Camino 0.8 RC1 Released

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Mozilla.org has released Camino 0.8 RC1, the latest milestone build of its Mac-only, Mozilla-based browser. Improvements since Camino 0.7 include a new set of icons, a new version of Mozillais Gecko rendering engine, and numerous bug fixes. There are no release notes currently available. However, the following changes were mentioned in the older Camino 0.8 beta release notes:

  • A new look and icon set (a graphite set will be made available shortly)
  • Upgraded Gecko HTML rendering engine to 1.7final from 1.0, yielding performance and web page rendering enhancements, as well as a large number of bug-fixes
  • A more-compact download manager UI
  • Entirely rewritten bookmark system, capable of importing Safari, IE, and Mozilla bookmarks, with Rendezvous and Address Book integration and multi-level undo support
  • "Top Ten" bookmark collection, based on your ten most-visited sites
  • Searchable bookmarks
  • Google search field in toolbar
  • Ability to manage individual cookies, sorting and editing cookie allow/deny lists
  • Ability to unblock popups on a per-site basis (popup white-listing)
  • User profile migrated to ~/Library/Application Support/Camino
  • Incremental, type-ahead find in the content area
  • Automatic size-to-fit for image images larger than the viewable content area
  • Hundreds of smaller improvements and bug-fixes to the user interface

Camino 0.8 RC1 requires Mac OS X version 10.1.5 or newer. A download link is available in the related MozillaZine article.

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