Naver Whale

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Naver Whale
네이버 웨일
Naver Whale logo.png
Developer(s)Naver Corporation
Initial releaseMarch 14, 2017; 19 months ago (2017-03-14)
Development statusActive
Operating systemWindows 7 or later
OS X 10.10 or later
Ubuntu
Android
iOS
EnginesBlink
WebKit (iOS)
TypeWeb browser, mobile browser
LicenseFreeware

Naver Whale (Hangul: 네이버 웨일) is a Korean freeware web browser developed by Naver Corporation, which is also available in English. It became available on Android on April 13, 2018.[1]

Features[edit]

Chrome Apps Compatibility[edit]

Since the browser has been based on Chromium since its inception in 2011, Google Chrome apps are compatible with the browser.[2]

Translation[edit]

Pages can be translated through its Naver Papago service and can translate from Korean, Japanese, and many other languages.[3]

Whale Store[edit]

The Naver Whale browser has its own extensions that can be accessed through the Whale Store.

Other[edit]

The browser requires a mobile telephone number for users to register.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naver launches 'Whale' browser for Android". Yonhap News. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  2. ^ "South Korea's Newest Browser Is Beautifully Designed, But Will Anyone Use It?". Forbes. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Naver to debut PC version of web browser Whale". The Korean Herald. Retrieved February 28, 2018.

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