Firefox Marketplace

 Firefox Marketplace

“Firefox Marketplace”¬†Challenge to Google : Mozilla offers Firefox Marketplace plenty of web-based offshoot of well-known apps on .

The Firefox Marketplace serves as the official app provider for the Firefox browser and Firefox OS . In it you ‘ll find thousands of apps in which it is actually to websites . But were adapted so that they look like real apps and can also access the hardware of smartphones by web standards. Firefox Apps must therefore not be installed , start in a fraction of a second and are always up to date . Open a Firefox app is nothing more to see from the actual browser.

To set up the apps, either OS or Firefox Firefox for Android, Windows , Mac OS or Linux is required. Some apps like YouTube and Facebook currently work but only under Firefox OS . In Firefox for Android , you can find the installed apps via the settings menu and select ” Tools.” From there, you can put the apps on the home screen of your smartphone.

Mozilla has been working with the International Age Rating Coalition ( IARC) to introduce age ratings for apps in the Market Place Firefox . According to Mozilla users should have the opportunity to identify what content is appropriate for them and which are not. For this reason, require all apps in Firefox Marketplace from 15 April 2014 an IARC evaluation . Apps without such an evaluation will be deleted after this date from the Firefox Marketplace.

Firefox Marketplace

Receiving this review is a matter of minutes . App developers sign up for it on the developer side of the Market Place in Firefox and can then reach the IARC rating tool for their apps . About Here a few questions need to be answered by selecting predefined answers , from which finally the appropriate PEGI , USK in Germany or other reviews are generated depending on the region . Currently supported are next to PEGI and USK also ESRB and CLASSIND , other international rating systems to follow. In order for the Firefox Marketplace is the first AppStore, which implements IARC ratings.

In Germany and Brazil there are very strict guidelines , which require an age rating for all distributed digital games. So far games in Firefox Market Place were allowed to be shown in Germany or Brazil, App Reviewer reviews had to make , which were only valid in the corresponding region . With the new system, app developers can even make the ratings and they are valid for all regions.

The system will run through self-assessment , but always random view apps and make any adjustments to the evaluation, the IARC is . Also, app reviewers are able to respond to undue differences between rating and content of the app.


The Firefox Market Place now offers a wide range of web-based apps that allow you to save one or the other download on Google Play.