Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 15609 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.6.2
  • Total Downloads:
    47,480,571
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 23, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    37.79MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    47,060
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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No longer a fledgling upstart, Firefox is the gold standard of alternatives to the still-dominant Internet Explorer. Firefox 3.6 is full-featured, lightning fast, and secure. Its killer selection of add-ons remains strong, with built-in support for the next generation of themes, called Personas, plus the latest update makes version 3.6 about 20 percent faster than version 3.5. However, competition is strong and it can no longer be said that Firefox is the fastest browser available.

Several notable improvements in the latest revamp keep Firefox abreast of current browsing tech. In addition to the aforementioned improvements made to the TraceMonkey JavaScript engine so that it renders Web applications faster, there have also been other significant under-the-hood changes. These include: blocking third-party software from encroaching on Firefox's file system turf to increase stability; support for the Web Open Font Format, which means many non-English browser users should have a faster time loading Web pages with downloadable fonts; and support for the File interface, which can help with tasks such as uploading multiple photos and is part of the draft HTML5-standard effort. HTML5 support debuted in Firefox 3.5. Another deeper change to the browser is that it is now running scripts asynchronously, which can help to load a Web page faster by putting off some work until the high-priority chores are complete. Firefox 3.6 also isolates out-of-date plug-ins so they do not become a security risk.

Unlike Firefox 3.5, which was more about keeping the browser current rather than blazing new trails, Firefox 3.6 is once again on the warpath. Upgrading is highly recommended.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.7

    out of 62 votes

    • 5 star 22
    • 4 star 21
    • 3 star 5
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 7
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 15609 votes

    • 5 star 10315
    • 4 star 2428
    • 3 star 990
    • 2 star 657
    • 1 star 1219
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5 stars

"Very good thankyou"

April 05, 2010  |  By Clancy10

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

I is very efficient product. Will continue to download future updates.

Cons

I have no cons.

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4 stars

"Mozilla Firefox loads quicker than IE 8 on my computer"

April 03, 2010  |  By Boyneruk

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

I find it easy to navigate and I like the choice of save & quit or just quit when I shutdown Firefox.

Cons

So far I have not found anything I don't like about Mozilla Firefox.

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5 stars

"Wont switch to anything else"

April 02, 2010  |  By geobissett

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

I like that it's open. Any bugs and there is a fix

Cons

Slow to boot up, but that could be my PC.

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4 stars

"Was having so many probs with IE this is great"

April 02, 2010  |  By fuzzyfifi

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

Fast gives me what I want when I want it

Cons

not a lot i dont like

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2 stars

"Poor stability"

April 01, 2010  |  By Bob6145

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

Seems ok except for stability problems

Cons

Crashes repeatedly when listening to internet radio.

Summary

Needs some work.

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1 stars

"it doe not do the job"

April 01, 2010  |  By minkie2010

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

it is not bad

Cons

it freezes many times i would recommend it to anybody i hve to reboot my comp everytime it suxs fix it

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5 stars

"Firefox is FAST"

April 01, 2010  |  By NikiTheT

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

SO MUCH FASTER THAN IE! And the Add-Ons are terrific too.

Cons

Haven't found anything to dislike.

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4 stars

"fast and efficient"

April 01, 2010  |  By charlie7290

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

tabbed browsing good

Cons

ie wont work with latest version(tab) so it advised me to un-install.

Summary

We,ll see

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5 stars

"Mozilla did it again..but we hang in the browsers daily"

April 01, 2010  |  By Andre White

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

Fast and Furious yes, and I love the addons

Cons

Very often in the browser we find that we just hang and it will not find the pages you request, you have to refresh regular.

Summary

Not bad at all, wish we could get the freeezer closed

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5 stars

"Mozilla Firefox Rocks!"

April 01, 2010  |  By fishnful

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.2

Pros

Fast browser, add-ons are great, great organization.

Cons

There's really nothing much that I can say bad about this software program. It does pretty much what I need it to do and it does it quickly. Every once in a while, it locks up on me, but once in a great while.

Summary

I've tried Firefox, IE and Google Chrome. I absolutely don't like IE or Chrome.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.6.2
Version 3.6.2 has fixed a critical security issue that could potentially allow remote code execution, several additional security issues and several stability issues.
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date March 23, 2010
Date Added March 23, 2010
Version 3.6.2
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 37.79MB
File Name Firefox Setup 38.0.1.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 47,480,571
Downloads Last Week 47,060
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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