Ladies and gentlemen, dear readers, Mozilla unleashed a few minutes ago (September 28th) the final and stable version of the highly anticipated Mozilla Firefox 7.0 web browser and Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0 mail client for Linux, Windows and Macintosh operating systems.Yes, you heard that right! The final packages of Mozilla Firefox 7.0 and Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0 were made available for download on their official website.
The new Firefox 7.0 web browser and Thunderbird 7.0 mail client bring interesting features, better performance and stability enhancements, lots of bugfixes, and much more.
Both Mozilla Firefox 7.0 and Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0 will be available on the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system, due for release on October 13th.
They are supported on both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, which means that will run on any Linux distribution.
Highlights of Mozilla Firefox 7.0:
· Radically improved memory usage;
· Changes to bookmarks and passwords are now synced instantly via Firefox Sync;
· Added text-overflow: ellipsis support;
· Added Web Timing specification support;
· Better management of add-ons;
· Tab animations;
· Restore tabs on-demand;
· HTML5 improvements;
· WebSockets improvements;
· WebGL and CORS textures support;
· HTML5 Native Right Click Menu support;
· Fixed verious stability issues.
Highlights of Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0:
· Various UI (user interface) improvements and fixes;
· Various fixes to email attachment handling;
· Added the ability to display a summary of selected emails;
· Lots of numerous other fixes.
Both Mozilla Firefox 7.0 and Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0 are already available in the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system, and we can say that we've tested them throughly. Here's how they look...
Download Mozilla Firefox 7.0 binaries for Linux (32-bit and 64-bit) right now from Softpedia.
Download Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0 binaries for Linux (32-bit and 64-bit) right now from Softpedia.
Also, don't forget to visit our always up-to-date Firefox Extensions and Thunderbird Extensions sections for the latest add-ons!