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Mozilla Firefox for Mac is a free and open source browser in the world that played one of the key roles in expanding the way we experience internet. Originally introduced to the market on the September 23 2001 under its original name “Phoneix” by Dave Hyatt, Joe Hewitt and Blake Ross, this browser immediately cached the attention of the public and managed to attract incredible audience that made it the most popular browser in the world for several years. Today in early 2014, Firefox holds a steady third place, closely behind Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Google’s Chrome.
Popularity of Mozilla Firefox for Mac was achieved by constant delivery of revolutionary features and services that made browsing the internet much more pleasant, streamlined and ready for serious professional use. These features include tabbed browsing, live bookmarking, integrated download manager, on-the-fly spellchecking, option for private browsing, increased security, stability, support for work on older Mac configurations, support for all the most popular web standards (HTML4, HTML5, XML, CSS, and dozens of others) and maybe most importantly, ability to use third party add-ons that can be created by users themselves. These add-ons were placed in easy to use online marketplace that supported single-click installation of those plugins, which tremendously boosted the ability of users to customize their browser experience just how they want it.
No matter if you are just introduced to the world of the internet or you are longtime user, Firefox browser for Mac represents one of the best ways you can experience everything that internet has to offer. Firefox offers:
Browsing Made Easy
Get to your favorite sites quickly – even if you don’t remember the URLs. Type your term into the location bar (aka the Awesome Bar) and the autocomplete function will include possible matches from your browsing history, bookmarked sites and open tabs.
With faster start-up times, rapid graphics rendering and improved page load speed, the latest version of Firefox is full of major performance improvements you’ll notice instantly.
Want to be extra sure about a site’s legitimacy before you make a purchase? Click on its favicon for an instant identity overview. Another click digs deeper: how many times have you visited? Are your passwords saved? Check up on suspicious sites, avoid Web forgeries and make sure a site is what it claims to be.
The Add-ons Manager has been redesigned to let you discover and install add-ons without ever leaving Firefox. Browse ratings, recommendations, descriptions and pictures of the add-ons in action to help you make your selection.
The Cutting Edge
Site authors and developers will love Firefox’s new and enhanced functionalities. If creating advanced content and applications gets you excited, Firefox is the best browser choice.
Firefox supports open font formats like WOFF, TrueType and OpenType, meaning site designers are no longer limited to a select handful of web-ready fonts as they create their sites.
Also Available: Download Firefox for Windows