Puffin Browser, the mobile cloud browser which transfers processing from local CPU to a cloud server is now available for Windows. Puffin Browser was only available for Android and iOS mobile operating system before this release. In basic terms, a fast cloud computer with Flash is processing and rendering your content to your screen. Puffin Browser for Windows is currently a beta release, and only necessary essential browsing features are supported.
Here’s some distinct features you get from using Puffin Browser for Windows:
Puffin Browser aims to create a seamless browsing experience in the cloud. As your browse through the web, your requests are handled by a cloud computer, and the contents are displayed to you. This implementation of cloud processing enables powerful performance and speed through a regular PC. While there are times when the interaction will not be smooth as a local browser, it makes up with the pace of loading web content.
Flash supported from the Cloud
Puffin Browser uses a flash enabled cloud browser so that you do not need to install flash on your system. So as you still can enjoy flash content and games without worrying about the vulnerability related to Flash. While flash may be dying, many sites still operate flash to provide their content. And also there’s nostalgia for playing old flash games.
Privacy from Local Threats
As privacy concerns are getting widely publicized, Puffin browser for Windows can be considered a measure to beat public Wi-Fi and ISP snooping without the use of a VPN application.