Based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, Firefox 3 has many new features from security to ease of use. The Gecko engine itself has received over 14,000 updates in the past few years alone.
Firefox features better password management, a simplified add-on system, one-click site info, tagging, auto complete, smart bookmark folder, new graphics and font handling , and improved performance, among other changes.
Firefox RC1 is available for download from the Mozilla Web site.
This story, "Firefox 3 RC1 Available for Download" was originally published by Macworld.