Mozilla Firefox faster, more secure, easier to use and sporting a new look, this latest Firefox release sets a new standard for web browser innovation. Firefox is small, fast and easy to use, and offers many advantages over other web browsers, such as the tabbed browsing and the ability to block pop up windows. View Web pages way faster, using less of your computer s memory. Take Firefox with you wherever you go. Synchronize your browsing across multiple devices. Forget clunky URLs find the sites you love in seconds. Firefox has the most ways to customize your online experience specifically for the way you use the web. It is built with you in mind, so it s easy and instinctive to use even the first time you try it.
Choose from 5000 free extras to make your browser look and function the way you want. An add on can be a new time saving toolbar button, a shortcut to search, a themed look, and more. Add ons make browsing easier.
Easy Ways To Personalize:
* Add Style: Personas. Make Firefox match your style! Choose from thousands of Personas designed by users around the world, or create one yourself. With a single click you can dress up your browser however you want.
* Customize: Add ons. Many of the most popular add ons are extensions, little extras you download to add more bells & whistles to Firefox. Compare prices, check the weather, listen to music, update your Facebook profile all built right into the browser!
* Make It Work:] Plugins. Plugins are small bits of third party software built by companies like Adobe Systems or Apple to power videos, animation and games (examples include Flash Player or Quicktime). They can cause browser crashes or pose security risks when they get out of date, so we ve built an easy tool to help you stay current.
* Adapt Your Interface. The Firefox interface has been designed by a team of experts and tested by a community of millions of users around the world to make sure your browsing is as easy and intuitive as possible. But, everyone has their own specific needs, and you can always adjust the interface to be exactly the way you like it: re arrange, organize, add or remove buttons or fields to change your browsing experience however you want.
* Stay In Sync. Sync seamlessly connects your desktop and mobile Firefoxes, so you can access your browsing history, passwords, bookmarks and even open tabs no matter which device you use. Now you can surf the Web on your desktop, get up in the middle of browsing and have your open tabs ready and waiting on your mobile, just as you left them. Your browsing will never be the same!
* Making the Web Faster. Fasten your seat belts! With faster start up times, rapid graphics rendering and improved page load speed, Firefox is full of major performance enhancements you ll notice instantly. Upgrades to DOM and Style Resolution performance mean pages load faster, scrolling up and down is smoother, and web applications can run at breakneck speed. It s an entirely new and fast browsing experience.
* Hardware Acceleration. Whether you re using Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP or Mac OS X with Firefox, you ll also enjoy hardware acceleration for many common operations, such as watching videos or playing games. Firefox uses a new layers-based graphics system that takes advantage of Direct2D and Direct3D on Windows and OpenGL on Mac to deliver amazing performance even on graphics heavy sites.
Firefox Helps You Stay Safe:
* Protect YourPrivacy. When you browse, you leave a trail of data that potentially contains all sorts of personal information. We believe this info belongs to you and you alone (and least of all to overzealous advertisers), and have built in features to ensure that s the case.
* Browse With Security. Whether it s buying a gift, paying your bills or simply signing in to Facebook, it s important keep your personal info out of the hands of any online bad guys who might be snooping around. Fortunately, Firefox is packed with advanced security features to help you stay safe.
* Stay In Control. The online world is always changing, which is why we give you easy to use tools to let you adapt and make smart choices as you go.
* It s Part of Our Mission. Mozilla is a non profit organization with the goal of making the Web better for everyone. We re not trying to make money off our users we just want you to have the best possible experience online, and that includes keeping you and your personal information safe and private.