Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) has been officially released last week and has recorded more than 2.3 million times downloaded.
Apparently the competitors, Firefox, did not want to lose from IE9. Mozilla has officially release Firefox 4 also on March 22, 2011 and it can be downloaded directly here:
Of course, the presence of Firefox 4 has been highly anticipated by many people, especially Firefox users who use previous version.
Firefox 4 Creation
The final version that has just been released, has gone through 12 series of beta versions and 1 release candidate. Mozilla spent about 10 months to create Firefox 4.
The final version of Firefox 4 originally scheduled to be released at the end of last year. But it's inevitable that the release was delayed because the new browser is still in the development stage of several new features and increased performance.
Product Firefox 4 which is called the major upgrade, also rise Mozilla's reputation and prestige as the browser creator. Mozilla is now ready to compete with Microsoft which has just released the Internet Explorer 9 last week.
Firefox 4 Features
The browser with fire fox logo is claimed faster to open any web page and at startup. The speed increases up to 3.5 times higher than the previous version (3.6 version).
Improvement in HTML5 and CSS made complex web pages look more beautiful. In addition, Firefox 4 also allows video HD (High Definition) can be viewed on a browser windows with WebM support. Interface in version 4 looks more clean and minimalist. You can see all the features on:
Surely the browser competition of Firefox 4, IE9, and Chrome 10 are very interesting to be followed, because they has said are equally representing in modern browsers.
So far Microsoft with Internet Explorer still excel as the most popular browser in the world. But it seem will not last long, considering that Chrome or Firefox may be able to take over the position of IE in this year. We'll see who comes out victorious as the best browser in the world.
Have you use Firefox 4? What do you think about this latest version of the Mozilla browser?