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Puffin Free is the free version of the Puffin Web Browser.Puffin Web Browser is a wicked fast web browser. With the help of cloud servers, Puffin Web Browser brings the desktop web browsing experience to tablets and smartphones. It renders the full versions of web pages quickly and reliably. It also supports Flash with excellent performance on iPads and iPhones.2011 was a great year for the pilot launch of Puffin. The paid version sold more than 700,000 licenses, and ranked as the #1 paid iPad Utility in more than 10 countries. 2012 is the year for the mass rollout of Puffin. Puffin Free, a newer and faster version of the Puffin Web Browser, is available for free. Puffin Free is super-fast in loading, panning, and zooming of web pages.Highlights on the differences of the Puffin Free and the Puffin Web Browser:* Puffin Free will be search and ads sponsoredThe choice of the default search engine is subject to change, and content ads may be displayed alongside with the web pages* Puffin Free is feature restrictedExpensive features (on the server side) may be suspended temporarily on the free version to reduce operating cost* Puffin Free is on the leading edgeNew and experimental features will be available on the free version sooner than on the paid version* Puffin Free is a preview of the Puffin Web BrowserDuring the evaluation period (14 days), the free version has the full feature set of the paid version* Puffin Free does not support FlashFlash videos and games will not play after the eval period. Nevertheless, HTML5 videos and games will be fully supportedWe are constantly adding features and improving stability of the product. We would love to hear from you! The best way to reach us is to post on our Facebook page so we can provide you timely assistance.Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/puffinbrowserFollow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/puffinbrowserWatch demo videos on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/puffinbrowserFeatures:* SPEEDRender the full versions of web pages extremely fast through cloud computing* TABSMulti-tab UI to switch tabs between web pages with a single tap* OTHERS+ Bookmark+ Search suggest+ Popup blocker+ Option to clear browser history, cookies, or cache+ Support most international web pages and input methodsLimitations:* Flash is not supported in the free version past eval period* Geo is US since our data centers are in US. Users outside US may not be able to view their local geo-restricted contents
What's new in this version:
NOTE: We got reports that Puffin Browser is blocked by China's GFW now. Please make sure you have passed the wall before using Puffin Browser.Thanks!* New link popup menu. Long press on link to open in other tab or copy URL.* New text selection tool. Long press on web page text to select text.* New text copy and text search tool. Now you can do copy-paste or directly search text with search engine.* New single touch visual effects. Let you make sure where you tap on the page. (Can be disabled in... See all new features »