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.
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 â€œAwesome Barâ€ (aka smart location bar) that suggests sites youâ€™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: