It’s often difficult to Browser-test websites.
IE6 ,IE7, IE8, Firefox2, Firefox3, Opera, Safari, Chrome … it’s a painfull and harsh task to test them all.
I searched for a long time about standalone IE version, it was not so simple at all !
Here is a list of different ways to test your website on these browsers.
Browser Shots [BrW] :
Free. Take screenshots of your website on different browsers. It’s very low by moments. Lots of Browsers known !
Adobe BrowserLab [BrW]:
Free. Works with Adobe Air. Take screenshots of your website on different browsers. It’s faster than Browser Shots. Only IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari (only Win Xp & OS X)
Litmus [BrW] :
Paid service. Take screenshots of your website on different browsers. Compatibility Reports. IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Flock, Camino, Netscape, Opera, Sea Monkey (Windows & OS X)
IETester [StD-W] :
Free. In one window all IE browser (5.5 to 8 RC1). Some bugs with JS. Bugs with IE7. Very practical !
Interner Explorer Collection [StD-W] :
Free. All IE browser versions : 1 to 8 ! Includes IE Dev Bar.
Mozilla Firefox Collection [StD-W] :
Free. Firefox browser versions : 2.0 to 3.6 ! Includes Firebug, Webdevelopper add-ons and FlashPlayer 10.
Multi-Safari [StD-A] :
Free. Permit multiple install of Safari in the same OS. Different Safari available within OS MAC version. (ie: for OS X 10.4 only Safari 2.0 to 3.04)
Spoon (before known as Xenocode) [BrW] :
Free. (more infos, not working properly ?)
Microsoft Expression Web SuperPreview [StD-W] :
Free. Only IE 6 to 8. More with Expression App.
BrowsrCamp [BrW] :
Paid service. Lots of Browsers known. Take screenshots in wanted dimensions.
All Browsers Archives [StD] :
Free. All Browser installation versions.
Netrenderer [BrW] :
Free. Take screenshots of your website only under IE 5.5 to 8.
Paid service. Take screenshots under IE, Firefox, Opera. Bug reports. Logs with Script Errors. Compare different layouts.
Other articles :
Multiple versions browsers Opera installation (maybe so old)
Works on Windows OS : [W]
Works on Apple OS : [A]
Standalone : [Std]
Browser view : [BrW]