Firefox 3 Released & Download Day 2008

Firefox Victory

Firefox 3, the latest version of the popular open source browser featuring many new features and improvements, has been officially released today. To help spread the word Mozilla has declared today Download Day 2008 where they are attempting break the Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in a single day.

Firefox 3 can be downloaded here.

In celebration of the release of Firefox 3, hundreds of launch parties have been planned around the world.

UPDATE 1: It looks like the Spread Firefox website is having problems dealing with the traffic associated with the Download Day 2008 world record download attempt.

UPDATE 2: Here’s a gallery of all of the great Firefox 3 launch screen art.

UPDATE 3: According to the Firefox 3 download counter, Download Day is going quite well, they are already over 2 million.

UPDATE 4: Check out Lifehacker’s excellent Power User’s Guide to Firefox 3.

illustration by Nobox