Our Download of the Day is Firefox 12.0 Beta 3.
New stuff in Firefox 12.0 Beta 3 includes:
- Performance Enhancements: Faster startup time on Mac, Windows, and Linux
- Firefox Sync: Bookmarks and passwords now sync instantly
- Enhanced Font Rendering: Fonts are rendered clear and sharp
Optimized Memory Use:
- Improved memory management: For many users, memory use is reduced by 30 percent or more, responsiveness is enhanced
On top of that, we have new platform features and developer tools:
Telemetry: Users can opt-in for automatic memory usage, performance testing and reporting to help improve future versions Firefox
Web timing spec: Measure performance characteristics of websites as users experience them
Azure Direct2D for Canvas: Canvas-based animations on the Web are dramatically faster
You can read more about, and download, the latest Firefox beta's here.