Brave (web browser)

web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser

Brave is a free web browser made by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser, which is the browser Google Chrome is also based on.[2] The browser web blocks ads and website trackers. Brave has a Get paid to surf business model, where users get small amounts of a cryptocurrency called the Basic Attention Token for seeing ads inside the browser, which they can give to their favorite authors.

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Developer(s)Brave Software, Inc.[1]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inC, JavaScript, C++
TypeWeb Browser
LicenseMPL 2.0,%20https://brave4u7jddbv7cyviptqjc7jusxh72uik7zt6adtckl5f4nwy2v72qd.onion/

As of 2019, Brave has been created for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. It includes 5 search engines, including duckduckgo as the main.


  1. "Company Overview of Brave Software Inc". Bloomberg. 4 April 2018. Archived from the original on 27 April 2019. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. Cimpanu, Catalin. "Brave browser moves to Chromium codebase, now supports Chrome extensions". ZDNet. Retrieved 2019-02-10.