Pale Moon

Pale Moon

Free
An alternative, Mozilla-based, customizable web browser
4.3  (52 votes)
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Pale Moon is an open-source, Mozilla-based web browser that can be used as an alternative to the most popular Internet browsers. It has a very attractive and useful startup page, with shortcuts to the most commonly used websites. Those shortcuts are sorted out by categories. For example, the social media category includes shortcuts to sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and so on, while the E-mail category shows shortcuts to Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, and others. This is a very convenient feature, and you can customize each category to include those sites most visited for you, or delete those that you don't use.

You can further customize the browser by adding extensions and add-ons. Although the program has many add-ons of its own, those of Firefox are also compatible with it, so if you can't find an add-on that suits your needs at the Pale Moon site, you can search it at Firefox's.

An advantage is that, unlike MS Edge and Chrome, this browser is compatible with Java, since there are many websites that still use this platform. Also, the program's default search engine is DuckDuckGo, a less-known engine whose advantage is that it does not track your searches.

To sum up, it is a good browser that can be used as an alternative to Firefox, Chrome, Explorer and other common programs. You may want to try it.

Victor Hernandez
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Review summary

Pros

  • Free.
  • Its default search engine is DuckDuckGo, which does not trackyour online activities

Cons

  • Couldn't find any significant difference between Pale Moon and other browsers regarding speed, security and so on
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Andrew Crystall

Andrew Crystall Pale Moon is fast, has the good (pre-Australis) UI and runs the Firefox addons I need.

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a_user

a_user I've used Pale Moon now for many years and I never look back to Firefox.
Pale Moon is a fast, stable and customizable OpenSource browser with security options which other browsers didn't have (like the intern XSS filter).
From my side, I highly recommend Pale Moon!

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Pippi Tnuss

Pippi Tnuss Pale Moon on my computer was crashing a lot. Version 25 did not work with many of the Firefox add-ons that I had used before.

Used to be good, but not anymore. Will look for a new alternative to Firefox.

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