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Pale Moon v24.4.1

Open source
Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP
Pale Moon is a customised version of Firefox, which has been carefully optimised for speed and efficiency.

The program has been made more lightweight, for instance, by stripping out little-used components like the accessibility features, and the parental controls. The crash report has also been stripped out, as it's designed to work with server-side technology that isn't available on And Pale Moon also drops support for Internet Explorer's ActiveX and ActiveX scripting technology, which also offers a security benefit as it means the browser can't be infected by malicious ActiveX controls.

Other optimisations are more technical. In particular, Firefox is compiled with the most conservative of settings, to ensure that it'll run on even ancient CPUs. Pale Moon, though, is optimised to take full advantage of modern processors, and this can give it a huge advantage over Firefox in some areas.

  • Highly optimized for modern processors
  • 100% Firefox sourced: As safe as the browser that has seen years of development.
  • Uses slightly less memory because of disabled redundant and optional code
  • Significant speed increases for page drawing and script processing
  • Stability: experience fewer browser crashes.
  • Support for SVG and Canvas, and downloadable fonts including WOFF
  • Support for HTML5 and WebGL (v4+)
  • Support for Firefox extensions (add-ons), themes and personas
  • Support for OOPP (Out-of-process plugin execution)
  • Able to use existing Firefox bookmarks and settings with this migration tool.
  • Screenshots:

    Pale Moon v27.1.2

    pale moon firefox browser optimized modern processor

    License type Open source1
    Author's homepage Visit the author's site
    Date added 12 Aug 2020
    Downloads 8,705
    File size 20.27 MB (< 3min @ 1Mbps)
    Supported languages English,  Finnish,  Swedish,  Norwegian,  Spanish,  Dutch,  Danish
    Operating systems Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP1

