How to View the Cache Files of Mozilla/Firefox

Like another browser, Mozilla (firefox) also save website that has already opened as cache on local computer. The usage of web cache and cached objects is to reduce bandwidth usage, server load, and perceived lag so that the browsers can load the web pages much faster the next time you visit by retrieving the web objects requests from the cache if certain conditions are met. The browser’s web cache also lets you view the web pages while offline, except that the pages will load without some of the dynamic features, such as near-real-time stock quotes

There 3 ways you can use to view the cache files of Mozilla/Firefox

To view cache on Firefox just type on Firefox address bar


This results a page that allows you to view a summary of your browser cache and also allows you to browse the files stored in the cache.

CacheViewer add-on
CacheViewer is browser add-on for Firefox to see cache files on Firefox. If it has installed, you can access CacheViewer from Tools > CacheViewer or Ctrl+Shift+


CacheViewer has preview feature for image. You can delete exiting cache, save asm or open on Firefox.

MozillaCacheView is a small utility that reads the cache folder of Firefox/Mozilla/Netscape Web browsers, and displays the list of all files currently stored in the cache. You can easily select one or more items from the cache list, and then extract the files to another folder, or copy the URLs list to the clipboard.


If you know another method to see Mozilla/Firefox browser cache then share with us.

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