Downloading Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox, otherwise known as just Firefox is a free and open-source web browser program created for Windows, OS X, and Linux. It has a mobile version for Android developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation. Mozilla Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to create web pages, which produces current and future web standards.
Since February 2014, Mozilla Firefox has an estimated worldwide usage of 12% and 22%, making it, according to varying sources, the third most popular web browser program. According to Mozilla itself, as of December 2014, Firefox has around half a billion users all over the world. The web browser has had more success in Germany, Indonesia, Iran, and Poland, where it is the most popular browser with 43%, 55%, 46%, and 41% of the market share, respectively.
Features of Mozilla Firefox are a download manager, incremental find, an integrated search system, which uses Google by default in most localizations, live bookmarking, location aware browsing, also known as “geolocation” based off a Google service private browsing, Smart Bookmarks, spell checking, and tabbed browsing. Features can be added in Mozilla Firefox with the use of extensions made by third-party developers. It has a wide selection, a characteristic, which has attracted many of Mozilla Firefox’s users. In addition, Mozilla Firefox offers an environment for web developers wherein they can utilize built-in tools, like the DOM Inspector or the Error Console or extensions like Firebug.
So you can download Mozilla Firefox, all you would require is a computer or a mobile device with an internet connection. You would also need an existing web browser program like Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
The central advantage of a Mozilla Firefox download is that it can be utilized to surf the Internet, go to any website, and collaborate with other add-ons and/or extensions within the web browser program.
Stated below are the step by step procedures and pictures to help you to download Mozilla Firefox for free.
• Open a web browser program and go to the Google home page at www.google.com. For your Mozilla Firefox free download, type in “Mozilla Firefox” in the search field and click on the “Download Firefox — Free Web Browser — Mozilla” search result. Similarly, you can go directly to the site, www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new.
• Note that it is not assured that the web page will appear as it does on picture number 1.
• Once you have loaded the site, you will find the Mozilla Firefox free download page as seen in picture number 2. Click on the “Free Download” link.
• Afterwards, you will be shown this pop-up screen like in picture number 3, for you to download the set-up file for you to download Firefox. It will ask you to choose where you want to save your set-up file. Choose the folder where you want to save your Mozilla Firefox free download for Windows 7 file then click on the “Save” link.
• As soon as you have saved the file, wait until it downloads on your device. Once it has saved on your device, double click on the Firefox Setup Stub 34.0.5.exe icon to continue on your Firefox download, like in picture number 4. Note that the file name may change, depending on the version of Mozilla Firefox you picked during when you download Firefox.
• Based on your security settings, your computer will ask if you want to run the file. Just click on the “Run” link if it appears.
• You have to guarantee that you are connected to the Internet, since the Mozilla Firefox download Windows 7 will make you go through the installation process of Mozilla Firefox on your computer. Once finished, then congratulations, you have successfully downloaded Mozilla Firefox to your computer!
In terms of platform availability, Mozilla Firefox for desktop is accessible and supported for Windows, OS X, FreeBSD, and Linux. On the other hand, Firefox for mobile is only available for Android. In addition, it also has its own Firefox OS. Actually, in September 2013, the Windows 8 Touch interface, maximized for use of the touch screen, was introduced on the Aurora release channel. Nevertheless, the project has since been cancelled since March 2014, due to a lack of user adoption of the beta versions. Mozilla Firefox has also been ported to SkyOS. Moreover, an unofficial rebranded version called Timberwolf has been available for AmigaOS 4.