Firefox 3.6 Available For Download – What’s New – Enhanced Browsing Speed, One Click Personas and Lot More

Mozilla has finally released firefox 3.6 after so much beta releases and builds, it is more than 20 percent faster than firefox 3.5 as it has some major improvements specially for email interfaces, social networking sites and for uploading photos. It also delivers new features like customizable browser themes called Personas, a ground-breaking Plugin updater, improved JavaScript performance, and enhancements to familiar favourites like the Awesome Bar for a better, more personal Web experience.

Firefox 3.6

Following are some new features of firefox 3.6

  • Personas: Personalize the look of your Firefox by selecting new themes called Personas in a single click and without a restart
  • Plugin Updater: To keep you safe from potential security vulnerabilities, Firefox will now detect out of date plugins
  • Stability improvements: Firefox 3.6 significantly decreased crashes caused by third party software – all without sacrificing our extensibility in any way
  • Form Complete: When filling out an online form, Firefox suggests information for fields based on your common answers in similar field
  • Performance: Improved JavaScript performance, overall browser responsiveness, and startup time
  • Open Video and Audio: With the world’s best implementation of HTML 5 audio and video support, now video can be displayed full screen and supports poster frames

Some Inside level improvements In firefox 3.6

  • Support for the latest HTML5 specification, including the File API for local file handling
  • Font Support: In addition to OpenType and TrueType fonts, 3.6 now supports the new Web Open Font Format (WOFF)
  • CSS gradients: Supports linear and radial CSS gradients which allow for a smoother transition between colors
  • Device orientation: Firefox 3.6 exposes the orientation of the laptop or device to Web pages

Here is the Video tour of firefox 3.6, to explain some features in action with this video.

Download Firefox 3.6

Comments

  1. NOdaddy.com says

    firefox 3.6 is a downgrade.. It breaks too many extensions. I reverted to firefox 3.5 to REGAIN functionality

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