Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 steht zum Download bereit

Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 für Windows, Linux und Mac OS X steht zum Download bereit

Die Entwickler der Mozilla-Foundation haben heute eine neue Beta Version von Firefox 4.0 freigegeben und zum Download bereitgestellt. Die zehnte Beta des Open-Source-Web-Browsers ist ab sofort auf der Herstellerseite erhältlich, darunter auch auf Deutsch, und zwar für Windows, Mac OS X und Linux.

Den aktuellen Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 Release Notes könnt ihr einen Überblick über alle Neuerungen und Verbesserungen in Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 entnehmen.

Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 für Windows, Mac OS X und Linux

Firefox 4 Beta is based on the Gecko 2.0 Web platform. This Firefox 4 Beta is considered to be stable and safe to use for daily web browsing, though the features and content may change before the final product release.

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 for Windows herunterladen:

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 for Mac OS X herunterladen:

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 for Linux herunterladen:

Was ist neu in Firefox 4.0 Beta 10

  • Compatibilty and stability improvements when using Adobe Flash on Mac OS X.
  • Improvements in memory usage.
  • Support for a graphics driver blacklist to improve stability.
  • See the complete changelist from the previous beta.

As well as these features from previous Firefox 4 Betas:

  • Firefox 4 Beta is available in 76 languages
  • The Firefox Sync setup experience has been greatly improved across desktop and mobile devices
  • Speed, functionality, and compatibility improvements to WebGL
  • Additional polish for the Firefox Add-ons Manager
  • Uses JägerMonkey, a new, faster JavaScript engine
  • Certain rendering operations are now hardware-accelerated using Direct3D 9 on Windows XP, Direct3D 10 on Windows Vista and 7, and OpenGL on Mac OS X
  • Improved web typography using OpenType with support for ligatures, kerning and font variants
  • HTML5 Forms API makes web based forms easier to implement and validate
  • Support for the new proposed Audio Data API
  • Direct2D Hardware Acceleration is now on by default for Windows 7 users
  • Firefox button has a new look for Windows Vista and Windows 7 users
  • Support for HSTS security protocol allowing sites to insist that they only be loaded over SSL
  • Firefox Sync is now included by default
  • A new feature gives users a visual overview of all open tabs, allowing them to be sorted and grouped
  • An experimental API is included to provide more efficient Javascript animations
  • Firefox now supports the HTML5 video "buffered" property
  • Tabs are now on top by default on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • You can turn any tab into an "App Tab" by right-clicking on it and selecting "Make into App Tab" from the context menu
  • Web developers can animate content using CSS Transitions
  • Responsiveness and scrolling improvements from the new retained layers layout system
  • JavaScript speed improvements due to engine optimizations
  • Changes to how XPCOM components are registered in order to help startup time and process separation
  • You can search for and switch to already open tabs in the Smart Location Bar
  • New Addons Manager and extension management API (UI will be changed before final release)
  • Significant API improvements are available for JS-ctypes, a foreign function interface for extensions
  • The stop and reload buttons have been merged into a single button on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • The Bookmarks Toolbar has been replaced with a Bookmarks Button by default (you can switch it back if you'd like)
  • Crash protection for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X when there is a crash in the Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins
  • CSS Transitions are partially supported
  • Full WebGL support is included but disabled by default at this time
  • Core Animation rendering model for plugins on Mac OS X. Plugins which also support this rendering model can now draw faster and more efficiently
  • Native support for the HD HTML5 WebM video format
  • Web developers can update the URL field without reloading the page using HTML History APIs
  • More responsive page rendering using lazy frame construction
  • Link history lookup is done asynchronously to provide better responsiveness during pageload
  • CSS :visited selectors have been changed to block websites from being able to check a user's browsing history
  • New HTML5 parser
  • Support for more HTML5 form controls
  • Web authors can now get touch events from Firefox users on Windows 7 machines
  • A new way of representing values in JavaScript that allows Firefox to execute heavy, numeric code (used for things like graphics and animations) more efficiently

Developers can find out about all the changes and new features at the Mozilla Developer Center.

via Firefox 4.0 Beta 10 und Portable Firefox Beta 10

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