IETester 0.5.2

IETester is a free WebBrowser that allows you to have the rendering and javascript engines of IE8, IE7 IE 6 and IE5.5 on Vista and XP, as well as the installed IE in the same process.

ietester [option] [url ...] [...]

Where Options Are :


* -ie55 : following urls with be opened in a IE5.5 tab (if available)
* -ie6 : following urls with be opened in a IE6 tab (if available)
* -ie7 : following urls with be opened in a IE7 tab (if available)
* -ie8 : following urls with be opened in a IE8 tab (if available)
* -ie : following urls with be opened in the installed IE version tab
* -all : following urls will be opened in all the available IE versions (included default version)

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History updates (Complete changelogs since the listing on this site)

0.5.2 [08-25-13]

  • window.external bug fixes:
    • Fix AddFavorite crash (wrong parameters)
    • Make "disable window.external" work
    • Remove popup window on window.external method
  • Other versions : 0.4.12 0.4.11 0.4.10 0.4.8 0.4.7 0.4.6 0.4.5 0.4.4 0.4.3 0.4.2 0.4.1 0.4 0.3.5 0.3.3 0.3.2

    v0.4.12 [09-10-12]

  • Fix deadlock on tab exit in IETester with DebugBar.
  • Improved installer to check if an old IETester version is running
  • Removed multithread option: IETester now always run in multiprocess mode
  • Added DebugBar button to the first ribon group for fast access
  • Make IE10 default mode for IETester app (Fix bug reported in the forum)
  • v0.4.11 [08-30-11]

  • Added new external methods for IE9 (IShellUIHelper4)
  • Enabled DebugBar on IE9 and IE10 instances
  • Added Spanish Peru translation
  • v0.4.10 [04-30-11]

  • Corrected IE10 bug integration in installer
  • v0.4.8 [02-25-11]

  • Changes to handle IE9 mode when IE9 is installed as default browser
  • v0.4.7 [01-03-11]

  • Added Spanish Argentina language
  • v0.4.6 [11-06-10]

  • In Place Folder navigation now working for IE7 instance under Windows 7(thanks to Eric Lawrence article)
  • v0.4.5 [10-11-10]

  • Corrected minor translation bugs
  • Added Azerbaijani language
  • Corrected bug in Open All window (IE9 was opened as IE8)
  • v0.4.4 [05-31-10]

  • Corrected IE9 launch bug (cf forum report)
  • Corrected duplicate taskbar thumbnail bug (cf forum report)
  • Added option to enable/disable windows 7 taskbar thumbnails per tab (enabled by default)
  • v0.4.3 [04-23-10]

  • Added option to run IE9 instance into IETester
  • Added Bangla language
  • v0.4.2 [10-25-09]

  • Corrected Close bug introduced in v0.4
  • Added menus to enable/disable features :
    • Enable/Disable Cache
    • Enable/Disable Images
    • Enable/Disable Videos
    • Enable/Disable Background Sounds
    • Enable/Disable Javascript
    • Enable/Disable Java
    • Enable/Disable ActiveX
    • Enable/Disable Behaviors
  • v0.4.1 [09-24-09]

  • Improved tab closing to handle onbeforeunload event (see bug report)
  • v0.4 [09-23-09]

  • Added "Administrator" info on the window title when IETester is launched as admin (Vista and Windows 7 only).
  • Added multi-process architecture. With this option, each tab is launched in a new process.
  • Added Aero Peek feature on Windows 7.
  • Corrected several bugs on tab close
  • v0.3.5 [07-28-09]

    Added "Text Size" menu Added Ctrl+L / Alt+D / F6 to select address bar of current tab

    v0.3.3 [05-18-09]

    Corrected DebugBar positioning Added IE8 final and removed IE8 RC1

    v0.3.2 [03-24-09]

    DebugBar can be opened into IETester (DebugBar v5.2.1 or more needed) Corrected thread deadlock bug on "window.close" handling (reported here) Added Ctrl++ / Ctrl+- / Ctrl+0 to handle zoom using shortcut keys Added "Close All Tabs" icon to ribbon bar (Ctrl+Alt+W keyboard shortcut) Added "Close all open tabs except active" icon to ribbont bar (Ctrl+Shift+Alt+W / Ctrl+Alt+F4 keyboard shortcuts) On the "Open All version", availability to choose which ie tab version to open Added "View Source" dialog (need DebugBar) (Ctrl+U keyboard shortcut)

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