The Epic Browser
Epic is a web browser based on Mozilla Firefox developed by Hidden Reflex specifically customized to the taste of Indian users, which was released in July 2010.Browser has several preinstalled widgets such as social networking, chat clients and email facilities integrated into the browser.It is dubbed as the first web browser from India and also features the first integrated virus protection in a browser powered by ESET.
Epic was designed specifically for Indian users. It is bundled with lots of apps like a transliterator for Indian scripts, a web snippet tool, timer, to do list, a full featured text editor, games, Google maps, clients for chatting, social networking such as Orkut, Facebook and Twitter, email apps, and several other installable web apps. It features a huge collection of themes and wall papers featuring subjects related to India. Epic is claimed to be the first web browser featuring built in antivirus and anti phishing protection. Epic is currently available for Windows, though Linux and Mac versions are also expected.
Epic claims there are over 1500 free applications that will work with the browser, as well as many India oriented themes and wallpapers.
Epic currently supports 13 Indian languages including Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Oriya, Nepali, Tamil, Malayalam and Urdu. There’s additional transliteration support for Arabic, Chinese, Sinhalese, Persian, Russian, and Greek.The Epic browser is expected to be a big hit among the Indian users.
One of the other good features of epic is that it includes a widget for ESET online virus scanner program. In addition to the safe internet surfing this also enables the user to scan full computer. Epic is equipped with WOT which warns user when they are about to visit some website that hosts malware.
The logo of Epic browser denotes the Indian tricolor flag (Saffron, White and Green) enveloping a sphere (the earth) in a tree like fashion. The browser also emcompasses numerous Indian wallpapers and themes.
Epic Browser Features in a quick list:
Built on the latest Mozilla similar to Firefox. Tweaked for Speed. Faster Browsing. Faster Downloads.
Maximum Security for your Browser.
Malicious Website Warnings: We’ll warn you if you are about to visit a website known to host viruses. Get protection against over 3 million malicious sites.
1500+ FREE apps that install instantly. Have more fun. Be more productive. Or both.
2500+ Indian Themes and Wallpapers.
Personalize Epic. Epic is the first browser to offer full-screen wallpaper images.
Type in 12 Indian Languages. Easily.
With one-click in any text-box, start typing in any of 12 Indian languages. Type how the word sounds in English, and Epic will convert it to the Indic language.
Live Cricket Scores. Top Albums. News from 200 Leading Sources. Regional and Hindi Language News. Stock Quoates. Events. Even a Daily Joke.
18 Live TV Stations. 200+ TV Shows. Films.
In the India Sidebar, watch 18 different live tv stations, watch tv shows from over 40 channels and hundreds of films in 7 different languages!
Choose from thousands of radio stations across hundreds of music genres. Get desktop alerts for each new song played!
Video Picture-in Picture Sidebar Youtube Video Download Button
More Videos from any site to the sidebar for picture-in picture like support & download videos.
Is Privacy Important to You?
The first browser to ever kill flash tracking cookies! No Browsing Reports. We don’t store your browser or search data Ever.
In-Built, Multilingual Word Processor.
Create quick notes or documents in English & Indian languages instantly in our light-weight Epic Write.
Facebook, Gmail, Twitter Alerts
Don’t miss a beat. Get instant desktop alerts for new tweets, e-mails and facebook posts.
Epic is currently available for Windows. Mac and Linux versions are in progress.