Netscape Navigator Review

A product by Netscape

Overview

Netscape Navigator is an internet browser developed by AOL, with a clean interface and nice features, but currently is no longer maintained or developed.

Security
6.67/10

Netscape includes a pop-up blocker and will alert users when they visit sites suspected by malware. It doesn't include options to surf the web in private mode, but you can clear browser's history manually.

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Netscape Navigator
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
8.33
6.67
5

Features
7.27/10

The program has a clean workspace and supports tabs. You can add sites to Bookmarks with drag&drop, search on page by words, includes a search box with configurable default search engine.

Includes a simple download manager where you can see the progress of current downloads and cancel desired ones. It can remember passwords for sites.

It doesn't support online synchronization with other devices and the extensions & themes marketplace is no longer maintained or accessible.

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Netscape Navigator
10
9.55
9.55
9.55
9.09
9.09
9.09
8.64
7.73
7.27

Help & Support
2/10

Includes a help manual (press F1).

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* Netscape Navigator in not included in the above chart because is weaker than these competitors

Pro

  • very clean interface

Cons

  • no longer maintained
  • no extensions
  • no synchronization

Conclusion
4.42/10

Netscape is a friendly and clean browser with an intuitive interface, but i would not recommend it because it isn't maintained by the developer and there are not available add-ons, themes, modern features like mouse gestures, private browsing and more.