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    World's first widely used Internet browser?




    Well my question is, What was the world's first widely used Internet browser? Answer it if you know?
  • #5760
    Hello Jeevan Kumar

    I think, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome both are the most preferred Internet browsers in the world. Internet Explorer can be considered as most preferred as it is recommended by Microsoft.

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  • #5769
    hi Jeevan kumar.
    well this is really a good question. i heard about www(world wide web) browser which was first web browser.

    and world first widely used browser is IE as most people have this. ::)

    Thanks
    zini paya

  • #5770
    Hai ZINI and Dinesh sir,

    Thank you very much for your opinion but let me clear it was not IE and not Chrome as my question is, Which was the first browser ever used? And Chrome is very new same way IE came after Netscape and thus there was the first browser something else? That is my question "What was the world's first widely used Internet browser?"


    Regards,
    Jeevan

    "People says 143. I say 444 i.e. Love Your Life"

  • #5779
    hi jeevan,

    clear your question please.

    First widely used browser or first used browser.

    First widely used browser is IE

    and

    First used browser is www (world wide web) which is already specified in above answer.

    Thanks
    zini paya

  • #5791
    HI Jeevan,

    The first widely used web browser was NCSA Mosaic. The Mosaic programming team then created the first commercial web browser called Netscape Navigator, later renamed Communicator, then renamed back to just Netscape. The Netscape browser led in user share until Microsoft Internet Explorer took the lead in 1999 due to its distribution advantage. A free open source software version of Netscape was then developed called Mozilla, which was the internal name for the old Netscape browser, and released in 2002. Mozilla has since gained in market share, particularly on non-Windows platforms, largely due to its open source foundation, and in 2004 was released in the quickly popular FireFox version.

    source: http://www.livinginternet.com/w/wi_browse.htm

    Thanks
    zini paya

  • #5807
    Hi Zini,

    Really nice work you have done. This is a good information from you about the browser. This is a good knowledgeable question have you given.

    Regards,
    Bharath

  • #5919
    Hello Jeevan Kumar

    Internet Explorer 8.0 is the widely used Internet browser at present. Google chrome also good and we can say Google Chrome is second one.

    Editor & Diamond Member - IndiaStudyChannel.com


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