Wow! I think the king is back! Firefox 54 (multiprocess enabled) is noticeably faster while using less RAM than before and handling it more effectively.
More info here
Multiprocess is enabled only if there are no incompatible addons installed. There s an easy way to find it out.
There is the Addon Compatibility Reporter. Once installed, you simply open the “Add-ons” page from the FF menu. At the top, there s an indication “Multiprocess is enabled / disabled” accordingly. In your list of add-ons, it tells you which ones are compatible and which are not, so you can turn off or remove them altogether. At the same time it gives you an option to let developers know about the incompatibility of their add-ons.
One more step to enable multiprocess mode, in addition to removing addons that are incompatible, is to also to go to about: config and change the value of the dom.ipc.processCount variable from 1 to the recommended by Mozilla 4 (or more If we have enough memory…
The final default multiprocess implementation is to be released with v 57 this November.
Here s the addon
All of the above, for some may indicate that the king browser has returned. Personally the reason why I use Mozilla Firefox is ideological and not because it has now acquired all of the above.
Mozilla, a non-profit organization that brought the open Web, open protocols, and the independent browser away from All of the above, for some may indicate that the browser king has returned, personally the reason why I use Mozilla Firefox is ideological and not because it has now acquired all of the above.
Mozilla, a non-profit organization that brought the open Web, open protocols, and the independent browser, away from proprietary ownership, while at the same time sparing us from a “privately-owned Internet”. So the minimum I could do is to use Firefox (and to put up with all its flaws and mistakes in the past) to make it even better.