Firefox 43 finally available in a stable 64-bit version

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 16 2015 @ 23:53 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Better late than never, Mozilla just launched the first non-beta version of its 64-bit Firefox browser for Windows. You can get it over here but be aware you need Windows 7 or higher. Additionally, plug-in support is still limited.
Today we are releasing Firefox 64-bit for Windows to offer gains in performance for users with 64-bit systems. We’re pleased to offer it to users of Windows 7 and above looking for added performance for applications and games.

Firefox 64-bit for Windows, by design, has limited support for plugins and users will notice that certain sites requiring plugins that worked in previous 32-bit versions of Firefox might not work in this 64-bit version. As we’ve shared previously, Mozilla intends to remove support for most NPAPI plugins in Firefox by the end of 2016.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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