System: Searchable Directory of User Agents: Web Browsers
The following is a directory of user agents, including their source and general
purpose as far as we can determine. Most entries link to an
"official" site containing more detailed information. You can
also paste a UA from your logs into the form below, hit [Go!] and see a
list the relevant agents.
We currently have 946 distinct user agents in our database representing everything from search engines to software components and spambots. These have been collected from our log files over a number of years and researched manually.
Search for User Agent
To use this form just copy and paste an entire User-Agent
string from your server log file into the input box and then submit the
form. The search is case-sensitive so "nokia" will not
Most user agent strings now contain a number of separate components
so the search will return a list of everything that has a match in the
- 1) AmigaVoyager - www.vapor.com/products/?prod=voyager
- Voyager is the leading Amiga browser, striving to keep the Amiga platform in sync with the evolving standards of WWW technology.
- 2) ANTFresco - www.vigay.com/inet/frescospec.html
- Fresco is a web browser designed for the RISC operating system initially installed on Acorn computers but now also installed on a range of powerful computer workstations.
- 3) BonEcho - www.mozilla.org/projects/bonecho/
- The development name for Mozilla Firefox 2.0
- 4) Cafi
- Versión de demostración del programa para gestión de cybercafés o establecimientos similares. (?!?unsure?!?)
- 5) Camino - www.mozilla.org/projects/camino/
- Camino (formerly known as Chimera) is a web browser for Mac OS X that has a Cocoa user interface, and embeds the Gecko layout engine. It is intended to be a simple, small and fast browser for Mac OS X.
- 6) Chrome - www.google.com/chrome
- Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
- 7) Dillo - www.dillo.org/
- Dillo is a web browser project completely written in C
- 8) DreamKey - dreamcastbrowsers.cjb.net/
- 9) ELinks - elinks.or.cz/
- ELinks is an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web (HTTP/FTP/..) browser.
- 10) Epiphany - www.gnome.org/projects/epiphany/
- The web browser for the GNOME Desktop
- 11) Firebird - www.mozilla.org/projects/firebird/
- Firebird began because a group of people who used to work on the Netscape browser releases wanted to show the world what a browser would look like if it were developed using the flexible Gecko layout engine and XPFE, but without the constraints of commercial interest and the creep of esoteric features from the developer community.
- 12) Firefox - www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/
- Firefox is an award winning preview of next generation browsing technology from mozilla.org.
- 13) Galeon - galeon.sourceforge.net/
- aleon is a GNOME Web browser based on gecko (the mozilla rendering engine). It's fast, it has a light interface, and it is fully standards-compliant.
- 14) GoogleEarth - earth.google.com/
- 15) GranParadiso - www.mozilla.com/firefox/
- Mozilla Firefox 3 was codenamed Gran Paradiso during its development.
- 16) K-Meleon - kmeleon.sourceforge.net/
- K-Meleon is a lite Web browser based on gecko (the mozilla rendering engine). It's fast, has a minimal interface, and it is fully standards-compliant. K-Meleon may be considered the unbloated Mozilla for Windows.
- 17) Konqueror - www.konqueror.org/
- 18) Links - artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mikulas/links/
- Links is text WWW browser with tables. Runs on Unix and OS/2.
- 19) Lunascape - www.lunascape.tv/
- Lunascape lets you switch between rendering engines to avoid browser specific issues with certain web sites and optimize for speed as you see fit.
- 20) Lynx - lynx.browser.org/
- Lynx is a text browser for the World Wide Web.
- 21) Minefield - www.mozilla.org/projects/minefield/
- The codename Minefield and a modified version of the generic logo stylized to look like a bomb is used for unofficial build of Firefox version 3.0 and later.
- 22) Moozilla - www.moo.ca/moozilla
- MOOzilla is a cross-platform MOO client capable of rendering inline HTML directly from a MOO.
