What is a browser?

What is the web browser? Browser is special software created to find fastest connection with websites. It works by the system - web server - web client. Web client (browser) sends the request to the server and brings information from him. This information is processed by the special protocol and gets the answer from a web page. As you may understand, web browser is software that is already opened on your screen making it possible for you to read this article.

WHAT IS THE WEB BROWSER?

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WHAT ARE THE KEY FEATUTERS OF WEB BROWSERS?

It allows you to browse the web and use web applications.
However, for its proper functioning it must be regularly updated.
This way you will be able to quickly find information because your browser will be quick loading.
Install the latest version of your chosen browser and explore Internet with pleasure!
In other words, browser is a kind of facilitator between the World Wide Web and the user. Thanks to it you can get access to all the information you need.

You may turn your personal computer or smartphone but internet will be disable without the special software. When you write any website address it means that you are answering the whole system of connected servers to find a website that you need. This process will be impossible without the special system that organizes connection between huge numbers of servers.

GENERAL

WEB BROWSERS:

1
Chrome. Is the browser designed by Google. At the early ages it was named Chronium. Modern Chrome was designed in 2008. Due to last data, Chrome is the most popular browser for today.
2
Mozilla Firefox. Creation of Mozilla Corporation. It is freely spreading and can de downloaded for free. If you believe the research, then, Firefox is the third most popular browser in the world and second among free software at all.
3
Internet Explorer. It is the product of world known Microsoft corporation. This browser is installed by default in all operating systems of Windows. Nowadays this browser is less used because it is by far works than any competitors.
4
Opera. This browser is designed by Opera Software Company. It was developed by enthusiasts from Norwegian company called Telenor. And it has quickly gained popularity. Then it came into the possession of Opera Software Company that created the original version of this browser. A couple of years ago, Opera have taken a leading position among mobile and desktop browsers. However, after the last update and UI changes, it lost ground and is now almost lagging behind.
5
Apple Safari. Was created by Apple Inc. and is installed on all Mac OS X и iOS products. However it may be installed for free on all Windows systems. Besides it is less known in the world it is the 4th most used browser in the world.

POPULARITY OF BROWSERS IN 2016

Google Chrome
61,00
Mozila Firefox
61,00
Internet Exploer
8,00
Safari
3,70
Opera
1,60
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