Review of Firefox Light, a slimmed down version of Firefox browser

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Shyam aka “Captain Jack” is a Microsoft MVP alumnus and a Windows Enthusiast with an interest in Advanced Windows troubleshooting. Suggestions made and opinions expressed by him here are his personal one's and not of his current employers. He blogs at


  1. Ziggy

    Will give it a go – looks interesting! For those who wish to restrain memory usage in Firefox try Firemin – it does make a difference!

  2. hackerman1

    Faster Firefox = PaleMoon:

  3. Juhax69x

    Thanks for the info, Shyam. Nice article. /=)
    However, would be nice to know what to download from there and how to use it..? Download page is really confusing..(?)

  4. Godwin O'O

    The browser works very fast, faster than any browser I have come across in the past. it open my profile very fast

  5. BPobject

    Firebug does not seem to work in Light 35.0 (installed on Debian Jessie) It did work initially for few days but stopped altogether after that. Any suggestions for a fix?

  6. nixon nixus

    well its awesome

  7. spaniel

    I’ve been using it (light firefox) for about a week now, and I love it. My regular Firefox was constantly thrashing….light firefox does not thrash at all… what causes all the thrashing in the first place…anyone know ?
    Does Light Firefox use SQLITE ?

  8. PickAName

    Firefox and many other web browsers of new generation use recursive functions witch causes piling up of useless memory.
    That is why Firefox uses a lot of memory.

  9. Bo

    There is nothing better for Windows It rocks

  10. Raymond

    try Waterfox

  11. Bo

    i come a little bit late but now in december 2015 it is the fastest I have tried and I have tried them all for Windows 10. I allways hated FF because it was slow but this is the best for W 10

  12. Cherif Ayad

    how to run firefox light Browser with firefox at the same time

  13. rodocop

    There is, sure. K-Meleon.

  14. Bill

    but not compatible with any of your add-ons, which is the whole point of using Firefox in the first place

  15. Firefox will also be incompatible with Firefox add-ons soon, so neither project has a bright future.

  16. Bill

    Well hopefully a bunch of engineers will quit Mozilla and start a new lightweight browser that supports lots of powerful addons, like Firefox originally was.

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