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SpeedyFox allows users to boost Firefox with a single click!
  • Boost Firefox startup in up to 3 times!
  • Speed-up browsing history
  • Quicker operation with cookies
  • Available for both Windows and Mac OS

What's New

Version 1.6: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.5 or later
  • Firefox installed.

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alas! Member IconComment+571
alas!
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I've discovered an add-on that outdoes SpeedyFox by a lightyear; it's called Speedfox and it works automatically....once installed, it doesn't require any special attention.
It's available at Mozilla's FF add on page.
Been using it for the past week w/ FF 9(Aurora) and have been experiencing absolutely no slowdowns whatsoever. Definitely worth checking out!

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Version 1.6
alas! Member IconReview+571
alas!
+1

Firefox DOES respond faster using SpeedyFox.
I keep SF in my dock, right next to Firefox.
Offering the option of a menu-bar toggle to invoke SF would be nice.

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Version 1.6
Iarul Member IconReview+1
Iarul
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Amazing! First launch of Firefox was faster than Safari's.

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Version 1.6
Codemaster Member IconReview+14
Codemaster
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New build.. Like it! Will it work in x64 version??

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Version 1.6
Jab47 Member IconReview+12
Jab47
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Seems to work if you use speedyfox each time you open firefox. If you keep speedyfox in your applications folder then you use up as much time finding it, starting it, push the speed up firefox button the push the run firefox button.
Takes as long as just starting firefox to begin with.

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Version 1.6
Crystalidea Software (Developer)
+1

Depending on your browsing activity we recommend optimizing your profile once in 1-2 weeks.

Mok.in.touch™ Member IconComment+24
Mok.in.touch™
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I'm back again. Please (the developer), change it to OS 10.5 and up, not OS 10.4 and up. Doesn't work in 10.4

BTW, please don't rate yourself with the 5 stars.

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Version 1.6
Bluloo Member IconReview+46
Bluloo
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Seems to reduce or eliminate the frequency of the SPOD I normally get with lots of tabs open in FF.

YMMV.

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Version 1.6
Arkayn Member IconReview+25
Arkayn
+3

Does nothing on my machine

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Version 1.6
Stephenej Member IconComment+30
Stephenej
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This seems to be an sqlite vacuum thing:
http://blog.opencomponentry.com/2009/11/09/script-to-vacuum-os-x-sqlite-databases/

That will take care of all the sqlite databases (will speed up Mail and iPhoto as well as Firefox)

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Version 1.6
Eric-Woehler Member IconComment+417
Eric-Woehler
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Of course, the obvious test is to measure the startup times of Firefox before and after running this app. I expect there will be differences among machines depending on the extent of browsing history etc. Some independent test data would be useful for people to decide whether to d/l and use or not.

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Version 1.6
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Ted_stone
Version 1.6
user icon+66
dufreyne
Version 1.6
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Mikellanes
Version 1.6
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dufreyne
Version 1.0
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Web-Jive
Version 1.0
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Downloads 4,164
Version Downloads 3,201
License Free
Date 04 Jan 2011
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32 / PPC 64
Price Free
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