3  Examples of web browsers

Table 1 Web browsers
Internet Explorer is available on most computers that run the Microsoft Windows operating system (most commonly called PCs).
Safari is available on computers that run the Apple operating system, or iOS. These are commonly called Macs (short for Apple Macintosh).
Firefox is a web browser that you can download onto any device. It is made by a group of people who want to make a free program for all of us to use.
Chrome is made by a company called Google and is linked to lots of their other programs – like Firefox, it is available for (almost) any device.
Edge is the latest browser from Microsoft and comes with their Windows 10 operating system.
Opera is a browser from a research project that is now available for everyone to use.

2  What is a browser?

4  Using the World Wide Web