The following is a list of web browsers
In order of release
- WorldWideWeb, February 26, 1991
- Mosaic, April 22, 1993
- Netscape Navigator and Netscape Communicator, October 13, 1994
- Internet Explorer (August 1995)
- Opera, 1996, see History of the Opera Internet suite
- Mozilla Navigator, June 5, 2002
- Safari, January 7, 2003
- Mozilla Firefox, November 9, 2004
- Google Chrome, September 2, 2008
The Trident layout engine was developed by Microsoft for use in the Windows version of their web browser, Internet Explorer 4, and included up to Internet Explorer 8. Tasman (layout engine) was included with Internet Explorer 5 for Mac.
The Gecko layout engine is developed by the Mozilla Foundation.
The KHTML layout engine is developed by the KDE project. WebKit is an open-source fork of that engine by Apple Inc..
The Presto layout engine is developed by Opera Software.
Browsers that use both the Trident layout engine and the Gecko layout engine include:
Other software publishers have extended the functionality of Microsoft's Trident engine. The following browsers are all based on the Trident rendering engine:
KHTML and WebKit-based browsers
Browsers for the Java platform
Specialty browsers (current)
Browsers created for enhancements of specific browsing activities.
- Flock (To enhance social networking, blogging, photosharing, and RSS newsreading)
- Ghostzilla (Blends into the GUI to hide activity)
- Image Xplorer (Designed for the viewing, downloading, and printing of images only)
- Kirix Strata (Designed for data analytics)
- Songbird (browser with advanced audio streaming features and built in media player with library.)
- SpaceTime (Search the web in 3D)
- Wyzo (A media browser that integrates BitTorrent like Opera's integrated BitTorrent)
- Zac Browser (For children with autism, and autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), and PDD-NOS.)
Specialty browsers (discontinued)
See Mobile browser