Sleek-n-speedy browser

This fast, free browser is more than just another pretty face.

IQ Browser is a sleek and attractive Web browser, but it's more than just a pretty face. With quick page loads and some pretty cool features, IQ Browser is a nice alternative to the mainstream browsers.

IQ Browser is organized in an intuitive way that's quite similar to other popular tabbed browsers, with a well-designed, easy-to-navigate interface that's also quite nice to look at. The default skin is a dark gray, but you can customize the program's look by choosing from many other skins. Although it lacks the add-on capabilities of big browsers such as Firefox, it does have several excellent features, such as enabling you to create an IQ Browser account so that you can store your bookmarks remotely and access them from anywhere. We also found that pages load lightning quick in IQ Browser; it's among the fastest browsers we've used, in fact. Where IQ Browser falls short is with its ad-blocking feature. Although the pop-up blocker works fine, the content filter doesn't make much sense. The program doesn't seem to have an English language Help file, either, which certainly complicates things and limits its appeal. But for the most part, IQ Browser is enjoyable and as easy to use as any other browser. It may not have all the capabilities of the big-package browsers, but that's not necessarily a bad thing, and IQ Browser's speed makes up for any shortcomings.

IQ Browser is free. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

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