Mozilla has released a new beta version of their Firefox web browser which gives users the chance to experience an early version of what Mozilla’s next major release, a change list is given providing information about all the changes that have been made for anyone interested in seeing the full list of developments.
In a post by Zdnet, they say that Mozilla are calling out for programmers to develop plug-ins for the new final product. This is the statement was given by Mozilla “We are working closely with the community of add-on developers to ensure their Firefox Add-ons are ready to customize the features, look and functionality of Firefox 4 Beta.”
Some of the new features that are promised with the web browser’s release are improvements in general stability, performance, and compatibility (Improved plugin compatibility with hardware acceleration enabled). There is said to be increased performance while viewing Flash content and the Firefox layout has undergone some changes.
All these changes sound pretty promising, however many are frustrated with the endless release of Firefox 4 betas, since the first-ever Firefox 4 beta over 70,000 bugs have been patched, therefore it is nice to see that Mozilla’s developers have been working hard, but we first heard about Firefox 4 back in May 2010, which means that we have almost been waiting a year, many see this as a long-time to wait for a new-version of an established web browser.
The beta is available today and can be downloaded from Mozilla’s website.. Have you used the Firefox 4 beta 12? If so, is it impressive?