In addition to high-speed browsing and instant-messaging capabilities, Netscape features one-click searching from the address bar; Quick Launch, which reduces the browser start-up time; Click-to-Search, which allows users to select a word within a Web page and search; improved instant messaging, including support for buddy icons, file transfers, and buddy alerts; and tabbed browsing, which allows users to view multiple Web pages in a single browser window.
Netscape 8.0 offers enhanced protection for phishing and other security threats. New features include extended address-bar searching, enhanced tabbed browsing, and improved downloading.
Note: The Download Now link will download a small (288KB) installation file to your computer. Remain connected to the Internet and double-click the installation file.