Optimized Firefox Aurora for Windows 8 now Available to Download

By Akemi Iwaya on September 24th, 2013

A Windows 8 Modern UI optimized version of Firefox just got one big step closer to finalization this week with the release of Aurora Channel version 26. Those who are looking forward to enjoying the full Firefox experience on their Windows 8 systems can download and try out the latest version now.

Image courtesy of Mozilla Support.

Mozilla is looking for people eager to try out the latest Modern UI features in this Aurora build to help squash bugs, improve performance, and improve responsiveness as the optimised version gets closer to a stable release. Keep in mind that you will need to set Firefox Aurora 26 as the default browser once you have it installed.

You can see the latest Aurora build in action along with a quick review in the following video.

You can download your copy of the latest Aurora build and learn more about its features via the links below.

Download Mozilla Firefox Aurora [Mozilla Firefox]

Help Test a Preview of Firefox Optimized for Windows 8 Tablets [Mozilla Future Releases Blog]

Good News – Firefox is now touch-friendly [Mozilla Support]

Firefox for Windows 8 (Aurora)- Quick Review [YouTube]

[via NimralTV.com and CNET News]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 09/24/13
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