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Mozilla Firefox (Beta) Mozilla Firefox (Beta) 58.0 Beta 4 for Windows

by Mozilla

Avg. Rating 3.4 (1,045 votes)

File Details

File Size 33.9 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows 7/8/10/Server 2003/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 41,576
Publisher Mozilla
Homepage Mozilla Firefox
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Publisher's Description

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source Web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is the second most widely used browser.

To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to anticipate likely additions to the standards.

Latest Reviews

Hall9000

Hall9000 reviewed v58.0 Beta 4 on Nov 16, 2017

Giving a 1 untill they clean up their mess.

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v58.0 Beta 3 on Nov 15, 2017

Junk status. Used to be great and used it for years. I quit for good. Speed doesn't replace all the good things that made this browser great. Not by a long shot.

cyberguy

cyberguy reviewed v57.0 Beta 8 on Oct 14, 2017

Dissappointed with version 57 so far.

I will still give it a 3 because there is some good left in it.
Used to be my favorite browser. Now there is nothing to really make me want to continue using it.

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v57.0 Beta 6 on Oct 8, 2017

OK, I've been trying this for a couple of weeks now, or since the first Beta. Just updated to Beta 6. It is definitely faster than previous versions of Firefox, bit at what cost?

The Web Extension addons are PATHETIC in comparison to what can be done with the old XUL system. (Sorry Developers, but it's not your fault). The WE addons are very limited in what they can do, and it's sad to see once great add-ons being reduced to just a shell of what they once were. They are unable to import/export things like cookies, form history etc, they can't change the interface at all, no scroll bar changes, lame themes. The list goes on...

I actually DO like FF57, but it's inadequate add-ons and desire to be a clone of google chrome just leaves me wanting to stay with WATERFOX, at least until its author throws in the towel with the rest of them.

Sven123456789

Sven123456789 reviewed v57.0 Beta 6 on Oct 7, 2017

Finally tried this infamous 57 version. Its as bad as I thought it would be. None of my add on's came over. or my themes. So your stuck with that terrible user interface. Speed, come on, I haven't noticed any big speed increase with any of these updated browsers. FF will be added to IE, Edge, and Opera as browsers that have jumped the shark.

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v57.0 Beta 6 on Oct 6, 2017

Yes the browser is now fast, really fast, and its far too late for that to make any difference. If they had worked on speed 4 years ago they just have had a chance, now it way too late. And to get the speed by sacrificing all the addons? Insanity. Currently in the addon store there appear to be about 65 addons compatible with 57.. thats pathetic. Looks like Firefox is the new IE. Gawd damn why are tech companies so idiotic??

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v57.0 Beta 3 on Sep 27, 2017

I am still using WATERFOX as my primary browser, but I am trying to make this FF57 work out. It DOES seem more responsive than previous versions.

On the down side, Ugly squared off tabs, Can't find replacements for about 80% of my previous add-ons because the authors say that the webextensions are very LIMITED in what they can do. Install this and then stroll through the Mozilla Add-ons site. Page after page with only 1 or 2 compatible. Gone are Classic Theme Restorer, Findbar Tweak, Cookies Manager+. , Clippings, IMacros and the list goes on. I am trying to give it a chance. I'll bump it up to TWO stars. This is the Future??

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v56.0 Beta 12 on Sep 14, 2017

@Monkey_Punch It's not I'm against change if it improves the browser, but web extensions just do not have the same capability as the current XUL system. So many authors are just throwing in the towel or creating web extension add-ons that just simply can't do what they did with the old system

I've used Firefox since it rose from the ashes on Netscape long ago. I've Preached to others how great it was. The one thing that made Firefox stand out above the other browsers was the ability to customize it and make it your own browser. That is becoming a thing of the past and this browser may very well meet the same fate as Netscape.

It's Waterfox for me, as it's developer has forked off of previous mozilla builds and allows the old extensions.
"All of the other browsers are going in this direction" That's just it, why even use FIREFOX if it is no different from chrome. Go ahead and follow FF off of that cliff.

