Firefox vs Internet Explorer


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Firefox
The free, non-profit browser for your desktop and mobile devices. Firefox is created by a global non-profit dedicated to putting individuals in control online. We’ve always designed Firefox to protect and respect your private information. That’s why we’re proud to be voted the Most Trusted Internet Company for Privacy.
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Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer (formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included as part of the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995. Internet Explorer has been designed to view a broad range of web pages and provide certain features within the operating system, including Microsoft Update.
Comparing Firefox vs Internet Explorer is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like Internet Explorer has more user-friendly interface than Firefox because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Firefox is more popular than Internet Explorer

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Firefox released new ultra-fast web browser to take on Google Chrome (in 2017)
- Mozilla launches Firefox Focus - private web browser for iPhone (in 2016)
- Firefox for iOS is now available (in 2015)
- Firefox gets built-in video chat (in 2015)
- Windows 10 will have a new Browser that is not Internet Explorer (in 2015)
- First Firefox OS phones appeared (in 2013)
- Firefox OS - alternative to Google Chrome (in 2012)
- Do we need another mobile OS? Mozilla says Yes (in 2012)

Looks like Firefox was recently more active than Internet Explorer (at least in our news).