Common privacy-first internet browser DuckDuckGo is creating a devoted desktop browser that will likely be accessible on the Mac, the corporate introduced as we speak in a year-end wrap-up article.

DuckDuckGo already presents a browser choice that is accessible on cellular gadgets, and when it launches, the desktop browser will provide an identical expertise.

The DuckDuckGo desktop browser can have “sturdy privateness safety” that works by default, with out requiring customers to regulate privateness settings or cope with completely different ranges of privateness safety.

The app will “redefine person expectations of on a regular basis on-line privateness, in accordance with DuckDuckGo,” and it’ll work throughout search, shopping, e-mail, and extra. The app is described as cleaner, extra non-public, and quicker than Chrome.

DuckDuckGo for desktop is being constructed round OS-provided rendering engines, which is analogous to how the DuckDuckGo cellular apps work, and it’ll not use a Chromium fork like different browser choices.

The desktop browser is in closed beta testing for the Mac proper now, with a PC model additionally deliberate sooner or later. There is no phrase on a launch date simply but, however DuckDuckGo is at the moment soliciting beta testers.

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