Naver Whale
네이버 웨일
Naver Whale logo.png
Naver Whale (web browser).png
Whale browser on Windows 11, Wikipedia
Developer(s)Naver Corporation
Initial releaseMarch 14, 2017; 5 years ago (2017-03-14)
Stable release(s)
; Windows and macOS

3.12.129.46 (December 21, 2021; 5 months ago (2021-12-21)[1])

iOS

2.0.1 (December 2, 2021; 5 months ago (2021-12-02)[2])

Android

2.1.4.2 (December 16, 2021; 5 months ago (2021-12-16)[3]) [±]

EnginesBlink
WebKit (iOS)
Operating systemWindows 7 or later
OS X 10.10 or later
Ubuntu
Android
iOS
PlatformIA-32, x86-64
TypeWeb browser, mobile browser
LicenseFreeware
Websitewhale.naver.com/en

Naver Whale (Hangul: 네이버 웨일) is a freeware web browser developed by South Korean technology company Naver Corporation, which is available in English and Korean. It became available on Android on April 13, 2018.[4]

Features

Since the browser has been based on Chromium since its inception in 2011, Google Chrome apps are compatible with the browser.[5]

Pages can be translated through its Naver Papago service and can translate from Korean, Japanese, and many other languages.[6]

The Naver Whale browser has its own extensions that can be accessed through the Whale Store.[7]

Naver Whale Browser offers the ability called Whale On to conduct video conferencing without worrying about time limits.[8] Up to 500 people can access at the same time, and various functions such as screen sharing and microphone/camera control are available.[9]

References

  1. ^ "whale Browser". Naver Corporation. 2021-12-21. Retrieved 2021-12-22.
  2. ^ "whale Browser on the App Store". iTunes Store. 2021-12-02. Retrieved 2021-12-03.
  3. ^ "whale Browser for Android". Google Play Store. 2021-12-16. Retrieved 2021-12-22.
  4. ^ "Naver launches 'Whale' browser for Android". Yonhap News. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "South Korea's Newest Browser Is Beautifully Designed, But Will Anyone Use It?". Forbes. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Naver to debut PC version of web browser Whale". The Korean Herald. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Extensions: Whale Store". Naver Corporation. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  8. ^ "설치 없이 바로 사용할 수 있는 화상 회의!". whale.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2021-04-21.
  9. ^ 최승현 기자 (2021-02-24). "네이버, 브라우저 화상회의 솔루션 '웨일온' 출시". 더팩트 (in Korean). Retrieved 2021-04-21.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)