At Long Last, Firefox 3.5 Now Available for Download

Paul Lilly

After several delays, beta releases, release candidates, and even a version number change (Mozilla originally intended to call its next browser release 3.1), Firefox 3.5 is finally available for download as an official release.

Mozilla has been calling the 3.5 update the "fastest and most advanced Firefox ever," and having tested it extensively, we'd have to agree. The modern day browser war puts a big emphasis on JavaScript performance, which Firefox 3.5 tackles with its TraceMonkey JavaScript engine. According to Mozilla, the end result is that JavaScript runs twice as fast as Firefox 3 and up 10x faster than Firefox 2.

In addition to better performance, Firefox 3.5 sports a heaping handful of new features, some of which include Private Browsing mode, Open Video and HTML support with cool tricks like augmented video, location aware browsing, better add-on management, and more.

For a more in-depth look at what's new in Firefox 3.5, check out our ' 9 Amazing New Features of Firefox 3.5 ' feature.

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