What is a Web Browser? – Definition
A web browser (also known as a browser) is a software application that provides access to websites. Its main objective is to retrieve the content of a given web page and then display it on a user’s screen.
Most web browsers connect with a server via HTTP and HTTPS, less frequently via FTP, etc. Apart from their initial function, current browsers also provide users with a number of additional features. Among them, there are, for example, an extensive library of functional plugins and bookmark managers.
Most Popular Web Browsers
The most popular web browsers include:
- Google Chrome,
- Mozilla Firefox,
- Internet Explorer,
The above-listed web browsers are available in different versions. Some of them can be installed and used on mobile devices with various operating systems.