500 Million Downloads

Back in September we announced Firefox had passed the 400 Million Downloads mark. CyberNet had estimated (see below) the 500 Million Downloads mark would be around April 15th. Today (February 22nd) Firefox surpassed the 500 Million Downloads mark! So, when should we expect to see 600 Million Downloads? The estimate is July 30th which is about 5 months and 1 week from today.

The Firefox Download* Time Line:

    November 9, 2004 – Fx 1.0 Released
    February 16, 2005 – 25 Million Downloads
    April 29, 2005 – 50 Million Downloads
    November 2, 2005 – 100 Million Downloads
    November 29, 2005 – Fx 1.5 Released
    July 31, 2006 – 200 Million Downloads
    October 24, 2006 – Fx 2.0 Released
    February 14, 2007 – 300 Million Downloads
    September 7, 2007 – 400 Million Downloads
    February 22, 2008 – 500 Million Downloads
    July 30, 2008 – 600 Million Downloads?

* # Of Downloads from Mozilla Servers New Sources:

  • CyberNet News
  • Mozilla Links