Mozilla Firefox is one of the most famous and used browsers in the world. It is a program that stands out in the first instance because it is completely free in its full version, in addition to being open-source software, that is, users can make all kinds of modifications to the source code to adapt it to their tastes or needs.
Customization is another of the fundamental aspects of this browser, taking into account that we can add a huge amount of options to the initial tools, through extensions, to configure it as we like. Mozilla offers not only a wide variety of extensions for your browser right now, but also the utility of each of them is specific in many cases, being ideal for entertainment or work.
The navigation in this program, meanwhile, occurs through the already classic mechanism of tabs that we can organize as we like. In this way, you can open each page in a new window or simply in tabs to access them easily. And you also have the possibility of opening Incognito windows, so that the navigation is not stored in the history, and nobody knows then what sites you have been visiting.
The synchronization of this program with Google, the main search engine of the world, is another aspect that you cannot lose sight of. From the Home page, you can establish this search engine as a source for each of the words or phrases you enter. In this way, it is not necessary to open the official Google website to search for content.
In turn, this web browser also allows users to establish all types of shortcuts, perfect to save time if you usually repeat actions. You have the possibility of using keyboard shortcuts to items such as the Downloads, the marked pages, History, Add-ins, synchronized items, and many more.
But to these basic functionalities then others are added, for example, an integrated spell-checker, a PDF reader also integrated into its original version. Do you want to read at night or in public transport? You can take advantage of the Reading Mode, which simplifies the text so that the experience is much closer to the books. And if you are looking for something close to home, do not forget the navigation system with geolocation active.
Security is another of the areas on which the developers of Firefox have worked on. We find ourselves with an integrated pop-up blocker, in addition to all kinds of options perfect to protect our privacy. As mentioned before, the private browsing mode will allow you to rest assured that no one else knows which sites you visit.
At the same time, Firefox has a security system that is responsible for registering the web sites that you visit, to offer information and alerts if it considers that may not be reliable in the management of personal or compromising data. And if you add that security updates are constant for this browser, you can visit your favorite sites without worrying about cybercriminals.
This browser interface deserves a separate chapter. We find one that although it is simple at first, we can customize it to the maximum. As part of this setup process, it is even possible to modify the available themes, which change a good part of the visual aspect of the software. In turn, the integrated functions of the menu can also be organized themselves as you consider more comfortable.
As for the Firefox Add-ons, we can say that some of them have become almost indispensable for most users. If you are tired of receiving all kinds of annoying advertising when you visit web sites of your preference, you will probably find Adblock Plus an excellent alternative to end these pop-up windows that will not leave you alone for even a minute.
Not long ago, Firefox has added a service called Firefox Hello, a system of internal chats, similar to the old chat rooms that were all the rage several years ago, and it has a function similar to HANGOUTS. In this way, you will be able to send to all your friends, quickly and easily, the web page you are viewing to access it directly.
Synchronization between devices Without a doubt, this is another of those functions of the Mozilla browser that we recommend to all over the world. If you have reviewed some sites in the morning in the application of this browser on your mobile, just synchronize your account both on the phone and on your computer, to be able to send you absolutely all that information, and so you can continue reading that interesting article that you have left pending.
We did not want to complete this description without talking about the password management system integrated with Mozilla Firefox. The Password Manager of this software saves all your passwords so you can automatically log in, something that we know that many users, especially those with multiple accounts on websites and social networks, will be grateful.
And finally, we have the Bookmarks. These websites that we can save and organize in the way that we like the most through the famous Bookmarks of this browser have been a distinctive sign of the browser since its appearance. From the star icon that is located at the top right of the screen, you can save all our sites, add annotations, sort them into folders, and much more!