Lunascape

Lunascape

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 90 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.5.7
  • Total Downloads:
    227,501
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 01, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    16.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    119
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer are the three most popular Web browsers, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses. If you find yourself primarily using one browser but occasionally having to switch back to another for a specific purpose, Lunascape might be just the browser for you. Lunascape combines rendering engines from Firefox, Chrome, and IE and makes it easy to switch between them.

Lunascape has a sleek tabbed interface that doesn't exactly resemble any one browser, but it's familiar-looking enough to be intuitive. It comes with three rendering engines: Trident (from Internet Explorer), Gecko (from Firefox), and WebKit (which powers both Google Chrome and Apple's Safari). We were excited to try Lunascape, because there is one Web site that we visit periodically using Chrome that won't render properly; we always end up having to open Firefox to view it. We opened the site in Lunascape using the WebKit engine, and sure enough, we got an error message. But instead of opening a new browser, we just selected Gecko from the menu next to the address bar. The page automatically refreshed and displayed properly. We did have some problems with add-ons; the biggest was that the Gecko engine is from Firefox 3.6.17, while the current release of Firefox is 5.0. This creates some compatibility problems, and given the popularity of Firefox add-ons, it could be a significant drawback for some users. If you have questions about how Lunascape works, there's an online Help file that includes video tutorials. Overall, we think that Lunascape is a great choice for people who'd like to combine their favorite aspects of various browsers or for developers who need to test code across multiple browsers.

Lunascape installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Well conceived, leaps tall buildings at a single bound."

November 15, 2011  |  By jlmahaffy

 |  Version: Lunascape 6.5.7

Pros

Three engines, of course; neat configuration on top

Cons

Could use a password keeper to speed things up.
Often appears to the computer to still be running, tho it was closed previously. (Run into same problem w/ Opera; unlike Opera, however, where a reboot is necessary, Lunascape eventually allows user to "close" the phantom version.)

Summary

Handy and powerful; this is a neat, clever browser, and has become the default on my system.

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3 stars

"this version not as fast as the last one."

November 12, 2011  |  By 1954don

 |  Version: Lunascape 6.5.7

Pros

like this browser nice layout.

Cons

not happy with the loading speed now,as slow as Firefox.

Summary

will keep using it for the time being.

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4 stars

"Lunascape657 Surprised Me"

November 10, 2011  |  By andyseaview

 |  Version: Lunascape 6.5.7

Pros

I never knew about lunascape web browser until my google chrome kept crashing on me for no reason, so i started looking for a new browser, and i have to say lunascape 657 surprised me, its fast it runs my you tube videos on 1080p with no stopping so it can buffer,and as your browsing the tabs from all your sites sit in a nice neat line accross the top of the browser so if you want to go back to a particular site it right there on top of the browser, and what surprised me was how fast the lunascape browser switched from site to site so fast, firefox is my new main browser, but if i need to use a second one, it will be lunascape, its fast and easy to configure

Cons

not many apps, not as slick as chrome or firefox,

Summary

it may not have the slick looks of chrome but it holds its own and does not crash every ten minutes like chrome

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Lunascape
Publisher web site http://www.lunascape.tv
Release Date November 01, 2011
Date Added November 01, 2011
Version 6.5.7
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Download Information
File Size 16.5MB
File Name LunaSetup688_ml11_gl.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 227,501
Downloads Last Week 119
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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