Quick Launch Browsers From Windows 7 Jump List – Browser Chooser

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Brower Chooster has been well covered around the blogosphere. For those who don’t know, it allow users to open link in the selected browser. In the latest release, the author has finally added support for Windows 7 JumpList. Now you can pin the program to the taskbar and launch the desired browser in just 2 clicks. First of all you need to add the browsers, you can add up to five different browsers, the most preferred are Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Chrome.

The application offers a miniscule interface, letting you quickly add the browsers you want to launch from Jumplist. All you need is to specify browsers, display name, and browser’s executable source location. It also lets you set custom image for browser icon and enter default URL. Once you have added your favorite browser to the list, go to Miscellaneous tab and hit Activate Browser Chooser button to make it your default browser, finally hit Save.

configure browser chooser

Now whenever you click a link, you will be given an option to choose the browser. It also supports hotkeys, press 1-5 to select the browser.

Choose Browser

You can pin Browser Chooster to the Windows 7 taskbar and get shortcuts to launch the desired browser.

Browser Windows 7 Jump list

Screenshot above has been taken from developer’s page

This program is useful to only those users who work in multiple browsers. For e.g, you can do company work in one browser, open personal links in second browser, test the website in third browser, and so on.

Download Browser Chooser

It works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. Enjoy!

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  • “well covered around the blogosphere.” I like that 🙂 Thanks for writing about my little app. Glad you’re enjoying it!

  • Brady

    Hey you called it Browser Chooster when you started the article and I searched that to download the program (didn't see your download link). May want to fix that.

    “Brower Chooster has been well covered around the blogosphere.”

  • Brady

    Hey you called it Browser Chooster when you started the article and I searched that to download the program (didn't see your download link). May want to fix that.

    “Brower Chooster has been well covered around the blogosphere.”

  • Brady

    Hey you called it Browser Chooster when you started the article and I searched that to download the program (didn't see your download link). May want to fix that.

    “Brower Chooster has been well covered around the blogosphere.”