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QupZilla

QupZilla is a free and open-source web browser, intended for general users. It allows seamless integration with users' desktop environments and has several distinguishing features positively received by reviewers. QupZilla is licensed under GPLv3.

Contents

  • Features 1
  • History 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Features

QupZilla makes use of WebKit to support modern web standards.[1] Additional effort was put into seamless integration of the browser with the native look and feel of users' desktops.[2] Some additional features of the browser include the integration of history, web feeds and bookmarks in a single location, the ability to take a screenshot of the entire page, and Opera-like "Speed dial" home page.[3] It is reported to consume fewer system resources than the major general purpose browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.[4]

Screenshot of QupZilla v1.7.0git9b44f38 passing Acid3 test.

History

The project was started as a research project in 2010. The first preview release, written in Python (using PyQt library), was ready by December 2010.[5] In 2011 the source code was rewritten in C++ with a goal to create a general purpose portable web browser, with the initial target at seamless integration with Microsoft Windows' and Linux desktop environments' look and feel.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Němec, Petr (28 December 2011). "Softwarová sklizeň (28. 12. 2011)" [Software picks (28 December 2011)].  
  2. ^ Голубев, Сергей (10 February 2012). "QupZilla - браузер на основе Qt и WebKit" [QupZilla - browser based on Qt and WebKit].  
  3. ^ Richmond, Gary (6 January 2012). "QupZilla Browser: one web browser, three niche features".  
  4. ^ Sneddon, Joey (22 December 2011). "Qupzilla – the Best Browser You’ve Never Heard of?".  
  5. ^ "README.md". GitHub. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Chirkov, Maxim, ed. (26 December 2011). "Qupzilla - новый многоплатформенный web-браузер на базе Qt и WebKit" [Qupzilla - new multiplatform web browser based on Qt and WebKit].  

External links

  • Official website
  • QupZilla’s blog
  • QupZilla’s wiki


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