FireFox 6.0 Beta Released for Windows, Mac and Android Devices

FireFox 6.0 Beta is now available for download on your Windows, Mac and Android devices. Though this version is under testing and may contain some bugs, but it includes a lot of new features and enhancements.

Firefox is one of the best browsers which is very popular among internet users and developers due to its speed, available add-ons, security and other functions.

According to the release notes, Firefox 6.0 beta brings the following new changes:

  • The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
  • Streamlined the look of the site identity block
  • Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
  • Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
  • Added support for window.matchMedia
  • Added Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment
  • Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it
  • Improved usability of the Web Console
  • Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync
  • Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama


You can get the beta version of Firefox 6.0 for both Desktop and Mobile environments from this Mozilla’s official page.

Please note that when the beta version of Firefox 6.0 is installed on your existing stable Firefox version, it will overwrite your existing installation. However, you won’t loose anything like bookmarks, browsing history etc but some of add-ons might not work properly in this beta release.

You can remove Firefox Beta 6.0 just like you remove any other program from Windows and Mac. Removing beta version doesn’t remove your personal preferences like bookmarks, history etc.

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Updated 12 years agoCategorized as Web

By A. Usman

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