Mozilla made available Firefox 8 final release build ahead of scheduled date via Mozilla FTP servers, Firefox latest version still not officially released yet you’ll be notified for update with in 24-hours of Firefox release, if you can’t wait till then you can go ahead and upgrade to Firefox 8.
Load Tabs on demand on Startup
If you follow our blog, we’ve covered Firefox 8 new features in detail. Mozilla added Twitter as one of the search engines to the search bar, you can load tabs on demand at startup after enabling “ Don’t load tabs until selected” option under General tab which helps in improved startup times and speed.
Third party-add-ons are disabled by default & one-time add-on selection dialog
If you’re upgrading from Firefox 7.0.1 you’ll see one-time add-on selection dialog let you control the add-ons installed for Firefox and allows you to enable the third-party add-ons that are disabled by Firefox, however user installed add-ons will be kept. You won’t come across this dialog when you already seen this before during the upgrade to Firefox 8 Beta.Tab animations are improved when moving, reordering or tearing tabs.
Shortcuts for about:config to access preferences
Firefox 8 now offers shortcuts for access to about:config preferences, for example instead of typing the preference in filter box and search, you can append that preference to about:config URL to see related preferences only. E.g. “about:config?filter=sessionstore” (you still need to click on warranty dialog to go forward).
History now shows downloaded file names and downloaded URL , use Ctrl+Shift+H for Firefox to show all history.
Download Firefox 8 final via Mozilla FTP site