Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Firefox 3.1 Beta Released!

The new upcoming release of Firefox 3.1, before that take a sneak peak of what's new in Firefox 3.1 by downloading Firefox 3.1b or Beta, here are the List of features:

Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, which has been under development for the past 6 months. Gecko 1.9.1 is an incremental release on the previous version with significant changes to improve web compatibility, performance, and ease of use:

  • Web standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine
  • Added support for CSS 2.1 and CSS 3 properties
  • A new tab-switching shortcut that shows previews of the tab you're switching to
  • Improved control over the Smart Location Bar using special characters to restrict your search
  • Support for new web technologies such as the <video> and <audio> elements, the W3C Geolocation API, JavaScript query selectors, web worker threads, SVG transforms and offline applications. More information.
Known Issues:

This list covers some of the known problems with Firefox 3.1 Beta 1. Please read this before reporting any new bugs.

All Systems
  • Certain client certificates will fail to install when downloaded from a CA (see bug 453227)
  • The “Feed” tab is not present in the page info window (see bug 458579)
  • Preferences set using the page info window do not work properly (see bug 459157)
Microsoft Windows
  • In some cases, the migration dialog will not launch after successfully installing Firefox for the first time (see bug 459082)
Mac OS X
  • On PPC Macs, viewing a Ogg video, displayed in a <video> tag, causes a hang (see bug 452698)
Linux and Unix
  • Long pages can render incorrectly (see bug 447690)
Download it here

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