WWW & Internet Browsers Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition

Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition 57.0 for Windows

by John T. Haller

Avg. Rating 4.1 (738 votes)

File Details

File Size 72.7 MB
License Open Source
Operating System Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 71,040
Publisher John T. Haller
Homepage Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition

Publisher's Description

Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition is a fully functional package of Firefox optimized for use on a USB key drive. It has some specially-selected optimizations to make it perform faster and extend the life of your USB key as well as a specialized launcher that will allow most of your favorite extensions to work as you switch computers. It will also work from a CDRW drive (in packet mode), ZIP drives, external hard drives, some MP3 players, flash RAM cards and more.

Latest Reviews

Sven123456789

Sven123456789 reviewed v40.0.3 on Aug 28, 2015

My review is for the newer versions of Portable Firefox like this one. Like the new Firefox, its terrible. I'm lucky enough to have an older version of Portable Firefox. Portable software in general is great. Able to access these programs from your flash drives. Almost impossible to find older version of this. But for some reason you like the new firefox, give this a try. Just remember you have to install if to your flash drive. When setting up, make sure you choose that.

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v39.0 on Jul 4, 2015

The continuation of an excellent browser. In the past, I used Google Chrome, for a number of years. However, in the past couple of years I've been using FF and it has been the best of browsers and I've tried them all.

Ighome is my home page. It snaps to attention using FF and lags when using Chrome. Hands down, FF is the best browser out there.

-Lord-

-Lord- reviewed v38.0.5 on Jun 4, 2015

FF has become a MAJOR memory hole.

After a few minutes, has consumed over a gig of memory and bogs down ridiculously. In their effort to get bigger and better, they got worse and worse.

smokingbeagle

smokingbeagle reviewed v26.0 on Dec 11, 2013

Doesn't provide for importing bookmarks from installed version of FF?

Or have I missed something?

Zootopia3001

Zootopia3001 reviewed v25.0.1 on Nov 25, 2013

Guess this would be useful for some, especially for on the go. I keep Firefox from writing to hard drive simply by checking in the Privacy options to clear cache on exit. Nothing gets written to the cache folder that way, just goes to memory until the browser is closed.

Sven123456789

Sven123456789 reviewed v21.0 on May 14, 2013

Don't think many pc users know about portable Firefox, or any portable software by asking around. In anycase. This is def. software I can't live without. A version of Firefox that you can install on your flash drive and use on any pc. Also a good way to try the latest version without installing if fully on ur pc. So you can get an idea if you like it or not. Takes a bit of fooling around to inport your desktop firefox settings, but its well worth it..

Andem

Andem reviewed v18.0 on Jan 10, 2013

Firefox used to be a great browser, but memory leak issues have never been resolved. The new rapid-release version numbers make me dizzy.

Thanks for providing a portable version, though. Firefox is still my favourite browser!

FatBastard

FatBastard reviewed v17.0 on Nov 21, 2012

I like Firefox but this version (17) enables Cleartype by default and that's HORRIBLE! !!

The only way I know to disable Cleartype in Firefox 17 is to disable hardware acceleration in the advanced settings.

If it wasn't for all this my rating would be 3/5

HeilNizar

HeilNizar reviewed v10.0.2 on Feb 19, 2012

Any chance you will stop writing to AppData? I know its an empty folder for crash report etc, but I don't care, it makes me worry at night.

cricri_pingouin

cricri_pingouin reviewed v7.0.1 on Oct 3, 2011

No major complaints from me except that the escalating version numbers have been deprecating perfectly fine addons real quick, argh. I used to crank up "maxversion" a notch in "install.rdf", but still annoying, so I took a chance and set them to "99.*" and I'll see how it goes in the next few years!

Also, as Blaxima rightfully pointed out, it can leave some leftovers behind, especially if an error log is created.

Otherwise, works fine: not worse then Opera/IE/Chrome, and the addons make it a more flexible choice for me. I downloaded Chrome Portable again but didn't get a chance to give it another go yet.

