Mozilla Firefox keeps gaining marketshare, IE loses

Posted on Tuesday, March 01 2005 @ 23:37 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Onestat, a provider of web statistics, published a report regarding the evolutions in browser usage during the last few months. Obviously Microsoft's Internet Explorer is still the most used browser - but since November 2004 its market share has fallen with 1.63 percent to 87.28 percent. Mozilla-based browsers gained 1 percent since November 2004

Niels Brinkman, co-founder of, said that the general trend is still the increasement of Firefox usage and the decrease of Internet Explorer usage. He also points out that users of Internet Explorer 5 seem to be switching to Mozilla Firefox instead of upgrading to Internet Explorer 6.

Most used browsers:
1. Microsoft IE 87.28%
2. Mozilla Firefox 8.45%
3. Apple Safari 1.21%
4. Netscape 1.11%
5. Opera 1.09%

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