Avant Browser

Avant Browser

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.1 build 40
  • Total Downloads:
    26,734,666
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 25, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.28MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    915
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #17 in Web Browsers

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

    4.5

    out of 125 votes

    • 5 star 85
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 7
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 5
  • 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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5 stars

"Very close to EI for IE users plus"

March 24, 2006  |  By thebrattons

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

I highly reccomend the Avant Browser. Its interface is very similar to IE so IE users will feel very at home using it But also find its features very easy to learn. Once you've tried tabbed browsing you'll never go back. And it's skinnable too.

Cons

The toolbars such as Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc. won't work at this time with Avant.

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3 stars

"fiefox works better"

March 20, 2006  |  By snowboard01

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

An ok program

Cons

just dosent knock my socks off i would recomend firefox opera and netscape above this

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4 stars

"Very nice, easy to use and easily customizable"

March 17, 2006  |  By gnwelch

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

Enables tabbed browsing, doesn't take up much computer resources, uses many same basic settings as Internet Explorer which allows for easy transfer of settings.

Cons

None

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5 stars

"It is the best browser I have tried, So easy to work with."

March 16, 2006  |  By Deboriah

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

You can save your webpages to open up again or if one page is a total messup on your PC you have the option not to open it again when the web browser starts

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3 stars

"Good Browser"

March 13, 2006  |  By butterfly1231

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

Easy to use and faster than ie.

Cons

Not really any cons except the skins seem to be all the same. If they arent I cant tell the difference

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5 stars

"Great IE based browser"

March 12, 2006  |  By test47

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

I like everything about the Avant. Because there are some sites that require IE, Avant is the perfect IE replacement to use with Firefox as your main browser. The Avant is the fastest of the IE based browsers that I have used. Great product!

Very customizable, toolbars can be moved anywhere on the screen, as an example. Also has tabbed browsing.

Cons

Sometimes get a little cluttered.

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5 stars

"Great Browser"

March 12, 2006  |  By ExtremeDownloader

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

Very secure, 0 Secunia Advisories are unpatched. Tabbed browsing, multiple pages and it can save your session (opened tabs) when you exit Avant Browser. Toolbars include Feeds/Related Websites which can help you find info easier. Also, it acts like Internet Explorer so you will be less confused. You can disable the donation screen at startup if you wish.

Cons

It should run on the Gecko engine, however, it is still a lot more secure than Internet Explorer.

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5 stars

"CHOOSE THIS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

March 12, 2006  |  By white.lightning

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

Can't write enough to explain his qualities! Best browser i ever seen : fast , precise , lots of options , blocks pop-ups & strange intrusions ...THE BEST!!!

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5 stars

"my kind of product"

March 11, 2006  |  By veentampa

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

small and just great. ..use hijack this once you close this browser. its always leaving extra tools behind...

Cons

that no product works with this yet as far as internet washers and bho's

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5 stars

"Why bother with Internet Explorer any more!"

March 10, 2006  |  By carmen.ab

 |  Version: Avant Browser 10.1 build 40

Pros

Avant browser is great, I can easily see what pages are open right on the screen. The short cuts are great. I no longer need to Google a company to find their web site, I just type in the name and Avant finds it. What a Time Saver

Cons

Very rarely, the browser locks up. The page will not load, yet if you use IE it opens quickly. It requires a hot boot to get the browser to work again.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Avant Force
Publisher web site http://www.avantbrowser.com/
Release Date December 25, 2005
Date Added December 25, 2005
Version 10.1 build 40
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 4.28MB
File Name absetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,734,666
Downloads Last Week 915
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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