Internet Explorer 8 RC1 released

by Shijaz Abdulla on 28.01.2009 at 08:43

January 28, 2009

On Monday, January 26 at 12pm PT, Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) was be released to tech and consumer enthusiasts in a total of 25 languages.

RC1 marks an important milestone in the browser development that includes a number of bug fixes, user experience improvement and enhanced security, performance and compatibility.

Internet Explorer 8 RC1 will be available in 25 languages including: Arabic, Chinese (Traditional, Simplified and Hong Kong), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Swedish.

Internet Explorer 8 RC1 includes improvements to performance, stability and compatibility.  With this build, there are also enhancements to the fit and finish of the user interface, additional investment in CSS 2.1 and security and privacy updates to help address today’s evolving threat landscape. 

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