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Basilisk Browser (64-bit)

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Download Basilisk Browser 2019.03.27 (64-bit)

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  • Latest Version:

    Basilisk Browser 2019.03.27 (64-bit) LATEST

  • Requirements:

    Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64

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  • Author / Product:

    Moonchild Productions / Basilisk Browser (64-bit)

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  • Filename:

    basilisk-latest.win64.installer.exe

  • Details:

    Basilisk Browser (64-bit) 2019 full offline installer setup for PC

Basilisk Browser 64bit is a free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation. It is based on the Goanna layout and rendering engine (a fork of Gecko) and builds on the Unified XUL Platform (UXP), which in turn is a fork of the Mozilla code base without Servo or Rust. The tool is a modern, full-featured web browser. It aims to retain useful technologies that its sibling Firefox has removed.

The app is primarily a reference application for development of the XUL platform it builds upon, and additionally a potential replacement for Firefox.

Basilisk is development software. This means that it should be considered more or less "beta" at all times; it may have some bugs and is provided as-is, with potential defects. Like any other Free Software community project, it comes without any warranty or promise of fitness for any particular purpose. "That being said: of course we will do best to provide an as stable and secure browser as possible with every official release of Basilisk Browser 64-bit for PC".

It should be noted that because of this focus on platform development, the browser itself (the application code) will be released and maintained mostly as-it-is, with very little change or development on the user interface or browser front-end features. As the platform develops, some Firefox-specific features may be dropped; please do not expect this application to remain the same, forever.

Features and Highlights

  • Full support for JavaScript's ECMAscript 6 standard for modern web browsing.
  • Support for all NPAPI plugins (Unity, Silverlight, Flash, Java, authentication plugins, etc.).
  • Support for XUL/Overlay Mozilla-style extensions.
  • Experimental support for WebExtensions (in gecko-target mode). Please note that some Mozilla-specific WebExtension APIs are not yet available.
  • Support for ALSA on Linux.
  • Support for WebAssembly (WASM).
  • Support for advanced Graphite font shaping features.
  • Support for modern web cryptography: up to TLS 1.3, modern ciphers, HSTS, etc.

Important differences with Mozilla Firefox:

  • Uses Goanna as a layout and rendering engine. Goanna behaves slightly differently than Gecko in certain respects and may result in different display of web pages. e.g.: Goanna renders gradients in a more accurate color space (non-premultiplied).
  • Builds on UXP, XUL platform in development. As such XUL is alive and well in this browser and will not be deprecated.
  • Has some long-standing known issues with the Mozilla code-base fixed (e.g. CVE-2009-1232).
  • Does not use Rust or the Photon user interface. You can expect a familiar interface as-carried by Firefox between v29 and v56.
  • Does not use Electrolysis (e10s, multi-process browsing).
  • Does not require walled-garden extension signing.




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