Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1

Internet Explorer 8 takes the Web experience beyond the page and introduces a new way to seamlessly experience the power of the Web whether you are a Web developer writing to standards, or an end user discovering a new online service. This beta release is available to everyone, but is primarily for Web developers and designers to test the new tools, layout engine, and programming enhancements. When not developing your web site, you can click the Emulate IE7 button in the command bar to browse the web like you did in IE7.
Visit the Internet Explorer website to learn more about how Internet Explorer 8 puts the Web at Your Service.

This beta release is not supported by Microsoft Support Services. Visit the Internet Explorer Newsgroup to discuss Internet Explorer Beta 1 with other users.

Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008; Windows Vista; Windows Vista Service Pack 1 –

Download Here (Vista)
SIZE: ~11MB

Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP Service Pack 2 –

Download Here (XP)
SIZE: ~14.43MB

Will I be switching over to IE 8 Beta 1 – Definitely NO. With Firefox 3 Beta 3 around and not much incentive to switch over to IE 8 Beta 1, I dont see myself using it in near future atleast.

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Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1

Internet Explorer 8 takes the Web experience beyond the page and introduces a new way to seamlessly experience the power of the Web whether you are a Web developer writing to standards, or an end user discovering a new online service. This beta release is available to everyone, but is primarily for Web developers and designers to test the new tools, layout engine, and programming enhancements. When not developing your web site, you can click the Emulate IE7 button in the command bar to browse the web like you did in IE7.
Visit the Internet Explorer website to learn more about how Internet Explorer 8 puts the Web at Your Service.

This beta release is not supported by Microsoft Support Services. Visit the Internet Explorer Newsgroup to discuss Internet Explorer Beta 1 with other users.

Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008; Windows Vista; Windows Vista Service Pack 1 –

Download Here (Vista)
SIZE: ~11MB

Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP Service Pack 2 –

Download Here (XP)
SIZE: ~14.43MB

Will I be switching over to IE 8 Beta 1 – Definitely NO. With Firefox 3 Beta 3 around and not much incentive to switch over to IE 8 Beta 1, I dont see myself using it in near future atleast.