A web browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources(web page, image, video, or other piece of content) on the World Wide Web(www).
The major web browsers are Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari
The first web browser was invented in 1990 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. It was called WorldWideWeb and was later renamed Nexus.In 1993, browser software was further innovated by Marc Andreessen with the release of Mosaic (later Netscape), “the world’s first popular browser”.
Microsoft Introdused its Internet Explorer in 1995, also heavily influenced by Mosaic,Bundled with Windows(This initiating the industry’s first browser war and gained dominance in the web browser market).
Usage share of web browsers