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v56.0 Beta 10 on Sep 9, 2017

Happily using Waterfox. FF has lst its' way.

Monkey_Punch

Monkey_Punch reviewed v56.0 Beta 10 on Sep 8, 2017

Gawd! Boo hoo, your ancient and no longer supported add-on no longer work. All other browsers are going in this directon but you don't see their users complaining. Tell the author to convert to Webextensions and join the 21st century. It's like listening to XP users complaining that web sites and other apps don't work right anymore. No *hit! Get a modern OS and get with the times! The web and the way browsers interact with it will be *nothing* like it is in a few years. To keep malicious web sites and other bad guys at bay, the browser world has to change. Adapt or die.

Avg. Rating 3.4 (1,045 votes)
Your Rating
Hall9000

Hall9000 reviewed v58.0 Beta 4 on Nov 16, 2017

Pros: Pros: Yes, faster.

Cons: Cons,: Almost all of the adons aren't working or supported yet. Plus, who's the idiot that decided to make it look even worse than Windows 10?

Bottom Line: Giving a 1 untill they clean up their mess.

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v58.0 Beta 3 on Nov 15, 2017

Pros: non

Cons: just about everything

Bottom Line: Junk status. Used to be great and used it for years. I quit for good. Speed doesn't replace all the good things that made this browser great. Not by a long shot.

cyberguy

cyberguy reviewed v57.0 Beta 8 on Oct 14, 2017

Pros: An updated Firefox

Cons: Version 57 broke 90% of the addons.
Changed the way my favorite replacements work. They are no better than Chrome addons now.
Opening new tab causes the browser to become non-responsive. This last is so annoying I stopped using Firefox altogether and went back to chrome.

Bottom Line: Dissappointed with version 57 so far.

I will still give it a 3 because there is some good left in it.
Used to be my favorite browser. Now there is nothing to really make me want to continue using it.

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v57.0 Beta 6 on Oct 8, 2017

Pros: Faster than previous versions

Cons: Web Extension Add-ons are lame.

Bottom Line: OK, I've been trying this for a couple of weeks now, or since the first Beta. Just updated to Beta 6. It is definitely faster than previous versions of Firefox, bit at what cost?

The Web Extension addons are PATHETIC in comparison to what can be done with the old XUL system. (Sorry Developers, but it's not your fault). The WE addons are very limited in what they can do, and it's sad to see once great add-ons being reduced to just a shell of what they once were. They are unable to import/export things like cookies, form history etc, they can't change the interface at all, no scroll bar changes, lame themes. The list goes on...

I actually DO like FF57, but it's inadequate add-ons and desire to be a clone of google chrome just leaves me wanting to stay with WATERFOX, at least until its author throws in the towel with the rest of them.

Sven123456789

Sven123456789 reviewed v57.0 Beta 6 on Oct 7, 2017

Pros: None

Cons: Where do you begin.

Bottom Line: Finally tried this infamous 57 version. Its as bad as I thought it would be. None of my add on's came over. or my themes. So your stuck with that terrible user interface. Speed, come on, I haven't noticed any big speed increase with any of these updated browsers. FF will be added to IE, Edge, and Opera as browsers that have jumped the shark.

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v57.0 Beta 6 on Oct 6, 2017

Pros: 57 is fast, very fast

Cons: All plugins are gone

Bottom Line: Yes the browser is now fast, really fast, and its far too late for that to make any difference. If they had worked on speed 4 years ago they just have had a chance, now it way too late. And to get the speed by sacrificing all the addons? Insanity. Currently in the addon store there appear to be about 65 addons compatible with 57.. thats pathetic. Looks like Firefox is the new IE. Gawd damn why are tech companies so idiotic??

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v57.0 Beta 3 on Sep 27, 2017

Pros: Does seem faster with multi-process

Cons: Very Limited web extensions are no match for the old add-on system

Bottom Line: I am still using WATERFOX as my primary browser, but I am trying to make this FF57 work out. It DOES seem more responsive than previous versions.

