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A lightweight Android browser with modern navigation

A lightweight Android browser with modern navigation

Lightning Browser

A lightweight Android browser with modern navigation.

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Features

  • Bookmarks

  • History

  • Multiple search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo, StartPage, DuckDuckGo, etc.)

  • Incognito mode

  • Follows Google design guidelines

  • Unique utilization of navigation drawer for tabs

  • Google search suggestions

  • Orbot Proxy support and I2P support

Permissions

Automatically granted
  • INTERNET: necessary to access the internet.
  • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: used by the browser to stop loading resources when network access is lost.
  • INSTALL_SHORTCUT: used to add shortcuts with the "Add to home screen" option.
Requested only when needed
  • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: needed to download files and export bookmarks.
  • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: needed to download files and import bookmarks.
  • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION: needed for sites like Google Maps, requires "Location access" option to be enabled (default disabled).
  • RECORD_AUDIO: needed to support WebRTC, requires "WebRTC Support" option to be enabled (default disabled).
  • CAMERA: needed to support WebRTC, requires "WebRTC Support" option to be enabled (default disabled).
  • MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS: needed to support WebRTC, requires "WebRTC Support" option to be enabled (default disabled).

The Code

  • Please contribute code back if you can. The code isn't perfect.
  • Please add translations/translation fixes as you see need

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