- 23) Mozilla - www.mozilla.org/
- A free program that is now stable, speedy, standards-compliant, and full of useful features.
- Most browsers and many spiders include the string Mozilla for historical reasons related to the 'browser wars' of the 1990's.
- 24) MSIE - www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/
- Various browsers other than Internet Explorer also include this string. If another browser name is included in the UA then that is the correct one.
- 25) Netscape - www.netscape.com/
- 26) Nintendo Wii - wii.nintendo.com/
- The Wii is the fifth home video game console released by Nintendo.
- 27) OmniWeb - www.omnigroup.com/applications/omniweb/
- OmniWeb is a powerful web browser with many unique time-saving, customizable features.
- 28) Opera - www.opera.com/
- The Opera browser is fast, secure and user-friendly.
- 29) PLAYSTATION - www.playstation.com/
- The PLAYSTATION 3 is the third home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment.
- 30) Safari - www.apple.com/safari/
- Safari, the Mac OS X default Web browser, offers you a superior Web experience with outstanding performance. Even the most complex of pages load at breakneck speed. In fact, Safari loads pages more quickly than any other Mac Web browser.
- 31) SmartFox - www.smartfox.org/
- SmartFox was developed using the Mozilla and Firefox open source projects.
- 32) TulipChain - ostermiller.org/tulipchain/
- A specialized browser , link checker, and editor for dmoz.org which presents the contents in an explorer view
- 33) UP.Browser - www.openwave.com/us/
- WAP-compatible microbrowser for use in CDMA phones.
- 34) UP.Link - www.openwave.com/us/
- 35) w3m - w3m.sourceforge.net/
- w3m is a text-based web browser as well as a pager like `more' or `less'.
- 36) WebTV - www.webtv.com/
For more information on the user agents listed you can click on the
associated link. If you think any of the information here is incorrect
or misleading please let us know using the Feedback link below.
Please be aware that we do not add user agents to the database on
request, but rather wait to see them in our log files.
Browse User Agents by Category
- Browser Extensions (42)
- Browser extensions are programs that change or enhnace your web browser. Some of them also collect data by sending information on your browsing habits back to a central server.
- Content Management (13)
- Data Collection - Commercial (47)
- These are sites that collect information for commercial benefit. As far as we are aware no useful information or reports are provided to the public.
- Data Collection - Research (29)
- These agents are conducting research on the WWW. They may also offer commercial services.
- Devices (23)
- Mobile phones and other gadgets with browser technology.
- Download Managers (39)
- Programs that enable users to download or extract information from a website or web server.
- Indexing Tools (50)
- This is software that enables local or remote indexing of web pages and other content for the purposes of setting up a search engine.
- Link Checking Utilities (41)
- This is software that conducts remote or local link checking.
- Media Players (5)
- Applications for playing music, video and other media over the Internet.
- Other Resources (12)
- Links to online resources relating to robots and spiders.
- Proxies (7)
- If several clients request the same content, the proxy can deliver that content from its cache, rather than requesting it from the origin server each time.
- RSS/Atom Aggregators (43)
- These are browser extensions or search spiders that focus on indexing or aggregating RSS and Atom feeds.
- Search Engine Spiders (220)
- These agents conduct Internet-wide indexing for various search engines.
- Server Platforms (6)
- Server Software (31)
- Site Monitoring Services (15)
- Software Components (58)
- These are code libraries or application development packages that can be used to build Internet-related applications. How they are used depends on the developer.
- Spambots? (45)
- These are programs that are used predominately to harvest email addresses, find open guestbooks to post to, etc. They may also have legitimate uses.
- Unclassified (174)
- The following user agents have either not been identified or do not fit neatly into other categories. New agents appear every day that have limited lifespans. Most (but not all) legitimate user agents identify themselves with a URI or email address.
- Validation Tools (10)
- These are programs and sites that can be used to validate various aspects of your site: HTML, CSS, META tags, etc.
- Web Browsers (36)
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