RockMelt

RockMelt 0.9.62.313

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The ultimate social browser

This browser is no longer available for Mac. RockMelt is a social browser that integrates Facebook and Twitter, making them a part of your browser interface, not separate tabs. View full description

PROS

  • Fantastic social integration
  • Stable
  • Feature rich and fast

CONS

  • None so far

Excellent
9

This browser is no longer available for Mac. RockMelt is a social browser that integrates Facebook and Twitter, making them a part of your browser interface, not separate tabs.

Built on the open source Chromium project, RockMelt is unusual for a browser in that you have to log in to use it properly. It looks like Google Chrome with two slim sidebars. On the left is a Facebook bar with all your online friends, and on the right a notifications bar, that houses pop-ups for your Facebook wall, Twitter feed plus any RSS feeds you want. You cannot add email at the moment.

Clicking the Facebook or Twitter button opens a neat window for the appropriate feed. You can disconnect these window, and float them anywhere on your desktop. The same is true of chats on the left sidebar. Next to the address bar RockMelt has a Share button, allowing you to quickly post interesting links to Facebook or Twitter.

If you're a heavy Twitter and Facebook user, RockMelt will really suit you. It's fast, very well thought-out and the social integration is better than anything else available. It may be in Beta, but RockMelt looks and feels like a finished product already.

RockMelt is a genuinely excellent social browser, building on the already great Chrome to make a uniquely attractive and useful application. Essential.

Changes

  • Chromium 7,
  • Posting from Apps,
  • Right click wall posting,
  • Better feeds,
  • Gmail notifier

— User reviews — about RockMelt

  • dovanduy29390

    by dovanduy29390

    "it is perfect"

    I am excited to use it it is interesting. I think you like it too. More.

    reviewed on May 11, 2013

  • romil.kaswan

    by romil.kaswan

    "so very much good"

    so good that i like this very much that we can do any other . More.

    reviewed on March 1, 2013