What are the best browsers for streaming?

asked by Anonymous
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9 solutions
  1. 18

    #1Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Edge is a browser built for Windows 10, Windows Mobile and Xbox One. Edge is faster, safer & gives you longer battery life. Stream 4K & take notes on web pages. 

    Software

    Windows, Android, iOS

    Free

    Gerald Hunt
    Written on March 2, 2019
    "I have been really good on this browser. So fast for whatever website I use to stream sports. I have no issues with it on Windows"
  2. 10

    #2Internet Explorer

    Internet Explorer

    Internet Explorer is a web browser developed by Microsoft for its Windows operating systems. Compatible only as a browser for Windows, this browser features a built-in search bar, add-ons, HTML, CSS, XML, and DOM support.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Donna Ramirez
    Written on March 11, 2019
    "Old but old browser. Ever since i started internet browsing and even streaming i have always used Internet Explorer. With this I am able to stream videos and youtube in HD. Or maybe that is because of my fast internet connection. LOL"
  3. 5

    #3Safari

    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

    Jack Brooks
    Written on March 11, 2019
    "Since I am a Macbook user I am using its primary browser. At first I wasn't used to Safari but then after a number of using this browser I got used to it. Indeed it is one of the best browsers for streaming"
  1. 3

    #4Google 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

    Rubén Arriaga
    Written on March 11, 2019
    "Google Chrome is the most popular browser of all time. Most people i know use this as their default browser. I use it too. After years of using it to do streaming so far i haven't had any issue using this. What I like about this browser is that it even has extensions you can install. "
  2. 2

    #5Opera

    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

    Cheng Chang
    Written on March 2, 2019
    "My IT friend suggested that I use Opera when streaming live basketball games that I always watch and it actually works for me. No lagging at all and decent quality with minimal bufferings"
  3. 2

    #6Mozilla Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox

    Mozilla Firefox is a web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corp. Compatible with Linux, macOS, Windows, Fire TV, and other operating systems, Firefox features private browsing, spell-checking, plugins, and so on.

    Software

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Abhinav Chavan
    Written on March 2, 2019
    "Firefox has been my go-to browser for almost a decade now. It works for my sports streaming hobby pretty well so I think I'd stick with it"
  4. 2

    #7Brave 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

    Will Gu
    Written on March 2, 2019
    "Brave Browser is relatively new but hey, it performs pretty well for sports streaming"
  5. 1

    #8Vivaldi

    Vivaldi

    Vivaldi is a free web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies for Windows PC, macOS, and Linux computers. It features tab management, custom keyboard shortcuts, and a secure private browsing.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Hannah Curtis
    Written on March 11, 2019
    "From time to time i switch browsers to see what's good or bad. Additionally I also get bored using the same thing for months. But when i used Vivaldi i sort of fell in love with this. It is almost the same with Chrome so i didnt have to asjust using it. And yes this is a good browser for streaming videos. "
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    #9Firefox Focus

    Firefox Focus

    Firefox Focus: Private Browser is a free mobile browser for both Android and iOS users. Firefox Focus blocks all kinds of online trackers for a secure web browsing. The app is available in English, French, and Spanish.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Tony Dai
    Written on March 2, 2019
    "If you're too much into your privacy and history, then this is the right browser for you. Will protect your browsing even from any source or site"

Summary

Best What are the best browsers for streaming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Microsoft EdgeSoftware 18 Free
2Internet ExplorerSoftware 10 Free
3SafariSoftware 5 Free
4Google ChromeSoftware 3 Free
5OperaSoftware 2 Free
6Mozilla FirefoxSoftware 2 Free
7Brave BrowserSoftware 2 Free
8VivaldiSoftware 1 Free
9Firefox FocusApps 0 Free
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