Offline Browsers is commonly referred as the offline reader or the offline navigator. It is an application on the computer that has te ability to download emails, posts on the newgroup as well as on the web pages. It allows the availability of the said information even if the computer is offline or there is no internet connection. It is beneficial to those who normally use portable computer and the dial-up access.
It has the ability to receive offline email. It can be instructed to accept mails be it on online status or offline status. When the pc is online, it will instantly try to get in touch with the servers to check the mails and when offline, users will manually configure the said process. During the state on offline browsing, the downloaded pages are the ones that can be browsed. This is actually useful when the computer is offline and the internet connection is not reliable.
The pages will usually download completely on the cache of the browser itself. This is a result of the online browsing session. Once the said pages are stored on the Favorites List, it will be tagged as “Available for Offline Browsing. For instance, using Internet Explorer, it can download local copies and it has the ability to configure the downloaded pages and make it available for offline browsing.
It is important for localities who doesn’t have reliable internet connectivity wherein they still have the chance to access information even if there’s no connection