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Are you looking for a web browser for Mac OS 8.6-9.2.2 (and
compatible with 10.1.5-10.3.9)?
Try our sister project,
Mozilla left you. Apple left you. But we didn't.
We love Mozilla
software. We love Firefox
and Camino. We think Mozilla 2 has
every possibility of kicking WebKit back into the margins where it belongs.
But we were horrified
when Mozilla delivered the one-two punch of dropping both support for Tiger
and our beloved Power Macs from Firefox 4. A quad 2.5GHz G5 isn't
worth using to surf the web? Really? And you guys still support Windows XP?
And, of course, Apple's been giving us Power Mac users the proverbial middle
digit since 2006. Remember: think different. That's why your MacBook has the
same hoary old architecture in ye old generic Wintel box, and if you want to
use your perfectly good OS 9 software, you're using Tiger or bust. Don't get
us started on Sheepshaver. It's a great hack, but Classic beats it cold.
But if there's one thing we've learned from our years of using Macs, it's
that they outlast anything else out there. Why shouldn't an iBook be able to
look at embarrassing pictures on Facebook, or Twitter about our lunch break?
These are our computers, dang it. We paid good money for them. They
still work. There's no technical reason they can't do everything that a
MacBook can. So if you want something done, you do it yourself, and we did.
The result is TenFourFox.
Tuned for your operating system and processor.
Why is this TenFourFox
and not Firefox
? Because even though
it uses the Firefox code base, it's not Firefox. It uses code tuned for
10.4 (and compatible with 10.5), adds new PowerPC-specific improvements
and restores the glue necessary to get most of Firefox 4's
advanced features working on our older computers, offered in
separately hand-tuned builds for G3, G4/7400, G4/7450 and G5 processors to get
the most from your specific computer.
Nevertheless, it's still almost all the same code as Firefox 4
and has nearly all
compatibility with most Firefox add-ons, and
and CSS 3 support. You'll find TenFourFox significantly faster overall
than Firefox 3.6, yet it supports so many more new and emerging Web features
that your dear old Power Mac will still be able to do what you need online for
years to come.
TenFourFox requires a G3 Power Macintosh, Mac OS X
v10.4.11 or Mac OS X v10.5.8, 100MB of free disk space
and 256MB of RAM. Video playback will be poor on systems slower than 1.25GHz;
we recommend a G5. Intel Macintoshes are not supported (and will be
faster than Safari 5 and over twice
fast as Firefox 3.6, as proven on both the
native tracing just-in-time compiler,
than any other PowerPC browser on both
Tiger and Leopard. We've
sent our work
back to Mozilla
so others can benefit, but with TenFourFox, you can
wring the best online performance from your Power Mac now!
Works on G3, G4 and G5.
Testing done on 10.5.8 for Safari 5; also works on 10.4.
Performance may vary with energy saver settings and available memory.
Dromaeo includes both SunSpider and Google V8 tests in its final
score. Tested with 10.4Fx b9 7450 build. Firefox 4b9 10.5 7450 build
Stock builds used for all others.
You asked for it. Now you can get it. Download TenFourFox 4.0.2.
So what are you waiting for? Download TenFourFox and accelerate your
Power Mac's Internet experience today. We're (almost) exactly the same
code as Firefox 4, and surf the same sites, but with the code needed
to keep your Power Mac functional and fast.
4.0.2 is a performance,
security and stability update incorporating Mozilla's Firefox
additional security and stability fixes,
Are you up to date?
Be sure to read the Release Notes, the official
and the list of
before you begin. Then pick the version for your processor
versions also available):
Remember, TenFourFox is free software, "as is" without warranty of any kind,
including merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
always the risk of system instability,
data loss or security compromise. You accept these conditions unconditionally
by downloading and using TenFourFox. We eat our own dog food, but we (and you)
do so at (y)our own risk. Find out
about the Mozilla Public License and other licenses governing this
* This release does not correspond to an
official Firefox release, although it includes Mozilla-approved source code
and patches post-Firefox 4.0.1.
Try the 5.0 beta and follow our progress on the TenFourFox Development blog!
Copyright © 2010, 2011 Contributors to TenFourFox. All rights reserved.
Mozilla, Gecko and Mozilla Firefox are trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation.
TenFourFox is not an official Mozilla
product and is not an officially sanctioned build of Firefox.
The Deer Park Globe appears in the
derivative works used in this product under the auspices of the Mozilla Public
The TenFourFox "tiger fox" is copyright © 2010, 2011
Cameron Kaiser and appears
under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license. All rights reserved.
The Apple marks, Apple press images and Apple icons used in the spoof image
above remain the property of Apple, Inc., and appear here in the spirit of
making fun of Intel Macs. Please don't sue us.
(because Steve says we're obsolete)