CoolNovo

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 47 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.9.11
  • Total Downloads:
    122,200
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 16, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    38.67MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    814
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #20 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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ChromePlus from Maple Studio is exactly what it sounds like: Google Chrome, plus a bunch of useful extras. Like Chrome, ChromePlus is free, and everything Chrome does, it does. The "plus" part adds Mouse Gestures, Super Drag, a Download Manager, enhanced bookmarks, an IE tab, and more.

The ChromePlus installer automatically checked for the latest version of the program; it also advised us to close Firefox so it could import bookmarks and other settings from Mozilla, just like when installing Chrome. ChromePlus happily coexists with Chrome on the same desktop; we had both open at the same time as we installed our extensions, all of which functioned perfectly in ChromePlus. The most noticeable difference from Chrome was the presence of all the links from our Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar in the ChromePlus Bookmarks Bar, a welcome sight since Chrome didn't install them automatically, though it did import them to the Other Bookmarks folder. An integrated search bar was the only other visible difference, but when we clicked on the tool icon to access the program's options, we saw what made ChromePlus different. Starting with the New IE tab, which opens a new browser tab in IE for pages optimized for Internet Explorer, ChromePlus adds an enhanced bookmarks section; a control to clear your browsing history; the ChromePlus Download Manager; and Enhanced Options, which let us configure settings for tabs, bookmarks, privacy data, and how the browser functions as well as access the settings for Mouse Gestures, IE Tabs, Adblocking, Accelerators (keystroke shortcuts), and start-up options. The tabbed Chrome Options dialog is there, too, and there's links to the ChromePlus Web site and forum as well. Of course, what matters is how well ChromePlus performs. It loaded and browsed every bit as quickly as a stripped-down Chrome installation, but its extras really made a difference. For instance, the Super Drag feature let us grab and drag a link into a new tab automatically, which may be the quickest method yet. Mouse Gestures are useful but require some practice. The IE Tab functioned perfectly, and switching modes was easy. Of course, it supports Chrome's incognito mode, too.

Google Chrome is getting better all the time, and it's become a serious contender for browser supremacy. ChromePlus adds features and options that take Chrome another step toward that goal. If you use Chrome, try ChromePlus.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"great browser. i hope they continue supporting it"

May 21, 2014  |  By l3y0nha

 |  Version: CoolNovo 2.0.9.11

Pros

great browser. i hope they continue supporting it

Cons

great browser. i hope they continue supporting it

Summary

great browser. i hope they continue supporting it

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3 stars

"Very Good Browser"

April 19, 2014  |  By Sherif Ayad

 |  Version: CoolNovo 2.0.9.11

Pros

Works very well than Google Chrome

Cons

Cannot install extensions in offline mode even in developer mode I mean online installation is offered now way to fix this unlike all other chrome and chromium based browsers

Summary

just discovered this browser and after a few days of testing i can say this is my new default browser. It's faster & more stable than Chrome. You're personal extensions & bookmarks from Chrome are compatible with CoolNovo and you can change so much things to customize the browser like;
Double click tabs to close
Auto hide bookmarks bar
Mouse gestures
Will auto add custom search engine
Switch engine from Chrome to Internet Explorer
... and more.. just test it out

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5 stars

"The underdog"

December 10, 2013  |  By dwensch

 |  Version: CoolNovo 2.0.9.11

Pros

Ultra fast
Stable
Compatible with Chrome extensions
Double click tabs to close
Auto hide bookmarksbar
Mouse gestures
Will auto add custom search engine
Switch engine from Chrome to Internet Explorer

Cons

Not known with the public

Summary

I just discovered this browser and after a few days of testing i can say this is my new default browser. It's faster & more stable than Chrome. You're personal extensions & bookmarks from Chrome are compatible with CoolNovo and you can change so much things to customize the browser like;
Double click tabs to close
Auto hide bookmarksbar
Mouse gestures
Will auto add custom search engine
Switch engine from Chrome to Internet Explorer
... and more.. just test it out

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5 stars

"V 2.0.9.11 : best and most compatible one with WIN 8 !"

July 26, 2013  |  By mauron76

 |  Version: CoolNovo 2.0.9.11

Pros

Everything. Especially the fact that you can decide that all your browser history will be deleted each time you quit CoolNovo (an unexisting great feature on Chrome...). Besides, it seems that CoolNovo much better blocks ads with Adblock Plus. And it is faster and more secure than Chrome I think.

Cons

Nothing regarding the browser itself. But I find CoolNovo's official website pretty poor! It clearly has a lack of information regarding updates and reports. Besides, their forum seems never updated! Two weeks ago I posted a question on CoolNovo's forum I got a reply saying that a moderator will read my message before publishing it and... nothing! So, it seems that there is not enough staff at CoolNovo to maintain their forum and website unfortunately!

Summary

I used to use Chrome and then Comodo Dragon (also based on Chrome). But the latter has too many bugs especially with updates... So I turned back to Chrome. Then I had problems with Chrome under Windows 8 I was unable to resolve. So, I turned back to CoolNovo (former Chrome Plus) which improved a lot during this time... And I never had any problem of any kind with CoolNovo under Windows 8! So, I set it as my default browser and uninstalled Chrome for avoiding compatibility problems.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.9.11
Version 2.0.9.11 updates the Chromium version to 27.0.1453.110, improves the IE mode, and changes the style of mode switch button: from word to icon.
General
Publisher Maple Studio
Publisher web site http://www.chromeplus.org
Release Date July 04, 2013
Date Added July 16, 2013
Version 2.0.9.11
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 38.67MB
File Name CoolNovo2.0.9.11.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 122,200
Downloads Last Week 814
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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