Mozilla has launched Firefox 3.0 release candidate 1 (RC1), claiming the update includes 14,000 updates.

Mozilla claims that Firefox 3.0 will see improved performance, stability and code simplification.

In Firefox 3.0 Mozilla has aimed to improve password management, and has added a new download manager and resumable downloading. Key security features in Firefox 3.0 include enhanced malware and web forger yprotection, as well as greater antivirus integration and Vista parental control accessibility.

Mozilla also claims that Firefox 3.0 integrates better with the Windows, Mac and Linux platforms.

To download Firefox 3.0 - which is still in beta, click here.

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