Firefox 1.0 PR RC released - Internet-Browser

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Der alternative Browser Mozilla Firefox wird bald in der Version 1.0 erscheinen. Um das Userfeedback einzufangen, wird es ein Preview-Release geben. Wenn alles klappt, wird es am kommenden Dienstag veröffentlicht werden.

Heute erschien eine erste Vorab-Version dieses Preview-Releases.


Das sind die Features von Firefox:
- Popup Blocking
Stop annoying popup ads in their tracks with Firefox's built in popup blocker.

- Tabbed Browsing
View more than one web page in a single window with this time saving feature. Open links in the background so that they're ready for viewing when you're ready to read them.

- Smarter Search
Google Search is built right into the toolbar, and there are a plethora of other search tools including Keywords (type "dict " in the Location Bar), and FastFind (start typing the first few letters of some text in the page and Firefox takes you there).

- Privacy and Security
Built with your Security in mind, Firefox keeps your computer safe from malicious spyware by not loading harmful ActiveX controls. A comprehensive set of privacy tools keep your online activity your business.

- Hassle-Free Downloading
Files you download are automatically saved to your Desktop so they're easy to find. Fewer prompts mean files download quicker.

- Fits Like a Glove
Simple and intuitive, yet fully featured, Firefox has all the functions you're used to - Bookmarks, History, Full Screen, Text Zooming to make pages with small text easier to read, etc.

- S M L XL XXL XXXL
Firefox is the most customizable browser on the planet. Customize your toolbars to add additional buttons, install new Extensions that add new features, add new Themes to browse with style, and use the adaptive search system to allow you to search an infinite number of engines. Firefox is as big or small as you want.

- Setup's a Snap
At only 4.7MB (Windows), Firefox only takes minutes to download over a fast connection. The installer gets you set up quickly, and the new Easy Transition system imports all of your settings - Favorites, passwords and other data from Internet Explorer and other browsers - so you can start surfing right away.

- A Developer's Best Friend
Firefox comes with a standard set of developer tools including a powerful JavaScript and CSS error/warning console, and an optional Document Inspector that gives unheard of insight into how your pages work.

- Read Mail—Not Spam
Thunderbird is the perfect complement to Firefox.

Das ist neu an dieser Version (Changelog):
Here's what's new in this release of Firefox:
  • Live Bookmarks
    You can now subscribe to and read RSS feeds in your Bookmarks. When you visit a page that advertises a RSS feed by using a <link> tag, a RSS icon will appear in the status bar. Click it to view a list of feeds the page is offering. Click one to subscribe - this adds a Bookmark Folder that contains all the recent posts from the feed.
  • Improved Find
    Find is easier and more powerful now with our new Find toolbar. The Find toolbar (which shows at the bottom of the browser window) automatically highlights text in the page as you type and has a useful highlight feature.
  • Managing Annoyances and Protecting Security
    You can now open blocked popups, and the Extension install system now blocks all attempts to install software from sites other than update.mozilla.org. Users can add other sites to a list that allows them to offer software, but software is never automatically installed. In addition to these steps, several other measures have been taken to prevent phishing attacks and to highlight when a page is being viewed over a secure connection.
  • Better Bookmarks
    Numerous improvements to bookmarks including more reliable presentation of Site icons, and a split pane view in the Bookmarks window.
  • Strong Encryption For Passwords Available
    Passwords saved with the Password Manager can now be more easily encrypted with strong encryption by creating a "Master Password". If you create a Master Password, you are prompted once per session to enter the Master Password so that Password Manager can automatically fill in site logins. A useful feature for people who share computers with others and want improved security.
  • Improved Compatibility for IE users Undetectable document.all support for site compatibility and improved compatibility for keyboard accelerators further smooth the transition for IE users
  • And a horde of other bug fixes...
Folgendes ist zu beachten:
Upgrading:
- Download
- Uninstall Firefox 0.9.x
- Install new version

Lizenztyp: Das Programm ist kostenlos erhältlich.
Weitere Infos: www.mozilla.org
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