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Web Browser Applications
There are three leading web browser applications, and several other options.
Some people run more than one browser, but you can conveniently keep all of your bookmarks only in one. Also, links only get marked as visited in the browser you use, so you probably want to standardize on one browser for most of your surfing.
A high-level trade-off matrix between the top three browsers is shown below. You can also ask your friends for their experiences, and download and try several browsers.
This Living Internet site recommends Mozilla Firefox because it is well coded, multi-platform, free open source software, compliant with web standards, and has the best bookmarking and tabbed viewing functionality.
Mozilla also has developed a suite of basic Internet applications, including an email program and newsgroup reader called Thunderbird, and an associated ChatZilla IRC client. These open source applications perform well on all platforms, and get better with each release.
You can also see the section on Web Statistics.
Other browser sites are listed below: