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    May 25, 2015
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Editors' Review


Columbus Web Browser offers quick access to the Web and includes some useful options for searching and downloading that will be particularly useful to torrent seekers. Based on the fact that it preloads DuckDuckGo as the default search and offers proxy controls, it feels like this browser is made with security in mind. However, when it comes to looks, it doesn't seem to have been updated since 2010, and it certainly shows it.

This browser throws the thin-lined style you're used to from modern programs to the wind. It looks like it was made for XP's boxy window style, and since it was last updated in 2010, maybe it was. There aren't any advanced settings or extensions you can add to customize the browser. The only things you can change are the proxy settings. That makes sense, considering the program advertises support for torrents and downloads. Columbus Web Browser does have a built-in download manager that lets you enter any URL you want to get a download. It works for most file types. You can also clear your history right from the browser's main menu.

If you don't mind sacrificing features and advanced controls to be able to surf in secret, then you might like Columbus Web Browser. It doesn't have nearly enough goodies to lure most users away from better-known browsers like Chrome and Firefox.

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User Reviews

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1 stars

"Warning - Columbus Website is Malicious"

May 17, 2013  |  By EricVonZipper

2013-05-17 08:01:27  |  By EricVonZipper

 |  Version: Columbus Web Browser 1.2.6


Bitdefender says it is a malware site - enter at your own risk.


Malware hosting site.


Stay away!

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5 stars

"I'm using it for about 2 weeks, works smooth enough."

February 27, 2013  |  By mudava

2013-02-27 23:33:32  |  By mudava

 |  Version: Columbus Web Browser 1.2.6


clean, easy to use, safe.


not much for now.


I'm using it for about 2 weeks, works smooth enough, clean, friendly interface.

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4 stars

"I use it all the time!"

July 22, 2012  |  By ofdne

2012-07-22 10:18:13  |  By ofdne

 |  Version: Columbus 1.0


I`ve noticed that it has many built-in features and doesn't drain your system resources. For me that`s the most important.


Waiting for more improvements in future versions.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.6.0
Small bugs fixed. Super speed performances, fast connection.
Publisher Columbus Browser
Publisher web site
Release Date May 19, 2015
Date Added May 25, 2015
Version 1.6.0
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 12.32MB
File Name columbus-setup.exe
Total Downloads 5,163
Downloads Last Week 1
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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