Xtravo Explorer: Genius of a 19 year old Pakistani

Imran Sheikh, 19 has developed, what is considered the fastest IE-based browser to date, Xtravo Explorer. Though still in its beta version, this browser has caught the attention of not only the local media but also has gained mass popularity worldwide. The explorer is powered by IE, and its requirements include 10 megabytes (MB) of hard disk drive (HDD), 128 of random access memory (RAM), Net Framework 2 (Compulsory) and Windows Operating System.

Salient features of Xtravo are tab browsing, short cuts, fast browsing, Integrated RSS feeds and Integrated DOM introspection. its advanced pop up blocker, provides its users with safe and secure browsing. However, The individuality of this explorer is not only restricted to loading heavy websites within 10 seconds, but the special features for web designers: Document Reader, which allows one to review the websites coding and Image Grabber, which permits saving multiple pictures at the same time. Also, the improved ftp uploader through which webpages can be uploaded by simply typing: ftp.yourdomain.com.

User reviews on various websites have termed Xtravo as user friendly. However, Sheikh Imran is yet to attain larger mainstream recognition on this remarkable breakthrough of his in the information technology sector of Pakistan. With such a vast list of evangelists while still in its beta version, the explorer is sure to head for great success.

PC Magazine covered this in Oct 2009 as pointed out by our reader Fariha, I am putting in a comment from it here is the complete link

Web browser XTravo Explorer surprised me. Although I can’t say this free browser is going to kick Firefox off my system anytime soon, it at least has some interesting ideas. It’s worth checking out.

Facebook comments:


  • very excellent work you have done for pakistan and pakistani people . i pray god please help this genius person in every field of life . tumai kabi nazar na lagae … usman iqbal from chiniot/..

  • its a nice browser. i found almost all my needs from this.


  • Bilal Ahmed

    I am so proud of this guy, he has made all of us so Proud of being Pakistani.

    Inshallah he will make Big Time one day and show the World Pakistani are the Best.


  • PEOPLE the same kid has created his OWN SEARCH ENGINE.

    The Creator of xtravo explorer has created a search engine. check it here http://www.jawoco.com

    Its awesome. It is cool.

  • I must say, that the kid’s website is quite professional, and seems quite ambitious.
    As far as the product is concerned, its not very impressive (just an IE control), still, applaud him on the effort put in posing and marketing it as a finished product. Keep it up!.

    As far as the comments of some people, go here, that Microsoft will buy it, is utter, utmost stupid nonsense I have heard for sometime. Only ignorant people can shoot such lame comments.

  • Xtravo Explorer 3 OS has released worldwide. This the Major Web Browser Upgrade. Offers all features like Firefox & Chrome.

  • What the hell you people wasting your time on this fucking browser….. this is not a browser yaar, just a game of drag and drop in .net code.
    i also heard that this guy is 17 years old, some says he is 19 years old…. i dont know what the hell is going on…..

  • yar the xtrovo explore is not downloading from any web i have tried a many web but after downloading it says [The application failed to initialize propery(0×c0000136).click on ok to terminate the application.] what to do now?

  • download .NET Framework 2

  • To all the people who think that “its just a drag and drop” , “built in controls” etc etc. its sad that s all nothing but typical pakistani attitude(no offence meant) of not appreciating anything which is done by someone else and not by themselves.

    And if all you think that only Pakistani media captured this , its quite strange none of you reads stuff like PC World which published its own review of this Xtravo in its October issue in 2009 … now american tech dept wont do that without any credibility and certainly a magazine of that merit

    Not to forget the maker of this was also offered FulBright Scholarship by USA in July 2009 – USA does not goes around offering grants just randomly ..

    So all of you just be glad someone from Pakistan got a positive recognition and did something constructive.

    Take a moment to think what anyone of you has ever done constructive even if its “drag and drop” idea :)

  • @Fariha thanks for pointing it out, I agree with you, also i don’t know how many of us would be able to do such a feat at 19 years of age even if it was dragging and dropping. updating the article with the link

  • Way to go!!
    All those who were about to create this browser in 2 days by dragging and dropping! Pleaseeeeeeeee start doing something of your own!

    A message for People who think it can be done in 2 days:

    If babies could have been born by talking shit like what you are doing here, You must had the highest number of babies!!

    Stop criticizing!!! FroGod Sake!!

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