Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 15570 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    45,728,468
  • Date Added:
    September 29, 2008
  • File Size:
    34.56MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    74,517
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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Read CNET senior editor Rob Vamosi's extended review of Firefox 3.

No longer a fledgling upstart, Firefox 3 is full-featured, lightning fast, and an able Internet Explorer foe. Previous versions have seen Mozilla's approach to features such as tabbed browsing and extensions become extremely popular. Even though Firefox 3 lacks a killer feature, it offers significant improvements not to be missed.

Version 3 introduces a multitude of safety and usability features. The location bar drop-down menu now includes URLs from both your browsing history and your bookmarks. A new Add-Ons manager includes a built-in plug-in search engine, saving you the previous trip to the Mozilla Web site. Single-click the star icon on the right of the location bar to bookmark the current page, or double-click on it to simultaneously add and edit the bookmark entry. You can tag bookmarks, too. Other impressive new features include password confirmation before adding it to the saved passwords list, the ability to pause and resume downloads, and merged forward and backward history lists.

Firefox 3 now runs faster and, according to Mozilla, is less susceptible to hacks and other vulnerabilities. The browser now warns your system's antivirus program when you download a file, and anti-malware and anti-phishing utilities now throw up a warning page before allowing Firefox to load risky sites. The favicon reveals Web sites' ownership details and displays the security level of your connection to that site.

Developers will appreciate that Firefox 3's new graphics and text rendering code provide rendering improvements in CSS and SVG as well as improved display of fonts and complex scripts. Firefox 3--still open-source, as ever--is a browser that all users should consider making their default Web-surfing tool.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.9

    out of 137 votes

    • 5 star 71
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 13
    • 1 star 14
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 15570 votes

    • 5 star 10306
    • 4 star 2425
    • 3 star 983
    • 2 star 649
    • 1 star 1207
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3 stars

"Used to be great!"

October 14, 2014  |  By Harnic

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 33

Pros

Secure, fast. lots of very useful add-ons

Cons

New design really sux! Fortunately the archives have version 28. I reverted back to that & will stay there until Mozilla repairs the damage they've done, or I pick a different browser.

Summary

I've used Firefox since the first beta, but am considering trying others since they've messed with the design. I can't stand tabs on top!

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5 stars

"Best on the market!!"

October 14, 2014  |  By sbd8828

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 33

Pros

This version is fast. It also seems to be really secure. I use about 26 ad ons
and it handles great eithout crashing or slowing down. I run it on my win 7 64
bit pc. I'd recomend this to everyone.

Cons

Not much I can say bad about this.

Summary

This is a browswer that everyone should give a try.!!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.0.3
Version 3.0.3 fixes a problem where users were unable to retrieve saved passwords or save new passwords.
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date September 29, 2008
Date Added September 29, 2008
Version 3.0.3
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 34.56MB
File Name Firefox Setup 33.0.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 45,728,468
Downloads Last Week 74,517
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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