Naver Whale

Naver Whale
네이버 웨일
Developer(s) Naver Corporation
Initial release March 14, 2017 (2017-03-14)
Development status Active
Operating system Microsoft Windows
macOS
Ubuntu
Android
iOS
Engines Blink
WebKit (iOS)
Type Web browser, mobile browser
License Freeware

Naver Whale (Hangul: 네이버 웨일) is a Korean freeware web browser developed by Naver Corporation, which is also available in English. It became available on Android on April 13, 2018.[1]

Features

Chrome Apps Compatibility

Since the browser has been based on Chromium since its inception in 2011, Google Chrome apps are compatible with the browser.[2]

Translation

Pages can be translated through its Naver Papago service and can translate from Korean, Japanese, and many other languages.[3]

Whale Store

The Naver Whale browser has its own extensions that can be accessed through the Whale Store.

Other

The browser requires a mobile telephone number for users to register.

References

  1. "Naver launches 'Whale' browser for Android". Yonhap News. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  2. "South Korea's Newest Browser Is Beautifully Designed, But Will Anyone Use It?". Forbes. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  3. "Naver to debut PC version of web browser Whale". The Korean Herald. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
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