Microsoft released IE7 Beta 2. This release is not the preview or the update to the preview, but the real Beta 2 of IE7 for Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP1, and Windows XP 64-bit Edition.
Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 is a major step forward in ease of use and security. Some major features are Internet Explorer 7 automatically shrinks text for improved printing, Subscribe to RSS feeds and get instant access to personalized sports, news, and shopping feeds, and open multiple websites in one Internet Explorer window with tabbed browsing.
The IE Blog announced the release
“This beta is another step to our goal of delivering a safer and easier browsing experience when we release the final IE7 product in the second half of this year. Im looking forward to reading the feedback – positive and negative – as it comes in. Beyond consumers, I encourage developers, web developers, designers, and IT Pros to use Readiness Toolkit to deliver the best possible experience to end users in IE7.”
In addition they are offering no-charge phone support to consumers in North America, Germany and Japan to encourage people who usually shy away from beta software to try IE7 Beta 2.
Download Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 today.