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SlimBoat Web Browser Portable for Windows

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Key Details of SlimBoat Web Browser Portable

  • Navigate the Internet with versatile browser with form filler, popup blocker, and download manager.
  • Last updated on January 7, 2014

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Editors' Review

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SlimBoat Web Browser Portable offers a familiar, multi-tabbed Web browser experience for easy Web surfing from any location. While a little too slim on design compared to other popular Web browsers, it offers some neat additional features and performs well.

At a little over four megabytes, this one makes other portable browsers look hefty in comparison. To give you that lean look, SlimBoat Web Browser Portable forgoes some features you'd find on other browsers. There's no support for third-party extensions like you'll find in Opera or Firefox. There is a built-in ad blocker and speed dial, though. This browser loads sites just as quickly as other similar browsers do and it lets you organize them in groups. On startup, the app lets you import your bookmarks from other browsers, but it also gives you some random bookmarks right out of the gates. These are for useful sites like Amazon and eBay so you probably won't mind them. Additionally, the browser also offers social media integration. From the Tools menu you can directly share any page to social networks such as Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and StumbleUpon, as well as via e-mail and popular blogging sites. You are also able to access Facebook so you can share your status, current page, or selected text to this social network right from the browser. Another neat feature is the ability to download YouTube videos with a click of a button. All you need to do is simply play the desired video on YouTube and then click the Download Video button, which the app conveniently placed next to the YouTube's Upload button. The app lets you then choose from the list of available formats and starts the download process.

SlimBoat Web Browser Portable comes very close to being a really awesome portable browser. It's great for surfing, has nice options, and is stable. However, it still needs more work to be able to take down Opera and Firefox in the portable game.

What's new in version 1.1.38

Version 1.1.38 includes updated language files.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
August 8, 2013
Latest update
January 7, 2014
Version
1.1.38
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 10, Windows 2003, Windows Server
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
4,983
Downloads Last Week
2

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Developer's Description

Navigate the Internet with versatile browser with form filler, popup blocker, and download manager.

SlimBoat Portables a free web browser. It is fast to start up and fast to open your favorite web sites. SlimBoat helps you surf the internet safely and securely by incorporating multiple layers of strong protection measures. SlimBoat includes flexible options so that you can reach your favorite destination on Internet in the most convenient way while avoid unnecessary distractions and annoyances. Here is a list of major features supported by SlimBoat QuickFill Form Filler SlimBoat includes full-featured form filler (QuickFill) with strong data encryption and supports multiple identities. Download Manager Facebook Support: SlimBoat offers easy access to the facebook social network. You can easily share a page, share a picture or a piece of text on any page, or simply post an update on facebook. Popup Blocker: The popup blocker in the browser automatically kills annoying popup and pop-under ads. It helps you surf the web without being disturbed.

Web Page Translation: You can select and translate any piece of text within any web page without actually leaving the page. Translation can be done between any two languages. Site Group: You can put a number of sites together and save it as a site group. Next time, you can open all the web sites inside the group with a single click. Weather Forecast Information: Display current weather condition in the status bar of the web browser so that you know what is going on outside all the time. Five-day weather forecasting information is also available. SlimBoat is based on the lightweight webkit rendering engine and available across different platforms such as Windows, Mac and Linux. Download SlimBoat now and experience for yourself the speed and convenience of surfing Internet with it.