Firefox 11 (Not so Officially) Released

Written by John Ponio    Tuesday, 13 March 2012 14:35

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Firefox 11 was released through FTP channels, then taken off of those channels, but other websites have hosted  the file and it's available for download. Here's some of what's different in Firefox 11, taken from the release notes:

  • NEW: Firefox can now migrate your bookmarks, history, and cookies from Google Chrome
  • NEW: With Sync enabled, add-ons can now be synchronized across your computers
  • NEW: The CSS text-size-adjust property is now supported
  • CHANGED: Redesigned media controls for HTML5 video
  • HTML5: The outerHTML property is now supported on HTML elements
  • HTML5: View source syntax highlighting now uses the HTML5 parser (see bug 482921)
  • DEVELOPER: The Style Editor for CSS editing is now available to web developers
  • DEVELOPER: Web developers can now visualize a web page in 3D using the Page Inspector 3D View
  • DEVELOPER: SPDY protocol support for faster page loads is now testable
  • DEVELOPER: XMLHttpRequest now supports HTML parsing
  • DEVELOPER: Files can now be stored in IndexedDB (see bug 661877)
  • DEVELOPER: Websockets has now been unprefixed
  • FIXED: Firefox notifications may not work properly with Growl 1.3 or later (691662)
If you're wary about downloading the program from a website that isn't Mozilla's, I'll post the official download link when it's released. For now, you can download it from here and here