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Waterfox for Mac

High-performance browser based on the Mozilla platform.

Free
In English
Version 115.4.1
3.4
Based on 27 user rates

Waterfox overview

Waterfox is all about balance of privacy and useability. Too much focus on privacy and the web becomes too broken to use. Too little and data leakage happens. With Waterfox, you should find comfort in knowing that what you are doing inside your browser is only known by you.

Browse the web with:
  • No Telemetry - What you do inside your browser is your business, we don't see any of it.
  • Limited Data Collection - We take the bare minimum to provide you with what you need to keep the browser running smoothly. Read more in the privacy policy.
  • Chrome, Firefox and Opera WebExtensions! - Waterfox supports extensions from the Chrome Web Store, Firefox add-on store and the Opera Extensions store. Don't be limited by just one browser.
  • Private Tab - Sometimes you need a sneaky peek in a hurry. Why use a whole new window when a tab will do?
  • Fast - Waterfox targets modern systems and leaves the old behind. This allows us to extract large performance gains, so you can surf the web like never before.
  • Local - Built in languages make switching to your language of choice a breeze. No need to download external packs or weird configuration files!

What’s new in version 115.4.1

Changes
  • Security fixes.
Fixes
  • Modal dialogues that display checkboxes would erroneously have two checkboxes, even if they weren't meant to. This has now been fixed.
Upcoming Changes
  • Waterfox for Android's feature set has been finalised, but requires updating to the latest components. This is in progress and is due for release. iOS is now in the pipeline as well.
  • Privacy enhancements to some of the most popular search engines (wink wink, nudge nudge) are also in the pipeline, with more to be revealed soon.

Waterfox for Mac

Free
In English
Version 115.4.1
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3.4

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Jeff-Schlueter
Jeff-Schlueter
Sep 10 2023
102.11.0
0.0
Sep 10 2023
0.0
Version: 102.11.0
This web browser has so far responded quite nicely for me without any unwanted issues
Septic Monkey
Septic Monkey
May 24 2023
102.11.0
0.0
May 24 2023
0.0
Version: 102.11.0
Very erratic behaviour. This version installs extensions, but then auto-deletes them a few minutes later. After three times of installing, then re-installing, all my extensions from the Mozilla Store, they all vanished. Also, would it be possible to pin these extensions to the toolbar so they're always visible? Waterfox does not have this feature.
Gaberdine
Gaberdine
Sep 12 2022
91.6.0
0.0
Sep 12 2022
0.0
Version: 91.6.0
Generally like Waterfox but its own Home Page uses ≤ 100% processor for Isolated Web Content plus another 68% for the app (of 4 cores). Apple Home Page uses 0.0% for Isolated Web Content and just 0.4% for the app. What the heck? If their own homepage is so badly coded that it uses nearly half my machine's processing power just to display it on a supported OS, I can't have greatconfidence in the app itself. (MacBook Air 2015, High Sierra, Waterfox G4.1.5 since you ask)
Dare888
Dare888
Dec 12 2021
91.4.0
0.0
Dec 12 2021
0.0
Version: 91.4.0
Shuts down immediately after opening. Why?
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 10 2021
91.3.1
3.0
Dec 10 2021
3.0
Version: 91.3.1
v91.4.0 (aka vG4.0.4) is out. - - "• Fixed: Widevine has been updated to 4.10.2391.0 which should fix issues playing DRM protected content. • Changed: You can view the commit Waterfox was built on at about:buildconfig. Contrast has increased on Australis Light theme, to better differentiate tabs. The way tab positioning and various other Waterfox features have been implemented has been improved. Updated to Gecko 91.4.0, which includes various security patches. • Unresolved: The status bar does not include default items (zoom, full screen, screenshot). Addon version numbers are not displayed next to their title in about:addons."
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Jul 22 2023
102.11.0
4.0
Jul 22 2023
4.0
Version: 102.11.0
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Dec 10 2021
91.3.1
3.0
Dec 10 2021
3.0
Version: 91.3.1
Freenergy
Freenergy
Sep 6 2021
78.9.0
5.0
Sep 6 2021
5.0
Version: 78.9.0
George6
George6
Aug 14 2020
1.0
Aug 14 2020
1.0
Version: null
bob-185
bob-185
Jul 22 2020
5.0
Jul 22 2020
5.0
Version: null
Grafovich
Grafovich
Jun 25 2020
1.0
Jun 25 2020
1.0
Version: null
kingjj
kingjj
Jul 8 2019
3.5
Jul 8 2019
3.5
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Jul 8 2019
5.0
Jul 8 2019
5.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
May 21 2019
5.0
May 21 2019
5.0
Version: null
Baba86
Baba86
May 21 2019
4.5
May 21 2019
4.5
Version: null
Wikno
Wikno
Apr 29 2019
5.0
Apr 29 2019
5.0
Version: null
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Jul 16 2018
5.0
Jul 16 2018
5.0
Version: null
Macfool
Macfool
Mar 12 2018
3.0
Mar 12 2018
3.0
Version: null
thosbsamsgom
thosbsamsgom
Feb 6 2018
3.0
Feb 6 2018
3.0
Version: null
rcd
rcd
Feb 3 2018
1.0
Feb 3 2018
1.0
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Feb 3 2018
0.5
Feb 3 2018
0.5
Version: null
Nihilism4U
Nihilism4U
Feb 2 2018
5.0
Feb 2 2018
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-skink-4656
anonymous-skink-4656
Aug 23 2017
5.0
Aug 23 2017
5.0
Version: null
bianca96000
bianca96000
Feb 28 2017
3.0
Feb 28 2017
3.0
Version: null
LuisG
LuisG
Dec 12 2016
1.0
Dec 12 2016
1.0
Version: null
mr-smith
mr-smith
Jul 17 2016
0.5
Jul 17 2016
0.5
Version: null
kscmint
kscmint
Jul 6 2016
5.0
Jul 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
Mt-Saint-Michel-+-Saint-Michaels-Mount
Feb 25 2015
0.5
Version: null
Fyreflye
Fyreflye
Jan 21 2015
4.0
Jan 21 2015
4.0
Version: null
Max-G
Max-G
Jan 21 2015
5.0
Jan 21 2015
5.0
Version: null
ChristineVans
ChristineVans
Jan 11 2030
78.8.0
3.0
Jan 11 2030
3.0
Version: 78.8.0
nobody2011
nobody2011
Jan 11 2030
78.9.0
5.0
Jan 11 2030
5.0
Version: 78.9.0