One million downloads in just 4 hours – It’s Firefox 3 Download Day!

by Strider on June 18, 2008

in Softwares

The much awaited Firefox 3.0 is released with a bang. Mozilla expects to set a World Record for maximum downloads in a single day, with a target of 50 million downloads in 24 hours. The Firefox download page announces FF 3 as:

The Best Firefox Yet
With more than 15,000 improvements, Firefox 3 is faster, safer and smarter than ever before.

Firefox 3
View a cool video showing the new firefox 3’s features here. Reports indicates that 4 million downloads made in the first four hours and users are experiencing slowdowns in the download servers. A few of the improvement areas in this new installment listed below:

  • Much faster load times
  • Fixed memory leak problem in Firefox 2
  • An “Awesome Bar” (aka smart location bar) that suggests sites you’ve visited before or bookmarked when you type a URL into the address bar.
  • Better security against phishing and malware
  • One-click bookmarking
  • Offline capabilities
  • Built-in spell-check and session restore capabilities (like Firefox 2)
  • Cool zoom-in feature
  • Looks better on a Mac

Download Firefox 3 from these urls:

HTTP: Link
FTP: Link

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