A fully-featured web browser with advanced hamster-assisted auto-scrolling capabilities. Free your fingers and unleash hamster-power to scroll the browser, so you don’t have to!

Particularly useful when you’re…

… unable to swipe due to sticky fingers or wet hands.
… wearing gloves.
… holding on to public transport.
… eating or drinking.
… holding or feeding a baby.
… reading and taking notes.
… skimming through long documents or webpages.
… using a device with a cracked screen that won’t swipe.
… unable to touch the screen after having a manicure.
… hugging your partner.

Or you’re just feeling too lazy to swipe!


***** Tilt-to-run mode *****

• The hamster responds to the device angle and orientation to scroll the page in the direction and speed you require.
• Browse in any position: Continue to read lying down or upside down!
• Great for reading webpages and documents while resting your fingers.

***** Swipe-to-run mode *****

• Use screen swipes and the on-screen control panel to command your hamster.
• Easily stop and start, change the scroll direction and speed or page through websites automatically.
• Great for relaxing, hands-free reading and for taking notes.

***** Super-smooth scrolling *****

• Experience finely-tuned, beautifully fluid and responsive 60fps hamster-powered scrolling. (120fps on supported devices)

***** Fully customizable *****

• Enable the hamster cursor, sound and haptic feedback (on supported devices) for a complete hamster-powered experience.
• De-hamstify the browser if you have an unusual aversion to hamsters or for a more professional feel.

***** Unlock Advanced Features *****

Purchase the HamsterBrow Pro upgrade for more advanced features:

• Offline Files: Save webpage snapshots and documents for offline hamster-powered viewing.
• iCloud Sync: Sync bookmarks, history and offline files between your devices.
• Choose a pet: Power the browser with a cat, dog, chicken, dinosaur, llamacorn and more!

***** Accessibility Integration *****

• Enable the iOS Switch Control accessibility feature with the scroll control panel to allow fully-accessible switch-controlled scrolling of websites.

Download for all your devices, relax and enjoy the unique HamsterBrowsing experience today!

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App Preview music: Rondo Alla Turca -
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What’s New

Version 1.2.4

The hamsters have been hard at work to ensure the app continues to run super-smooth on iOS 12 and all the latest devices:

• Fixes to prevent the address bar from misbehaving on app launch
• Ensure that PDF files are nicely scaled and can be zoomed correctly
• Prevent the dog from appearing giant-sized when running on higher resolution devices
• Increase the level of feedback when scrolling to the page ends on devices with a haptic engine
• Tweaks to the device put down detection

Many thanks for your continued use of HamsterBrow! Please send any feedback to or write a review.

As always, Happy HamsterBrowsing!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings


Christopher Tan
58.1 MB

Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Unrestricted Web Access
© 2018 Chris Tan
In-App Purchases
  1. HamsterBrow Pro Upgrade $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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