1.    03 Jan 2016 #1

    Anyway to stop ALL videos and use TEXT browser

    Hi there.

    doesn't matter what browser you use it's getting increasingly annoying when you just are looking or reading text the target website is also riddled with built in videos (not talking about extra popups or ad blockers here) which can take an age to load and get in the way of you reading the article.

    Is there some nice REALLY FAST purely TEXT BASED browser which will just return TEXT so I can quickly see the article I want to read without having to wait for loads of useless videos to load (which I ignore anyway so why people think this is an effective "non popup" way of advertising is beyond me.

    Edge or IE - Firefox or Chrome -- doesn't make any difference --they all load up these stupid videos if the target website has them incorporated into its pages.

    LYNX used to be a good one on Linux - basic and text based but a bit awkward to read articles with drawings say in them. -- is there an equivalent for Windows --Google wasn't very specific. I need to display text and drawings say like wikipaedia and skip all the built in videos.

    I found this one on Windows - works on W10 as well called Webbie

    WebbIE Web Browser - browse the web using only text

    Seems to do most of the trick. I know a lot of people will HATE the idea of removing multimedia etc from web pages - however sometimes you just want to quickly read an article etc - especially when doing research etc.

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    Last edited by jimbo45; 03 Jan 2016 at 05:03.
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