Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 3.0.5 Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on December 17, 2008 - 2:37am

Firefox is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 3.0.5 in English, German, French, Italian, Japanese and Simplified Chinese. It's the popular Mozilla Firefox bundled with a launcher as a portable app, so you can take your browser, bookmarks, settings and extensions on the go. This new release updates Firefox to 3.0.5 and has an improved launcher. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Suite. And it's open source and completely free.

Read on for more details...


portable_firefox_small.pngMozilla Firefox is a fast, full-featured web browser that's easy to use. It has lots of great features including popup-blocking, tabbed-browsing, integrated search, improved privacy features, automatic updating and more. Plus, thanks to the launcher bundled in the Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition, it leaves no personal information behind on the machine you run it on, so you can take your favorite browser along with all your favorite bookmarks and extensions with you wherever you go. Learn more about Mozilla Firefox...

New in This Release

In this release, Firefox has been updated to 3.0.5 (release notes) and has an improved launcher.

Reminder: Don't Auto-Update

We also wanted to remind everyone not to use the built in auto-updater with Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition due to an unfixed bug in the updater itself. As with all software in Format, you can do an in-place upgrade (install the new version right over the old one) and all your data will be preserved. More here: Upgrading Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition and Bug 406335. Installer / Format

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition is available for immediate download from the Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition homepage. You can get the German release from the German homepage and the French, Italian, Japanese and Simplified Chinese releases from the Localization page. Get it today!

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just update from 3.0.4 to 3.0.5 and when i strat to install or remove addons FF crash when i restart FF

Venlig Hilsen / Kind Regards

- live your dreams, don't dream your life

I downloaded and installed the 3.0.5 kit (rather than upgrading). All my add-ons (AdBlockPlus, GreaseMonkey, and Firebug) are working correctly.

thanks for the ff update!
i need a spanish language pack for these release? that will be great!


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Check the localisation page.

And in the future, please post support questions in the forums and not as a comment to a news story.

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