Pale Moon for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 31.1.1
  • 4.2
  • (417)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

A version of Firefox optimized for Windows

If you love Firefox but still think it's a bit too slow, try Pale Moon instead!

The aim behind Pale Moon is to build a completely customized version of Firefox that's tailored to make the most of your Windows system. Pale Moon has rebuilt Firefox from source, optimizing the web browser to obtain higher speed rates in page rendering, scripting and menu managing.

Being based on Firefox, Pale Moon features the same stability and reliability as the original browser, as well as support for Firefox extensions and themes. You'll also be able to use most of the program's features and options, though some of them – such as accessibility options and parental controls – have had to be sacrificed in order to use less memory.

Graphically speaking, Pale Moon is identical to Firefox, so you won't notice any difference here. Now, are you really going to notice any significant improvements in speed? That's probably something you will only be able to tell in the long run.

Pale Moon is an interesting Firefox-based browser that promises higher speed and an optimized usage of system resources.

A major update to the browser, implementing a number of visual and under-the-hood changes.


  • A major update to the browser, implementing a number of visual and under-the-hood changes.


  • Same reliability and stability as Firefox
  • Support for Firefox themes and add-ons


  • Some features have been left out

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Pale Moon for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 31.1.1
  • 4.2
  • (417)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Pale Moon

  • Kin Man Wong

    by Kin Man Wong

    I thought it will help me win FE2 for maps like: Sinking Ship and Dark Sci Facility

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Good job..
    Excellent browser. Smooth, without crashing. I wonder why is not more famous? In my opinion it is better than Firefox , Opera and Chr More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Brilliant! What Firefox SHOULD be (but isn't).
    I want to thank all the folks who recommended Pale Moon. I've just been fed up with FF because of More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Everything Firefox should have become.
    Pale moon is everything firefox should have been progressing into. It has always been lightning fast. Sit More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    An excellent variation of firefox. Fast, reliable, and full compatibility. Amazing
    Pros: Very Fast
    Full Compatibility>Exactly Like Firefox
    Updating More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    a picture.
    it is a pity that it os not in a dutch translation, it is a good fast browser, only a little functie


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