Windows 7 To Get Firefox 64 Bit Edition Soon
By on May 28th, 2010

64bit processors are the future of computing and most of the new PCs or laptops you buy have them. However, not many software available out there leverage the 64bit processor, one of them is the popular web browser Firefox.

However, there is some good news coming your way if you have a 64bit machine and love Firefox. According to Softpedia, in a recent platform meeting held on 25th May, Mozilla has indicated that the first 64bit builds of Firefox for will be available in the nightly trunk by the end of this week.

Right now a stable working version is not available. However, once it is, it will be available for downloads in the latest Trunk folder at Mozilla. Right now there are not many browsers which have 64bit version available. Microsoft has a 64bit version of IE8 pre-installed with a 64bit OS, however, and do not have dedicated 64bit browsers as of now for the Windows platform.

We will notify you whenever the Firefox 64bit edition is available for downloads.

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  • Patrick Dreier

    Hello!

    4bit processors are the future of computing and most of the new PCs or laptops you buy have them. However, not many software available out there leverage the 64bit processor, one of them is the popular web browser Firefox.

    However, there is some good news coming your way if you have a 64bit machine and love Firefox. According to Softpedia, in a recent platform meeting held on 25th May, Mozilla has indicated that the first 64bit builds of Firefox for Windows 7 will be available in the nightly trunk by the end of this week.

    Right now a stable working version is not available. However, once it is, it will be available for downloads in the latest Trunk folder at Mozilla. Right now there are not many browsers which have 64bit version available. Microsoft has a 64bit version of IE6 pre-installed with a 64bit OS, however, Google Chrome and Opera do not have dedicated 64bit browsers as of now for the Windows platform.

    IE8 64bit is an Windows Update Engine Download or Microsoft Download Center.

 
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