Firefox Browser channels

Release cycle

The Firefox Browser goes through several development stages before it’s ready for everyday, mainstream users. We call them channels (you’ll call them delicious).

Firefox

Channel

Final Release

Audience

Mainstream Web users (100,000,000s)

Tone

Friendly, accessible, trusted

Visual direction

Crisp, clean, light blue/grey grain as background

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Firefox Beta

Channel

Beta

Audience

Non-technical early adopters (10,000,000s)

Tone

Friendly, accessible, mix of cutting edge and stable

Visual direction

Crisp, clean, light blue/grey grain as background*

Download (with beta sash)

* In contexts where two Firefox logos can be displayed next to each other (ex. mobile desktops), the version with the Beta sash should be used for added clarity.

Firefox Aurora

Channel

Aurora

Audience

Technical early adopters (1,000,000s)

Tone

Exciting, edgier, more attitude

Visual direction

Branding works best on dark backgrounds, purple as primary Web color

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Firefox Nightly

Channel

Nightly

Audience

Extremely technical early adopters (100,000s)

Tone

Developer-focused, not too inviting

Visual direction

Branding works best on dark backgrounds, dark blue as primary Web color

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