A Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird download script for 4NT users

The 4getmoz.btm script provides all 4NT users with an easy and fast way to download and install the nightly build of both Mozilla and Mozilla Firefox.

Current version is 2.6.0 [ download ]

Tested and works with 4NT version 4.01 and 5.00 on Windows XP and Windows 2000. 4NT is commercial software and is copyrighted property of JP Software, Inc.


  • 4NT
  • unzip
  • unzip needs to be in the current %PATH.
  • plug-ins are deleted unless you use the saveplug parameter. A much better solution is to use this cool way to separate your plug-ins from your Mozilla directory

Absolutely no support or warranty is given on 4getmoz.btm. Use it on your own risk.


4getmoz default install Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird into:
On a normal Windows installation this is:
C:\Program Files\mozilla.org\nightly
This can be changed by changing the settings inside the 4getmoz.btm file.

What's new

2.6.0 -> 4.1.0
- Big rewrite
- Fixed US date issue
2.5.0 -> 2.6.0
- Changed installation path from mozilla.org to mozilla
- Adding branch support. Will download Mozilla Firefox 0.9 branch and Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8 branch

2.4.0 -> 2.5.0
- Dictionaries in the myspell directory is automatically saved when upgrading

2.3.0 -> 2.4.0
- Adding all functionality (install both Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird)

2.2.0 -> 2.3.0
- Fixed nonet operation
- Fixed empty directory

2.1.0 -> 2.2.0
- Adding force documentation
- Fixed install anyway question
- Fixed rename operation
- Fixed force operation

2.0.0 -> 2.1.0
- Adding Mozilla Thunderbird support
- Big rewrite
- Now installs in full product name directory e.g. C:\Program Files\mozilla.org\nightly\Mozilla Firefox
- Cygwin build support
- Defaults to tinderbox builds

1.9.5 -> 2.0.0
- Adding Mozilla Thunderbird support

1.9.5 -> 2.0.0
- Adding Mozilla Firefox support

1.8.5 -> 1.9.5
- Adding tinder option. Download Tinderbox builds
- Will try 5 times to get status about build
- Work around Mozilla Firebird support since build.dtd file has been removed

1.8.0 -> 1.8.5
- Adding notalk option. Download builds without Talkback
- Work around Mozilla Firebird support since build.dtd file has been removed

1.7.5 -> 1.8.0
- Adding Mozilla Firebird support
- Adding Talkback running detection

1.7.4 -> 1.7.5
- Move setlocal to the top so that we dont pollute the environment

1.7.3 -> 1.7.4
- Spelling mistakes
- Adding save plugins folder option. Use saveplug as parameter
- Minor bug fixes

1.7.0 -> 1.7.3
- Spelling mistakes
- Minor bug fixes

1.6.0 -> 1.7.0
- wget support. wget is optional and not a requirement
- HTTP URL's instead of FTP


You can always type 4getmoz help to get the current usage of 4getmoz.
[c:\]4getmoz help
4getmoz v2.6.0 - http://gemal.dk/mozilla/4getmoz.html
4getmoz [opt] - Installs latest nightly build of Mozilla or Mozilla Firefox
m or mozilla     - install Mozilla
f or firefox     - install Mozilla Firefox
t or thunderbird - install Mozilla Thunderbird
all              - installs all of the above
branch           - installs branch versions
cygwin           - download cygwin version
debug            - show debug information
force            - Force install no question asked
nodel            - don't delete old build before install
nonet            - no network traffic. installs local copy of zip file
saveplug         - dont delete plugins folder
svg              - download SVG version
wget             - use wget instead of internal 4NT copy
Your current settings:
instdir : C:\Program Files\Mozilla\nightly
tempdir : C:\DOCUME~1\HENRIK~1\LOCALS~1\Temp
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