Mozilla is carrying Firefox to Microsoft’s Windows store today. Firefox is one of the primary outsider choices accessible in the Microsoft Store, and it’s utilizing its own Gecko program motor rather than Chromium options like Opera or the numerous different options that influence Microsoft’s Edge webview.
Microsoft’s new open store strategies have at last made it feasible for outsider programs like Firefox to show up in the Microsoft Store. While we haven’t seen Chrome show up yet, Opera rushed to guarantee its own program is additionally recorded in the store.
“Previously, if you were on Windows and wanted to use Firefox, you had to download it from the internet and go through a clunky process from Microsoft,” explains Mozilla. “Now that Microsoft has changed its Store policies, choosing Firefox as your desktop browser is even more seamless – and it comes with all the latest Firefox features.”
Firefox dispatching into the Microsoft Store comes only months after Mozilla crushed Microsoft’s default program assurances in Windows. Mozilla has unobtrusively made it simpler to change to Firefox on Windows, with a single tick process that isn’t formally accessible for anybody other than Microsoft. Mozilla seems to have figured out Microsoft’s capacity to set Edge as the default in Windows with a solitary snap, rather than the multi-brief cycle that exists in Windows 10 today.
Curiously, this single tick process doesn’t seem to work in the Microsoft Store form of Firefox. That implies Mozilla either tried not to present its workaround adaptation of Firefox or Microsoft dismissed it from the Microsoft Store and the organization had to eliminate the default program workaround.
Microsoft has made the most common way of setting the default program considerably harder in Windows 11, and Mozilla has been attempting to persuade Microsoft to further develop its default program settings in Windows since its open letter to Microsoft in 2015.
Firefox is currently accessible in the Microsoft Store for two Windows 10 and Windows 11.