BlackHawk Web Browser

BlackHawk Web Browser

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 12 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.205
  • Total Downloads:
    20,327
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 28, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    25.74MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    188
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #46 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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The browser wars continue, and many developers are taking the best features from the most popular browsers and trying to create something even better. BlackHawk Web Browser is a variation on Google Chrome that claims to have the speed of Chrome and the functionality of Firefox. We're not sure that the browser really brings anything special to the table, but it works just fine.

BlawkHawk's interface is extremely similar to Chrome's; the color scheme is slightly different, and there are menus across the top instead of in one dropdown menu as in Chrome, but otherwise they're more or less the same. We put BlackHawk's speed claims to the test by trying it on some Flash-heavy Web sites; it compared favorably with Chrome, but we're not sure that it was noticeably faster. BlackHawk's documentation says that Chrome extensions can be used with the browser, but we found that to be the case only some of the time; we tried several extensions, and while some installed without issues, others gave us error messages (though they installed easily in Chrome). BlackHawk does have some extensions of its own, including popular ones like FlashBlock and AdBlock, but there are obviously many more extensions available for both Chrome and Firefox than for BlackHawk. BlackHawk's Help file is really more of a four-question FAQ, but if you've used Chrome before you likely already know everything you need to. Overall, BlackHawk worked just fine, but there wasn't anything about it that really impressed us, and we have trouble seeing why anyone would choose it over Chrome or another competitor.

BlackHawk Web Browser installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Was my favorite browser !"

June 30, 2012  |  By desertdan1

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.205

Pros

If it works it has them all beat!

Cons

After recent up date Blackhawk went where no bird should go !!! I have run this for a year and no problems. But the other day they came out with a up-date and that was that, slow loading / freezing up/ warning window "BlackHawk needs to shut down" ????

Summary

So I tried uninstalling and re-installing twice didn't help? So I removed it and put on WRWares Iron browser also a chrome based browser and it works like a champ? I will keep trying BlackHawk it is or was my favorite!

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5 stars

"A very sleek version of Chrome."

June 30, 2012  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.205

Pros

Safe, fast & stable. Delivers very good performance with no bloat!

Cons

Like to see this new version with the original BH toolbar icons.

Summary

Good, clean and free. Still my default browser with no major complaints. Highly recommend.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.205
Version 2.0.205 includes updates of the latest Webkit engine.
General
Publisher NetGate Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.spy-emergency.com
Release Date June 21, 2012
Date Added June 28, 2012
Version 2.0.205
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 25.74MB
File Name bh-setup-ngt.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 20,327
Downloads Last Week 188
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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