Waterfox is an open source free of cost safe web browser that is developed for giving you a better internet experience on 64 bit architectural systems. Its basis is Mozilla Firefox browser so it is very much similar in interface and features to Firefox. Its lightning fast speed and secure browsing are the most essential characteristics. You can use almost every plugin and add-on that is supposed to work with Mozilla Firefox browser. It has a lot many users from all around the world in more than 180 countries. It was first coded by Alex Kontos.
Waterfox lets you import plugins, add-ons and settings from any of your installed browsers. You can keep it as your default browser and can run it in the presence of other web browsers without getting worried about compatibility issues. It includes various tools and options for providing users with a smooth internet experience whereas it also contains facilities for web developers. The interface of the browser is fully customizable. It requires low system resources and can browse internet at a very fast speed in safe way.
• Compiled in Intel’s C++ Compiler
• Intel’s Math Library
• Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
• Advanced Vector Extensions
• Profile-Guided Optimisation
• 100% Extension Compatibility
The graphical user interface of Waterfox can be completely customized with easy options. You can manage your bookmarks of important webpages, view progress of active downloads, go to home page directly and join the conversation with Firefox Hello. The menu bar lets you open new and incognito window, save or take printout of webpages, check and edit history, work in full screen mode, find content in the current page with options of highlighting and case matching, manage add-ons and visit developer tools.
The browser settings can be changed with its Options menu. You can customize general settings, manage search engines and edit many different settings related to web content, applications, privacy, security, sync and advanced settings for network, certificate and updates. The zoom option lets you change the size of screen and content according to your requirement and you can cut, copy and paste content from webpages easily. With website URL the permissions and safety levels of websites are also displayed in the address bar.
Waterfox can run on multiple operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android. It is a free web browser as well as an open source product. Its latest version 44.0 is a cross platform application that is capable of running on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 versions. Before installing this software it is must to download Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2010 Redistributable package for 64 bit architecture.
Waterfox is based on Mozilla Firefox and provides additional functions of safe browsing at a very fast speed. Its popup ad blocker service is a great method of keeping your system protected against harmful viruses and malware. It comes with the features of built-in bookmark manager, download manager, tab grouping option and spell checker that make your work much easier. The interface of the browser can be changed completely to fulfill your requirements.
Homepage – https://www.waterfoxproject.org