Firefox for Windows 8 Metro available in beta
Several months ago the Mozilla Foundation, responsible for the internet browser so successful the red panda, announced it was working on a version of the browser designed to be compatible with the Windows 8 operating system and take advantage of all its benefits and wonders. Today, since Mozilla has released the first preview of Firefox Metro , so that those who already have this OS can try and help his recovery.
Metro Firefox, besides having a name that ignores the Microsoft with the name of the Metro UI interface, has a number of attractive features, especially in its interface “Australis” that is very familiar to those who have tested the latest version of Firefox for Android.
First notes that the program has natively with both interfaces available for Windows 8, ie, the desktop interface and the other aimed at tablets and touch panels.
Not only this, it also has support for some of the most popular features of the browser such as Firefox Sync to synchronize your bookmarks, history and bookmarks between multiple devices, the possibility of using touch gestures and integration with some features of Windows 8.
However, Mozilla clarifies that this first release is a Nightly Build, or whatever it is, is in the testing phase, so surely will have some bugs or annoying bugs and is somewhat unstable. They invite the user community that support the development of Metro Firefox, the browser testing and reporting these bugs.
You can download the first Firefox Nightly Metro from the official Mozilla blog . However, it is required to have the RTM version of Windows 8, so that those with the operating system Release Preview can not try this browser.
Tags: Firefox, Metro UI, Windows 8