Increase FireFox browsing speed with SpeedyFox

Monday, September 7th, 2009 | In Info & Technology | Tags:

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most famous open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite. It uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most of the current web standard with lots of features that help to increase the performance, users’ satisfaction as well as their web browsing experience.

Firefox web browser is consume lot of processing memory especially when users opening too many tabs, enabled too many add-on extensions or the fragmentation of profile databases. This might happen frequently when the PC has low memory RAM installed and significantly slow down the load during the start up, and the overall speed will also be effected. Also the browsing histories will also be slow down.

Firefox and Speedyfox
There is a free tool called as SpeedyFox, which is specially designed to resolve the slowness problem that cause by fragmentation of profile databases. It is absolutely safe for your profile information such like bookmarks, passwords and so on.

This brand new small utility that will fix the problem with a single click. According to the news, users can get up three times faster of the start up speed, browsing history becomes faster and performing operations with cookies will be quicker than before.

Because Firefox uses SQLITE databases to store lots of its settings, so when the database grow and the Firefox starts working slowly. SpeedyFox helps to compact those databases without loosing any data.
Speedyfox installation dialog

SpeedyFox will automatically detect your Firefox’s default profile. Users can select the profile their want to optimize from the drop-down menu if they have multiple profiles information. The optimization process might take from five minutes to an hour depending on the databases size.

Information via crystalidea.


One Comments to “Increase FireFox browsing speed with SpeedyFox”

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    Burton Haynes Says:

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