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July 21, 2009

SeaMonkey 2.0 Beta 1 Previews the Next Generation

It took a bit longer than previously expected, but that fact makes the SeaMonkey team even more thrilled to announce SeaMonkey 2.0 Beta 1, previewing the next generation of the successful Internet suite.

Building on the great heritage of the Netscape Communicator and Mozilla Application suites, SeaMonkey 2.0 Beta 1 combines a state-of-the-art web browser based on the same core as Firefox 3.5.1 with a solid email and newsgroups client and a simple HTML editor, rounding the experience with web development tools and IRC chat.

In addition to the changes in the alpha releases, this version features

The release notes include a detailed list of improvements in comparison to SeaMonkey 1.1.17, our current stable release.

We welcome any and all discussions on this beta on our newsgroups, or you can even file a bug if you find one. Be sure to check our Known Issues prior to filing bugs.

SeaMonkey 2.0 Beta 1 is available for free download on the SeaMonkey website. Once you have downloaded and installed this release, we'd like to encourage you to get involved in discussing and reporting problems as well as further improving the product.

Thanks for testing and helping us to make SeaMonkey even better!

Posted by KaiRo at 11:52 AM | Comments (6)