We had reported that IE9 is coming on March 14, and finally the stable version of IE9 is available to download. The acid3 test on IE9 shows the score of 95/100 where Firefox 4 RC scored 97/100 and Chrome 10 scored 100/100 (higher is better). Internet Explorer 9 is HTML5 rich browser by Microsoft which is said to perform brilliantly on Windows PC.
Here is an excerpt from the Microsoft Press Release,
Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of the latest version of the world’s most-used browser with the release of Windows Internet Explorer 9 in 39 languages at an event at the SXSW Interactive conference. Internet Explorer 9 is Microsoft’s most-downloaded browser beta of all time, with more than 40 million downloads, and it has already has gained more than 2 percent usage on Windows 7. Already more than 250 top sites from around the globe are taking advantage of the capabilities in Internet Explorer 9 to deliver differentiated experiences to their customers, with many featured on http://www.BeautyoftheWeb.com. Together, these partners reach more than 1 billion active Internet users on the Web.
“The best experience of the Web is on Windows with Internet Explorer 9,” said Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president, Windows Internet Explorer, at Microsoft. “Today, the Web can unlock the power and performance of the best PC hardware through Windows and Internet Explorer 9. Websites also can act more like applications within Windows 7, with features such as Pinned Sites. In less than a year, Internet Explorer 9 went from early preview to final release with the help of hardware partners and the Web community.”
Download IE9 final version and try that on your computer. You can choose 32-bit or 64-bit versions.
How to upgrade to Internet Explorer 9
If you are already using previous version of IE say IE8, you can upgrade to IE9 by downloading and installing that. It will override the files of IE8 and will make that IE9.
Language Pack for IE9
Are you looking for your regional or local language pack for IE9. Here is the direct link to download the language files and resources for IE9 on Windows Vista, Server and Windows 7 operating systems. You just need to download the required language file and install the same on your PC.