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Avant vs Firefox

Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 5:21 am
by Chandu9013
Everybody please cast your vote


Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 5:56 am
by crom
FF has "extensions", which can add lots of new features.
But Avant's really faster and I don't like FF's page rendering..

Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 5:59 am
by André
I can't say... I like both becasue both have their pros and both have their cons.

Also, you are comparing and IE based browser to a Gecko based browser which is very different. If you were comparing Avant to MyIE2 or Slimbrowser then I would have to go with Avant just because of personal taste. I have tried all three and like Avant the best.

Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 6:06 am
by Chandu9013
I too can't say.I too like both. :)

Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2004 9:46 pm
by Logiman
I have to say Avant Browser. Firefox is much slower starting up. Plus it has extension bugs. Firefox is a good browser, but still needs improvement. It's beta, so we'll see when they come out with a official version.

Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2004 1:05 am
by Pip
No contest here...........Avant has my vote.

Don't like the way Firefox looks.........don't know much else yet.

Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2004 9:39 pm
by nite
Voted firefox
I wouldn't agree that Avant is faster, but it does take less time to start...

Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 6:15 am
by Chandu9013
ofcourse Firefox is faster but Avant got features :D

Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 5:37 pm
by vtel57
I'd have to disagree. On my system, Firefox (and Mozilla) are MUCH slower than IE or Avant.

Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2004 1:51 pm
by Chandu9013
Ya I know.Avant is also fast but it fails sometimes with websites having more images usually of large sizes.But nayway Avant is my primary browser :D

Re: Avant vs Firefox

Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 6:06 am
by dlbean1
AVANT is simply slicker and faster than Firefox. Most of the tool sets are equal (after you install several extensions for Firefox). But the tool sets are built in to the AVANT interface. The Gecko rendering (from the top down) is slower than the IE engine that AVANT incorporates. My system may not be the "fastest on the market", but is adequate for a benchmark of competitive software.

AMD Athlon 2400+
Windows XP SP2
IE7 engine
256 MB ATI Video :D

Re: Avant vs Firefox

Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 6:55 pm
by PatG
Did you really think there would be a tremendous amount of Firefox users reading the Avant forum? :?

Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:17 pm
by blitzmaster
Avant of course!

FF is great browser + extensions!

Its a matter of preference and i prefer Avant over than FF than Opera!

Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:28 pm
by Dreamer
Orca would be the best IMHO, it's the best from FF and AB.