When comparing Torch Browser vs Min, the Slant community recommends Min for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Min is ranked 12th while Torch Browser is ranked 20th.
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Pro Enables streaming media while it's downloading
Torch supports sequential downloading that allows users to download files in sequential order. That means that media such as video or audio can be streamed a the same way it can be with any other streaming service.
Pro Combines a social media obsessed web browser with a BitTorrent client
Torch is a Chromium-based web browser designed for heavy consumers of social media. It includes a features such as a media grabber that is capable of downloading videos from video sharing sites such as YouTube or Vimeo, a built-in player that's capable of streaming media while it's still downloading and of course a download manager that's capable of handling torrents. And since it has the same backbone as Google's Chrome, Opera, Safari or Vivaldi browsers it safe to say that it's reliable and fast. It's also compatible with all Chrome add-ons.
Pro Built-in search
Built-in search engine allows finding torrents to download right from withing the torrent client.
Pro Minimal design
Pro Open source
Built with Electron using JS & CSS.
Pro Built in AdBlock
Pro Built-in tracker protection
Prevents automatic loading of cookies as well.
Con More memory usage since there is a browser running with it
Con Unknown underlying technology
It is unclear what BitTorrent protocol features or extensions are supported by the browser.
The development of Torch Browser is supported by ads placed within the browser.
Con Lacks basic navigation buttons
No backward or forward buttons makes it a bit cumbersome to navigate.
Con No MIMEtypes defined or added
Won't open or even download Microsoft Office documents.