SRWare Iron

Version: 23.0.1300.0 || Release Date: 2012-11-17 || License: Other Open Source App Owner: giotse

SRWare Iron: The browser of the future

SRWare Iron: The browser of the future - based on the free Sourcecode "Chromium" - without any problems at privacy and security

Frequently asked questions FAQ

I don't know what it's about here. What is Iron?

Iron ist an Internet-Browser like "Internet Explorer", "Firefox" oder "Opera". It is based on the "Chromium" Sourcecode. You can get Iron for free here.

I read about tools, which try to anonymize Chrome. Why not use these?

Right, there are tools, which try to do the same than Iron. But these don't work with the sourcecode and so they only provide a limited control. E.g. they can't disbale functions like th URL-Tracker.

Can i really check that Iron doesn't submit any private data, how you say?

Yes, you can. There are tools like Wireshark, which scan the whole network-traffic. We could not recognize any obvious activity. But you can proof this by yourself.
PS: We also disabled the DNS-Precaching by default, because this could perhaps used by spammers (see this Link)

Can't i just use an precompiled unchanged Chromium-Build from the Google Server?

This is not useful because the original Chromium-Builds have nearly the same functions inside than the original Chrome. We can only provide Iron because we massively modified the source.

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Update: Just installed SRWare Iron 16.0.950.0 and it appears the calling home to www.srware.net has been removed.

Okay. In all fairneees to SRWARE I find after considerable use of version 15.0.900.2 that it seems not to dial or call home to google. It does dial home or call home to www.srware.net frequently especially when the program is started. To get around this I added
127.0.0.1 www.srware.net
to my hosts file and now I have no dialing home to srware.net

Otherwise a great replacement as I can't tolerate having a browser constantly dial / call home to google.

In that respect I also tried another replacement browser, ChromePlus, but this also dials home to google even though their documentation states it does not.

I tried version 15.0.900.2 and it dials home to SRWare every time I start it. So you tell me, who do you trust ... google with your data or srware with your data?

@giotse : Iron is based on chrome. There are two main differences. The maintainers of Iron take out all the code in Chrome that "calls home" to google (usage statistics, etc.) Iron also has a portable version available, which chrome currently doesn't.

http://www.srware.net/downloads/adblock.ini
put this ini file into program folder.its amazing!

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