Microsoft has made available release preview of its upcoming web browser Internet explorer 11 for windows 7. Company is hoping it to be a game changer in terms of browser market share which it is losing to other popular and advance web browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
No release date for final version ie11 is announced, but you can aspect it to be coming very soon, as release date of Microsoft Windows 8.1 code named Windows Blue is fixed as 17 October. Windows 8.1 will be having ie11 preloaded in it.
As for the changes in latest version of internet explorer ie11 uses WebGL for GPU accelerated 2d and 3d content in browser. According to Microsoft new version of ie11 is 10% faster that IE10 and 5% faster than its previous beta version. IE11 is also said to be 30% faster than its competing browser. IE11 is optimized to work flawlessly on touch screen system having windows 8.1 operating systems installed. IE11 for windows 7 is currently available in 45 different languages.
Direct Download link for Internet explorer 11 preview release
- Offline installer Internet explorer 11 for windows 7 32 bit
- Offline installer Internet explorer 11 for windows 7 64 bit
- Offline installer Internet explorer 11 for Windows server 2008 R2 SP1 64 Bit
System requirements for new Microsoft browser are
- PC with a 1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- Windows7 32-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or higher
- Windows7 64-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or higher
- Windows Server2008R2 64-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
- Windows73 2-bit 512 MB
- Windows7 64-bit 512 MB
- Windows Server2008R2 64-bit 512 MB
Hard drive space
- Windows7 32-bit 70 MB
- Windows7 64-bit 120 MB
- Windows Server2008R2 64-bit 200 MB