Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 15581 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.6.10
  • Total Downloads:
    46,136,258
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 16, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    37.79MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    61,703
  • 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 Firefox 3.6 also isolates out-of-date plug-ins so they do not become a security risk.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

    4.0

    out of 139 votes

    • 5 star 59
    • 4 star 52
    • 3 star 12
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 10
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 15581 votes

    • 5 star 10309
    • 4 star 2424
    • 3 star 985
    • 2 star 651
    • 1 star 1212
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1 stars

"Terrible Browser, was number 1 now moved to Chrome"

January 19, 2011  |  By boo123456787

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

This used to be a great browser but recently (last 18-24 months) not so. I used to be the biggest fan. Now it is now difference to a Mircosoft brower, buggy and frequent crashes.

Cons

Frequency of crashes far too high even without add ons. Lot and lots of workarounds and instructions on how to avoid crashes, not great for the average user. It even crashes on sites such as facebook.

Summary

Dont use this, chrome is much better and more stable.

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2 stars

"Crashes daily"

November 14, 2010  |  By mtl2la

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

Nice browser with good features

Cons

plugin-container crashes daily rendering the browser unusable using all the computer's resources, freezing it and crashing altogether.

Summary

If one can't browse why would one use such browser. This has been happening for a long time and YET, Firefox has not been improved. What a waste!

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3 stars

"old favourite"

November 10, 2010  |  By littleshotter

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

good browser finds stuff in ways and places you would not expect almost always guaranteed to find what you looking for

Cons

toooo many crashes

Summary

good browser could be a great browser as it used to be

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5 stars

"love it it is my default browser"

October 23, 2010  |  By RobtDT

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

easy to use,secure,fast

Cons

none so far

Summary

it is highly rated in my PC club & I find the praise to be true

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4 stars

"user friendly and opens multiple tabs."

October 19, 2010  |  By nasani

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

the web browser is faster and keep you with latest headlines

Cons

I have none yet

Summary

I like the product, it is very easy to use.

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5 stars

"Continues to do what I need."

October 18, 2010  |  By crown_city

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

Familiarity. Works on websites. Easy to use. Lots of "plugins."

Cons

Does not render exchange mail as I would like.

Summary

My choice for now.

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5 stars

"easy to use, like the graphics"

October 17, 2010  |  By nocoredneck

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

a lot of apps, personas,add on's. i love being able to customize without being a programmer. very easy to use. a breath of fresh air after using IE for so long.

Cons

can get a little slow and having a problem with closing the browser with open windows and logging back in.

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5 stars

"Heavenly Firefox"

October 16, 2010

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

Fast, multi-tasking, absolutely fabulous browser. Thank goodness I don't have to use IE so much.

Cons

Doesn't work very well with Messenger (in my case). No further cons.

Summary

Really appreciate A-1 browser Firefox.

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5 stars

"BEST MOZILLA EVER WORKS WELL AND IS A JOY"

October 16, 2010  |  By friendly 80

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

EVERYTHING

Cons

NOTHING SO FAR

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4 stars

"Full featured web browser"

October 13, 2010  |  By MichelOB13

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.10

Pros

Very customable, lots of addons, extensions & themes. Not Microsoft. Free. Reliable. Can open many tabs.

Cons

A little slow to load.

Summary

very good browser, prelaoded as standard browser with linux. Everyone can customize it to its liking.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.6.10
Version 3.6.10 has fixed a single stability issue affecting a limited number of users.
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date September 16, 2010
Date Added September 16, 2010
Version 3.6.10
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 37.79MB
File Name Firefox Setup 34.0.5.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 46,136,258
Downloads Last Week 61,703
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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