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Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser developed by The Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation; with variant Firefox Lite

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Overview

Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by The Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD illumos and Solaris operating systems. Its sibling, Firefox for Android, is also available. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards. In 2017, Firefox began incorporating new technology under the code name Quantum to promote parallelism and a more intuitive user interface. An additional version, Firefox for iOS, was released on November 12, 2015. Due to platform restrictions, it uses the WebKit layout engine instead of Gecko, as with all other iOS web browsers.

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System Requirements

#MinimumRecommended
1Firefox will not run at all without the following libraries or packages- GTK+ 3.4 or higher, GLib 2.22 or higher, Pango 1.22 or higher, X.Org 1.0 or higher (1.7 or higher is recommended), libstdc++ 4.6.1 or higherMinimum required packages plus- NetworkManager 0.7 or higher, DBus 1.0 or higher, GNOME 2.16 or higher, PulseAudio
#Minimum
1OS: macOS 10.9, macOS 10.10, macOS 10.11, macOS 10.12, macOS 10.13
2Processor: Intel x86
3RAM: 512 MB
4Hard drive space: 200 MB
#MinimumRecommended
1OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
2Processor: Pentium 4 or newer processor that supports SSE2
3RAM: 512MBRAM: 2GB for 64bit version
4Hard drive space: 200MB

Ratings

Aggregate
4.32 
 5

CNET
Windows
4.5 
 5
based on 15638 reviews
CNET
Windows
4 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo
x32 bit Windows
10 
 10
based on 540 reviews
FileHorse
x32 bit Windows
8.6 
 10
based on 2743 reviews
G2CROWD4.3 
 5
based on 142 reviews
Google Play
Android
4.4 
 5
based on 3342873 reviews
Malavida
Windows
9 
 10
based on 1395 reviews
Softonic
Android
8 
 10
based on 876 reviews
Softonic
macOS
7 
 10
based on 1113 reviews
Softonic
Windows
8 
 10
based on 38375 reviews
Softpedia
x32 bit Windows
4.3 
 5
based on 13345 reviews
TechSpot4.4 
 5
based on 960 reviews
TopTenReviews9.85 
 10
based on professional's opinion

Developer

Mozilla Foundation and its contributors, Mozilla Corporation

Written in

C, C++, HTML, JavaScript, Rust

Initial Release

23 September 2002

License

MPL v2

Categories

Web Browser


Notes

  • Please note that GNU/Linux distributors may provide packages for your distribution which have different requirements. [^]
  • Modern GNU/Linux distributions may automatically install required minimum and recommended packages. [^]

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