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License: FreewarePublisher: Mozilla Foundation

OS: Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, 2000

Update: 2012-03-07 19:13:00Latest Version: 3.6.28 / 4.0.1 / 5.0.1

Change Logs

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, which has been under development for the past 10 months. Firefox 3.5 offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, improving performance and ease of use, and adding new features for users:

  • Improved tools for controlling your private data, including a Private Browsing Mode.
  • Better performance and stability with the new TraceMonkey JavaScript engine.
  • The ability to provide Location Aware Browsing using web standards for geolocation.
  • Support for native JSON, and web worker threads.
  • Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
  • Support for new web technologies such as: HTML5
Firefox 3.1 Beta 3

Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, which hasbeen under development for the past 9 months. Firefox 3.1 is an incremental release on the previous version with significant changes to improve web compatibility, performance, and ease of use:

  • -This beta is now available in 64 languages - get your local version.
  • -Improved the new Private Browsing Mode.
  • -Improvements to web worker thread support.
  • -Improved performance and stability with the new TraceMonkey JavaScriptengine.
  • -New native JSON support.
  • -Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
  • -Support for new web technologies such as the
Firefox 3.0.10
  • Fixed a security issue.
  • Fixed a major stability issue.
Firefox 3.6a1pre/3.5
  • Use the new Private Browsing Mode and the updated Clear Recent History function (in the Tools menu) to keep your browsing habits a secret.
  • Tear tabs off the tab bar to create new windows, and drag and drop them from one Firefox window to another.
  • Watch a video in your browser without needing any plugins or external media players.
  • Control the Smart Location Bar results with special characters.
Firefox 3.6a1pre/3.5.1

Firefox 3.5.1 fixes the following issues:

  • Several security issues.
  • Several stability issues.
  • An issue that was making Firefox take a long time to load on some Windows systems.
Firefox 3.6a1pre/3.5.2

Firefox 3.5.2 fixes the following issues:

  • Several security issues.
  • Images with ICC profiles now render properly on all monitors.

Please see the complete list of changes in this version. You may also be interested in the Firefox 3.5.1 release notes for a list of changes in the previous version.

Firefox 3.7 Alpha 1/3.5.2

Firefox 3.7 Alpha 1 is also aiming to improve the speed, performance, implementation of new CC3, Startup and responsiveness improvements and so on. Firefox 3.7 Alpha 1 looks just as its precursors, and feels much in the same way as well. This is nothing more than an early Alpha release.

Firefox 3.7 Alpha 1/3.5.3

Firefox 3.5.3 fixes the following issues:

  •     Several security issues.
  •     Fixed several stability issues.

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