Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 15565 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.5.0.4
File Size:
33.66MB
Date Added:
June 06, 2006
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
45,377,110
Downloads Last Week:
55,782
Product ranking:
#1 in Web Browsers
Additional Requirements:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' review

As more users continue to abandon Internet Explorer, Mozilla's popular Firefox gains traction in the browser space. Version 1.5 of Firefox offers a few notable features, foremost of which is the ability to reorder tabs by dragging and dropping them. You'll also find a tool that lets you quickly clean up your surfing history with two clicks of the mouse or a hot-key combo. The latest iteration of the browser seems more responsive than it has in the past and also is more efficient; with 10 windows open, Firefox consumed slightly less RAM than either IE or Opera.

If you're new to Firefox entirely, you'll appreciate the other features, including the RSS feeds, the JavaScript debugger, the basic download manager, and the ability to search several popular sites (such as Google) directly from the address bar. You can easily create toolbars by dragging and dropping icons. More technically minded users will appreciate that Firefox displays the page source in a new window, using indents and color-coded tags like an HTML editor. The built-in pop-up blocker is still extremely effective, and Firefox's reuptation for tight security is still well deserved. Anyone who's tired of IE will find more than one reason to like this free alternative.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.3

    out of 15565 votes

    • 5 star: 10303
    • 4 star: 2425
    • 3 star: 982
    • 2 star: 648
    • 1 star: 1207
  • Current Version:

    4.4

    out of 131 votes

    • 5 star: 90
    • 4 star: 20
    • 3 star: 10
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 8
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  • 1 stars

    "firefox plug-ins"

    September 16, 2014   |   By popsguy

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 32.0.1

    Pros

    works well. moves from site to site with speed

    Cons

    For some reason I have problems with a lot of the plug-ins, which I do not like or want. Most of it has to do with advertising. also get a window from "crackle" which I hate and can't seem to get rid of. I use to enjoy surfing using firefox but with all these sales programs poping up I will find another search program. It's annoying when you are reading an article and these commercial sites start popping up and you have to delete them so you can finish what your reading.

    Summary

    was a great search engine until the advertising came along.

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