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Portapps is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Waterfox™, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates.

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About

Waterfox™ portable app made with Portapps.
An open-source web browser intended to be speedy, ethical and maintain support for legacy extensions

Latest version 56.2.10
Internal release 3
Last updated 2019/05/18
Links
Maintainer CrazyMax
Homepage https://www.waterfox.net/
License Mozilla Public License 2.0
Changelog CHANGELOG.md

Installation

Download and install the latest portable setup where you want then run waterfox-portable.exe.

If you have already installed Waterfox™ from the original setup, move the following files :

  • %APPDATA%\Waterfox\Profiles\*.default\* to data\profile\default

Then run waterfox-portable.exe and remove Waterfox™ from your computer.

Upgrade

For an upgrade, simply download and install the latest portable setup.

Infos

Modifications

Some modifications have been made in this version of Waterfox™ through distribution preferences to ensure portability :

  • Disable updater : Waterfox updates are turned off.
  • Don’t check default browser : Stops Waterfox™ from checking if it is the default browser at startup.
  • Profile: Profile path is overrided to data\profile folder (see below).
  • Add-ons: Disable compatibility checking
  • ‘Know your rights’: Don’t show on first run
  • WhatsNew: Don’t show WhatsNew on first run after every update
  • Crash reporter: Disabled

Configuration

Waterfox™ portable can be configured through the main YAML configuration file :

app:
  profile: default
  multiple_instances: false
  disable_telemetry: false
  • profile : Name of the profile created in data\profile\<name> (default default)
  • multiple_instances : Allow multiple instances (default false)
  • disable_telemetry : If enabled, telemetry is not uploaded (default false)

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