Firefox 6 final version is now available for download ahead of its scheduled released date, actually Firefox 6 final scheduled to be released on August 16,2011. But the final build is already available on Mozilla FTP servers .
If you are interested go ahead and download Firefox 6 final, Mozilla will release the final version of Firefox officially on August 16.
As we already said before Mozilla adopted rapid release development cycle, so we can expect a new version of firefox around 45 days of span with less major changes.
Firefox 6 final offers minor improvements and bug fixes which enhance browsing experience and this version brings a lot of speed improvement, Mozilla claims users can experience about 20% faster browsing compared to earlier version Firefox 5.
What’s new in Firefox 6 ?
The latest version of Firefox has the following changes:
- The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
- Streamlined the look of the site identity block
- Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
- Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
- Added support for window.matchMedia
- Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it
- Improved usability of the Web Console
- Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync
- Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama
Download FireFox 6:
Interested users can download the final build from below Mozilla FTP server link or wait for the official release on Monday.