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:
    2.0.305
  • Total Downloads:
    23,658
  • Date Added:
    September 05, 2012
  • File Size:
    25.74MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    180
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

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

"It crashes a lot"

November 14, 2013  |  By ajw11764

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 1.0.505

Pros

It is fast, I have to give it that

Cons

It is slow at load pages with a lot of graphics and it crashes a lot before it fully loads a web page.

Summary

My other computer died so I dug out my old computer that was running on windows 98. I downloaded Blackhawk for the speed as soon as I get a new computer, I won't be using the Blackhawk browser.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher NetGate Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.spy-emergency.com
Release Date September 04, 2012
Date Added September 05, 2012
Version 2.0.305
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 25.74MB
File Name bh-setup-ngt.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 23,658
Downloads Last Week 180
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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