Firefox 8 available NOW!

Summary:Grab Firefox 8 today ahead of the official launch.

Download Firefox 8 today ahead of the official scheduled for November 8.

It's normal for the new version of Firefox to be available on Mozilla's FTP server ahead of the official release, and Firefox 8 is no exception.

The download is available here: ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/8.0/

[UPDATE: Link removed at the request of Mozilla because linking 'hurts our FTP servers and affects our ability to release the final version of Firefox on time.']

Windows, Mac and Linux flavors are available.

New features include:

  • Search Twitter messages from the address bar
  • Load tabs on demand at startup
  • Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default

Downloads here.

BEWARE: This new version might break existing extensions, so download with care if you rely on your browser!

Topics: Browser

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