Waterfox: Download 64-bit Version of Mozilla Firefox for Windows Vista and 7
Now-a-days almost all new computer systems are 64-bit and you get 64-bit edition of Windows OS preinstalled with them. To get maximum benefit of 64-bit hardware, you should always install 64-bit versions of all software programs. Almost all famous software companies provide separate versions of their software for 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) Windows editions.
But unfortunately Mozilla doesn't provide any official 64-bit version of its popular web browser "Firefox". There is only 32-bit version available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
Although Mozilla does provide experimental 64-bit version of Firefox which can be downloaded from Mozilla FTP but its unsupported version and bugs are invited.
So what should a 64-bit Windows user do? How can he install 64-bit version of Firefox in his computer? Don't worry! Here is the solution.
"Waterfox" is a 3rd party program which is developed using the same code which is used by Firefox developers. Waterfox has been specially developed for 64-bit Windows OS to provide maximum speed and to get maximum benefit from 64-bit hardware.
According to the developer, in benchmarks, this 64-Bit variant of Firefox out-performs the official 32-Bit variant. Also because Waterfox is being built specifically for Windows, there might be further performance increases. Waterfox was compiled with SSE2, the AMD Core Math Library and with /O2 /GR- /GS- /GA optimization flags.
Waterfox developers always try their best to update this 64-bit version whenever a new Firefox 32-bit version is released by Mozilla so that Waterfox always remains up-to-date.
If you are already using Firefox, all your cookies, cache, preferences, etc will be automatically shared by Waterfox so you'll not need to customize it again.
You don't need to worry about your favorite Firefox add-ons (extensions). All your Firefox add-ons will 100% work in Waterfox without any problem.
Regarding plug-ins, almost all major plug-ins like Adobe Flash, Sun Java, Microsoft Silverlight work perfectly in Waterfox.
Waterfox can be installed in Windows Vista and Windows 7 64-bit editions.
You can download Waterfox using following link:
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