Software Update: Waterfox 2020.07.2

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Version 2020.07.2 of Waterfox has been released. Waterfox is a web browser based on the source code of Firefox. The project was started in 2011 by the then 16-year-old Alex Kontos and was one of the first 64bit browsers on the market. There are two versions of the browser available. Waterfox Classic is based on the legacy code, still has support for npapi plugins, but only gets security updates and bug fixes. Waterfox Current is based on modern source code, has no plug-in whitelist, and does not send telemetry to Mozilla or Waterfox. The changelog for this release looks like this:


  • 2020.07.2.1: Fixed issue where address bar would not work in certain scenarios.
  • Performance improvements as Waterfox is now built with LTO (except Linux)
  • Minimum requirements for macOS are now 10.10
  • Added Yandex as search option


  • Fixed crashes on macOS versions < 10.10
  • Minimum requirements for macOS are now 10.7
  • Fixed StartPage search issues when searching from within Waterfox UI component
  • Improved website compatibility thanks to patches from hawkeye116477

Version number 2020.07.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website waterfox
File size 47.70MB
License type GPL
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