IETester is a free (both for personal and professional usage) WebBrowser that allows you to have the rendering and javascript engines of IE11, IE10, IE9, IE8, IE7 IE 6 and IE5.5 on Windows 8 desktop, Windows 7, Vista and XP, as well as the installed IE in the same process.

Application Details:

Version: 0.5.4
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc5

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

  • General UI.
    • Browsing through internet explorer options.
    • Browsing through IETester options.
    • About box and version check.
  • IE 11.
  • IE 9.
  • IE 6.

What does not

  • IE 10 is unavailable (unclickable).
  • IE 8 tab opens but refuses to browse anywhere.
  • IE 7 tab opens partially, but no address bar or title.
  • IE 5.5 tabs do not open and cause exceptions. The program recovers from these, but essentially IE 5.5 does not function.
  • Numerous graphical glitches, mostly black or garbled colours being painted when loading a web page.
    • Often causes flickering, sometimes make parts of the UI unusable for a short time.
    • Whole UI refuses to be backgrounded and runs on top of all the other windows


What was not tested

  • Changing internet options.
  • Changing IETester options
  • Dev tools and debug bar.
  • Favourites.
  • Printing and print preview.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: unknown

Additional Comments

Running in Windows 7 mode.

Major features are not usable, hence the rating of Bronze. Having said that, it is still useful for testing with IE 11, 9 and 6.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentLinux Mint 19.3 "Tricia"Jan 17 20205.0-rc5Yes Yes NoBronzeHamish McIntyre-Bhatty 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 02 20151.6.2Yes Yes BronzeSylvain B 

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