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10 Strong Reasons To Switch Over To Firefox 7

As we know Firefox has changed the way we browse the internet. To make it sure they always stay a step ahead from its competitors. Firefox continuously release updates to fix bugs and any other known issues. Their recent release is the new Firefox 7 which brought exciting new features and updates to the browser. After testing it out we have come up with at least 10 solid reasons why you should get Firefox 7 right away.

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Completely Free

Firefox is completely free. You don’t have to pay even a single penny to download and use the service. Mozilla is a completely non-profit organization whose aim is to improve browsing experience of readers.

Cross-Platform

Mozilla Firefox works on all operating systems (Windows, Mac and Linux) and mobile devices as well.

Bookmarks Manager

Firefox is highly customizable. If you are switching from any other browser, you can import your bookmarks without any problem using the built in bookmarks manager.

Memory And PC Resources Management

Firefox users had complains before that the software uses too much memory and PC resources. Now, Firefox 7 manages memory in an efficient manner and reduces memory usage by almost 20%-30% and in some times as much as 50%, even if you have many tabs opened.

HTML5 Support

Firefox 7 is equipped with an improved rendering Canvas application which speeds up HTML5 objects, animations and games, which allows developers to work on tools to improve browsing experience of users.

Page Loading Speed Checker

Firefox 7 also supports W3C navigation timing specification allowing developers to test their page load speed easily.

Performance Feedback Tool

Another reason which might make you switch to Firefox is the newly introduced telemetry feature, which prompts users to opt-in reporting performance data to Mozilla. This will help Firefox team to optimize and make improvements in future Firefox releases.

Add-ons Compatibility 

One issue many people had before was that as soon as a new version of Firefox is released, it’s old add-ons become useless till they are updated by developers and made compatible with the latest releases. With Firefox 7 release, Firefox team claims that 99% of Firefox 6 add-ons will be compatible with Firefox 7. If you want to test add-ons compatibility, you can install Add-on Compatibility Reporter to check which plugins are compatible and which are not.

Simple To Use

It’s small and easy to install for a person who don’t know anything about computers.

Easily Customizable

Its highly customizable and you can change the look of it according to your own preferences by applying different themes.


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