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The Dolphin Browser is a web browser for the Android and iOS operating systems developed by MoboTap Inc. It was one of the first alternative browsers for the Android platform that introduced support for multi-touch gestures. Dolphin Browser uses its native platform's default browser engine.
Being a WebKit-based browser, Dolphin Browser supports most web standards. It also supports tabbed browsing—the ability to open and switch between multiple web pages at the same time. Another main component of the user interface is voice controls and gestures. It can cache web content for offline use and synchronize data across devices. Add-ons are applications that can be used to extend Dolphin Browser's capabilities and can be installed from within the browser.
Both iOS and Android versions are proprietary software and are distributed for free. There is an advanced version called Dolphin Browser for Android 2.0 or later. Dolphin Browser Beta was released in May 2012 with the in-house HTML5 engine Jet pack. In December 2013, Dolphin Zero, a privacy-focused version, was released.
In October 2011, privacy concerns were raised about Dolphin browser after it was discovered that all
The Android and iOS versions have been lauded for their gesture-based functionality, speed and ease-of-use. Business Insider claims "Dolphin Browser blows Safari out of the water." As of December 2021, the browser holds an approval rate of 78% on rating aggregator site Rouvou.
In 2011, it was
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