Firefox

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Firefox is a fast-browsing software from Mozilla foundation. It has simple interface with variety of tools. These tools makes it compete hence it is a freeware that is available for download from its official website. Users can also find on google play store.

Developer

Language

English

License

Freeware

Systems

Windows

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Software description

Firefox is a software for browsing. It is a Mozilla foundation browsing site. In comparison Firefox with other browsers, it is fast since it takes shortest time for its search engine to generate results. Firefox utilizes the gecho rendering engine to display pages. Hence ensuring a smooth experience in browsing. Firefox uses less RAM and CPU when compared to other browsers. Firefox also performs well even if many tabs are open. In fact, Firefox browser is available not only for windows, and desktops but also available for android and tablet users, found in google play store. Being the first browser to offer themes and an add on platform. You can choose whatever theme you like.

In addition, Firefox has a popup blocker that detects and blocks windows from intrusive websites automatically. It also uses safe browsing database to block known websites. Additionally, it has a password manager. this enables you to create a strong password that cannot be e tracked by hackers with ease. It also stores saved password. Filling is easier as it helps you to recall complex passwords hence easy autofill. It also guarantees your privacy. It has tracking controls where that you can use to block trackers. You just need to customize the level of tracking they allow. During data browsing, Firefox prevents the storage of browsing history and data during private browsing sessions.

Furthermore, it has bookmark manager that helps you to arrange them in well by placing them in folders and tags. You can also pin your favorite tabs in the screen. It helps you to retrieve them easily. This browser also has a sync feature. It ensures that you sync all the activity of your computer in all your devices with your Firefox browser. It offers regular updates which automatically checks for and downloads updates to ensure users have the latest security.

However, to own this browser in your system, you must ensure that you meet the following system requirements. First, operating systems must be of windows version 10 or latest. MacOS 10.15 or later, and it must be compatible with various Linux distributions. Your hardware should have 1 gigahertz processor or any compatible system on a chip. At least a memory of 1GB RAM for 32-bit version and 2GB for 64 GB bit version and 500 MB of space. Users without this specification may miss out a chance of having Firefox browser. In fact, it consumes more hardware resources than desired. At some point, it becomes less optimal in terms of performance.

In addition, Firefox faces several challenges with some websites. These websites tend to take advantage of internal explorer technology. Especially those using ActiveX controls. This controls allows interaction with windows operating system and programmers but Firefox lacks support for them. Additionally, it does not provide Microsoft installer package for easy arrangement in enterprise environments. Hence this can be a demerit for organizations which rely on MSI based software arrangement. Lastly, it has a slower start up time, reports from many users claim that it as a drawback for them.

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