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SRWare Iron is a free and open-source web browser by SRWare, based on the free source code of “Chromium”. It’s an alternative to the Chrome browser – and offers the same features but without any problems at privacy and security. To eliminate usage tracking and other privacy-compromising functionality, it disables some configurable features of Google Chrome.

Comparison of SRWare Iron and Google Chrome at privacy:

Installation-ID – Does not exist in Iron

A copy of Google Chrome includes a generated installation number which will be sent to Google after the installation and the first usage. It gets deleted when Chrome checks the first time for updates. If Chrome is received as part of a promotional campaign, it may generate a unique promotion number which is sent to Google on the first run and first use of Google Chrome.

Suggest – Does not exist in Iron

Depending on the configuration, each time you put something in the address line, this information is sent to Google to provide suggestions.

Alternate Error Pages – Does not exist in Iron

Depending on the configuration, if you have typed a false address in the address bar, this is sent to Google and you get an error message from Google’s servers.

Error Reporting – Does not exist in Iron

Depending on the configuration, details about crashes or failures are sent Google’s servers.

RLZ-Tracking – Does not exist in Iron

This Chrome-function transmits information in encoded form to Google, for example, when and where Chrome has been downloaded.

Google Updater – Does not exist in Iron

Chrome installs a updater, which loads at every Windows in background.

URL-Tracker – Does not exist in Iron

Calls depending on the configuration five seconds after launch the Google homepage opens in background.

Key Features:

  • Simple and sleek design
  • Innovative features
  • Chromium-based browser
  • Privacy and security enhancements
  • Light-weight

Last Update: June 02, 2024

Current Version: (Windows) / (Mac OS X) / (Linux)

License: Freeware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 / 11 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.10 or later

Developer: SRWare


  • Media Session API
  • Bug-/Securityfixes
SRWare Iron at Google Play
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