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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 29 votes out of 29 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2
  • Total Downloads:
    67,541
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 01, 2007
  • Price:
    Free

The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.

Editors' Review

Firefox has many virtues, but speed is not one of them. Fasterfox aims to make everyone's favorite open-source Web browser run more sprightly. Instead of forcing you to dig through obscure config files to tweak your browser's settings, this extension makes the process as easy as selecting one of five options. Using the built-in stopwatch, you can see which preset suits you best. Users with broadband connections will appreciate the prefetching feature, which starts downloading pages before you open them. We didn't notice any spectacular speed increase, but your experience may vary. Fasterfox is easy to install and easy to use, and it certainly won't hurt your performance. Why not give it a try?
 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2
Version 2 includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher Tony Gentilcore
Publisher web site http://fasterfox.mozdev.org
Release Date October 01, 2007
Date Added October 01, 2007
Version 2
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 - 2.0
Download Information
File Size 115.59KB
File Name fasterfox-2.0.0-fx.xpi
Popularity
Total Downloads 67,541
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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