Dec. 20, 2011 at 8:39 AM ET
Firefox 9, the latest version of Mozilla's popular Internet browser, is now available for download.
Unlike the early (and unofficial) release of Firefox 8, this Firefox 9 download doesn't involve snatching the browser from a bruised and battered FTP server or any similar workarounds. Instead the official public download links have been discovered — most likely thanks to some guesswork, since they follow the same pattern as previous download URLs.
So if you're looking to grab Firefox 9 right now and don't feel like constantly refreshing the Mozilla downloads page until the correct version's link appears, here's where to get it:
And in case you're wondering what's new, here are the highlights:
- Improved theme integration for Mac OS X Lion
- Added two finger swipe navigation for Mac OS X Lion
- Added support for font-stretch
- Improved support for text-overflow
- Improved standards support for HTML5, MathML, and CSS
- Fixed several stability issues
If you'd prefer to see the whole long list of tweaks, you can check out the full change log for Firefox 9 here.
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