Roccat Browser

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Roccat Browser
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Roccat Browser
Roccat Browser
Developer(s) Runecats
Initial release 2006; 12 years ago (2006)
Stable release 8.1 (June 12, 2018; 39 days ago (2018-06-12)[1]) [±]
Development status Active
Operating system OS X, iOS
Standard(s) HTML5, CSS3, RSS, Atom, WebGL
Type Web browser
Feed reader
Mobile web browser
Website runecats.com/roccat.html

Roccat Browser is a web browser designed for OS X and iOS, currently[when?] being developed by Runecats.[2] It utilises the Webkit rendering engine.

Features[edit]

Roccat Browser includes features such as "Roccat Draw", which allows the user to annotate webpages from within the browser, and "Resource Saver", which disables and re-enables web plugins such as Adobe Flash Player, reducing processing power and increasing battery life. "Roccat Flick" allows the user to share websites over a network, to other Macs, iPhones or iPads.[3]

Roccat Browser also runs on a cloud system called RClouds which lets you backup your tabs, bookmarks, settings and all things related to your browser, Roccat also provides a unique tab system which displays a preview of the website within each tab, this tab bar can be move from the top to the bottom, either side or can be placed in a drawer.

OS X System Requirements[edit]

Recommended hardware and required software[4]
OS X
CPU Intel and PPC
Memory (RAM) 384 MB
Hard disk drive free space 24 MB
Operating system version OS X 10.5 or newer

Mobile Versions[edit]

Roccat is also available on iOS devices, such as the iPad and iPhone. The mobile version features[5] many of the same features as it's desktop counterpart.

Release History[edit]

Public Release Dates
Version Date
8.0 - 8.x
3 April 2018 - Ongoing
7.0 - 7.7 24 February 2017 - 24 October 2017
6.0 - 6.9 3 September 2016 - 24 December 2016
5.0 - 5.9 3 August 2015 - 24 December 2015
4.0 - 4.9 12 September 2014 - 24 December 2014
3.0 - 3.9 24 February 2013 - 24 November 2013
2.0 - 2.9 3 January 2012 - 24 November 2012
1.0 - 1.9 3 February 2011 - 24 September 2011
Unique Feature History [6]
Version Feature
1.0 VisiTabs (Preview of website in tab), Navigate Launchers (set shortcuts to quickly visit sites)
1.2 AdRemover
1.4 FullScreen
1.5 Lovebyt.es URL shortner
1.7 Undercover Browsing mode, Social integration
1.8 Gestures
2.0 RClouds, Auto Reloader, Roccat Munch (Advanced Cookie Management), Factory Restore
2.1 Twitter integration in FusedBar (Address bar)
2.5 Retina Support, Roccat Flick, Improved Social Integration, WebGL
2.7 Page Translation
3.0 FusedBar 2 (Address bar suggestions from history, bookmarks, recent sites, google), TabSearch (ability to search for tabs in FusedBar (Address Bar), Roccat Reader (like readability)
3.4 Many privacy settings, SleepTabs, Javascript printing
3.5 Do not track mode
3.8 Spawn tabs next to current tab
3.9 Undercover Return, Privacy settings
4.0 Roccat Wallpaper (ability to set images as themes), Roccat Screenshot (ability to take full page screenshots), Autofill, HTML5 Fullscreen, WebAudio, Hard Reload, Web Dimensions (developer tool)
5.0 Roccat Draw (tool to draw/annotate the web), Resource Saver (click to activate plugins using lots of resources), Text Backup (saves textarea content to local storage), Duplicate Tab, HTML5 Media Indicator, SnapBack & SnapForward (quickly go to the first or last page on a tab)
5.2 Restore Session
6.0 Pasteboard Suggestions
6.5 AdRemover Video
7.0 FusedBar 4 (FusedBar Aware, Find on Page, improved searches), PowerSaver, VisiTabs 2, Status Panel
7.3 Roccat Hub

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roccat Changelog". Softpedia. June 12, 2018. Retrieved June 27, 2018. 
  2. ^ "About Runecats". Retrieved August 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Roccat 5 Features". Retrieved August 23, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Roccat System Requirements". Retrieved August 23, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Roccat for iPad". Retrieved September 11, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Changelog". Retrieved September 8, 2015.