CNET Editors' review
Looking for a compact and powerful Web browser designed for all your multitasking needs? Roccat for Mac offers many options, customizable features, and overall good performance. However, while this browser makes surfing the Web fun and easy, it could use a makeover.
Once the application has downloaded, you are immediately ready to start browsing. With a simple interface that resembles Safari, Roccat for Mac is a basic browser ideal for multi-tab browsing. Users have the option of importing bookmarks and settings from other browsers, too. The toolbar is elementary and is equipped with a URL shortener. A neat feature to check out is Undercover Browsing, which does not store sites visited in your history. Another, possibly more useful feature is the Social Tab at the top that allows you to share your Web page findings in several different ways including via social media sites, e-mail, and direct messaging, as well as through Roccat Flick, which is a service for Roccat and Mac OS users, exclusively. With lightning-fast page loads, effortless bookmarking, and the notable VisiTabs feature that allows for page previews, this browser is certainly worth trying. The only fault with Roccat is its visual appearance, which is not too appealing. The close colors of the toolbars, bookmark bars, and background screen colors all blend and diminish the browser's appeal.
Roccat for Mac could be an ideal download for those seeking a powerful, fast browser that can also easily organize and store Web pages and Web site information. However, its visual appearance may put off those who are more accustomed to the glitz and glam of other browsers. Appearances aside however, this browser is definitely worth trying.
Roccat Browser is an amazingly fast Web browser, which has some great features such as: VisiTabs which gives a preview of the website in the tab. Navigate Launchers- assign letters or words to navigate to webpages, there are already many preloaded ones Ad-Remover built within the engine Great internal engine effects, purple glows on inputs, hold down on text field for 5 seconds for them to enlarge. Email-Previewer; tells you when a link is an email link and tells you the link Change User Agents- View sites which need other browser, view apples videos which require Safari etc... A choice of VisiTabs or normal tabs or both, a bookmarks bar which fully supports bookmarklets Downloads files and programs really easily and fast Gets 100/100 in the Acid3 test New Download Manager and now has FullScreen Mode Lovebyt.es integration for instant URL shortening. Undercover Browsing Social page sharing / online email sharing eBuddy Widget (chat with your facebook, msn, yahoo messenger, ICQ and aim friends no matter what tab you are on) English, French and German localization Ability to Import Bookmarks Mac OS X 10.7 Lion fullscreen support Roccat Munch cookie management Auto reloader (5, 10, 15 or 30 seconds) The amazing RClouds (beta) which allows you to backup your settings, open tabs, imported bookmarks, bookmarks, navigate launchers, history and much more. RClouds allows you to restore your backups to any Mac so your browsing session can be anywhere you want it to be! RClouds Reset allows you to reset your browser to factory settings (especially useful when you've restored your data to a public computer. Cinnamon on the RClouds now means faster updating as it intelligently looks for the servers with the least amount of traffic. We have even purchased the rights of exclusivity with lovebyt.es so now only Roccat users can use the service!
What's new in this version: Roccat 3.8 has various bug fixes and improvements: Bug Fixes - A fix for the FusedBar search problem with Google - if you are still having issues - change to another search provider and then change back to Google to fix the problem. - A fix to the problem where the tab bar didn't highlight the current tab for some users. - A fix for not being able to type text into any text fields on any website while the find bar was open. - A fix for the tab bar not showing with one tab open (while the 'hide... See all new features
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All versions:4.3 stars
out of 3 votes
Current version:3.0 stars
out of 1 votes
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Version: Roccat 3.8
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When I wanted to use the back button I was not able to do so. If I would type in google.com I would get my gmail instead this would happen four times before I could get google to come up.
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