DuckDuckGo releases beta version of its privacy-focused browser for macOS

DuckDuckGo, which has only offered a privacy-focused browser on mobile until now, has announced that this experience is now available for Mac users as well.

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has announced that the beta version of its desktop browser for macOS has been released with a new announcement. The company, which has only offered a browser experience on mobile until now, has shared that this experience will be offered for Windows in the near future.

DuckDuckGo browser experience for Macs

First stating that they wanted to create a macOS web browser in December 2021, DuckDuckGo has now released it for Mac users of their privacy-focused browser. By default, the browser will use DuckDuckGo’s search engine and will offer a Fire Button to clear all tabs and data in one tap .

The browser, which will offer cookie consent pop-up protection on approximately 50% of the sites , will enable users to go to the encrypted (HTTPS) version of a website more often with its built-in Smart Encryption . It will also show you which sites are trying to track users in its Privacy feed.

In the blog post: “DuckDuckGo for Mac is not just an alternative to “ Incognito mode ” (not actually incognito). Instead, DuckDuckGo for Mac is designed to be used as an everyday browser that truly protects your privacy. Password management , tab management , bookmarks and more We have the features you’ve come to expect from a browser like .. and privacy features you’ll love.” statements were included.

Those who want to access the beta version of DuckDuckGo for Mac must first download the mobile browser, and those who have the browser must upgrade to the current version. Then, click on ‘Join Private Waitlist’ in Settings > DuckDuckGo for Desktop . Users who receive an invitation code from here will have a link to the download page that will be opened on their desktop / laptop computer through the notification from the application.

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