Mozilla Firefox Aurora specifications

What's new in version 7.0a2

  • Performance Enhancements: Faster startup time on Mac, Windows, and Linux
  • Optimized Memory Use:
  • Improved memory management: For many users, memory use is reduced by 30 percent or more, responsiveness is enhanced
  • The JavaScript garbage collector runs frequently to free up more memory when Firefox is idle
  • Firefox Sync: Bookmarks and passwords now sync instantly
  • Enhanced Font Rendering: Fonts are rendered clear and sharp
  • Telemetry: Users can opt-in for automatic memory usage, performance testing and reporting to help improve future versions Firefox
  • Web timing spec: Measure performance characteristics of websites as users experience them
  • Azure Direct2D for Canvas: Canvas-based animations on the Web are dramatically faster
  • Support for CSS3 Text-Overflow: ellipsis: New and more elegant way to display text content that has overflowed its given layout area


  • Publisher Mozilla
  • Publisher web site
  • Release date July 07, 2011
  • Date added July 07, 2011
  • Version 7.0a2


System requirements

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  • Additional requirements Not available

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  • File size 15.77MB
  • File name firefox-5.0a2.en-US.linux-x86_64.tar.bz2


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