The browser provides virus, popup and spyware protection in a simple, easy to use tabbed interface
Firefox is definitely one of the most popular browsers in every corner
of the world, as it provides excellent browsing speed and very powerful
customization tools, with just a reasonable footprint on computer
Firefox is now available on multiple platforms,
including Mac OS X and Linux, as well as portable devices, so it has to
be something really special about it since so many people are using it.
first contact with Firefox shouldn't be surprising since most browsers
have already adopted tabbed browsing. It comes with a tabbed interface
so opening multiple pages at the same page isn't a problem anymore. But
what's under the hood is what really makes the difference.
is amazingly fast and blocks pop-ups, viruses and spyware, but also
gives the user an extraordinary power of customization through a
well-developed add-on manager. Basically, you can change almost
everything in your browser, starting with the way it looks and ending
with features and functionality.
Mozilla lets you install new
themes and so-called Personas that change the appearance of the main
window, as well as plug-ins and extensions for adding new features to
Last but not least, just like the latest
iterations of Internet Explorer, it comes with integrated search
engines, powered by Google or Yahoo. Plus, it features a powerful
bookmark manager, an advanced pop-up blocker, efficient privacy controls
and detailed settings menus.
Firefox is very light on computer
resources and it performs without a glitch on older computers as well.
This browser is fast, reliable and the crash rate is very low. In
addition, with the aid of a few extensions and themes, Firefox can be
personalized to your own taste.
The Firefox project (formerly
Firebird, which was formerly Phoenix) is a redesign of Mozilla's browser
component, written using the XUL user interface language and designed
to be cross-platform.
Firefox is a small, fast and very easy to
use browser that offers many advantages over other web browsers, such as
the ability to block pop-up windows and the tabbed browsing.
Here are some key features of "Firefox":
· Comprehensive popup controls to keep unwanted advertising off your desktop;
A tab browsing mode that lets you open several pages in a single
window, allowing you to load links in the background without leaving the
page you're on;
· Integrated search (powered by Google);
· Industry leading accessibility with Find As You Type - find links and page text by simply typing;
· Simplified privacy controls that let you cover your tracks more effectively;
A streamlined browser window that lets you see more of the page than
any other browser while at the same time being more configurable;
· A large variety of free downloadable extensions and themes that add specific functionality and visual changes to the browser.
· Pentium 4 or newer processor that supports SSE2
· 512MB of RAM
· 200MB of hard drive space