Firefox 3 Release Candidate Now Available

The Mozilla Foundation has announced the availability of Firefox 3 Release Candidate for download and testing. Firefox is the innovative Open Source Web browser that offers a faster and more secure online browsing experience. This Release Candidate includes many new features and changes.

The following is a short list of changes in this Release Candidate:

  • Improvements to the user interface based on user feedback, including changes to the look and feel on Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS X and Linux
  • Changes and fixes for new features such as the location bar autocomplete, bookmark backup and restore, full page zoom, and others, based on feedback from our community
  • Fixes and improvements to platform features to improve security, web compatibility and stability
  • Continued performance improvements: changes to our JavaScript engine as well as profile guided optimization continues to improve performance over previous releases as measured by the popular SunSpider test from Apple, and in the speed of web applications like Google Mail and Zoho Office

You may read the complete list of features and enhancements as well as download and installation instructions for all supported platforms here.

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