Firefox 5 final released

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Today Mozilla released the Final version of Firefox 5 ahead of its scheduled date.Just two days back Firefox 5 RC was released and we said that we can except the final version on scheduled date June 21, but Mozilla pushed the final version three days ahead of the date.

Although there is no official release announcement from Mozilla and official Mozilla website still shows Firefox 4 as available stable version of the browser, but Firefox 5 final version is available at official Mozilla ftp site and other mirror sites like MajorGeeks..e.t.c.

What’s new in Firefox 5 ?

  1. Added support for CSS animations
  2. The Do-Not-Track header preference has been moved to increase discoverability
  3. Improved canvas, JavaScript, memory, and networking performance
  4. Improved standards support for HTML5, XHR, MathML, SMIL, and canvas
  5. Improved spell checking for some locales
  6. Improved desktop environment integration for Linux users
  7. WebGL content can no longer load cross-domain textures
  8. Background tabs have setTimeout and setInterval clamped to 1000ms to improve performance
  9. The Firefox development channel switcher introduced in previous Firefox Beta updates has been removed.


Download Firefox 5 final :

Firefox 5 Final is available for download for Windows, Linux and Mac platforms.If you are using Firefox 5 RC, on the browser menu tab got to ‘Help—>About Firefox’ and download the update.

If you wish to download the final version, you can download it from below direct  ftp links according to your OS.



  1. I’m sure they’ll fix IDM, but ya they break add-ons every time, pain in the …

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