Poll: TPFC browser choice

Discuss anything related to portable freeware here.

What browser do you use to edit / post to the site?

Poll ended at Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:27 pm

Chrome
0
No votes
Chromium
1
5%
Firefox
8
38%
Internet Explorer
1
5%
Opera
8
38%
Other: Chrome-based
0
No votes
Other: Mozilla-based
3
14%
Other: Internet Explorer-based
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 21

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Poll: TPFC browser choice

#1 Post by webfork » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:27 pm

I got curious after reading this comment.

Browsers are listed alphabetically. For bonus points, list why / other browsers used.

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Re: Browser choice

#2 Post by guinness » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:54 pm

webfork wrote:I got curious after reading this comment.
I just knew that would be my comment. :mrgreen:

Why Opera? Because most of the features you see in today's browsers are thanks to Opera's ingenuity, not to mention Opera Turbo is big help for those who have a slow connection. Plus, if the guy who proposed CSS works at Opera, you know you have a company who cares about how we view the Internet.
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Re: Browser choice

#3 Post by I am Baas » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:12 pm

Gee, guinness, you do sound like an extreme Opera fanboy... :P
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Re: Browser choice

#4 Post by guinness » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:25 pm

I'm secretly hoping they will ask me to join their task-force.
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Re: Browser choice

#5 Post by webfork » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:22 pm

guinness wrote:I'm secretly hoping they will ask me join their task-force.
lolol - win

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Re: Browser choice

#6 Post by guinness » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:33 pm

Whoops, spelling mistake from before.
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Re: Browser choice

#7 Post by lautrepay » Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:37 pm

My vote goes to Firefox.
No need to explain the reasons. 30% of the users already know why.

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Re: Browser choice

#8 Post by I am Baas » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:16 pm

lautrepay wrote:30% of the users already know why.
Are you referring to browser usage? FF market share is declining at a rate of over 5% a year in the past 2.5 years. Your statement should read: now only 30% of the users think they know it all. :P :lol:
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Re: Browser choice

#9 Post by tproli » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:45 pm

I'm also using Opera. I used Chrome and Firefox at least half a year both but came back to Opera as they didn't satisfied me. Another reason was my moderate hardware: FF-Chrome slowed down the entire computer after an hour.

I use FF-Chrome portable versions for webdev and testing, and I also have virtualized IE6-7-8 at hand.

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#10 Post by m^(2) » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:55 pm

Firefox, for 2 reasons:
-It's the only browser that works OK with 100+ tabs
-Its extreme flexibility lets me improve usage efficiency way above the competition.

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Re: Browser choice

#11 Post by donald » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:35 pm

Firefox because nothing else is equivalent yet (With add-ons.)

I regularly launch 1 different browser (almost every day) and use them for 1/2-1hour a day.

That said updates are crazy and I dislike many new features that copy other browsers.

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Re: Browser choice

#12 Post by freakazoid » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:39 pm

I've switched back and forth between Opera and Firefox over the years. Opera's quality assurance has really been lacking in their last few releases though I still use it on occasion; I've been using Pale Moon as of late.
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#13 Post by joby_toss » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:02 am

Opera for everything except youtube, when I use Iron. My youtube experience with Opera is beyond awful! I sporadically use the other 7 browsers I have, just so they don't rust...

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Re: Browser choice

#14 Post by Midas » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:47 am

Pale Moon / Waterfox + addons, mostly, so my vote goes to Mozilla-based...

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Re: Browser choice

#15 Post by SYSTEM » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:34 am

As I've written here:
SYSTEM wrote:Opera web browser is feature-rich, fast and rock solid. In addition, its user interface is highly customizable: you can freely edit the content of most toolbars and move nearly any toolbar to any side of the window.
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