Lightning Browser +

Lightning Browser +


Experience the internet with the speed and simplicity of Lightning Plus, a web browser built to rival the giants. Browse fast on your Android phone or tablet, and see through a portal to infinite information.

● Design - Lightning's interface was carefully crafted so you can browse as efficiently as possible without sacrificing those features that mean the most to you. Tabs and Bookmarks are all tucked neatly away in side drawers, only a swipe away, allowing maximum screen viewing with minimal interference from the browser's chrome.

● Speed - By utilizing the WebKit rendering engine that comes built into your Android device, we can ensure a swift, lightweight experience that won't disappoint.

● Privacy - Use Incognito Mode to browse without leaving a footprint, download Orbot and turn on proxy support to mask your identify and location, use StartPage or DuckDuckGo for your search engine, or disable settings that you think leave you at risk. Whatever your concern, Lightning is here to help.

● Features - Full-screen, check. Adblock, check. Inverted Rendering, check. All the search engines you want, check. Search Suggestions, Bookmarks, History, User Agents, whatever you need, Lightning does it.

● Open-source - Just as Android open-source, so is Lightning. We believe that the best software is built when communities come together to engineer the best solution. Head over to the repository on GitHub to fork, contribute, or translate. Whoever you are, there's a place for you in open-source.

Permissions
● permission.INTERNET: Used to access the internet for browsing
● permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Used for downloading files and backing up data
● permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Used for downloading files and restoring data
● permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION: Optional
● permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS: Optional
● permission.WRITE_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS: Optional

GitHub: https://github.com/anthonycr/Lightning-Browser

Beta Tester Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/108746004608718111703

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ACRDevelopment

Recent changes:
3.1.1a
- Fixed suggestions displaying special characters

3.1.0a
Added
- Google Search Suggestions (optional)
- Ad Blocker (optional)
- Auto-sort bookmarks alphabetically

Fixed
- Google Maps can open from search results
- Magnet links to torrents can open in proper app
- IP addresses load correctly
- Fixed issue with necessary popups being blocked
- Browser recognizes when a URL is opened in it
- Battery/Speed improvements
- Couldn't delete/edit bookmarks bug fixed
- Fixed vulnerability
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$1.50
90
4.5
User ratings
280
Installs
1,000+
Concerns
2
File size
698 kb
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About Lightning Browser +
Experience the internet with the speed and simplicity of Lightning Plus, a web browser built to rival the giants. Browse fast on your Android phone or tablet, and see through a portal to infinite information.

● Design - Lightning's interface was carefully crafted so you can browse as efficiently as possible without sacrificing those features that mean the most to you. Tabs and Bookmarks are all tucked neatly away in side drawers, only a swipe away, allowing maximum screen viewing with minimal interference from the browser's chrome.

● Speed - By utilizing the WebKit rendering engine that comes built into your Android device, we can ensure a swift, lightweight experience that won't disappoint.

● Privacy - Use Incognito Mode to browse without leaving a footprint, download Orbot and turn on proxy support to mask your identify and location, use StartPage or DuckDuckGo for your search engine, or disable settings that you think leave you at risk. Whatever your concern, Lightning is here to help.

● Features - Full-screen, check. Adblock, check. Inverted Rendering, check. All the search engines you want, check. Search Suggestions, Bookmarks, History, User Agents, whatever you need, Lightning does it.

● Open-source - Just as Android open-source, so is Lightning. We believe that the best software is built when communities come together to engineer the best solution. Head over to the repository on GitHub to fork, contribute, or translate. Whoever you are, there's a place for you in open-source.

Permissions
● permission.INTERNET: Used to access the internet for browsing
● permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Used for downloading files and backing up data
● permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Used for downloading files and restoring data
● permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION: Optional
● permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS: Optional
● permission.WRITE_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS: Optional

GitHub: https://github.com/anthonycr/Lightning-Browser

Beta Tester Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/108746004608718111703

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ACRDevelopment

Recent changes:
3.1.1a
- Fixed suggestions displaying special characters

3.1.0a
Added
- Google Search Suggestions (optional)
- Ad Blocker (optional)
- Auto-sort bookmarks alphabetically

Fixed
- Google Maps can open from search results
- Magnet links to torrents can open in proper app
- IP addresses load correctly
- Fixed issue with necessary popups being blocked
- Browser recognizes when a URL is opened in it
- Battery/Speed improvements
- Couldn't delete/edit bookmarks bug fixed
- Fixed vulnerability

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Wednesday 4:03 AM
Excellent I used to use Chrome but the material update has made the app too large in size for me to enjoy anymore. This one has simple design and is very fast. The only thing I would like is a bookmarks manager and the ability to put bookmarks into folders.
A Google User
Wednesday 1:04 AM
Great! But with some flaws... Lightning Browser+ is an awesome browser; simplistic, yet powerful enough for moderate power-users. However, there are some bugs...if you have the left drawer (tab-drawer) open while entering an address the browser crashes when you press enter, it never fails. Also, when you press the "x" to close a tab at the bottom of the list, it sometimes closes a random tab near the top of the list. (Running on Android 4.4.4, Nexus 5)
A Google User
5 days ago
pls, add black theme
A Google User
Sep 9, 2014
Yep. This is sooo good. Have tried many others but you guys have nailed. Simple and efficient. Thanks a mil
A Google User
Sep 6, 2014
Above average This is a very good browser that has worked on every device I have tried it on.