MultiBrowser
MultiBrowser
1.1.1

5.0

MultiBrowser free download for Mac

MultiBrowser1.1.1

16 September 2010

Control mulitple Internet browsers at once.

Overview

MultiBrowser allows you to take control of the many browsers that you may have installed on your Mac. Whenever you click on a link in just about any application (e.g. Mail, Preview, etc), MultiBrowser will appear and allow you to choose which browser to open that link in. MultiBrowser's browser selection window is highly configurable allowing you to change its colors, size, and more so that you can decide exactly what it should look like. MultiBrowser uses built-in Mac OS X services so that it does not even have to be running until you actually click a link - this means that it will not waste any of your Mac's resources. MultiBrowser also has additional options for changing how browsers are launched, handling multiple monitors, and more. It has optional usage tracking (which will not be shared with anyone except yourself) to let know how many times you use each browser.

Features:
  • Take control of the many browsers that you may have installed on your Mac
  • Can launch links from just about any application
  • Uses no resources when idle
  • Works with just about any browser
  • Highly configurable appearance lets you choose colors, size, and more
  • Options for changing how browsers are launched
  • Multi-Monitor support
  • Optional usage tracking
  • Automatically checks for the newest version
  • It's Free!

What's new in MultiBrowser

Version 1.1.1:
  • Renamed all references of (the incorrectly named) "combo-box" to (the now correctly named) "popup menu"
  • Simplified and improved "Preview Appearance" code
  • When the browser selection window appears, it will be positioned so that the mouse will now be over the initially selected browser (unless you have the location always set to centered)
  • Updated pie chart code to work properly with updated Google Chart API
  • Fixed a rare problem that could cause the MultiBrowser app to fail to launch on some 10.5 systems
  • Updated Help Book

