Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

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

Version:
2.0.0.13
File Size:
33.66MB
Date Added:
March 26, 2008
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
45,377,110
Downloads Last Week:
55,782
Product ranking:
#1 in Web Browsers
Additional Requirements:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

Editors' review

Read CNET senior editor Rob Vamosi's extended review of Firefox 2, or watch a video tour of the new features.

Even though Internet Explorer dominates the Web browser market, you might wonder why if you spend some time with Mozilla Firefox. This light and nimble Web wonder brought tabbed browsing into the mainstream (IE7 recently jumped on the bandwagon) and offers countless ways to customize it through extensions and themes. Drag-and-drop tabs with individual close buttons help keep your content organized the way you like, and you can further streamline your browsing through the use of extensive hot keys. You'll find all of the regular options and features required for surfing the Web in the default setup, but the groundbreaking features come with the thousands of third-party extensions. Likewise, if you don't like the look of the default interface, there are hundreds of slick themes to use, though many weren't updated for version 2 at its release.

Firefox is the perfect browser for those involved with Web design and coding. A JavaScript debugger comes standard, and Firefox displays the page-source code in a new window, using indents and color-coded tags similar to an HTML editor. The built-in pop-up blocker works great for most sites, and new antiphishing protections and enhanced security for extensions are in the version 2 release. Anyone looking for a full-featured browser with seemingly endless ways to customize should download this powerhouse.

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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:

    3.6

    out of 49 votes

    • 5 star: 20
    • 4 star: 9
    • 3 star: 9
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 7
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    "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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