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Epic Browser – A New Browser from India

If you are using Internet Explorer or Firefox or Chrome or Opera or Safari for browsing give it a Desi change with Epic – A New Browser from India. The Epic browser is developed by Bangalore based Hidden Reflex and is based on Mozilla and is available for free. What is very important is the news of Epic could give Moksha or liberation to millions of Indian netizens who are stuck with Internet Explorer 6.

So what is the difference from other existing browsers or why should I try out Epic –

  • the makers claim it is the world’s only antivirus browser.
  • plus the browser has an inbuilt addon to detect websites that are dangerous.
  • if you are an Indian then it is the first ever web browser from India.
  • anti-phishing protection - a big bold domain name on the address bar.

Apart from this, other features include those that is available in other browsers using addons

  • You can type in 12 different Indian languages including Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Urdu and Punjabi.
  • In the browser’s sidebar you can edit text, read news, view videos and pictures.
  • also claims of faster browsing and faster downloads.

Download - Epic browser here at the official website.

Moksha from Internet Explorer 6

It would be wonderful if the Epic Browser could liberate majority of home users in India who are stuck with Internet Explorer 6. There is a campaign going around the world to kill Internet Explorer 6 but majority of Indians are unaware of it. At least a desi browser (through nationalistic or patriotic feeling) should give many an encouragement to come out of IE 6.

Perhaps this news might prompt them to explore other browsers or at least they will come to know that there is a world outside Internet Explorer 6.

Even today more than 50% of the people that visits our website from India use Internet Explorer 6 browser, which does not support many of the modern browsing facilities. The net result is that quite often we are forced to not to use many new features, that would enrich our website, as it is not supported by IE 6.

You can download Epic browser for free here at the official website.