Lightning Browser - Web Browser APK

Version 5.1.0 - acr.browser.barebones
Last updated: 2020-02-09

Speed, Simplicity, Security. Lightning makes browsing the web better.

Lightning Browser - Web Browser apk

APP Information

Download Version 5.1.0 (102)
Apk Size3.25 MB
App DeveloperA.C.R. Development
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.4.x and up
App Packageacr.browser.barebones.apk

Download Lightning Browser - Web Browser 5.1.0 APK

App Description

Lightning Browser - Web Browser is browser,barebones,communication,lightning, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.6 by 5 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit A.C.R. Development website who developed it. acr.browser.barebones.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.4.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 5.1.0 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 9944+ times on store. You can also download acr.browser.barebones APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Lightning is a simple, fast web browser that focuses on design, security, and efficiency. It uses material design, doesn't track you, give you lots of options to protect your privacy. It gets out of the way of the user. I built this browser because I wanted something better.

● Ad blocking - Blocking ads is a core feature of Lightning Browser, meant to improve the speed and security of your browsing experience.

● Design - Lightning's interface was carefully crafted so you can browse as efficiently as possible. Tabs and Bookmarks are all tucked neatly away in side drawers, only a swipe away, allowing maximum screen viewing with minimal interference from the browser's chrome. Dark Mode, Light Mode, Color Mode, Night Mode... Anyway, whatever you like, there's a mode for you.

● Speed - By utilizing the WebKit rendering engine that comes built into your Android device, Lightning can ensure a swift, lightweight experience.

● Privacy - Use Incognito Mode to browse without leaving a footprint, download Orbot and turn on TOR proxy support to mask your identify and location, use StartPage or DuckDuckGo for your search engine, or disable settings that you think leave you at risk. Whatever your concern, Lightning will try to help.

● Features - Full-screen, check. Inverted Rendering, check. All the search engines you want, check. Search Suggestions, Bookmarks, History, User Agents, Reading Mode, whatever you need, Lightning does it.

● Open-source - Just as Android open-source, so is Lightning. I believe that the best software is built when communities come together to engineer the best solution. Head over to the repository on GitHub to contribute or translate.

● Free - Check out the paid version for AdBlock and Unlimited Tabs. Free version is limited to ten tabs open at a time.

● permission.INTERNET: Needed to access the internet for browsing
● permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Needed for downloading files and backing up data
● permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: Needed for downloading files and restoring data
● permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION: Needed for sites that want your location (you can deny location access)
● permission.CAMERA: Used for WebRTC - disabled by default
● permission.RECORD_AUDIO: Used for WebRTC - disabled by default

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App ChangeLog

  • - Fixed bug with folders disappearing on bookmark homepage
    - Updated history page
    - Updated bookmark page
    - Updating target to Android O
    - Updating default bookmark favicons
    - Fixed occasional bug with bookmark long press
    - Updated downloads page design
    - Enhanced keyboard shortcuts
    - Fixed bug in google search suggestions for certain languages

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

Quick and Nifty, FOSS, free adblocker and swipe gestures. Dev: main menu is scrollable without indication of being so the "Settings" menu item ends up being hidden (5.2 inch screen). Please add "block images" to the "Page tools" list. Thanks!

Lightning browser...I've tried about 10 and this is THE BEST. - Open new tab or in background. - Create bookmarks in folders (it prompts for similar existing folder names). - bookmark names & folders in alphabetical order. - can export bookmarks & they're in HTML format (i.e. viewable). It's quick and easy to get used to using...cheers!

(On Android 4.4.4, Motorola Xoom) Regularly replaces my current tab with about:blank when changing from and back to the app. Still 4 stars for pure speed compared with Opera Mini, and perfectly fine site support from my experience so far.

Super.... The best light browser so far.... I have tested n used over a dozen so-called slim/light browsers - nothing better than this. Fast, small, and customizable. Highly recommended.

Very good browser, I prefer it to Chrome because it doesn't force me to have political news on my homepage. Also it's very lightweight and fast. Only drawback is, when I close a tab by tapping on the (x) symbol at the top, the whole browser gets closed(although there are other open tabs).

Still can't log in to several websites that uses Google account. Disallowed user agent error. Clicking "open in background tab" from the bookmark swipe menu no longer automatically closes the menu. You have to swipe the menu manually to close it and continue browsing.

One of the best. Or the best. 1. Open source!!! 2. Fast, light, stable! 3. Ideal settings menu, including "Clear on exit", "Remove headers", proxy Orbot, i2p and more usefull settings. Thank you very much for this browser!

After the logo change and some updates some time back a significant improvement could be noted, I was pleasantly surprised.

WOW Great Browser Fully Featured Open Source & FAST NOW WITH basic AD-BLOCKING IN THE FREE VERSION?!?!!!!

Used to be great but now it just crashes every time I'm using it. "Unfortunately Lightning has stopped working" is the message I get. Most times, I'm in the middle of writing something and boom, it kicks me out.


Apk scan results

Apk Scaned By TotalVirus Antivirus,acr.browser.barebones.apk Was Pure And Safe.

Scan Stats:confirmed-timeout:0|failure:0|harmless:0|malicious:0|suspicious:0|timeout:1|type-unsupported:11|undetected:63|
File type:Android
Magic:Zip archive data, at least v2.0 to extract
File size:3404440
Uncompressed Size:6131595
Contained Files	:1022
Contained Files By Type:MF:1,RSA:1,SF:1,dex:1,gz:1,md:1,png:277,so:4,txt:1,xml:353,


requires following permissions on your android device.

precise location (GPS and network-based)
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

take pictures and videos
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

change your audio settings
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

record audio
Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.


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