It’s official. Firefox 1.5
It’s official. Firefox 1.5
- A Better Web Experience
1.5 has an intuitive interface and blocks viruses, spyware, and popup
ads. It delivers web pages faster than ever. And it’s easy to
and import your favorites. Packed with useful features like tabbed
browsing, Live Bookmarks, and an integrated Search bar, Firefox will
change the way you experience the Web, for the better.
- Faster Browsing
quick page loading as you navigate back and forward in a browsing
session. Improvements to the engine that powers Firefox deliver more
accurate display of complex web sites, support for new Web standards,
and better overall performance.
- Automatic Updates
new Software Update feature makes it easy to get the latest security
and feature updates to Firefox. Firefox automatically downloads these
small updates in the background and prompts you when they are ready to
- Tabbed Browsing
- Use tabbed
to open multiple web pages in a single browser window, and quickly flip
back and forth. Drag and drop open tabs to keep related pages together.
- Improved Pop-up Blocking
- Firefox’s built-in pop-up blocker
has been enhanced to block more unwanted pop-up and pop-under ads.
- Integrated Search
- Tap into the power of the Web’s most
popular search engines with the built-in
Search bar, and easily add new engines.
- Stronger Security
keeps you secure when you’re browsing the Web, closing the
spyware, worms, and viruses. The Firefox community of developers and
security experts works around the clock to monitor security issues and
release updates to better protect you.
- Clear Private Data
your privacy with the new Clear Private Data tool. With a single click,
you can delete all personal data, including browsing history, cookies,
web form entries and passwords.
- Live Bookmarks
- Stay up to date with your favorite Web sites
and blogs. Use Live
Bookmarks that update themselves automatically with the
latest content from the Web.
1.5 delivers easier navigation for everyone, including those who are
visually or motor-impaired. Firefox is now the first browser to support
DHTML accessibility, which enables Web content to be read aloud – even
new kinds of graphics-rich content. Users may navigate with keystrokes
rather than mouse clicks, reducing the tabbing required to navigate
documents such as spreadsheets. Firefox 1.5 is also the first browser
to meet government
requirements that software be easily accessible to users with
- Customize Firefox
new button controls for your toolbars, install extensions to add new
features, or change the look of your browser with themes – the way
Firefox looks and works is under your control.
- Next Generation Web Support
new Web applications and services deliver a richer Web experience.
Support for open Web standards in Firefox ensures you can get the most
out of this emerging class of Web-based tools.