How-To Geek

Firefox 18 Metro Preview Release now Available for Download

Note: This article is part of our archive and is likely out of date.
(Links may not work, downloads have not been recently tested for safety)

With Windows 8 general release fast approaching Mozilla has delivered a new nightly build of Firefox for the operating system. This new build delivers awesome browser goodness for both the Modern UI (Metro) and Desktop modes.

Image shown above courtesy of Mozilla Blog.

This is what the Modern UI Tile will look like on the Start Screen.

Image shown below courtesy of Brian R. Bondy.

One thing to keep in mind if you decide to try out the new Preview Release: This is still an early build and the Modern UI version may crash or fail to start properly at times (as seen in the tests on our system).

Important: Make sure to take a few moments and visit the blog post linked below to look through the following before getting started with it.

  • List of features available
  • Reminder on defaults handling
  • Things not yet implemented or disabled

Firefox Metro Preview Release – Status update 8 [Brian R. Bondy’s Blog]

Download the Firefox 18 Metro Preview Release [Mozilla FTP Server]

[via Gouthaman (@gmanka) and TechCrunch]

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/5/12

Other How-To Geek Articles You Might Like

Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email!