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Comodo Dragon 57.0.2987.93

Cut-down version of Google Chrome with some security extras

by Mike Williams

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit)
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Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 17 May 2017
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Downloads To Date: 15052
Developer: Comodo
RSS News Feed: http://www.comodo.com/rss.xml
Twitter Feed: http://twitter.com/ComodoDesktop
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Comodo Dragon 57
A cut down version of Google Chrome with some security extras

Comodo Dragon is a free browser based on Google Chrome, with some additional enhancements to increase security and protect your privacy.

If you visit a secure site that has a domain-only certificate, for instance, then most browsers will accept it without question. Comodo Dragon, however, will point out that this may not be reliable. Domain-only certificates are available to anyone, at low cost and with no verification, so shouldn't be regarded as conclusive proof of identity.

Comodo Dragon is equally cautious with your personal information. The company point out: "Other Chromium Project-based browsers refer software errors to remote servers. When it finds software errors, Comodo Dragon responds with error messages found on the PC browser, keeping information about the user's Internet travels private."

You also get a shiny new set of browser icons, which give Comodo Dragon an appealing look. And the browser's memory footprint is a little reduced, because Comodo doesn't include some features that are standard in the current version of Chrome, like bookmark sync and extensions support.

What's new in 57 (see changelog for more info)?

Bug Fixes
-   Some general videos failed to play correct.
-   Pages opened with middle-click on a hyperlink don't finish loading and they don't render properly
-   Videos from https://vid.me/ are not successfully played;
-   Videos stop playing after scrolling down for a while on Facebook.
-   Videos stop playing after scrolling down for a while on Twitter.
-   "Signal Private Messenger" Chrome app is not working.

Verdict:

A good looking Chrome variant, which may be worth a try if you like the browser and don't mind the lack of support for extensions

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I love the browser

Posted by: M M, 16 July 2013 16:30

clean interface , very quick,very responsible & very safe.

Comodo Dragon supports Extensions

Posted by: Kafshiel, 22 June 2013 12:22

I don't understand the error in saying that Dragon won't support extensions because i use it with Ghostery, WOT & AdBlockPlus and they all work fine! Be so kind as to remove that error from your review please. Thanks.

Paul murphy

Posted by: paul murphy, 16 April 2013 20:44

use comodo browser for 2 years 99 percent of apps work fine will not allow toolbars like AVG nortonand others thats fine by me.

Comodo Dragon

Posted by: Nicholas Jones, 15 February 2012 00:58

I use this because a, you can set dns through Comodo servers, & b, for banking and internet transactions. Give it a go for those uses only. The updates, not a frequently updated as Chrome, are not generally so huge as Chrome. Does not have aero glass though, if your into all that crap. Don't download some stupid glass app leave the theme on default. Safer.

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