Firefox Logo – Mozilla Firefox is a web browser free and open source descendant of Mozilla Application Suite and developed by the Mozilla Foundation . With over 450 million users, is the second most used Internet browser. It has a market share is approximately between 20% and 26% by the end of December 2011, depending on the source of global measurement, with particular success in Europe , especially Germany andPoland where it is most popular with approximately 51% and 45% used, respectively.
To display web pages uses the rendering engine Gecko , which implements web standards current and other functions designed to anticipate likely additions to the standards.
Features include tabbed browsing , spell checker , incremental find, live bookmarks, a download manager , private browsing , navigation withgeo-referencing , acceleration by GPU , and integration of search engine you want the user. Also you can add functions through supplementsdeveloped by others, among which there is a wide selection, which according to some studies it the most customizable browser on time and safely. This has significantly increased the browser user community .
It is cross platform and is available for various operating systems like Microsoft Windows , GNU / Linux , Mac OS X , FreeBSD , and many other platforms. Its source code is free software , released under a triple license GNU GPL , GNU LGPL or MPL .