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In pictures: Internet Explorer 9

Take a visual tour of Microsoft's latest web browser

The public beta of Microsoft Internet Explorer 9  is here. Have a look at some of the changes and new features it introduces.

Jumplists

When you right-click a pinned link, you get a jumplist showing various options pertaining to the site in question. Website designers can use jumplists to display links to pages that they want to highlight (right); otherwise, the standard bunch of options appears.

A Download manager at last!

With Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft finally ships a download manager with its browser (hooray!). The IE 9 download manager's options are pretty standard: You can pause/resume downloads, locate the downloaded files on your PC, or cancel the download entirely.

NEXT PAGE: Updated 'New Tab' page

 

  1. A visual tour of Microsoft's latest web browser
  2. Jumplists
  3. Updated 'New Tab' page

See also: How to uninstall the Internet Explorer 9 Beta

See also: 5 ways Internet Explorer 9 cuts browser clutter


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