What are the best browsers for iPad?

asked by Anonymous
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10 solutions
  1. 25

    #1Google Chrome

    Google Chrome

    Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google LLC. Initially released as a browser for Windows, this freeware application was later on release for iOS, macOS, Linux, and Android. This also includes extensions and plugins.

    Software

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Nancy Rodriguez
    Written on July 2, 2018
    "I love the look of Chrome on my iPad this looks exactly as my desktop. I've got no complains surfing in the iPad because this syncs with my desktop."
  2. 19

    #2Safari

    Safari

    Safari is a fast and energy efficient web browser for macOS and iOS devices developed by Apple based on the WebKit engine. It has a built-in privacy feature and works with iCloud to let you browse seamlessly across all your devices.

    Software

    Mac, iOS

    Free

    Kimberly Romero
    Written on July 2, 2018
    "I still keep coming back for this default browser because this is as convenient as I can get. Fast loading and not too many ads. I like the simple interface which I usually look for."
  3. 18

    #3Puffin Web Browser

    Puffin Web Browser

    Puffin Web Browser is a mobile browsing app created by CloudMosa, Inc. It offers cloud protection for safe browsing, regularly updated Flash player, and bandwidth management. Only works in US.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Phillip Taylor
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "My grandparents are getting older but are still interested in keeping up with technology. They love to use their tablets and are always looking for the best browsers for their Ipads. I told them to give the Puffin Web Browser a shot. They took my advice and have been extremely pleased with the browser. They love how fast the browser is and how easy and convenient it is to use. "

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know modern browsers can protect you against phishing and malware attacks? The risk of getting exposed to attackers is high. Most especially if you are not aware that the sites you are visiting are malicious. You might even think that you do not have to worry about this because you only browse safe and reputable pages. But everyone is vulnerable whatever browser you are using. Yes, even the reigning champs in the browser space like Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

And now you are likely curious to know the best browsers for iPad. We all know Safari is the iPad's default browser. But then it does not guarantee you that it will be the best browser. Why? Because it is inferior when it comes to adjusting font size, and viewing Flash videos. If the iPad's default browser is not your cup of tea. There are browsers out there that will make great alternatives to the Safari browser. One is Google Chrome which syncs with Mozilla Firefox and supports Dropbox. Plus it can also play Flash videos and games. But there are browsers for a variety of different purposes. It is good to install at least two or three different browsers because you never know when you will need them. 

  1. 18

    #4Opera

    Opera

    Opera is a web browser developed by Opera Software AS. Featuring a built-in ad blocker and VPN, this free browser is compatible with Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. Opera is also available as a USB portable browser.

    Software

    Android, Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Albert Hopkins
    Written on October 27, 2017
    "Opera is hands down the best browser for iPad. It is fast and secure and is updated very frequently to make it even much better. The interface is also modern and keeps getting user friendly and features increase"
  2. 9

    #5Maxthon

    Maxthon

    Maxthon Browser is a free web browser released in 2005 for Windows, Mac, and more. It features built-in note-taking took, password manager, email addresses manager, ad blocker, night mode, multi-tab management, and so on.

    Software

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Wayne Chen
    Written on July 2, 2018
    "The homepage interface kinda looks like MSN. But the navigation is easy and faster than Safari I must say. I'm using this from now on."
  3. 8

    #6Mercury Browser

    Mercury Browser

    Mercury Browser has a rich set of features such as ad-blocker, tabbed browsing, gesture controls, and private mode browsing. It is available on Android and iOS devices. 

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Aurora Zepeda
    Written on July 2, 2018
    "Wow Mercury allows me fullscreen view andf this even syncs on my deksptop Firefox. The gesture support is so convenient and the ad blocker."
  4. 7

    #7iCab Mobile

    iCab Mobile

    iCab Mobile is a web browser for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It supports Tabs, has a download manager, can upload files, has a fullscreen mode and much more. It is also compatible with Dropbox, iCloud, Twitter, and other social networks.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Jane Torres
    Written on November 1, 2017
    "This is an OK web browser. I still prefer safari. It takes a while to load."
  5. 5

    #8Sleipnir Mobile

    Sleipnir Mobile

    Sleipnir Mobile is a browser mobile app for iOS and Android devices. The app has a useful extension gallery, you can install an extension in seconds. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Nicholas Oliver
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "Unlike most browsers for mobile, Sleipnir lets you install extensions and customize the browser your way. The browser is fast and easy to use with bookmarks and other features you would come to expect from a modern browser."
  6. 0

    #9Brave Browser

    Brave Browser
    Brave Web Browser is a free web browser focused on ad blocking, security protection, data optimization and an enhanced battery experience for the user. It is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android devices.
    Software

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Linux

    Free

    Esperanza Villegas
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "sweet bc it works gd even for apple prods like my ipad"
  7. 0

    #10Dolphin Browser

    Dolphin Browser

    Dolphin Browser is a lightweight web browser with a built-in Flash Player and an AdBlocker. It also features fast downloading, private browsing, and voice-operated commands which is available for Android and iOS.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Patrick Brewer
    Written on November 10, 2018
    "Dolphin is actually a pretty solid browser in my opinion. People are normally bound to the traditional ones, such as Opera, Chrome, Safari.. but if you want something solid, designed for iPads, give this a go."

Summary

Best What are the best browsers for iPad
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Google ChromeSoftware 25 Free
2SafariSoftware 19 Free
3Puffin Web BrowserApps 18 Free
4OperaSoftware 18 Free
5MaxthonSoftware 9 Free
6Mercury BrowserApps 8 Paid
7iCab MobileApps 7 Free
8Sleipnir MobileApps 5 Free
9Brave BrowserSoftware 0 Free
10Dolphin BrowserApps 0 Free
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