Brave

Bravefor Windows

Rating
4.9
Download for Windows
Advertisement

Free, fast, and secure web browser with a focus on privacy

What is brave?

Brave is a free, open-source web browser focused on security and speed. In addition, Brave offers sensible default security settings and additional controls to allow users to protect their privacy without giving up functionality they enjoy in other browsers. It blocks all ads and tracking, which speeds up the web experience for desktop and mobile users. Brave uses a unique cryptocurrency called BAT, or Basic Attention Token, to compensate content creators and also has a wallet for users to manage their funds. Thus, Brave is an excellent choice for those who want to take control of their browser, compared to other browsers such as Chrome and Edge, which can track your every move.

Ease of use

Brave is easy to use and has the same interface as most browsers. It is very intuitive and does not take long to get used to. To access Brave's features, users can click on the "three lines" (or hamburger) menu in the upper right corner and select settings. You can also choose ad blocking, disabling scripts, and fingerprint control. The available options are clearly explained at the bottom of each page so users know what they are doing. There are tabs for basic browser settings such as bookmarks, browsing data (history, passwords), privacy settings (cookie settings, history protection), and user interface settings (toolbar, user agent).

User privacy

Brave is one of the best alternative browsers because of its high level of security and privacy. It also allows users to manage their online data much better than Chrome or Firefox, making it a serious contender for major alternative browsers.

Brave's default settings are smart enough to protect your privacy without breaking websites or making them less functional. Brave is the only browser that blocks all ads and trackers by default, speeds up page load times, reduces bandwidth consumption, and protects users from malware on all compatible platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, and iOS.

Should I download Brave for Windows?

Brave has various features and capabilities that allow you to stay safe online without compromising your privacy and security. The Brave browser (and its accompanying extensions and plug-ins) is a relatively new entrant to the browser market, but it has gained market share faster than many people thought.

That's understandable because many users are tired of the privacy breaches that occur with mainstream browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

The developers of Brave say their goal is to create a browser that respects users' privacy and security and offers more control over their browsing experience. Brave also gives users the ability to block all trackers that are on Web pages. This includes cookies and other tracking scripts used to log user activity. It's worth noting that ad blockers can't block them because they're not ads but a record of user activity.

Brave's built-in anti-tracking protection in the browser blocks sites that track users across the Internet. This prevents data collection from any site visited or feature used, including Facebook "Like" buttons, Google Analytics code.


Advertisement
Pros
  • Compatible with lots of Chrome extensions
  • Loads websites quicker than most browsers
  • High focus on user privacy and blocking trackers
Cons
  • It has lots of features you may not need
Advertisement

More info

LAST UPDATED:
2022-09-13
DEVELOPER:
Brave Software Inc.
HOMEPAGE:
VERSION:
1.3.361.131
FILE SIZE:
1.19 MB
DOWNLOADS:
5
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Windows
FILENAME:
BraveBrowserSetup.exe
MD5 CHECKSUM:
8835b9358ab0880fc8131c21137f782a
SHA256 CHECKSUM:
84d0700767bf28bb01b474b5ce4b8acc34e756cce68d8a59f2448aa59c150b6c

Screenshots

screen_0.jpg
screen_1.jpg
screen_2.jpg

Also available in other platforms

Comments