Waterfox: The fastest version of Firefox in 64 bit

Each new version Mozilla Firefox brings improvements that trigger a better performance; but this browser still lacks something very important in today, a 64-bit native version. While there is already an experimental version of Firefox can run on 64 bits, it is still too unstable and not recommended for use on production environments. For this and more has born a fork or variant of the browser called Waterfox.

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As its name and logo indicate, Waterfox is a sort of ‘cousin’ of Firefox; moreover, it is exactly the same source code, the only difference is that Waterfox has been specifically compiled to work on 64-bit versions of Windows. That means that (leaving aside the name), we actually running a full version of Firefox in 64 bits, which will bring further improvements in performance. Continue reading “Waterfox: The fastest version of Firefox in 64 bit”

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