Privacy Browser

Privacy Browser is an open source Android web browser focused on user privacy. It is released under the GPLv3+ license. The source code is available from git.stoutner.com.

The standard version is available on F-Droid, Google Play, XDA Labs, and the Amazon Appstore. The free version has all the features of the standard version with the addition of a banner ad across the bottom of the screen. It is available on Google Play, XDA Labs, and the Amazon Appstore.

Privacy Browser protects your privacy by disabling JavaScript, DOM storage, and cookies by default, but providing quick methods to enable them for websites where they are required. Many websites use these technologies to track users between visits and across sites.

Privacy Browser uses Android’s System WebView to render web pages. As such, it works best if you have updated to the latest version of WebView.

Warning: Privacy Browser is susceptible to MITM (Man In The Middle) attacks when browsing insecure websites from devices running Android KitKat (version 4.4.x, API 19).

The Git repository can be cloned by running the following command:

git clone git://git.stoutner.com/git/PrivacyBrowser.git

There is also an Android.mk repository for integrating Privacy Browser into ROMs.


Features
  • Full screen browsing mode.
  • Integrated ad blocker.
  • Tor Orbot proxy support.

Planned features for future releases