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Epic
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Developer(s) Hidden Reflex
Initial release July 15, 2010; 7 years ago (2010-07-15)
Stable release

1.0

/ July 15, 2010; 7 years ago (2010-07-15)
Operating system Windows XP/ Vista / 7
Engine Gecko (layout engine)
Website http://www.epicbrowser.com/

Epic is a modern web browser based on Mozilla Firefox developed by Hidden Reflex specifically customized to the taste of Indian users.[1][2][3] Similar to Flock, the browser has several preinstalled widgets such as social networking, chat clients and email facilities integrated into the browser.[3] It is dubbed as the first web browser from India and also features the first integrated virus protection in a browser powered by ESET.[3][4]

Epic is available as a free download which currently supports Microsoft Windows platform.

HistoryEdit

Epic was released on 15th July 2010. It is developed by Hidden Reflex, a software company founded by Alok Bharadwaj in 2008 which is based on Bangalore, India.[5]

FeaturesEdit

Epic was designed specifically for Indian users. It is bundled with lots of apps like a transliterator for Indian scripts, a web snippet tool, timer, to do list, a full featured text editor, games, Google maps, clients for chatting, social networking such as orkut, facebook and twitter, email apps, and several other installable web apps. It features a huge collection of themes and wall papers featuring subjects related to India. Epic is claimed to be the first web browser featuring built in antivirus and anti phishing protection. Epic is currently available for Windows, though Linux and Mac versions are also expected.

Epic claims there are 1500 free applications that will work with the browser,[6] as well as many themes and wallpapers.[7]

Epic currently supports 12 Indian languages including Hindi, Bangla, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Urdu. There's additional transliteration support for Arabic, Farsi/Pesian, Russian, and Greek.[3][5] The Epic browser is expected to be a big hit among the Indian users.

The logo of Epic browser denotes the Indian tricolor flag (Saffron, White and Green) enveloping a sphere (the earth) in a tree like fashion. The browser also emcompasses numerous Indian wallpapers and themes.

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