Epic was designed specifically for Indian users. It is bundled with lots of apps like a transliterator for Indian scripts, a web snippet tool, timer, to do list, a full featured text editor, games, Google maps, clients for chatting, social networking such as orkut, facebook and twitter, email apps, and several other installable web apps. It features a huge collection of themes and wall papers featuring subjects related to India. Epic is claimed to be the first web browser featuring built in antivirus and anti phishing protection. Epic is currently available for Windows, though Linux and Mac versions are also expected.
Epic claims there are 1500 free applications that will work with the browser. Epic currently supports 12 Indian languages including Hindi, Bangla, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Urdu. There’s additional transliteration support for Arabic, Farsi/Pesian, Russian, and Greek. The Epic browser is expected to be a big hit among the Indian users.
The logo of Epic browser denotes the Indian tricolor flag (Saffron, White and Green) enveloping a sphere (the earth) in a tree like fashion. The browser also emcompasses numerous Indian wallpapers and themes. It claims faster browsing and download speeds but it has to compete with acclaimed web browsers like Internet explorer , Google chrome etc. Only time will tell how much of this browser will be accepted by the Indian population and outside India (if at all !!!). [www.epicbrowser.com]