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The first beta of the upcoming version 5 of Firefox has been released to the public. The release has been delayed by a few days which is a short time considering the delays during Firefox 4 development. The accelerated development cycle is now almost in full swing. The cycle is complete with the release of Firefox 5 final. From that moment on, Mozilla can churn out new versions of Firefox in about 18 weeks which means that Firefox 6 beta is about three months away from being released.
So what’s new in Firefox 5? The release notes mention support for CSS animations as the only new technology included in the release.
The developers have added support for version switching in the browser which Firefox users can use to switch between final, beta and aurora releases.