We just noticed that Mozilla has released Firefox Aurora 7 for download on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. With Firefox 5 being the latest stable release that means Firefox 6 has been moved into beta and Firefox 7 is now in Aurora. Firefox 7 is said to focus on performance and memory enhancements. In a blog post made today, Firefox said that for many users memory usage will reduced by 30 percent or more! You can download Firefox 7 to try out the latest build here.
Our continuous efforts to monitor and reduce memory consumption in Firefox will substantially pay off with Aurora 7:
- All those improvements are reflected in the about:memory page, which is now able to tell how much memory a particular Web page or the browser’s own UI, is using.