Mozilla foundation released public beta 4 Firefox 3.5 browser on Monday, it is available for download from Mozilla.com. This release is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Firefox jumped from 3.1 to 3.5 with this release, Mozilla decided to go with 3.5 version number because of the significant updates done to the browser.
- This beta is now available in 70 languages – get your local version.
- Improved tools for controlling your private data, including a Private Browsing Mode.
- The ability to provide Location Aware Browsing using web standards for geolocation.
- Support for native JSON, and web worker threads.
- Improvements to the Gecko layout engine, including speculative parsing for faster content rendering.
As this is a beta release and intended for developers and testers many popular addons may not work with this release. Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 release notes.