When comparing K-Meleon vs Min, the Slant community recommends Min for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Min is ranked 14th while K-Meleon is ranked 40th.
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Pro Secure and fully under user control
No malware/adware toolbars/extensions can be injected. You can switch off Java, JS, Flash, popups, and Ads from the toolbar or with a hotkey.
Pro Extremely customizable
Almost every detail can be personalized:
- buttons (icon theme and on/off state)
- toolbar placement
- number of settings and preferences
- proxies (add and switch with ease)
- locale (switch on the fly without downloads and restarts)
Pro Fast and lightweight
Light on memory footprint: the smallest RAM amount used among all the modern browsers. Fastest application startup. Very responsive. Invaluable on the older and low-end hardware.
Pro Highly extensible
Has hundreds of its native extensions written on its own macrolanguage.
Supports dozens of XPI-extensions for Firefox.
Pro Minimal design
Pro Built-in tracker protection
Prevents automatic loading of cookies as well.
Pro Open source
Built with Electron using JS & CSS.
Pro Built in AdBlock
Ended in 2016.
Con Stability issues
Con Windows only
K-meleon is only available on Windows. It was previously available on Android and Linux, but now the both discontinued.
Con Extremely dated interface
The UI is ugly, which is forgivable, but sticking to a setup from the early 00s makes using it clunky.
Con Uses Goanna
Its one of the oldest gecko forks which was made by one man.
Con Not secure
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.