On the down side, Ugly squared off tabs, Can't find replacements for about 80% of my previous add-ons because the authors say that the webextensions are very LIMITED in what they can do. Install this and then stroll through the Mozilla Add-ons site. Page after page with only 1 or 2 compatible. Gone are Classic Theme Restorer, Findbar Tweak, Cookies Manager+. , Clippings, IMacros and the list goes on. I am trying to give it a chance. I'll bump it up to TWO stars. This is the Future??

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v56.0 Beta 12 on Sep 14, 2017

Pros: It's not Google Chrome Spyware

Cons: It's trying more every day to be just like Google Chrome.

Bottom Line: @Monkey_Punch It's not I'm against change if it improves the browser, but web extensions just do not have the same capability as the current XUL system. So many authors are just throwing in the towel or creating web extension add-ons that just simply can't do what they did with the old system

I've used Firefox since it rose from the ashes on Netscape long ago. I've Preached to others how great it was. The one thing that made Firefox stand out above the other browsers was the ability to customize it and make it your own browser. That is becoming a thing of the past and this browser may very well meet the same fate as Netscape.

It's Waterfox for me, as it's developer has forked off of previous mozilla builds and allows the old extensions.
"All of the other browsers are going in this direction" That's just it, why even use FIREFOX if it is no different from chrome. Go ahead and follow FF off of that cliff.

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v56.0 Beta 10 on Sep 9, 2017

Pros: none

Cons: loss of extensions

Bottom Line: Happily using Waterfox. FF has lst its' way.

Monkey_Punch

Monkey_Punch reviewed v56.0 Beta 10 on Sep 8, 2017

Pros: Fast, fast, fast on my crappy old hardware.

Cons: None for me.

Bottom Line: Gawd! Boo hoo, your ancient and no longer supported add-on no longer work. All other browsers are going in this directon but you don't see their users complaining. Tell the author to convert to Webextensions and join the 21st century. It's like listening to XP users complaining that web sites and other apps don't work right anymore. No *hit! Get a modern OS and get with the times! The web and the way browsers interact with it will be *nothing* like it is in a few years. To keep malicious web sites and other bad guys at bay, the browser world has to change. Adapt or die.

kstev99

kstev99 reviewed v56.0 Beta 8 on Sep 1, 2017

Pros: It's not Google Chrome

Cons: Trying to be a Google Chrome Clone

Bottom Line: It's Waterfox for me as well. Cyberfox and others have thrown in the towel, but it appears Waterfox is going to fork and allow XUL extensions.

Everyone tried to tell you MOZILLA, that the ONE thing that made Firefox stand out was the ability to customize it to make it your browser. That is now a thing of the past and unfortunately Firefox, which I have used since it rose from the ashes of Netscape is soon about to meet the same fate as Netscape. I mean, take one look at the reviews..... Thanks Mozilla for ruining something special

Uriel

Uriel reviewed v56.0 Beta 4 on Aug 19, 2017

Pros: Better than Google Chrome

Cons: They are looking to monetize the browser by alienating some of their users.

Bottom Line: Garbage since version 55. It borked some of my extensions. I am using Waterfox now.

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v50.0 Beta 1 on Dec 19, 2016

Followed others advice with regard to Cyberfox and no regrets having switched over (YET)

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v50.0 Beta 1 on Sep 21, 2016

yes Cyberfox is way way better than this POS

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v49.0 Beta 4 on Aug 20, 2016

FF has always been my default browser until the new versions came out. It's useless. I've been using Cyberfox and it works very well and d is my default browser. Why does Cyberfox work and FF doesn't? when FF comes up with a new version like the latest ff48 final. i always give it a shot, with the same unusable results, yet other reviewers say that all is fine and dandy. Could it be Win 10? My rating for FF is zero. It doesn't even rate a 1.

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