    1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

    12 Aug 2020Pale Moon v28.12.0(Latest stable version)
    30 Jul 2020Pale Moon v28.11.0
    09 May 2020Pale Moon v28.9.3
    01 May 2020Pale Moon v28.9.2
    02 Mar 2020Pale Moon v28.8.4
    19 Feb 2020Pale Moon v28.8.3
    05 Feb 2020Pale Moon v28.8.2.1
    29 Jan 2020Pale Moon v28.8.2
    11 Dec 2019Pale Moon v28.8.0
    13 Sep 2019Pale Moon v28.7.1
    31 Aug 2019Pale Moon v28.7.0
    07 Jul 2019Pale Moon v28.6.0.1
    03 Jul 2019Pale Moon v28.6.0
    11 Jun 2019Pale Moon v28.5.2
    06 May 2019Pale Moon v28.5.0
    28 Mar 2019Pale Moon v28.4.1
    22 Feb 2019Pale Moon v28.4.0
    25 Jan 2019Pale Moon v28.3.1
    18 Jan 2019Pale Moon v28.3.0
    07 Dec 2018Pale Moon v28.2.2
    16 Nov 2018Pale Moon v28.2.1
    14 Nov 2018Pale Moon v28.2.0
    20 Sep 2018Pale Moon v28.1.0
    02 Sep 2018Pale Moon v28.0.1
    28 Aug 2018Pale Moon v28.0.0.1
    17 Aug 2018Pale Moon v28.0.0
    20 Jul 2018Pale Moon v27.9.4
    23 Jun 2018Pale Moon v27.9.3
    18 May 2018Pale Moon v27.9.2
    08 May 2018Pale Moon v27.9.1
    18 Apr 2018Pale Moon v27.9.0
    29 Mar 2018Pale Moon v27.8.3
    23 Mar 2018Pale Moon v27.8.2
    04 Mar 2018Pale Moon v27.8.0
    02 Feb 2018Pale Moon v27.7.2
    19 Jan 2018Pale Moon v27.7.1
    29 Nov 2017Pale Moon v27.6.2
    16 Nov 2017Pale Moon v27.6.1
    09 Nov 2017Pale Moon v27.6.0
    15 Oct 2017Pale Moon v27.5.1
    26 Sep 2017Pale Moon v27.5.0
    23 Aug 2017Pale Moon v27.4.2
    04 Aug 2017Pale Moon v27.4.1
    14 Jul 2017Pale Moon v27.4.0
    29 Apr 2017Pale Moon v27.3.0
    01 Apr 2017Pale Moon v27.2.1
    18 Mar 2017Pale Moon v27.2.0
    09 Mar 2017Pale Moon v27.1.2
    22 Feb 2017Pale Moon v27.1.1
    11 Feb 2017Pale Moon v27.1.0
    17 Dec 2016Pale Moon v27.0.3
    07 Dec 2016Pale Moon v27.0.2
    28 Nov 2016Pale Moon v27.0.1
    27 Nov 2016Pale Moon v27.0.0
    03 Oct 2016Pale Moon v26.5.0
    17 Aug 2016Pale Moon v26.4.0
    06 Jul 2016Pale Moon v26.3.3
    25 Jun 2016Pale Moon v26.3.1
    24 Jun 2016Pale Moon v26.3.0
    10 May 2016Pale Moon v26.2.2
    08 Apr 2016Pale Moon v26.2.1
    25 Feb 2016Pale Moon v26.1.1
    19 Feb 2016Pale Moon v26.1.0
    06 Feb 2016Pale Moon v26.0.3
    04 Feb 2016Pale Moon v26.0.2
    30 Jan 2016Pale Moon v26.0.0
    29 Nov 2015Pale Moon v25.8.1
    24 Nov 2015Pale Moon v25.8.0
    17 Oct 2015Pale Moon v25.7.3
    02 Oct 2015Pale Moon v25.7.2
    30 Sep 2015Pale Moon v25.7.1
    27 Aug 2015Pale Moon v25.7.0
    27 Jul 2015Pale Moon v25.6.0
    14 Jun 2015Pale Moon v25.5.0
    10 May 2015Pale Moon v25.4.1
    08 May 2015Pale Moon v25.4.0
    28 Apr 2015Pale Moon v25.3.2
    25 Mar 2015Pale Moon v25.3.1
    13 Mar 2015Pale Moon v25.3.0
    28 Jan 2015Pale Moon v25.2.1
    15 Jan 2015Pale Moon v25.2.0
    14 Nov 2014Pale Moon v25.1.0
    26 Oct 2014Pale Moon v25.0.2
    18 Oct 2014Pale Moon v25.0.1
    09 Oct 2014Pale Moon v25.0.0
    14 Sep 2014Pale Moon v24.7.2
    06 Aug 2014Pale Moon v24.7.1
    29 Jul 2014Pale Moon v24.7.0
    20 Jun 2014Pale Moon v24.6.2
    12 Jun 2014Pale Moon v24.6.1
    08 Jun 2014Pale Moon v24.6.0
    29 Apr 2014Pale Moon v24.5.0
    19 Mar 2014Pale Moon v24.4.1
    13 Dec 2013Pale Moon v24.2.2
    04 Dec 2013Pale Moon v24.2.1
    26 Nov 2013Pale Moon v24.2.0
    19 Nov 2013Pale Moon v24.1.2
    05 Nov 2013Pale Moon v24.1.1
    04 Nov 2013Pale Moon v24.1.0
    27 Sep 2013Pale Moon v24.0.2
    18 Sep 2013Pale Moon v24.0.1
    13 Sep 2013Pale Moon v24.0
    13 Aug 2013Pale Moon v20.3
    22 Jul 2013Pale Moon v20.2.1
    01 Jul 2013Pale Moon v20.2
    23 May 2013Pale Moon v20.1
    14 Apr 2013Pale Moon v20.0.1
    09 Mar 2013Pale Moon v19.0.2
    24 Feb 2013Pale Moon v19.0.1
    22 Feb 2013Pale Moon v19.0
    29 Jan 2013Pale Moon v15.4.1
    16 Jan 2013Pale Moon v15.4
    06 Dec 2012Pale Moon v15.3.2
    01 Dec 2012Pale Moon v15.3.1
    08 Oct 2012Pale Moon v15.2
    28 Aug 2012Pale Moon v15.0
    09 Jun 2012Pale Moon v12.2
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