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Yandex Browser Portable, secure and anonymous browser!
"Yandex is a handsome and fast browser. But it is too much like Chrome for my comfort. Moreover, it localizes most of its functionality, taking away some of its international charm. Stands to reason, when you think about it, as you end up with Yandex + Yandex versus Google + Google Chrome using pretty much the same technology, and this is what the Russian market needs. However, for anyone outside Russia, the combination of language searches, translations and suggestions might be too much." —dedoimedo.com (April 27, 2013)
"But all in all, the browser seems to be good to go as an option for daily internet activities. Its additional features include mouse gestures, notifications from Facebook and Twitter, document/e-book viewer, safe browsing, and webpage translator, which puts it on par with today’s alternatives." —Andrii Degeler theNextWeb.com (27 Nov '14, 06:55pm)
"Design wise, Yandex’s concept browser borrows heavily from Microsoft’s Windows 8 redesign, from two years ago." —Natasha Lomas (@riptari), techcrunch.com (Nov 28, 2014)
Yandex Browser, stylized as Yandex.Browser, (Russian: Яндекс.Браузер) is a freeware web browser developed by the Russian web search corporation Yandex that uses the Blink layout engine and is based on the Chromium open source project.

YandexPortable_18.2.0.284.paf
Size: 212 MB (223,281,152 bytes) Packed Size: 69.7 MB (73,109,504 bytes)
MD5: 94F1D7D6EAF2EC6C70A5615F064A39A9


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Yandex portable browser with Flash, Silverlight, and Java enabled  Yandex Browser NPAPI-friendly build — Legacy Release

YandexPortable_16.6.1.30165_on_Chrome_50.0.2661.30165_rev_1.paf
Size: 178 MB (187,588,608 bytes) Packed Size: 58.9 MB (61,796,352 bytes)
MD5: A5E47C64AEACAC7E880D2DB6A6D7BAD4

Release Notes

  • External download managers integration enabled, see how to use it in the help file.
  • Flash player included. Get latest plugins here: Flash Player, Java/JRE, Silverlight.
  • More in the help file...

NPAPI-friendly browser

Browsers that still support NPAPI plugins—Java, Silverlight, etc.:

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator/PAL, PortableApps.com Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest:
    1. Yandex Browser release,
    2. Adobe Flash Player portable release,
    3. belaviyo's native client for Windows release.
  3. Open the installer with 7-Zip → double-click browser.7z → extract Browser-bin folder to YandexPortable\App folder, Open archive
    Extract to App
  4. Extract the windows-native-client.zip package to App\windows-native-client folder, Extract native client
    Into App\windows-native-client
  5. Open the Flash Player portable package → browse into Pepper32 folder → extract pepflashplayer.dll to App\Browser-bin\plugins folder, Extract Flash Player
  6. Browse to App\Browser-bin\18.1.1.839 folder and delete: service_update.exe and yupdate-exec.exe files.
  7. Look up version in the App\Browser-bin folder, Look up version
  8. Browse to YandexPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. 18.1.1.839,
     [Version]
     PackageVersion=18.1.1.839
     DisplayVersion=18.1.1.839
    
  9. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\YandexPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  10. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  11. When all is OK, then delete the YandexPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\YandexPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  12. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  13. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • Yandex Browser writes to Windows registry while running.
  • Flash player writes to Windows registry while running.
  • Windows native client for external download manager integration writes to Windows registry and data folder while running.
  • IE Tab addon—if installed—writes to Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Make sure Yandex Browser portable exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

Release History

  • 18.2.0.284: Based on Chromium 63.0.3239.284.
  • 17.11.1.988: Based on Chromium 62.0.3202.988.
  • 17.11.0.2191: Based on Chromium 62.0.3202.2191.
  • 17.10.0.2017: Based on Chromium 61.0.3163.2017.

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