Perfect for touch

Perfect for touch

Internet Explorer is the browser built for touch, now with larger tabs, simpler controls, and fluid response to gestures.

Internet Explorer

Rethink the web

Rethink the web

From gaming to entertainment, Internet Explorer is creating entirely new experiences on the web that are fast, beautiful, and perfect for touch.

Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer

Go ahead, touch the web


Search the web right from the address bar. Just enter a search term or URL to start browsing.

Expand Collapse

Expand Collapse


Internet Explorer harnesses the power of hardware acceleration, so sites load faster and browsing’s smoother.


Internet Explorer brings the web to life with stunning graphics, responsive gaming, and rich, app-like experiences.

Stay safer as you browse

Help protect your PC. Industry–leading SmartScreen Filter helps protect your PC from malware and other mischief makers. Internet Explorer blocks 99.9% of socially engineered malware. Here's the proof.

Help protect your privacy. You care about your browsing history. That’s why Internet Explorer built in a Do Not Track feature, has an InPrivate Browsing option, and Tracking Protection that you personalize.

  • Stay safer as you browse

Internet Explorer blocks 99.9% of socially engineered malware.

Wherever web

Wherever you are, Internet Explorer is the ideal way to play games, catch up on your reading, watch videos, and browse the web, of course. Use fast and fluid Internet Explorer across all your Windows devices—tablet, Windows Phone, and TV with an Xbox with an Xbox Live Gold subscription.

  • Wherever web

"The best browser for Windows 8"

"Safari running on my iPad feels primitive in contrast"


"Fast at loading sites and fluid as you navigate"


Play around with Internet Explorer

Explore amazing new websites built in collaboration with Internet Explorer.

Go play!