Mozilla as we know is a global community of thousands of people all over the world who believe in the power of technology in enriching people's lives . It is a non-profit organization .
Mozilla Firefox being the open-source software project , It's code is readily available to the public on internet and other media.
Mozilla Firefox is a browser developed by Mozilla corporation which is presently working on Firefox 4.0 beta which can be downloaded at http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/beta/
Presently the stable version of firefox being the Firefox 3.6.8 , which is readily available for download at http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/
Mozilla Firefox is the most secure, robust , and fully customizable web-browser.
It is indeed one of the best browsers in the market with its features such as :
1) Awesome bar :
Just type in the URL (Uniform resource locator) in the address bar, the Browser based on the history of your browsing provides you the suggestions starting with the letter you keyed in, which indeed helps in preventing you to write those long ,sloppy URL's every time.
2) Library :
Your browsing history, and all the bookmarks are arranged properly in a library enabling you for efficient and smarter browsing experience. You can arrange the sites you frequently encounter in smart folders enabling you for faster browsing.
3) One Click Bookmarking:
This is one of the most elegant features of the browser .
To bookmark your site :
Just right click on the bookmark bar at the top, you will get a drop down menu which includes options such as New bookmark ,New Folder, New Separator etc . Select the option of New Bookmark , then you will be asked to enter the name of the Bookmark, then the location of the site which is indeed your site URL and then the keyword for your site. Set all the options according to your requirement and then click OK.
You have successfully created your Bookmark.
Now the next time you want to visit that site just click the bookmark from the Bookmarks bar at the top or just type in the Keyword of the Bookmark in the address bar and click enter, you are redirected to your site.
4) Form Filling :
Browser helps you in the filling the online application forms based on your most common answer while filling in other application forms by keeping track of your information.
5) Look and Feel :
While browsing in platform it feels to be at home. With it's large collection of themes ,Firefox makes your browsing experience a pleasureful one. Themes can be downloaded from the official website www.mozilla.com . The interface and look in the browser is pleasure to watch.
6) Download Manager:
Mozilla Firefox comes integrated with a download manager which has the capability of accelerating your download speed. The other features include the option of stop , resume, pause
for your downloads. It helps in downloading files safely.
7) Session Restore :
Firefox has got the capability of restoring your place of browsing once you loose your place either due to crashes or while restoring when a new add-on is installed. It restores all the tabs and all the work you were doing.
8) Zoom Option:
It comes with an in-built zoom option which lets you to zoom your webpage equally in all directions thus enabling you to either read a news feed or zoom in a photo etc.
9) Integrated search:
The browser helps you search the web inline by providing you a search bar on the top right.
You just have to select the search engine and type in the keyword of search and bingo! there you are . Searching was never as easy as that.
10) Support for Newest Web technologies:
Supports a lot new technologies which enables the web developers for building cool graphics applications etc.
- SVG Filters
- Ogg Vorbis
- Ogg Theora
- Native JSON
- Animated Portable Network Graphics (APNG)
- Cross-Site XMLHttpRequest
- Web Worker Threads
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