Hi, is it possible to know that, if Firefox or any browser is opened, whats the amount of memory taken up by each TAB of web-browser ?
I am just curious to know.
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Firefox, I've made an addon which displays tab memory usage in the corresponding tab's title.
Provides user with tab related stats and memory usage ..
In Firefox Quantum, you can use
There is also
about:memory where you can "view, save, load, and diff detailed measurements of Firefox's memory usage".
Project Electrolysis has been released! Now Firefox is also multi-process.
Unfortunately the way that Firefox tabs are implemented, and the way that
about:memory is structured, it is not trivial to determine the memory usage per-tab.
about:memory is really a tool for debugging and development purposes, and since tabs are still part of the same process, you cannot get the same per-tab stats you do in Chrome/Chromium.
You won't get a better answer from your bounty, because there's nothing anyone can do about that at this time.
In the latest nightly from the Mozilla nightly PPA, this is what
about:memory looks like (I've selected the section that shows you the open tabs):
As you can see it is possible to tell by the URL which tab is being referred to, but in reality there is memory being used in other aspects that cannot be illustrated accurately here because it is all one process, but many threads.
I use the other Firefox extension. It is called Tab Memory Usage, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tab-memory-usage/