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Mozilla 64-bit Firefox Developer Edition for Windows

As expected Mozilla has now unveiled the Developer Edition of 64-bit Firefox for Windows (v 38). The 64-bit build allows users to get a more richer, desktop-quality app experience in the web-browser, the 64bit version of the browser allows running of larger applications, better performance, and increased security vs it's 32bit sibling.

Mozilla 64-bit Firefox

Mozilla Finally Brings Multi-process And 64-bit Firefox

As blogged earlier after Internet Explorer and Google Chrome, our beloved Firefox web-browser is also coming with multi-process support. To make things even sweeter Mozilla has also announced an official 64bit version of the web-browser for Windows OS, although this was unofficially available as Waterfox.

Firefox Multi Process

Restore The Classic Look In Firefox 29

While I personally liked the minimalistic approach of the new Fireox 29 interface (named Australis) some might not, for the haters we have the new free addon "Classic Theme Restorer" which will give you the look and feel of the "good old days". The free Firefox addon restores squared tabs, appbutton/appmenu (known from Firefox for Windows), bookmarks menu button, bookmarks sidebar button, history sidebar button and other buttons from Firefox 4-28 (non-Australis) on Firefox 29+ (Austalis UI - Windows, MacOSX, Linux), all buttons remain fully optional. Some of them have to be moved to toolbars manually using browsers 'customize' area.

Classic Theme Restorer

Multiprocess Firefox For Better Security And Performance

Internet Explorer 8 was the very first web-browser to utilize separate processes followed by Google Chrome, the separation of UI and multiple “content” processes to host web-content results in better security and performance. Using separate content processes allows them to be properly sandboxed enhancing security and will also result in better UI responsiveness as the browser UI would not be affected by poor performance of content processes.

Although the underlying Gecko platform on which Firefox runs supports multiple processes, the Firefox frontend is not designed to use them. Work to make the frontend support multiple processes began in early 2013, and fruits of the work are now available in Nightly builds of the browser. The new multi-process Firefox will make it a more stable web-browser, a crash in “content” process will not kill the entire browser and will show something like below telling which tab crashed allowing them to be reloaded.

Multiprocess Firefox

Firefox 4 Preview Build With New Faster JägerMonkey JavaScript Engine Now Available For Download

I am using Firefox 4 Beta 5 and it's noticeably faster than Firefox 3.6, Mozilla is working hard to further enhance the browser performance and a new nightly developer build is now available for download with faster "JägerMonkey JavaScript Engine". The new javascript rendering engine is the code-name for the new JIT being developed for Mozilla's JavaScript engine where Jaeger means "hunter" in German.

Firefox Minefield

Download Firefox 4 Beta 5

Firefox 4 Public Beta 5 is finally landed and can be downloaded from the direct links provided below, the latest beta build of upcoming major update to Firefox features a brand new “Firefox Menu Button” which will be replacing the Menu Bar saving screen estate coupled with other new features as listed below.

Firefox 4 Beta 5

Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta 2 Available For Download - Get Your Hands On The Portable Version To Test Things Safely

Firefox 4Firefox 4 is getting ready to take on the browser war to next level and public beta 2 of the application is now available for download, the new version now supports "App Tab" feature allowing users to have an permanent faviconed tab for websites, powered by the new Gecko 2.0 page-rendering engine the browser now supports even more CSS3 standards specifically "CSS Transitions".

Firefox Portable

Apart for addressing 652 issues, performance has also been tweaked to offer faster javascript, improved scrolling and better startup times - to test things out without affecting your existing Firefox install you can use the Firefox 4 Beta 2 Portable version download provided below.

TooManyTabs - Solution To Organize Firefox Tabs And Freeing Memory

Having lots of tabs loaded in Firefox eats substantial amount of system resources and can make things pretty slow and unorganized, the guys at Visibo Limited seems to have developed a perfect solution for the problem, TooManyTabs 0.3.1 - the free Firefox add-on from Visibo allows users to save more then 50 tabs in multiple-rows as idle tabs, just above the real Firefox tabs in unloaded form saving memory and CPU cycles, furthermore the ability to color and create separate rows provides better tab-organization functionality.


Simply Click The Up Arrow For Adding To TooManyTabs Row

Adding Tabs To TooManyTabs

At first instance it seemed no better then a Bookmark Manager like Read It Later, but further digging revealed this blog post at developers website, telling how TooManyTabs will try to load the restored tab from disk cache including the tab history and scroll position.

Chromifox - Google Chrome Theme For Firefox

ChromifoxAlthough not officially, but Google Chrome does support Themes now, but if you want to stick with good old Firefox for now and don't want to miss the sleek Google Chrome theme, Give Chromifox a try.

Get a coat of Chrome on Firefox, a bright and soft blue theme for Firefox 3 on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, inspired by the theme from the Google Chrome web browser.

A coat of Chrome for Firefox

Simple Tweak To Disable Firefox Extension Install Delay

Firefox displays a confirmation dialog box with a short delay when you install an extension preventing you from mistakenly confirm the install providing adequate time to review the install information, this is a very good security feature and prevents several cleverly crafted arbitrary code execution holes.

However if you are an advanced user and would like to disable or decrease the install dialog box delay, follow the steps below:

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