Firefox 3.6 Beta Released, Loaded With New Features

Posted by jun auza On 10/31/2009
Firefox 3.6 "Beta 1" is now available for testers to download. This version utilizes the Gecko 1.9.2 web-rendering engine and contains tons of enhancements for users as well as web developers. If you are using the latest stable version of Firefox and want to know what's in store for you in version 3.6, here is a list of features and improvements of this development release:


* The add-on Personas is now built in allowing the users to change the Firefox themes or appearance with a single click.
* Users will now be alerted if the plugins are out of date to keep them safe.
* Open, native video can now be displayed full screen, and supports poster frames.
* Support for the WOFF font format.
* Improved JavaScript performance, overall browser responsiveness and startup time.

For web and add-on developers, support for new CSS, DOM and HTML5 web technologies are implemented. For more details, see HERE.

If you want to download Firefox 3.6 Beta 1, you can get it HERE. But expect some instability and be aware that at this point most add-ons are still incompatible with this version.

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