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    Download Firefox 7

    Firefox 7 is actually the first version of the rapid release cycle that is showing big improvements over previous versions.

    You may remember that both Firefox 5 and 6 did not ship with big new features or improvements. Well, this changes with the release of Firefox 7. When you look at the new features you will notice one sticking out: Mozilla managed to improve memory usage of the Firefox web browser drastically (thatís the organizationís word). What does it mean in detail? A blog post by Nicholas Nethercoate over at Mozilla has the answers:

    Firefox 7 uses less memory than Firefox 6 (and 5 and 4): often 20% to 30% less, and sometimes as much as 50% less. In particular, Firefox 7′s memory usage will stay steady if you leave it running overnight, and it will free up more memory when you close many tabs.

    Up to 50% less memory usage is a big number. Probably even more important than that is that the browser wonít feel like eating up all the RAM over time anymore, which is definitely a good thing, considering that the browser has a reputation for being memory inefficient.

    The changelog lists addition features, including a new rendering backend that speeds up Canvas operations on Windows, support for text-overflow: ellipsis and the Web Timing specification and faster bookmark and password changes syncing when using Firefox Sync.

    Download Firefox 7:

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    Done. Seems faster. Thanks Red my man.

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    I'll have to check this out later, cheers.

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