Use the Kiwi Browser app on your PC. Kiwi is based on Chromium and WebKit, the engine that powers the most popular browser in the world so you won’t lose your habits.
What is the Kiwi Browser PC app?
Chrome might be most people’s choice for browsing the web, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only option out there. Kiwi Browser for PC is based on the same underlying code that powers Chrome, but it has its own unique features, including being one of the few mobile browsers to support desktop extensions on Android.
Kiwi does what it’s supposed to do – satisfy you with its Privacy features thanks to the extensive settings that are able to hide sensitive content and bar screenshots in Incognito mode. I simply enjoyed the (optional) bottom address bar, which comes in very handy when you are using only one hand.
One of the reasons why you may want the toolbar always on-screen is if you have a large screen and keeping the address bar always handy; it is a good idea. It removes the need to scroll. Very big-screened smartphones add a certain strain to your fingers, and if the UI x UX can look into solving this major problem, then it’s a step in the right direction. Added to the settings is the ‘Swipe Support’ that allows you to navigate easily. Simply ‘swipe down’ on the address bar and get onto the tab switcher. To close a tab, you can either ‘Swipe Left or Right’ in the switcher.
What does it offer?
It’s great to know that you can browse with ease, knowing that your Kiwi Browser for Windows app will take care of ads and with the Powerful Ad and Pop-Up Blocker. Even Invasive Trackers that stalk you and snoop for your online browsing habits get blocked thanks to the Kiwi Browser. Both of these elements contribute to the fast page loading speeds of the browser.
On Kiwi, you can just jump into the menu, select the Extensions option, head over to the Chrome Web Store and download your favorite extensions on your phone. The lack of extension support is definitely one of the biggest reasons why I would prefer using Kiwi over Chrome, but I don’t. There’s a reason behind that, but more on that later.
Difference between Kiwi And Google chrome Browsers
What differentiates the two browsers are the customization features. Chrome naturally doesn’t offer many by default, allowing you to just change the text scaling.
On the other hand, Kiwi Browser for PC offers a bunch of customization options, allowing you to move the address bar to the bottom, add a hand button to reach the top of the screen, swipe from the edge to navigate in the browser, and see a simplified view for web pages, among others.
One of the most significant differences between the two browsers is definitely the Chrome extension support. Surprisingly, Chrome doesn’t include support for its extensions, whereas, the Kiwi Browser does.
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How to Install the Kiwi Browser app on Windows and Mac
- You will need to install an Android emulator on your PC, I will recommend the BlueStacks emulator
- Run the Exe file on your PC to complete the installation of the emulator on your PC.
- Look for the PlayStore app on the home screen, and open it
- Log in using your Google ID.
- Search for the Kiwi Browser app and click on the install button to start the download process.
You can also use the Kiwi Browser app on your smartphone as well.
Is Kiwi browser safe?
If you own an Android device, use Kiwi Browser by all means. It is fast, un-intrusive, safe, and secure. Most importantly, it is visually appealing unlike, say, Opera or Firefox. It is a lighter app than Chrome for Android, and if you’re not keen on synced bookmarks and passwords, you should opt for Kiwi soon.
How do I add extensions to Kiwi browser?
Once you’ve installed the latest version of Kiwi Browser, you first need to enable extension support: Open Kiwi Browser and enter chrome://extensions in the address bar. Enable developer mode