Waterfox

Waterfox 2020.01

Waterfox is a high performance browser based on the Mozilla Firefox source code. Waterfox is specifically for 64-bit systems, with one thing in mind: speed.

Freeware
Windows/macOS
72.2 MB
17,910
3.8 31 votes
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Features:

  • Compiled in Intel's C++ Compiler
  • Intel's Math Library
  • Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • Advanced Vector Extensions
  • Jemalloc
  • Profile-Guided Optimisation
  • /O3 Switch
  • 100% Extension Compatibility
  • 64-bit Plugin Support
  • Future Proof

What's New:

New Naming and Versioning

Due to the way the way versioning is changing in the source code Waterfox is based on and the new release channels Waterfox has, it makes sense to switch to a new scheme.

As such, this release from 56.2.14 and 68.0b1 respectively will follow the date versioning system of YY.MM.X where:

YYYY = Digits of year of release
MM = Two digits of the month of release
X = Hotfix

There are also two versions of Waterfox to choose from. One focused on a legacy branch maintaining security and bug fixes and another branch focusing on keeping up to date with the modern web and a fully customisable web browser to go with it. The branches will be named as follows:

Waterfox Classic YYYY.MM.X

This branch is the legacy branch. There are no plans to retire this branch, and is going to be actively maintainted, the same as current.

Waterfox Current YYYY.MM.X

This branch is the modern, feature updated branch.

What’s New?

Release notes will be further updated after wide release of security updates.

Waterfox Classic

  • Very important security patches

Waterfox Current

  • Very important security patches

🏆 Support Waterfox

If you’d really like to help Waterfox out, please consider using the default search (Bing) with adblock disabled on it, it would be such a huge show of support! The default search is fairly privacy friendly.

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