We just launched real Internet Explorers for Browserling. They include IE6, IE7, IE8 and IE9. The free plan includes IE9 and our paid plan lets you use IE6, IE7 and IE8. Before this upgrade we were using IETester as a replacement for IE{6,7,8}, which was super buggy and we had a lot of complaints about not having real IEs. So now we have them!

We run the IE6, IE7 and IE8 on Windows Server 2003, and the IE9 runs on Windows Server 2008, all on Rackspace Cloud!

Here are the screenshots of IE versions that we run.

Internet Explorer 6:


Internet Explorer 6.0.3790.3959

Internet Explorer 7:


Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

Internet Explorer 8:


Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

Internet Explorer 9:


Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421

Browserling is an interactive cross-browser testing tool. It lets you test your website in older Internet Explorers such as IE 6, IE 7, IE 8 and IE 9, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari!


Try Browserling!

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Comments

Abe Haskins Permalink
May 22, 2012, 19:50

Hey man, I'm gonna be honest browserling seems cool, but you need to change the style of the product. The cartoon style just doesn't do it, you're a technology company offering a service for professional web developers and your look screams "1990s Educational Software". I will not be able to take you seriously until it is cleaned up. Just my opinion, best of luck.
-Abe

Mike Permalink
May 23, 2012, 23:02

Who cares if @abeisgreat takes you seriously? Do what you want; f*ck what's considered professional.

Jepus Permalink
May 22, 2012, 19:54

I agree with Mr. Abe Haskins. Away go the style.

tester Permalink
May 22, 2012, 20:16

Why would I pay for just IE when I can pay for crossbrowsertesting.com ???

Eli Permalink
May 22, 2012, 20:47

Well, for one, browserling is cheaper with fewer restrictions

tester Permalink
May 22, 2012, 21:04

eh... it's not the cost it's the fact that it costs. If that makes sense.

People will pay 'whatever' for a service they want, unless there is a free version, people will utilize under developed stuff if it's free, over paying for something.

If you are going to charge, you need to be able to compete. Not to be a douche but if you feel upset by this kind of anonymous heat on your product, you won't go very far.

If you can incorporate more browsers and their old editions, you will have a great product, until then I must stick with crossbrowsertesting.com as I cannot tell my company to purchase an IE only solution

May 22, 2012, 21:51

We support a lot of browsers. Take a look at this: http://browserling.com/browsers.json.

We support all IEs, all Chrome versions, a lot of Firefox versions, many Opera versions and some Safari versions.

Also Browserling is not a hobby project, it's a company (Browserling Inc) and we now have over 100 customers.

We also have another product called Testling (www.testling.com) that's automated javascript testing tool in all browsers. All Browserling customers get a developer Testling plan, too.

May 22, 2012, 23:38

Why support versions less than Chrome 14 when Chrome updates automatically? Instead i suggest to add support for IE10

May 22, 2012, 23:39

And also add support for the latest Chrome: 19

May 23, 2012, 08:53

As a company that has to test both JavaScript and visual presentation across all major browsers ... I can say that this product is worth every penny. It's absolutely *not* IE only. We maintain a set of tests for every snippet we deploy to a client site, and we use the ability to quick switch browsers on the fly to demo things for clients. Their automatic code tooling to get stack traces etc is all frosting on the cake. The only legit drawbacks here are a lack of mobile support (but the gap between mobile and real web is getting smaller everyday), and the lack of Selenium like capabilities, and a some 'polish'.

I'm sure given some time and some luck these guys will disrupt the x-browser testing marketplace.

May 22, 2012, 20:45

I disagree with Abe Haskins.

Do you guys really take yourselves so seriously that you can't even use a service if it has a cartoon-ish style? Jeez.

May 22, 2012, 21:01

As a developer, it would take you guys some good time to convince me!

May 23, 2012, 04:50

Отлично! Часто пользуюсь, удобный сервис.

May 23, 2012, 08:47

Love the progress guys. Keep up the good work!

May 25, 2012, 22:24

I really can't believe some of the comments I'm hearing, it's utterly stupid. I've been a Web Developer for about 12 years and found Browserling last year and haven't looked back to use anything else.

When a supposed "professional" can't take a service seriously just because it has some cartoonish-figures on the site, you cant take him seriously.

If I were Browserling, I'm glad that I don't have someone like Abe using my services.

I completely support and love what Browserling is doing, one of the best services online for cross browser compatibility. Just keep putting out new beta versions as fats as you can... that's all we ask for.

Juggernaut Permalink
May 30, 2012, 16:03

Really IE6! Why not Netscape 4.x and the rest of the browsers that where around when IE6 hit the scene? Why is it always that IE6 gets to be part of the testing senario and not any of the other foolish browsers from that era? ANYONE, stumping thier growth or progress by including testing for IE6 is an idoit! Do you test for the other browsers from that era? NO! STOP BEING STUPID. Remove IE6 as an option from your testing and tell any organization that is still depending on IE6 to GROW UP! There are to many other modern FREE browers to worry about. IE6 was beautiful but is now DEAD!

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