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Naver Whale (Hangul: 네이버 웨일) is a South Korean freeware web browser developed by Naver Corporation, which is also available in English. It became available on Android on April 13, 2018.[4]

Naver Whale
네이버 웨일
Naver Whale logo.png
Whale browser on Windows 10
Whale browser on Windows 10
Developer(s)Naver Corporation
Initial releaseMarch 14, 2017; 2 years ago (2017-03-14)
Stable release(s)
Windows and mac os (May 18, 2019; 3 months ago (2019-05-18)[1])


0.10.1 (October 28, 2018; 10 months ago (2018-10-28)[2])

Android (April 12, 2019; 5 months ago (2019-04-12)[3]) [±]

WebKit (iOS)
Operating systemWindows 7 or later
OS X 10.10 or later
TypeWeb browser, mobile browser


Since the browser has been based on Chromium since its inception in 2011, Google Chrome apps are compatible with the browser.[5]

Pages can be translated through its Naver Papago service and can translate from Korean, Japanese, and many other languages.[6]

The Naver Whale browser has its own extensions that can be accessed through the Whale Store.[7]


  1. ^ "whale Browser". Softpedia. 2019-02-19. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  2. ^ "whale Browser on the App Store". iTunes Store. 2019-02-20. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  3. ^ "whale Browser for Android". Google Play Store. 2019-02-19. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  4. ^ "Naver launches 'Whale' browser for Android". Yonhap News. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "South Korea's Newest Browser Is Beautifully Designed, But Will Anyone Use It?". Forbes. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Naver to debut PC version of web browser Whale". The Korean Herald. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Extensions: Wale Store". Naver Corporation. Retrieved February 15, 2019.

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