Top 5 Best Web Browsers (2020)

when surfing the internet the web

browser you use can make a huge

difference for some people faster

performance might be the top priority

while others may prefer a browser with

better privacy tools or numerous

customization options no matter which

camp you fall into those are browser for

you in this top five instead of putting

these in order based on popularity I

will count them down based on which

browsers we've enjoyed using the most

with ease-of-use features included and

overall performance being the most

important factors let's dive right in

starting off our countdown at number

five is opera it's been around since

1995 and has always been on the cutting

edge of innovation some of its features

include built-in messengers an ad

blocker and a so-called free VPN for

those of you that have watched previous

videos on this channel regarding opera

then you already know that I do not

recommend using their VPN well it may be


it's more of a proxy service than a real

VPN only the upper browser traffic is

encrypted and in my experience the

network speed is very slow if you don't

want operas your default browser be

careful when installing prior to

selecting install click on options on

the next screen and take the box make

opera the default browser after you've

done that click on install I can imagine

people by passing these steps because

it's not immediately obvious which is

one of the reasons opera is lower on

this list than in previous years on this

start page is the speed dial to access

your favorite websites in the left

sidebar you can easily access Facebook


whatsapp along with other sidebar

options now let's move to the upper

right and select the easy setup icon

here you can change the themes your

choices are light or dark you can select

a new wallpaper for the speed dial and

if you scroll down you can quickly

access other settings including the

option to block ads and trackers opera

also has its own extensions to find them

click on the upper icon in the upper

left to bring up the menu go down to

extensions and select get extensions

here you'll have access to extensions

from the opera add-ons store a cool

extension for opera i'd recommend

installing it's called install Chrome

extensions when you add into opera

you'll have the ability to install

extensions from the Chrome Web Store in

Opera in the number 4 spot is the

open-source brave web browser which is

based on chromium it's great for those

of you that value privacy and security

as a top priority they don't store your

browsing data on the servers they block

ads and track

here's from third parties and encrypt

communications with most websites by

offering HTTPS encryption when possible

when you launch brave it'll show you the

history of how many ads and trackers

have been blocked secure encryption

upgrades and the time saved by blocking

ads and trackers on any website you can

click the brave shield here at the top

it will show you how many items have

been blocked on that side if you're on a

website that's not loading properly you

can toggle the shield off and can also

choose which features you'd like to

enable as a side note before we move on

they've also introduced a rewards

program called brave rewards where users

can earn tokens for viewing private ads

in turn after earning tokens users can

pass along those tokens to the

publishers they care about to support

their websites it's in the early stages

right now time will tell how well it

works out coming in at number 3 is the

world's most popular browser Google

crowd let's get the cons out of the way

first it's known for being a resource

hog that doesn't play nicely on systems

with limited RAM and some people don't

appreciate how Google uses their

browsing data now for the positive

chrome offers a user-friendly layout

with excellent cross-platform support

and if you like add-ons chrome still

boasts the largest selection of

extensions of any web browser before we

get to the top two here are some

honorable mentions worth checking out

Safari is a competent no-frills browser

with iCloud support for Apple platforms

only newer releases are no longer

supported for Windows the tor browser is

a modified version of Firefox that

routes traffic through the Tor network

it's available for Windows Mac and Linux

opera DX is a new browser specifically

made for gamers from the folks over at

opera it's still in early access and

available for Windows with support for

Mac OS coming soon and the newly

revamped Microsoft edge based on

chromium is in early development if you

want to try it out it's available for

Windows and Mac

in the runner-up spot coming in at

number 2 is Firefox from Mozilla it

takes a slight lead over chrome because

it's open-source offers better privacy

while offering most of the same features

some of those features include

cross-platform support password free

logins and blocks crypto mining on the

sites you visit a feature I use most

often with Firefox is their excellent

screenshot tool to take a screenshot

here at the top select the horizontal 3

dot I con then click on take a

screenshot you have the option in the

upper right hand corner to save the

entire web page or the part that's

visible on your screen if you want to

select a region just left-click and drag

your mouse then let go you'll be given

the choice to copy that region or

download it to your computer coming in

at number 1 the absolute best web

browser for Windows Mac and Linux is

Vivaldi like I said in the intro this

list is not based on popularity it's

based on which browser we most enjoy

using it takes the top spot due to its

perfect balance of both mainstream and

unique features and numerous

customization options it has so many

features it would take too much time to

name them all it also respects your

privacy and security Vivaldi does not

track you and does not share or sell

your information to any third-party one

of the cofounders of opera which I

mentioned earlier in this video also

co-founded Vivaldi he left opera prior

to its sale to a group of Chinese

investors deep Ivaldi browser had its

initial release in April of 2016 when

you launch the baldie

you'll see the familiar speed dial you

can find your bookmarks and downloads in

the web panel on the left there's also a

tab for taking notes and you can quickly

access your favorite websites from here

to add a website click the plus sign

enter the name of the site and hit enter

on your keyboard or click the plus

let's close this out since above Aldi is

built on chromium extensions can be

added by going to the Vivaldi icon in

the upper left go down to tools and

select extensions click the menu icon in

the upper left and at the bottom of the

pane select open Chrome Web Store

there's also a decent screenshot tool

included while not being as good as the

one with Firefox it's doable click the

capture page icon at the bottom you can

choose to capture a full page or select

a region and you can choose to save as a

PNG jpg or copy it to your clipboard I

think you all can figure this one out

from here

so let's exit that a quick way to access

the settings is to go to the Settings

icon near the bottom of the left pane

going to themes there are several to

choose from I'll go with dark below that

you can schedule the times for the

themes and scrolling down you can enable

razer chroma and philips you theme

integration on the start page and change

the background color and background

image these are just a few of the

changes you can make in Vivaldi I'll

leave the rest for you to discover on

your own Vivaldi has finally released an

app on Google Play for Android and it's

now my default mobile browser even

though it's still in beta I haven't had

any issues an app for iOS is not

available yet but it's currently in

development thanks for watching

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