Download.com
  • Navigation
  • open search
Close

PLATFORMS

POPULAR LINKS

CATEGORIES

HELP & SETTINGS

The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.

Editors' Review

Prism lets you take Web-based applications and convert them into desktop applications. While it performed well during our tests, were trying to figure out why anyone would find it necessary.

The programs interface appears as a pop-up window and a blank browser window. There's no Help menu, so we had to play around with it to figure out just what, exactly, it does. Basically, you enter a URL and a name and a shortcut appears in a location of your choice. We chose to place a shortcut on our desktop, and sure enough, when we clicked on it, the corresponding Web site appeared in the Prism browser window. The browser itself is plain and lacks any navigational buttons, which was really frustrating since the app is still Web-based and you can't go back to the last page.

If you could view the pages offline, we could understand the point of this program. From what we understand, the program is still under development. We think its best that you wait until the makers of Prism finish what they've started before you give it a try.

 
read more +

What do you need to know about free software?

Latest Stories
How to reinstall updates that Windows 10 automatically uninstalled

How to reinstall updates that Windows 10 automatically uninstalled

Microsoft this week will try to resolve a startup failure issue by uninstalling recently installed u...

Read more
Here's how to save your Google+ data before Google shuts it down

Here's how to save your Google+ data before Google shuts it down

Google's shuttering its G+ social network. Grab your stuff while you still can.

Read more
Microsoft Store slashes revenue cut to just 5 percent; app developers get the rest

Microsoft Store slashes revenue cut to just 5 percent; app developers get the rest

Developers will keep the remaining 95 percent, unless affiliate links are involved.

Read more
User Reviews

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Submit
 
show reviews

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0b3

Version 1.0b3 fixed Prism fails when web app URI does not have a base domain.

General

Publisher Mozilla Labs
Publisher web site https://mozillalabs.com/
Release Date March 03, 2011
Date Added March 03, 2011
Version 1.0b3

Category

Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Mozilla Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

Download Information

File Size Not Available
File Name Not available

Popularity

Total Downloads 3,689
Downloads Last Week 1

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
Report a problem