Mozilla launches Firefox 6; Download HERE

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Firefox 6
San Francisco, Aug 17: The Firefox maker Mozilla has announced the launch of the latest version of its popular web browser Firefox 6. The new version Firefox 6 brings security updates and notable changes from the previous versions.

One of the notable changes in Firefox 6 is the address bar, which now highlights the domain of the website a user is visiting. The new version also added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API.

Other changes include Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment; and a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it.

Changes in Firefox 6:

  • 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 Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment
  • 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
  • Fixed several stability issues
  • Fixed several security issues

The latest version of the Mozilla Firefox has been launched few days after its rival Google updated the Chrome browser to Chrome 13. Click here to download Firefox 6.

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