See what users, creators, and the press are saying about Brave
Brave is the fastest, most private browser on desktop and mobile. It’s better on Android and iOS, Mac and Windows, even Linux. But don’t take our word for it. Check out what press, creators, and—most importantly—our users say about Brave.
Google Play Store (Android) reviews
4.7-star average rating from 1.4m total ratings, 480k reviews, and 160m total downloads.
“I cannot believe how clean, efficient, stable, and privacy-oriented this browser is. …no ads, no cookie requests, nothing. Just clean, pure internet. I love the “Brave shields UP!” icon next to the address bar.”
5-stars, July 13, 2023
“The ad block is better than with multiple extensions on chrome or Firefox on pc and there is no option like it as far as I know on mobile. Nothing gets through, even the annoying things that pop up when you click the page that used to be unavoidable. I wish I switched a lot sooner and couldn’t recommend it more highly for just the built in ad block alone.”
5-stars, June 17, 2023
“Privacy matters and they have it covered.”
5-stars, June 17, 2023
Visit the Google Play Store to read more reviews, and download Brave for Android.
Apple App Store (iOS) reviews
4.8-star average rating from 800k total ratings, 20k reviews, and 22.5m total downloads.
Brave Browser is KING
“It’s amazing no ads, and awesome Brave News. And did I mention…No ads…”
5-stars, July 5, 2023
“Best app ever. Super safe, no ads.”
5-stars, July 7, 2023
Faster and better on Safari than iOS
“It loads websites much faster and also opens sites that Safari seems to load very slowly. It works well, blocks ads, and (the) privacy hub shows at a glance the trackers and ads (that were blocked)!”
5-stars, July 6, 2023
Visit the Apple App Store to read more reviews, and download Brave for iOS.
Microsoft Windows Store reviews
4.6-star average rating from 2.5k total ratings, and 550k total downloads.
The way we should experience the web
“Best ad-blocking I’ve ever experienced! …this browser catches what (the others) don’t! Also I love the private “Chain” sync rather than storing all your content under a third party user account.”
5-stars, July 6, 2023
“Exceptional, best browser I’ve ever used, in the few tests I did (it) blocks all ads, congratulations to the devs!”
5-stars, June 14, 2023
Perfect for avoiding invasive advertising
“Brave is a browser that has an integrated ad and cookie blocker, the truth is that you notice the difference when you watch videos on YouTube consecutively and no ads appear.”
5-stars, May 29, 2023
Visit the Windows Store to read more reviews, and download Brave for Windows.
What the creators say
“Brave takes the cake. It’s open-source, easy to use, safe, and has built-in Tor.”
Sumsub, March 2023
“Brave blocks things like ads, fingerprinting and trackers by default so you don’t have to do any extra setup for privacy.”
Shannon Morse, March 2023
Brave in the news
The New York Times
“Brave is…so aggressive about blocking trackers that in the process, it almost always blocks ads entirely. My favorite websites loaded flawlessly, and I enjoyed the clean look of ad-free sites, along with the flexibility of opting in to see ads whenever I felt like it.”
“Brave is a browser that is built to be privacy-safe. It’s also built to return 70% of the value of your attention back to you.”
“Out of the box, Brave browser blocks trackers and third-party cookies that monitor your activity as you travel across the web.”
“The best overall browser for privacy. Brave focuses on privacy and security as a default, and the addition of optional onion routing is a nice touch.”
“Brave Browser is considered one of the most private browsers for iPhone and iPad. It’s a great choice for those seeking maximum security and privacy on their iOS devices.”
“Brave browser has quickly become part of my normal workflow. I have been using it for some sites/tasks every day and the reasons for not migrating to it fully are, well, non-existent.”
Love for Brave’s features
Cookie consent blocking
“I could have tinkered with Chrome and Firefox (my main two browsers) to nuke these annoyances, but an alternative browser first caught my eye. Brave blocks cookie consent notices by default. All I needed to do was download an installer, run it, and fire it up. It works perfectly, and I’ve been enjoying the feature for months now.”
Search Engine Journal
“(Brave Search) now boasts complete independence from other search engines, a remarkable achievement in the world of search.”
“Safari’s Private Browsing and Chrome’s Incognito mode do the opposite of what many people think they do. Brave’s new Forgetful Browsing feature fixes that.”