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Avant Browser

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3258 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2012 build 182
  • Total Downloads:
    26,758,559
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 26, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.28MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    761
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #21 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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For those who like their customization in-house, the Avant Browser's latest update might appeal to you. Built on an IE-rendering engine, Avant takes off in a different direction--IE if it were being produced by a small firm instead of Microsoft.

The browser is sufficiently fast, preloaded with two dozen similar skins as well as tabbed browsing and modular toolbars that let you move around and hide the Status bar, Toolbar, Search window, and navigation controls. The Menu bar, though, is counterintuitively pinned to the upper-right corner, and icons for proprietary functions, such as an in-page search term highlighting toggle, aren't instantly comprehensible.

Avant can save personalized data online, making bookmarks and form content accessible from any machine. Around the same size as Firefox, Avant includes many features that are available to Firefox users only through plug-ins--such as automatic form fillers. The Full Screen view autohides all menu bars, a nice touch, but certain plug-ins--notably Flash--didn't work on Windows Vista.

Avant is a good browser with some nice built-in features and interface-customization options, but the lack of extensibility and Vista problems don't help. We recommend it to users who want a Microsoft-based engine but think that Internet Explorer 7 is a pain.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    5.0

    out of 1 votes

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  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 3258 votes

    • 5 star 2089
    • 4 star 663
    • 3 star 211
    • 2 star 85
    • 1 star 210
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5 stars

"Classic,old style look,Avant is an awesome browser!"

September 29, 2012  |  By boki101

 |  Version: Avant Browser 2012 build 182

Pros

Seams very good for now!

Cons

None so far...

Summary

I am very satisfied with it,especially with the old looks and feels!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2012 build 182
Version 2012 build 182 adds support for third party downloaders.
General
Publisher Avant Force
Publisher web site http://www.avantbrowser.com/
Release Date September 26, 2012
Date Added September 26, 2012
Version 2012 build 182
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.28MB
File Name absetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,758,559
Downloads Last Week 761
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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