Iridium is a privacy-focused modification of the Chromium web browser!

Iridium for Mac

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Download Iridium 2022.04.100

  -  92.1 MB  -  Freeware
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    Iridium 2022.04.100 LATEST

  • Requirements:

    Mac OS X 10.10 or later

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    Iridium Browser Team / Iridium for Mac

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The Iridium Browser for Mac is based on the Chromium code base. All modifications enhance the privacy of the user and make sure that the latest and best secure technologies are used. Automatic transmission of partial queries, keywords, metrics to central services is prevented and only occurs with the approval of the user. In addition, all builds are reproducible and modifications are auditable, setting the project ahead of other secure browser providers.

"Before Iridium Browser for macOS, we had to decide if we wanted to have cutting edge technologies like sandboxed processes, WebRTC, WebUSB … , or if we wanted to use a browser that respects privacy. So we decided to use the power of free software and build a browser that can do both. We analysed the code of Chromium and stripped out the functionality which exposes data to others in a way we don‘t like".

There are many browsers out there. Chrome is fast, stable, and user-friendly but does not meet many organizations’ demands for privacy. Since the tight integration with its inventor (Google) makes many things easier it does not comply to restrictive data environments. Iridium for Mac is not another new browser from scratch. It takes the Chromium code base, which is also used for the official Chrome browser, and enhances its security and sets certain policies by default.

Features and Highlights

The browser is just fast in any way. It starts very fast and loads and renders also very complex web sites really fast.

"Chromium (which Iridium is based on) is a very secure browser, yes. But it does call home to Google. And we did, even more, to enhance security to the maximum extent possible".

Just anybody can use the app right away. It is simple and easy to handle, it does not require any special knowledge at all.

Also Available: Download Iridium for Windows

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