of the HTML5 standard, while firefox tends lag behind when it comes to trying new things.  However, Chrome has a flaw that I've discovered with my tendency to hack pages with javascript bookmarklets, it saves the HTML content, it seems, from the web server's copy not from the active DOM state, so it stores the original HTML not the end result after javascript has manipulated the document. 

    And Safari? That's a Mac browser. I don't know what to say other than it is the, pardon me, gayest browser of the bunch. Supporting well crafted fonts and doesn't seem to do much of anything sexy.


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