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Torch Browser for Windows

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Key Details of Torch Browser

  • Navigate the Internet using a browser with powerful search, sharing, and multimedia capabilities.
  • Last updated on 2/29/2024
  • There have been 6 updates
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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Torch Browser includes media downloading, torrents, and social media and sharing. The all-in-one approach has advantages and disadvantages. Chief among advantages is browser integration, which is also the chief disadvantage if you don't use a particular feature or prefer another tool.

Pros

Chromium plus: Torch Browser has Google's speedy, reliable, and customizable Chromium engine under the hood.

Torrents, media, and more: Clicking the Torrents button on Torch's toolbar opened an easy-to-use downloader. The Media Grabber button became active on pages with content we could download.

Single-click downloads: Torch also grabs YouTube videos and other online content with a single click -- no more right-click, copy URL, open downloader, paste URL, and so on.

Cons

Unwanted extras: Torch installed several extensions and toolbar extras like Torch Music, Games, and Shopping that we didn't necessarily want. An Ask toolbar is mandatory during installation, though you can remove it later.

Typos: Mistakes happen, but misspelling your name on your front door doesn't inspire confidence.

Stability issues: Torch took several attempts to download and install. After setup, opening the Torrent and Music tools crashed the browser several times.

Bottom Line

When it comes to personalizing browsers, we prefer do-it-yourself over Torch Browser's all-in-one approach. Heavy torrent and media downloaders who don't have strong opinions about browser extras should check out Torch, though.


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Full Specifications

WHAT'S NEW IN VERSION 65.0.0.1594
Unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
GENERAL
Release
November 8, 2018
Latest update
February 29, 2024
Version
65.0.0.1594
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
1,333,708
Downloads Last Week
0
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Developer's Description

Navigate the Internet using a browser with powerful search, sharing, and multimedia capabilities.
Torch Browser combines the awesomeness of powerful browsing with media downloading and sharing. Torch Browser offers the following unique features: Built-in Torrent Easy downloading with built-in torrent capabilities Torch browser makes it easy to use and manage your torrent download tasks directly from the browser without having to download additional software. With Torch browser's built-in torrent features downloading files becomes easy and simple to do. Video Grabber Save videos in a click with an embedded video grabber. Torch browser lets you not only find videos and movies, but also easily save web videos from virtually any site you go to. Torch browser's video grabber is integrated into the browser and supports a broad range of file types, so once you find a web video you want to save; you can easily grab and save it without having to use external programs, converters or extensions. Easy Sharing Being social is easy with Torch's Share button Share the sites, videos, songs and search results with your friends on Facebook. Torch browser includes a built-in button to easily share on social networks the websites you like and the articles you find interesting. Download Accelerator Fire-up your media downloads with a built-in download accelerator. Speed up the download rate of your media files with a powerful download accelerator that is integrated into Torch browser. Powerful Browser Torch browser offers you superb browser experience with its strong and fast search capabilities. Being Chrome-based, Torch browser gives you broad, relevant and accurate search results in no time. Secure Browsing Special security features ensure that your browsing and media activities are safe and secure from viruses, malware, phishing and malicious websites. All In One Torch browser has built-in media features that enable you to search, download, play and share your media files directly from the browser.