What you need to know
- DuckDuckGo's browser is now available on Mac.
- It can be used in beta, with an emphasis on speed and privacy.
- It has features including password management, tabs, bookmarks, and more.
DuckDuckGo has today announced that its new browser is available on macOS in beta format.
The company stated:
With an emphasis on privacy "by default", DuckDuckGo features a built-in private search engine, tracker blocker, cookie pop-up protection that works on around 50% of sites, a Fire Button to clear data, email protection, and more. It's also fast:
The app also features built-in smarter encryption. Unfortunately, if you're interested there's a private waitlist to get involved:
You can read the full release here.
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