Netscape Navigator 9.0 beta 3 released

by Antony

Netscape 9.0B3SillyDog701 Moderator Fulvio informed us Netscape Navigator 9.0 Beta 3 is now available to public.

New features in Beta 3 includes new preferences in Tabs panel, new Link Pad to Clear Private Data, changed URL correction confirmation, Netscape.com integration can be easily disabled, various performance fixes etc. (Please refer to what's new page for more detail.)

Netscape 9Netscape Navigator 9.0 Beta 3 is based on Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6 released two weeks ago.

Netscape Navigator 9.0 Beta 3 is available as a standalone installation for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux, Windows Vista is supported. Users can download Netscape Navigator 9.0 Beta 3 as well as all previous versions of Netscape browsers from Netscape Browser Archive.

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Screen shot of Netscape 9.0 Beta 3:
Netscape 9.0B3

Beta 3 includes the following changes from Beta 2:
  • New preferences in Tabs panel of Preferences dialog
  • Added "Link Pad" to the "Clear Private Data" dialog
  • Fixed issue with Link Pad icon blinking indefinitely
  • Added News preferences to Netscape.com pane of Preferences dialog
  • Fixed bug with feed processor that was causing both a memory leak and excessive CPU usage
  • Added tab preference for opening bookmarks
  • Added tab preference for links opened by Netscape.com integrated components
  • Changed URL correction confirmation to be enabled by default
  • Fixed bug in URL correction that was interrupting the auto-addition of "www" and ".com"
  • Fixed bug that caused the "Confirm correcitons" item in the Location bar's context menu to be hidden
  • Added button in preferences to easily disable Netscape.com integration
  • Various performance fixes

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Posted by Antony Shen on August 16, 2007 7:54 PM

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