Mozilla has updated its world ruling Internet Browser i.e Mozilla Firefox 7. The update includes both, MAC OS X and Windows. A part from FireFox there are many other browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and many more which are used as an alternative to each other. If you are using Google Chrome and you are in U.K, so you will be amazed to listen that Google Chrome is now #2 in U.K and in some other countries as well.
To compete its competitors, Today Firefox released, Firefox 7 with a huge reduce in memory consumption on which it was always criticized.
Among the Firefox 7 changes are some amazing memory improvements. When this makes it to users in just under 6 weeks, Mozilla will re-take the memory efficiency crown and give our users the highly responsive Firefox they deserve.
Firefox 7 uses less memory than Firefox 6 (and 5 and 4): often 20% to 30% less, and sometimes as much as 50% less. In particular, Firefox 7?s memory usage will stay steady if you leave it running overnight, and it will free up more memory when you close many tabs.
This means that Firefox 7 is faster (sometimes drastically so) and less likely to crash, particularly if you have many websites open at once and/or keep Firefox running for a long time between restarts.
The updated version has
- Drastically improved memory handling for certain use cases
- Added a new rendering back end to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems
- Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync
- The ‘http://’ URL prefix is now hidden by default
- Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis
- Added support for the Web Timing specification
- Enhanced support for MathML
- The WebSocket protocol has been updated from version 7 to version 8
- Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox
- Fixed several stability issues
- Fixed several security issues
You can get Mozilla Firefox 7 For MAC OS X from here. And for Windows, just update your Firefox.