Thursday, April 04, 2013

Firefox 20 comes with a new Download Manager

Remember the new download manager for Firefox discussed so long ago? It just arrived with the new Firefox 20.0 release.

Here's the old download manager window.

Firefox download manager in Firefox 19

And here's the new download manager UI.

Source: Firefox Help

Things are much more streamlined now.

Of course, that's not all. We're also getting per-window private browsing which Chrome has had since... forever.

Finally, the usual performance improvements, security fixes, and HTML5 improvements are also rolled in. Let's not forget plugins no longer bring down the whole house when they die.


Read more in the release notes.