Awesome New Tab Page provides a highly customizable and powerful start page. The UX is quite tricky: you can add new widget, but you need to press Esc to release the widget. There is a shop of third-party widget builders you can integrate into your pages, which is nice, but also raises questions of privacy and security. Do the rights you grant these other developers extens to ANTP too? Or vice versa? Many questions for a product that’s still popular.
Works fully locally on your machine and therefore loads very quickly.
The interface feels both versatile and clunky at the same time. It’s easy to add and remove stuff on your page, but the design isn’t as elegant as some of the other alternatives mentioned on this page.
- Dynamic widgets that do more than take you places
- Rearrange, add and remove tiles to fit your needs
- Create custom shortcuts (just like apps) anywhere on the web
- Search websites directly from custom shortcuts
- Resize apps, shortcuts, and even some widgets
- Sphere personalized content discovery experience
You cannot export your bookmarks or other data
Free to use