By Mozilla Organization

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  • License
    Open Source
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  • Requirements
    Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
  • Date added
    Jun 30, 2017
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Mozilla Firefox is a fast, light and tidy open source internet browser. At its general public launch in 2004 Mozilla Firefox was the very first browser to challenge Microsoft Internet Explorer's dominance. Since then, Mozilla Firefox has always featured in the top 3 most well-known browsers globally. The essential characteristics that have made Mozilla Firefox so popular are the straightforward and functional UI, browser speed and robust security capabilities. The browser is very popular with programmers thanks to its open source development and dynamic community of advanced users.

• Browsing

Mozilla put off plenty of resources into developing a very simple but efficient UI directed toward creating browsing faster and easier. They made the tab arrangement that's been embraced by most other browsers. In the past few decades, Mozilla has also concentrated on optimizing browsing place by simplifying toolbar controllers to only a Firefox button (that contains settings and choices) and also back/forward buttons. The URL box comprises direct Google looking in addition to an automobile predict/history attribute named Awesome Bar. On the ideal side of the URL box, you will find bookmarking, background and refresh buttons. Outside of this, a perspective button controls everything you see beneath the URL. Next, to this, you've got the download history and buttons.

• Browser Speed

Mozilla Firefox boasts remarkable page loading speeds as a result of this excellent JagerMonkey JavaScript engine optimization. Start up speed and images which will also be one of the fastest on the marketplace. Firefox manages complicated video and internet content with layer-based Direct2D and Driect3D images systems. Crash protection ensures just the plugin resulting in the problem stops functioning, not the remainder of the content being navigated. Reloading the page restarts any plugins that are affected. The tab program and Awesome Bar are streamlined to launch/get results quite fast too.

• Security & Privacy

Firefox was the first browser to present a personal browsing feature which permits you to use the net more anonymously and safely. History, searches, downloads, passwords, cookies and cached articles are eliminated on shutdown. Minimizing the odds of a different user stealing your identity or locating confidential details. Content safety, anti-phishing engineering, and antivirus/antimalware integration guarantee your surfing experience is as secure as possible.

• UI & Development

Among the greatest features of the Firefox UI is customization. Just right click the navigation toolbar to customize individual parts or simply drag and drop items which you would like to move around. The inbuilt Firefox Add-ons Manager lets you discover and set up add-ons inside the browser in addition to view evaluations, recommendations, and descriptions.

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What's New

• Breaking profile varies - don't downgrade Firefox and utilize a pattern that's been opened using Firefox 55+.

• Windows stub installer is currently compact for easier setup. Users needing advanced installation options must use full drivers.

• This change is going to be rolled out progressively likely and thus won't be visible to all customers instantly.

• Modernized application upgrade UI to be less intrusive and much more aligned with the remainder of the browser. Only users who haven't declared their browser eight times after downloading an upgrade or users that opted from automatic updates will observe this shift.