CLIQZ Connect: Send tabs and videos from desktop to mobile

Our pairing feature does not require a user account and no data is routed through external servers. We explain step-by-step how to set up and use Connect.

CLIQZ introduces Connect and mobile query suggestions

The new features are now available to all Cliqz for Android users. Additionally, users benefit from an improved tab overview.

Tutorial: Import bookmarks into CLIQZ Browser

Importing bookmarks takes just a few clicks using the integrated assistant. In some cases you first need to manually export the bookmarks from the other browser. We show you how this is done.

CLIQZ Browser Release Notes 1.12.0

Time for some spring cleaning! We completed a long list of stabilization and optimization tasks during the last weeks. In addition, we prepared for the first cross-device features for Cliqz.

US-ISPs allowed to sell browsing history: How to protect your private data

On Monday, President Trump’s signature finally nullified the privacy rules for Internet Service Providers. Now ISPs can sell users’ data without seeking prior consent.

Why does Cliqz not allow third party add-ons?

Many browser extensions out there use questionable practices in terms of data protection. Therefore, Cliqz integrates add-ons only after strict review.

Avira Scout with Cliqz's quick search

CLIQZ and Avira: partners for secure web browsing

Avira’s Browser Scout integrates Cliqz’s quick search. The distribution partnership will help Cliqz, to grow and make its products more widely available.

CLIQZ Browser Release Notes 1.11.0

Download YouTube videos to your computer, control trackers on websites with the Ghostery add-on, get search results for the United States or for France – this release contains great new features...

Tutorial: Set up a complementary search engine in CLIQZ browser

As an addition to the built-in quick search you can use a complementary search engine in the Cliqz browser. This tutorial explains how to do this.

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Tutorial: Install the Ghostery add-on in the CLIQZ browser

The Ghostery anti-tracking tool is now part of Cliqz. In this tutorial we show you how easy you can activate Ghostery in Cliqz for desktop.

Press Realease: Cliqz acquires Ghostery

Cliqz has acquired Ghostery’s consumer operations, which includes the popular brand, anti-tracking browser extensions and mobile apps, user-base and team. By combining algorithmic and blocklist...

CLIQZ and Ghostery join forces to defend your privacy

We were always brothers in arms but now finally Ghostery joins Cliqz officially. Together we will create a better and more sustainable Internet experience for our users.

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Download YouTube videos in the CLIQZ browser

Now you can download YouTube videos within Cliqz browser to view them offline. The audio track can be saved as a separate audio file.

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„Mo‘ Data Mo‘ Problems“: Cliqz and Mozilla talk about data privacy

What has today’s online landscape to do with unsafe US cars and data with Frankenstein’s Monster? Answers to these questions were presented at a meetup in Munich.

Android component WebView is causing problems – update now!

If the installed WebView version is outdated, Cliqz for Android displays false certificate warnings and does not recognize touch inputs correctly. An update solves these issues.

CLIQZ Browser Release Notes 1.10.0

This update finally brings the new multi-process architecture to all Cliqz users, as well as many other enhancements and fixes.

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CLIQZ is now even faster and more stable

This is due to the newly implemented multi-process architecture Electrolysis. The browser’s user interface and web content run in separate processes.

Techblog: How We at CLIQZ Protect Users from Web Tracking

In this second Techblog post we describe how we can block tracking behaviour, and specifically how Cliqz Anti-tracking achieves this.

CLIQZ Browser Release Notes 1.9.1

This release includes Firefox 50.1.0, a security update with multiple important fixes for security vulnerabilities.

CLIQZ Browser Release Notes 1.9.0

Multiple updates were released for Cliqz for Desktop during the last days. As usual they were rolled out gradually to all users. Among others, we merged with Firefox’s version 50.0.2, updated to the...

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Techblog: How Facebook knows exactly what turns you on

In this Techblog post we describe how online tracking companies collect user browsing histories and build user profiles.

CLIQZ Browser Release Notes 1.8.0

This new version includes a great number of enhancements and fixes. In addition to the following changes, multiple security updates were implemented.

CLIQZ Browser Release 1.7.0

Multiple major enhancements will be introduced with this new update – a new Control Center for privacy, security and search functions, a new browser interface design, breaking news, and much more....

Press Release: Mozilla invests in Cliqz

Mountain View, CA, and Munich, Germany; 23 August 2016: Mozilla today announced a strategic investment in Cliqz GmbH to enable innovation of privacy-focused search experiences. Cliqz is headquartered...

CLIQZ Browser Release 1.6.1

This CLIQZ release includes the improvements of Firefox’s latest version 48.0.1. It contains several stability fixes.

Burda Cliqz Camp: IT and Integration

Learning and working together: Nine young and talented refugees participated in a 4-week IT training course taught by IT-experts from Cliqz (which is majority-owned by Hubert Burda Media).

CLIQZcamp: Big Data for Newcomers

CLIQZcamp is a 4-week intensive program for newcomers who had to flee from their home country to seek refuge in Germany. The camp aims to developing and strengthening the technical profile of IT...

Press Release: Cliqz Goes Open Source

• • • Munich, Germany; June 9, 2016: The vendor of integrated browser and search applications Cliqz GmbH ( has published its software code on The...

CLIQZ for Android is now Open Source!

Originally based on Anthony Restaino’s Lightning Browser project, we built CLIQZ for Android, our mobile browser with integrated CLIQZ search.

It’s Time for Change

What’s your new year’s resolution? We at CLIQZ have ambitious plans – nothing less than to help bringing the Internet back on the right track.

Press Release: Cliqz study reveals how tracking threatens privacy

• • • Munich, 8 March 2016: Tracking is widespread on the Internet. In September 2015, the Munich-based company Cliqz GmbH, a provider of Internet browsers with integrated search and data...

Press Release: Cliqz – the browser innovation with integrated quick search and anti-tracking

• • • Munich, 8 March 2016: Today, the Munich-based start-up Cliqz presents Version 1.0 of its browser of the same name for Windows and Mac. For the first time ever, Cliqz integrates search...

CLIQZ Anti-Tracking

With the Integration of our search machine into our browser, we have successfully reinvented web-navigation: our direct fast-search replaces the out of date ‘classic’ search by bypassing the...


Cliqz’s new browser start page offers quick web search, direct links and latest news for you.

Cliqz GmbH Profile

Cliqz was set up with a view to combining the browser and the search and thus redesigning the Internet user interface. More than 100 experts from over 30 countries develop innovative software designed...

Managing Directors of Cliqz

Short CVs of the General Mangers of the Cliqz GmbH: Jean-Paul Schmetz (Founder), Marc Al-Hames

CLIQZ’s first major open source contribution: Keyvi, the key value index

Keyvi – the short form for “Key value index” – defines a special subtype of the popular key value store (KVS) technologies. As you can imagine from the name, keyvi is an...

Freedom to really innovate

JP already covered this in his “We redesign the Internet” blog post. At CLIQZ, we’re really reinventing the web. We’ve already developed a whole range of entirely new technologies. Our ability...

10 Facts about CLIQZ for Firefox

Numbercrunching: This infographic shows the big numbers behind a small extension.

10 innovations for a new Internet

The CLIQZ team developed a number of innovations to redesign the Internet. This infographic shows the ten most important ones.

We redesign the Internet

Today is an important day for us: We are launching a new version of CLIQZ for Firefox. Our users have helped us with their feedback and input to bring the direct, fast, and smart way of navigating the...