Avant Browser

Avant Browser

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3253 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.1 build 26
  • Total Downloads:
    26,722,400
  • Date Added:
    September 13, 2005
  • File Size:
    4.32MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    872
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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Starting from the Internet Explorer engine, Avant Browser adds useful capabilities, such as grouped favorites, an RSS reader, and tabbed browsing. The first thing we noticed upon launch was the aesthetically pleasing skin that came as the default with Avant Browser, but you can choose from among many preloaded skins in the Tools menu. The tabbed-browsing feature lets you quickly switch among Web sites, rather than having to shuffle through several browser instances in the Windows taskbar. If you visit several Favorites often, you can save them as a group and open the whole group with one click. When you shut down the program, Avant Browser remembers which windows were open and launches them the next time it starts up. You also can automatically refresh all windows, or only the current one, at regular intervals. A simple pop-up blocker works in most cases, but it was powerless against some floating banners and other, more obscure pop-up methods. Overall, we found Avant Browser a great alternative to Internet Explorer, with useful features that make browsing even more efficient.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    2.9

    out of 11 votes

    • 5 star 2
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    • 3 star 1
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    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 3253 votes

    • 5 star 2087
    • 4 star 663
    • 3 star 211
    • 2 star 84
    • 1 star 208
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  • 4 stars

    "Good IE replacement"

    October 15, 2014   |   By wilecoyote72

    Version: Avant Browser 2015 build 1

    Pros

    I admit I am a online video hog. I can watch one video while downloading two others and I had firefox and chrome freeze up on me alot. Tried Avant and no issues.

    Cons

    None so far for me

    Summary

    Good IE replacement. I don't like IE at all and was using another browser in its place til I found this little jewel.

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  • 1 stars

    "waste of time"

    October 03, 2014   |   By capman61

    Version: Avant Browser 2015 build 1

    Pros

    Nice editor's review

    Cons

    Tried installing 2 time. Both times install 2 unwanted programs - Reimage & driver support.Both had to be removed manually. Worst of all it tried to onstall 2 trojans witch my AVG antivius stopped cold.(the free version I might add) Thank you AVG

    Summary

    Cnet needs to investigate.

    Updated on Oct 3, 2014

    Boy am I a bad speller

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    Full Specifications

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    General
    Publisher Avant Force
    Publisher web site http://www.avantbrowser.com/
    Release Date September 13, 2005
    Date Added September 13, 2005
    Version 10.1 build 26
    Category
    Category Browsers
    Subcategory Web Browsers
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows
    Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
    Download Information
    File Size 4.32MB
    File Name absetup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 26,722,400
    Downloads Last Week 872
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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