Welcome to the Third Generation of Waterfox! After many months of work, it is now available for general release.

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Almost a decade later and Waterfox is still going strong and set to grow even more and establish a vibrant ecosystem.

Not everything we have planned for Waterfox has made it in this release, but you can rest assured it is on its way in the near future.

This version of Waterfox is based on Firefox ESR78 and includes a number of performance improvements implemented by the team at Waterfox. This version is a direct upgrade for Waterfox Current 2020.10.


Below you can find a general roadmap of Waterfox for the coming year ahead.

  • Add remaining missing features, such as restart button and tabs beneath address bar.
  • Add updated Classic profile import
  • Impoved website with transparency section
  • 🥳 10 Year Anniversary
  • Private Tab functionality
  • Ability to install addons from Chrome and Opera stores
  • Ability to install userChrome modifications directly within the browser
  • Support for Android and iOS
  • Support for ARM64 platforms
  • Release Waterfox services to supplement the browser, including add-on store and Waterfox Account Service.
  • Weekly trunk release of Waterfox, so future upgrades between ESR versions take a shorter time to release.

🏆 Support Waterfox

If you’d really like to help Waterfox out, please consider using the default search (Bing) with adblock disabled on it, or the even more privacy focused Startpage.