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Firemin

#1 Post by lautrepay » Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:00 am

Website: http://www.datum-forensics.com/2012/05/firemin/
One of the biggest “improvements” that Mozilla claims is improved memory usage, in particular, the vanquishing of memory leaks. If you thought it was too good to be true you were right. Firefox still uses a lot of memory – way too much memory for a web browser.

We like keeping our apps running for a few days (that’s just the way we roll) and because of this Firefox was using over ~800MB of memory after about 3 days. It’s quite normal for Firefox to be sucking up ~100MB of memory right off the bat (in a memory leak you’ll see the memory usage keep increasing the longer the browser is open/in-use).

Rather than complaining about it, we decided to fix it. Enter Firemin; simply put; it will eliminate all memory leaks in Firefox. All we did was tweaked our memory optimization engine a little and applied it to Firefox (including Firefox extensions) and all the memory leaks was gone. To use Firemin; you will need to download the Firemin.exe file, decompress it and run Firemin.exe from the extracted folder.
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Requirements: Firefox

Download: http://www.datum-forensics.com/down/firemin.exe
License: Freeware
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Re: Firemin 0.3.6.365

#2 Post by donald » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:45 pm

Has anyone checked this for Read Write totals?

Are there any optimum settings for flash-drive life?

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Re: Firemin 0.3.6.365

#3 Post by webfork » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:09 am

donald wrote:Has anyone checked this for Read Write totals?

Are there any optimum settings for flash-drive life?
I also have questions: the latest Firefox version (13) claims to have integrated better memory management. Is this program still needed / valuable?
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Re: Firemin 0.3.6.365

#4 Post by joby_toss » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:39 am

I'm so tired to hear that Firefox/Opera/Whatever use too much memory! So my Firefox uses 1GB of RAM. So what?! I bought that RAM to be used by the applications, not preserved! What's the point in having unused RAM? I'm still waiting for someone to say that one app used so much memory that the system became unusable! I mean... WTH?!

Edit: Damn', this comment of mine sounds rude! Wasn't trying to offend anyone... :(

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Re: Firemin 0.3.6.365

#5 Post by donald » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:20 pm

@jobytoss
An example of why it may matter:
A 2 gigabyte machine with Firefox logged into a NetFlicks Account,
and a dvd burner/encoder program in the background.

Firefox is doing nothing but acting as a Frame/Gui for NetFlicks,
while a FlashPlayer That updates far too often plays a video and does almost everything.

In that situation a memory leak may freeze both programs requiring a shutdown of one.

Sometimes TaskManager must be called, and usually the Video is lost.

This can be irksum if you spend a lot of time creating the perfect home video.

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Re: Firemin 0.3.6.365

#6 Post by joby_toss » Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:40 pm

Yeah, but doing video transcoding on a machine with 2gb of memory while browsing the internet and viewing flash content? Who does that? Why would anyone do that? Using PC's resources in a responsible manner is the owner's duty.

I'm not saying that Firefox's memory management couldn't/shouldn't be improved. But I don't think that it is a real problem right now, for the stable builds. Or maybe it is and I haven't seen it yet...anything is possible.

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Re: Firemin

#7 Post by Midas » Fri May 23, 2014 8:02 am

Old topic update: Firemin is now v2.0.8.2083 (http://www.rizonesoft.com/freeware/firemin.html).

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Re: Firemin 0.3.6.365

#8 Post by freakazoid » Fri May 23, 2014 2:58 pm

You could also the Free Memory extension:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... src=search
is it stealth? ;)

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Re: Firemin

#9 Post by Midas » Sat Jan 31, 2015 4:08 am

Firemin v3.9.7.3971 Beta (dated 2015-01-09) released -- changelog:
author of 'changes.txt' wrote:- Options are being saved now.
- Traymenu text now updates on profile change.
- Fixed the Save profile button (it updates correctly now).
- Fixed the Limit Clean function.
- Palemoon Profile Fixed (Safe Mode Command).
- Completed the Waterfox profile.
- Added a Cyberfox profile.
- Added a Comodo IceDragon profile.
- Karma system implemented.
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For more info, see http://rizonesoft.com/download/firemin/.

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Re: Firemin 4.0.2.4600

#10 Post by smaragdus » Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:11 am

Firemin at version 4.0.2.4600, changes:
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Version 4.0.2.4600 (November 06, 2016)
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- Exes are now signed.
- New installation utility.
- Now built on the ReBar Framework.
- New Update Notification System.
- Resources moved to external Dll files.
- Added support for Windows 10.
- New Interface.
- New Logging System.
- Cleaner Optimized Code.
- Removed Profiles (Now detects process from selected executable).
- Now shows process usage on main Firemin window.
- New Extended Processes feature.
Links
Firemin Home Page - http://www.rizonesoft.com/downloads/firemin/
Firemin Project Page - https://github.com/rizonesoft/Firemin
Firemin at Softpedia - http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/O ... mber.shtml
Firemin at MajorGeeks - http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/firemin.html
Firemin at SnapFiles - http://www.snapfiles.com/get/firemin.html
Firemin at Freeware Files - http://www.freewarefiles.com/Firemin_pr ... 00063.html
Firemin at DownloadCrew - http://www.downloadcrew.com/article/22957-firemin
Firemin at AlternativeTo - https://alternativeto.net/software/firemin/

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Re: Firemin 4.0.2.4612

#11 Post by smaragdus » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:36 am

Firemin at version 4.0.2.4612, changes:
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Version 4.0.2.4612 (December 04, 2016)
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- Now shows the Firemin icon if exe not found.
- 64 Bit version included.
- Smoother process statistics display.
- Minor Interface tweeks.
- Minor Bug Fixes.

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Re: Firemin

#12 Post by Marc » Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:36 am

There's the Memory Restart addon
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... src=search
which includes an auto memory optimization
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Re: Firemin 4.0.2.4615

#13 Post by smaragdus » Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:54 am

Firemin at version 4.0.2.4615, changes:
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Version 4.0.2.4615 (December 14, 2016)
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- Critical Update Notification Fix.
- More optimization timing options.

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Re: Firemin

#14 Post by Midas » Mon May 14, 2018 10:54 am

Topic update: Firemin v6.1.0.4998 released (latest changes and download at https://www.rizonesoft.com/downloads/firemin/).

FYI, AutoIt source code is at https://github.com/rizonesoft/Firemin.

For a list of other Rizonesoft portables, check viewtopic.php?p=78035#p78035.

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