Avg. Rating 4.1 (738 votes)
Your Rating
Sven123456789

Sven123456789 reviewed v40.0.3 on Aug 28, 2015

My review is for the newer versions of Portable Firefox like this one. Like the new Firefox, its terrible. I'm lucky enough to have an older version of Portable Firefox. Portable software in general is great. Able to access these programs from your flash drives. Almost impossible to find older version of this. But for some reason you like the new firefox, give this a try. Just remember you have to install if to your flash drive. When setting up, make sure you choose that.

cltx99

cltx99 reviewed v39.0 on Jul 4, 2015

The continuation of an excellent browser. In the past, I used Google Chrome, for a number of years. However, in the past couple of years I've been using FF and it has been the best of browsers and I've tried them all.

Ighome is my home page. It snaps to attention using FF and lags when using Chrome. Hands down, FF is the best browser out there.

-Lord-

-Lord- reviewed v38.0.5 on Jun 4, 2015

FF has become a MAJOR memory hole.

After a few minutes, has consumed over a gig of memory and bogs down ridiculously. In their effort to get bigger and better, they got worse and worse.

smokingbeagle

smokingbeagle reviewed v26.0 on Dec 11, 2013

Doesn't provide for importing bookmarks from installed version of FF?

Or have I missed something?

Zootopia3001

Zootopia3001 reviewed v25.0.1 on Nov 25, 2013

Guess this would be useful for some, especially for on the go. I keep Firefox from writing to hard drive simply by checking in the Privacy options to clear cache on exit. Nothing gets written to the cache folder that way, just goes to memory until the browser is closed.

Sven123456789

Sven123456789 reviewed v21.0 on May 14, 2013

Don't think many pc users know about portable Firefox, or any portable software by asking around. In anycase. This is def. software I can't live without. A version of Firefox that you can install on your flash drive and use on any pc. Also a good way to try the latest version without installing if fully on ur pc. So you can get an idea if you like it or not. Takes a bit of fooling around to inport your desktop firefox settings, but its well worth it..

Andem

Andem reviewed v18.0 on Jan 10, 2013

Firefox used to be a great browser, but memory leak issues have never been resolved. The new rapid-release version numbers make me dizzy.

Thanks for providing a portable version, though. Firefox is still my favourite browser!

FatBastard

FatBastard reviewed v17.0 on Nov 21, 2012

I like Firefox but this version (17) enables Cleartype by default and that's HORRIBLE! !!

The only way I know to disable Cleartype in Firefox 17 is to disable hardware acceleration in the advanced settings.

If it wasn't for all this my rating would be 3/5

HeilNizar

HeilNizar reviewed v10.0.2 on Feb 19, 2012

Any chance you will stop writing to AppData? I know its an empty folder for crash report etc, but I don't care, it makes me worry at night.

cricri_pingouin

cricri_pingouin reviewed v7.0.1 on Oct 3, 2011

No major complaints from me except that the escalating version numbers have been deprecating perfectly fine addons real quick, argh. I used to crank up "maxversion" a notch in "install.rdf", but still annoying, so I took a chance and set them to "99.*" and I'll see how it goes in the next few years!

Also, as Blaxima rightfully pointed out, it can leave some leftovers behind, especially if an error log is created.

Otherwise, works fine: not worse then Opera/IE/Chrome, and the addons make it a more flexible choice for me. I downloaded Chrome Portable again but didn't get a chance to give it another go yet.

Blaxima

Blaxima reviewed v7.0 on Sep 28, 2011

FF 7 simply does not do what it says it does. Resources consumption has reduced slightly but no where near the 50% they claim. It looks and performs like a dated browser.

As for this portable version, it's not really portable seeing as it leaves folders all over the host computer

some guy

some guy reviewed v5.0 on Jun 22, 2011

great if a virus has crippled the browser and you need to load off a USB !

Virtual_ManPL

Virtual_ManPL reviewed v3.6.9 on Sep 10, 2010

5/5
And PORTABLE !!!

beelzebub360

beelzebub360 reviewed v3.6.2 on Mar 27, 2010

One of the BEST Browser nd the Best in Quality nd Features..
Very Customisable
Fast
Bloat Free
Up there With Chromium , Opera ND Safari

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.6 on Jan 22, 2010

Broke the google sharing xpi. I'll stick with 357 til the xpi is updated. I only run it very rarely anyways. Opera is my browser of choice.

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