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Firefox System Requirements

Below are the Firefox system requirements listed by operating system.


Windows

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Operating Systems

  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows NT 4.0
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP (Recommended)
  • Windows Vista

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Pentium 233 MHz (Recommended: Pentium 500MHz or greater)
  • 64 MB RAM (Recommended: 128 MB RAM or greater)
  • 52 MB hard drive space

Mac

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Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.2.x and later

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Macintosh computer with an Intel x86 or PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor
  • 128 MB RAM (Recommended: 256 MB RAM or greater)
  • 200 MB hard drive space

Linux

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Software Requirements

Please note that Linux distributors may provide packages for your distribution which have different requirements.

  • Linux kernel - 2.2.14 with the following libraries or packages minimums:
  • glibc 2.3.2
  • gtk+2.0
  • XFree86-3.3.6
  • fontconfig (also known as xft)
  • libstdc++5

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Intel Pentium II or AMD K6-III+ 233 MHz CPU (Recommended: 500MHz or greater)
  • 64 MB RAM (Recommended: 128 MB RAM or greater)
  • 52 MB hard drive space

This Firefox system requirements information is from Mozilla.com.


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