Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.6.15
  • Total Downloads:
    46,136,258
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 04, 2011
  • 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 Firefox 3.6 also isolates out-of-date plug-ins so they do not become a security risk.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

    4.3

    out of 98 votes

    • 5 star 47
    • 4 star 37
    • 3 star 10
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 3
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    out of 15581 votes

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    • 3 star 985
    • 2 star 651
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5 stars

"Love it! It's a winner!!"

October 05, 2012  |  By captain_crayfish

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

At long last they appear to have successfully debugged all the things that were wrong with the later versions of Firefox.

Cons

None yet. Fingers crossed

Summary

I never realized that it was Firefox (Add-ons) that were clagging my PC, making it unstable, slow, and unnerving. (I was ready to go out and buy a new PC believing it was that where the fault lay. I tried different browsers, defragged, cleaned registers, eliminated trash, unloaded FF 12 and reverted to Ver 9, all to no avail. Then I loaded Ver 15 as a trial - wow. YES!!! They've done it! Fast loads, slick running, thanks guys

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5 stars

"the very best"

March 22, 2011  |  By carlosdario

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

the speed is the thing

Cons

none compared to ie

Summary

thank you ,if you guys were not around i would be stuck with that suck job
called internet explorer which its not.

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5 stars

"the most complete browser available"

March 21, 2011  |  By educer74

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

u've gotta love the way u can customize it ... does everything you want

Cons

nothing so far

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5 stars

"great product"

March 19, 2011  |  By outpost9328

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

Best browser out there

Cons

lots of updates

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5 stars

"Great alternative to IE!"

March 19, 2011  |  By donmonty

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

Less cryptic than MS home page.

Cons

A mite slower, but who needs faster?

Summary

A-OK!

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5 stars

"This is my main browser."

March 19, 2011  |  By beis-1

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

I love Firefox. It works quickly and is secure.

Cons

None at this time.

Summary

Firefox is easy to install and use. It is a fast and accurate browser. For someone who is just an average user, it is a wonder. It updates easily when directed to do so.

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1 stars

"will not work for me"

March 19, 2011  |  By uncleit55

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

none I can see

Cons

maybe my internet

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4 stars

"Looks Great- Hope it Works Great"

March 18, 2011  |  By Ollie7018

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

Was easy to install, brought all my favorites from IE.

Cons

I like IE betterright now sinmply because I have never used Moxilla. Will see what happens after I use it for awhile.

Summary

Looks great, hopes it works great.

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4 stars

"works really well"

March 17, 2011  |  By m1branch

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

saves sites even if I sign off

Cons

sometimes difficult to refresh

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5 stars

"good second web browser"

March 17, 2011  |  By eldoe1

 |  Version: Mozilla Firefox 3.6.15

Pros

user friendly

Cons

none it is easy to use

Summary

ease of use

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.6.15
Version 3.6.15 fixes several security issues and stability issues.
General
Publisher Mozilla
Publisher web site http://www.mozilla.org/
Release Date March 04, 2011
Date Added March 04, 2011
Version 3.6.15
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
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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