A fast multi-window browser with Popup Stopper, Cleaner and Flash Ads Filter
Avant Browser - the top rated multi-window browser in Internet, which adds a batch of features and functionalities to Internet Explorer.Avant Browser application was designed to be one the fastest web browsers on the planet. Here are some key features of \"Portable Avant Browser\":
· Flash Animation Filter: More than 85% of all flash animations on web pages are advertising. These flash files are pretty large, and normally take up to 90% of the size of the page you\'re visiting. With Avant Browser you can save the bandwidth by blocking the download of these flash files with just one easy click. Avant Browser also provides options to block downloads of pictures, videos, sounds and ActiveX components. With these options users can control their bandwidth and speed up page loading.
· Built-in AD/Pop-up Blocker: Easily eliminate unwanted AD banners and pop-up pages automatically with just one click.
· Built-in RSS/ATOM Reader: Avant Browser has a built-in RSS/ATOM Reader, which allows you to read RSS/ATOM feeds just like browsing web pages. And you can also keep your favorite feeds as bookmarks.
· Additional Mouse Functions: If you click a link in the web page with the middle mouse button, the link will be opened in a new window in the background. This feature is extremely useful for opening posts in forums. Avant Browser also comes with customizable Mouse Gestures, with which you can easily navigate the browser by moving the mouse.
· Multi-Window Browsing: Browse multiple web pages simultaneously. All opened pages can be easily stopped, refreshed, closed or arranged with one click.
· Real Full Screen Mode and Alternative Full Desktop mode: When you enable Full Screen Mode, all you see is the webspace, with no toolbars or other clutter. They are simply autohidden! Move your mouse over the top or bottom and find the toolbar and tab bar respectively. Avant Browser also provides Full Desktop Mode, which is the same as Full screen mode, but differs in that your windows task bar stays visible.
· Built-in Search Engine: Avant Browser provides a built-in search engines, Yahoo and Google. Built-in search engines enable user to search for web pages, images, groups, directories, news, lyrics and software in Internet. International users will be glad to know that you can set avant to utilize any of up to 64 google mirrors by default!
· Full IE Compatibility: Avant Browser comes with all Internet Explorer functions, including Cookies, ActiveX Controls, Java Script, Real player and Macromedia Flash. IE bookmarks are automatically imported into Avant Browser.
· Control Your Privacy: With Avant Browser, you can easily keep your privacy by deleting all browsing traces such as: Typed Addresses, Auto-Complete Passwords, Cookies, History of Visited Web Sites, Temporary Internet Files and Search Keywords.
· No security holes: Avant Browser doesn\'t contain any functions or codes to help other people or programs to access your computer.
· Safe Recovery: If Avant Browser is closed improperly, all open web pages are saved and will be automatically reopened at next startup.
· Skins: Express your creativity by making a skin for Avant using a custom, easy to use program called Avant Browser Skin Maker, or use any of the many and varied skins made by other users.
· CPU - Minimum: Pentium 166Mhz or AMD equivalent; Recommended: CPU: Pentium 300Mhz or AMD equivalent
· RAM - Minimum: RAM: 16MB; Recommended: RAM: 128MB
· Internet Explorer 4.01 or higher version
What\'s New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· [Add]Firefox engine 8.0 beta 4
· [Add]Option to use Firefox Addon-ons/Downloads/Options
· [Add]User can specify to render certain websites with specific engine. (Toos->Avant Browser Options->Rendering Engines)
· [Add]Options to open AutoFills on startup
· [Add]Context menu to AutoFill Edit Form
· [Add]Confirmation options to Close Tabs on the Left/Right
· [Add]\"Browse Referrer\" function to Download Manager
· [Add]Avant downloader shortcut to Start menu
· [Imporve]Using SQLite process favicons, much faster on system that running anti-virus software.
· [Improve]Improved Super Drag.
· [Fix]Imported bookmarks miscoded
· [Fix]Translation errors
· [Fix]Address Bar focus issue
· [Fix]The Side Panel Scroll Bar lost focus.
· [Fix]The cursor focus issue when starting Avant Browser
· [Fix]Unfocused tab can\'t move.
· [Fix]The cursor disappeared during moving focus in the Address Bar.
· [Fix]Fixed gmail issue with IE engine.
· [Fix]Some other internal fix/improvements.