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26 Reviews of MultiBrowser

5
Jazzyguy
06 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0

Most helpful

Great App! Extremely Useful!
(4)
Lumac52
18 April 2019
Version: 1.1.1
Still an indispensable tool on macOS Mojave. Works like a charm!
(0)
5
Lumac52
18 April 2019
Version: 1.1.1
Still an indispensable tool on macOS Mojave. Works like a charm!
(0)
sweetcharlie
07 October 2016
Version: 1.1.1
Still working with Sierra. DMG file contains everything needed to install.
(1)
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sweetcharlie
29 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
This MacUpdate installer seems to be missing the preference pane file that came with the developers original package and the app won't work without it. Seeing how the app still works in El Capitan, how can this be rectified?
(0)
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VadimVH
23 October 2014
Version: 1.1.1
Is there anybody who has tested Multibrowser on Yosemite guys?
(0)
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5
Eridani
28 January 2014
Version: 1.1.1
And still amazingly working on Mavericks!
(0)
5
Icharlie
18 July 2013
Version: 1.1.1
This app is awesome! Let you choose which browser to open, so you can let different browsers have their purpose
(0)
MikeUnderwood
09 September 2012
Version: 1.1.1
Hi, I hope someone can help me out here. I have sent a couple of emails to the developer with no response, so I think the project might be dead. But I love MultiBrowser but since my upgrade to Mountain Lion it will not work. It keeps telling me MultiBrowser should not be run directly. If MultiBrowser is enabled (from the Preference Pane) it will automatically run when you click a link. I am not trying to run it directly, I am clicking on a link and while the Multibrower window comes up so does the message. I have tried removing and reinstalling the application a couple of times and that has not fixed the issue Thanks for any suggestions. Mike
(0)
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5
Robio
25 June 2012
Version: 1.1.1
As a QA engineer, I'm always working in multiple browsers at once. I've been using MultiBrowser for a couple years now, and I don't know what I'd do without it. I've donated twice because it's been of such good value to me. I haven't upgraded to Lion yet — here's hoping it's Lion compatible!
(0)
5
Sw-tester
11 August 2011
Version: 1.1.1
After using this for a while it works great. A bonus feature is if I accidentally click a link I can click cancel and not open the link.
(0)
Sw-tester
30 April 2011
Version: 1.1.1
a hot key to enable and disable would make this super great.
(0)
5
Steven-Goodheart
18 February 2011
Version: 1.1.1
Love it. Does exactly what is says, is easy to use, readily configurable. For someone who bounces around from browser to browser, like me, this is a godsend. Plus, it's free! Thanks!
(0)
5
Bikerfunjoe
22 November 2010
Version: 1.1.1
It's a fact, some websites look and/or work better in different browsers. For example, my WordPress site editor does some quirky things in Safari, but works great in Firefox. Google Docs and GMail work better in Chrome (makes sense, Google wrote Chrome). There's lots of reasons you might want to view a website in one particular browser and that one may not be your default. MultiBrowser lets you choose which browser you want to open a link with and does so beautifully. After installing the MultiBrowser PrefPane and setting MultiBrowser as your default browser, whenever you click on a link in an e-mail or any other document, MultiBrowser pops up a list of the browsers installed on your Mac and lets you choose which one to open the link with. It couldn't be easier. Additionally, the MultiBrowser popup is very attractive and completely configurable. It reminds me of Growl notifications except the list pops up at the mouse pointer. Kudos for the developers. By making this free, they've done a great service to the Mac community.
(2)
auser
20 September 2010
Version: 1.1.1
Bug : I have a 'Firefox 3.app' and a 'Firefox 4.app'. I added both to selection. But MultiBrowser shows both as Firefox 4.
(0)
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auser
20 September 2010
Version: 1.1.1
Thanks for implementing automatic cursor move to the chosen browser.
(1)
Jatyas
17 September 2010
Version: 1.1.1
I can't see to download this software...
(1)
5
Jazzyguy
06 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0
Great App! Extremely Useful!
(4)
Yaba-daba-do
06 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0
You have to set it up first, Go to preferences click on MB then click on the main tab then click on the drop down then click on MB to make it your default. Then click on the browsers tab then click on search for browsers. Then you should be golden!
(3)
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Jazzyguy
06 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0
Although I enjoyed using it with the prior version I tried it in this current version and it just did not work.I installed the app and the preference pane.I clicked on a link in my mail and the unix firewall came up as usual asking me if I wanted to open it. I said yes and nothing happened. I clicked the link a second time and the Unix built in again asked me if I wanted to open it I said yes and again nothing happened. I trashed the preference pane and the app as well as the preferences and crash reporter after installing it twice.I am using a MacBook Pro with 10.5.8 and 4GB of Ram.
(0)
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5
Yaba-daba-do
05 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0
Very polished,very nice! Great free App. I have one suggestion for the Dev. Would it be possible to make an option to right click on the desk top and have the list of browsers come up that way also? And include my mail browsers? And not limited to links? That would be super slick and quick for “speed” users! Thanks.
(1)
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Jeanne75018
05 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0
A very useful utility. Version 1.1 brings new great options. A "must-have" !
(1)
John-Sawyer-CJS
04 September 2010
Version: 1.1.0
Looks interesting--I'll have to give it a try. Though I've never heard of a "combo-box", which is a term this utility uses when referring to a popup list.
(0)
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auser
17 April 2010
Version: 1.0.0
Excellent! It it could let me specify which browser to focus as default rather than picking the middle item in the list, that'd make it super excellent.
(1)
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5
Jazzyguy
17 April 2010
Version: 1.0.0
This is FUNTASTIC!!!! I love this app and it works flawlessly.This may very well be Freeware of the Year!
(3)
5
dajonel
16 April 2010
Version: 1.0.0
Very nice. It's easy to use and very polished. The only thing I can ask is that the developer finds some way to not require the app. It would be even better with just the prefpane.
(0)
5
Roaming-Nomad
16 April 2010
Version: 1.0.0
Nice idea. It works and its free! No complaints.
(1)
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5.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later

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