Category: Maxthon

Download Maxthon Browser 3.3.2 Final

By | December 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Download Maxthon Browser 3.3.2 FinalBrings “Maxthon Extension Platform” and “Online History”.

It looks like many web browser vendors have decided to release a new version of their software right before or after the Christmas. As we stated in our review, while other companies copy, Maxthon does its own thing and the following version is no exception.

So what can you expect from this release?
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Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

By | November 29, 2011 | 22 Comments

Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

It looks like web browsers with dual or triple rendering engines are becoming more and more popular (thanks to Maxthon and Lunascape).

Earlier this month, the Avant team has a released a dual engine web browser, which as it turns out, wasn’t good enough.
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Download Maxthon 3.2.1.2000

By | November 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

Download Maxthon 3.2.1.2000Maxthon recently released the newest stable version of their browser, bringing along several improvements, new features, and fixes. Some of these had previously been introduced in beta builds 3.2.1.600 and 3.2.1.1200. Find below a summary of the changelog.

Maxthon 3.2.1.2000 Changelog Summary

New Features:

  • MaxSnap: Added printer colors with white. Supported arrow keys to select screenshot area. Supported to adjust the selected area size with Ctrl+arrow keys.
  • Now supports “Snap Whole Page” in Retro Mode.

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Maxthon 3.2 Beta Review

By | October 25, 2011 | 19 Comments

Maxthon 3.2 Beta Screenshot

Maxthon, a hybrid web browser from China, has gained a huge crowd of followers in its own homeland and quickly took over the first spot from the Internet Explorer itself. However, when it comes to a global market share, thing are quite different. Microsoft’s IE is still in the lead while Maxthon is miles away from being a “must have” alternative.

Can the upcoming Maxthon 3.2 release change things for good or does it still lack polish and should not compete with the big boys? We go hands on to find out!
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Interview With Jeff Chen, The CEO Of Maxthon Ltd.

By | October 24, 2011 | 12 Comments

Interview With Jeff Chen, The CEO Of Maxthon Ltd.After the recent Maxthon 3.2 Beta release (which review can be found here), we sat down with Jeff Chen, the CEO and founder of Maxthon Ltd., to talk about the web browsers and the overall future of Maxthon.

- Can you tell us a little bit of history about the Maxthon web browser and its initial development stages? Back in the day, have you made it just for fun?

The earliest version of MyIE was an open source project started by a Chinese gentleman named Changyou. MyIE was also the first browser to support tabbed browsing: Changyou posted most of the code on his BBS, but he unexpectedly left the project for personal reasons in 2000. Jeff Chen, who was (and is) one of Changyou’s admirers, decided to continue the development, which resulted in the release of MyIE2. MyIE2 experienced rapid growth, with contributions from passionate users worldwide. Through BBS communications, instant messages and forum chats, a global community of users worked on developing the plug-ins, sites, skins and debugging necessary for a great product.
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Download Maxthon 3.1.8.1000

By | September 22, 2011 | 8 Comments

Download Maxthon 3.1.8.1000The newest version of Maxthon has been released! Find below some of the new features and improvements that come with this update:

  • Maxthon Option syncing.
  • Smart Address Bar syncing.
  • Lock Tab.
  • New style of Last Session, History, Favorites Manager pages.
  • Optimized the memory usage in Ultra Mode.
  • Updated flash player to Version 10.3.183.7 in Ultra Mode.
  • Thunder Downloader supported adding tasks in bulk.
  • Improved the page compatibility of Webkit Core.
  • Syncing of AdHunter Blocking Rules was enabled by default.

Maxthon 3.1.8.1000 can be downloaded here. The changelog can be found here.

These Maxthon folk sure are speedy with their releases!

Download Maxthon 3.1.7.1000

By | September 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Download Maxthon 3.1.7.1000The newest version of Maxthon has been released! Find below some of the new features and improvements that come with this update:

  • Supported importing favorites from Chrome and Firefox.
  • Supported skin developers customizing drop-down list of Address Bar.
  • Increased the startup speed and the fluency of page viewing.
  • Enhanced the logic of data syncing.
  • Supported HTML 5 feature: drag & drop to upload files in Skydrive and add attachments in Gmail.
  • Increased Webkit startup speed.
  • Added interface customization menu which supported customizing Tool Bar/Side Bar buttons and the browser’s interface.
  • Optimized CPU usage in Ultra Mode.
  • Increased the favorites menu first time popup speed.

Maxthon 3.1.7.1000 can be downloaded here. The changelog can be found here.

Maxthon 3.1.6.1000 Is Out!

By | August 26, 2011 | 12 Comments

Maxthon 3.1.6.1000 Is Out!The newest version of Maxthon has been released! The latest version available via the auto updater is 3.1.5.1000, however.  Find below some of the new features and improvements that come with this update:

  • Supported adding favorites sites by double-clicking site icons.
  • Auxiliary Info in Status Bar.
  • Translator names displayed in browser language selection panel.
  • AdHunter Syncing.
  • Optimized the performance of opening new tabs in the background.
  • Optimized the user experience of browsing mode switching.
  • Optimized the performance of adding multiple tabs to Favorites.
  • Enhanced the startup speed.

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Maxthon 3.1.3.1000 Is Out!

By | July 16, 2011 | 7 Comments

Maxthon 3.1.3.1000 Is Out!A new version of the highly unknown browser is out and brings about quite a few changes, the majority of them being to the UI. For one, the Menu button no longer exists on the right, instead having been replaced by Quick Tools i.e. Feed Reader, Online Notepad, Translate, Snap, and Resource Sniffer.

What was once found under the Menu button has now been moved under the Avatar whose only purpose was to allow you to log in with your Maxthon Passport which contained all your synchronized data. It wasn’t simply a copy paste job, however, as it is now quite akin to Opera and Firefox.
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Maxthon Theme for Firefox 4

By | April 19, 2011 | 3 Comments

Maxthon Theme for Firefox 4Much in the same spirit as the Google Chrome Theme for Firefox 4 post, I have chosen to present this Maxthon theme for the very same web browser.

MX3 harnesses all the buttons and colors you would normally find in Maxthon itself. The official Maxthon blog took a rather cynical approach to describing it.

The theme is available from here. Enjoy!