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Mozilla Firefox is a free web browser managed by the Mozilla Corporation.   Firefox uses the open-source Gecko layout engine, which implements current Web standards plus a few features which are intended to anticipate likely additions to the standards.  Firefox runs on various versions of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.   

Click here to search the PC Suites for versions of this software


  • Windows Yes
  • Macintosh  Yes
  • Linux Yes

Does NUI, Galway have a site license for Firefox?

Firefox is available free to download from the Mozilla Firefox website

How can I get Firefox software for my computer?

  • Firefox is available in the PC Suites 

  • Students  
    Firefox is available to download from the Mozilla Firefox website  

  • Staff   
    Firefox is available to download from the Mozilla Firefox website 

  • Installation Information 
    To install software on your machine you must be login as an administrator 
    Instructions to install Firefox (Macintosh users)
    1. Go to and choose to download the appropriate file for your Mac OS.  
    2. Double-click on the DMG file to expand it and accept the license. 
    3. Double-click on the Firefox icon which has been expanded.  Then drag the Firefox icon to the Macintosh HD.   
    4. Open the Macintosh HD and drag the Firefox icon to the System Dock  
    5. The first time Firefox is started you will be asked if you wish to import Internet settings from Internet Explorer or Safari. For accessing PAC, it is recommended that you use Firefox so there is no need to import Internet settings. Please choose NOT to import.

Note for PAC users: When you log onto the PAC system, the first time you click on the scanned documents, you will be asked what you would like to do with this file. It is recommended that you select to Open file with Preview, (this is the option which is selected by default).  The scanned documents will then open in preview.

Can I install Firefox software on my home computer?

Firefox is available to download from the Mozilla Firefox website

Where can I get technical support about Firefox?

Technical support is available from Mozilla Firefox