Firefox

Firefox

Free
Open source web browser with a tabbed interface and private browsing features
4.2  (40,200 votes)
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Firefox is one of the fastest web browser available online. Web browsing is fluid and web page navigation has become faster than ever. Firefox is highly compatible across the web and, now, supports multi-touch gestures.

The UI is intuitive and uncluttered. All features are easy-to-use and accessible from the main window. It is one of the most organized browsers to date. Firefox has features such as Private Window, Find-in-Page, Add-ons, Multi-tab, and Virtual Sticky Notes. Virtual Sticky Notes m.0akes this browser a good researching tool for students and teachers. Other features worth mentioning are the built-in spell checker and session restore. Automatic Session Restore works in a number of ways. 1) You can use it to continue browsing where you left off and 2) You can resume your sessions in case of sudden computer shutdown or browser closed unexpectedly.

You can use Private Window to run private sessions where your history is not logged and you can browse securely. The find-in-page tool is necessary in case you want to search for specific things on a web page. Firefox can expand its functionality with add-ons. You can use add-ons in a number of ways from blocking ads to making your browsing secure. Another feature that you can acquire through add-ons is controlling Firefox with voice commands.

Firefox can alert you when you access risky websites and can block web pages that install suspicious files. It can also remember your login IDs on different websites so you do not have to type them every time. You can also set and use a master password instead of your login credentials. You can customize Firefox’s look through themes and can change the font style and size as well.

To summarize, Firefox offers the best web experience. It's fast, fluid and compatible across the web. I recommend it to all users who want the best in web browsing.

Arnav Sinha
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Pros

  • Open multiple tabs to browse different websites.
  • Supports private browsing.
  • Secure, fast and reliable.
  • Virtual Sticky Notes to help students and teachers.
  • Supports Add-ons and multi-touch gestures.

Cons

  • Compatibility issues with some websites.
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