Important differences:
  • Iron has an easy to use and built-in adblocker which can be configured by a single file. Chrome doesn't have an built-in adblocker.
  • The User-Agent in Chrome is only be changeable with parameters over a link or command, which isn't really ideal for permanent usage. The User-Agent in Iron can be flexiblel and permanently changed by UA.ini.
  • Chrome only has 8 preview thumbs on the "NewTab"- Page. Iron offers you 12 preview-thumbs to make the most of the available space on your monitor.


Eliminates the following features found in Chrome: Learn more.