Avast Secure Browser is a secure browser that comes with additional security and privacy features. Its built-in ad-blocker and anti-tracking, anti-phishing and anti-tracking tools make it safer to browse the internet. Bank Mode safeguards you when you are shopping or performing online banking. It even hides your typing to help keep your information private from keylogging and eavesdropping malware. It also works with Avast Free Antivirus, which makes it twice as secure for you to use.
When you first launch Avast Secure Browser, you may notice that it looks similar to Chrome. This is because the browser is built on Chromium. Its homepage has a search bar and website shortcuts that you can modify and add to however you want. The browser also has an adblocker feature that utilizes the uBlock plug-in to efficiently block ads that are not needed on websites. You can select from three different settings for blocking ads: Balanced, Strict, and Essential. Strict provides the most security, but can cause some sites to not load correctly. You can add websites to the exclusions list when you don’t wish to see advertisements on the site, or if adblock causes rendering problems.
In addition to the user, Avast Secure Browser Pro comes with several additional extensions you can install. This is a great option to customize the browser’s functionality. Another benefit is that the browser lets you to save your bookmarks and history across all platforms including mobile devices.