Anansi Browser is a web browser developed by Raindolf of OasisWebsoft for the world. A portable lightweight Windows browser designed to help users navigate on the Internet in a clean and safe environment.
The browser leaves no traces in the Windows Registry and can be copied on any USB flash drive or other devices for browsing at your convenience without having to go through installation steps.
Anansi Browser gives users the flexibility to open multiple tabs, create bookmarks, view a list of recently accessed websites as well as refresh the current or active webpage. Users can perform basic editing operations (copy, paste), show or hide a virtual ruler, print webpages, and change the look of the web browser by selecting from different themes.
This browser equips users with a feature which enables users to grab images from the webpage they visit by simply specifying the target location and saving in jpeg format by default.
Anansi Browser lets you check your web browsing history and cookies; which can be deleted, use the built-in downloader for grabbing files from a user-defined URL, as well as enable your web camera to take snapshots seamlessly.
When it comes to configuration settings, users can block popups and allow friendly exceptions to run on their devices, specify the search engine, automatically download files in the background, create a list of blocked or unsafe websites or enable the phishing filter.
Anansi Browser is still in development, yet it has a lot on the table to offer. The browser has a built in capabilities like playing music within the browser from offline music files and many others. As at 2014, The browser has recorded 1,072 downloads since launch of the browser in December 2011.
Raindolf of OasisWebsoft says he created the Anansi Web Browser because he
“wanted a web browser that could be the Hub for so many things like music”.
He believes that with Africa’s unreliable internet connection, a web browser that had offline features like the web camera and a download manager would speed up the downloads of web contents and more.