K-Meleon 0.8 is released under the GNU General Public License. K-Meleon uses the Gecko rendering engine developed for Mozilla which provides excellent support for current HTML, CSS and DOM standards. This version contains portions of Mozilla 1.5.

What's New, Improved and Fixed in This Release


  • K-Meleon core
    • Current Mozilla 1.5 code
    • Bookmarks/Favorites/Hotlist nickname lookup from the URL bar
    • Save individual frame in a frameset
    • Show a context menu for pages with background image
    • Show page info and frame info
    • Support for binding actions to mouse buttons
    • Support for editing preferences using about:config


  • K-Meleon core
    • File Downloading
    • Browser icons
    • Skin support
    • Tooltip display
  • Bookmarks plugin
    • AddLink from context popup menu or macros 'pluginmsg' command
    • Support for Mozilla keywords
    • FindAsYouType
  • Favorites plugin
    • Support for Internet Explorer Search URL
  • Fullscreen plugin
    • Improved fullscreen display
    • Fullscreen at start-up preference added
  • History plugin
    • Added global history panel
    • FindAsYouType
  • Hotlist plugin
    • FindAsYouType
  • Layers Plugin
    • Basic support for "sessions"


The fixes in this release include the improvements to the various components. Specific bug information is available in the Bug Reporting System.

The K-Meleon Team

Core Developers
Jeff Doozan
Ulf Erikson

Patches and Bug Fixes
Vernon Brooks
Jordan Callicoat

Project Documentation
Andrew Mutch

Past Contributors
Brian Harris
Rob Johnson
Mark Liffiton
Chak Nanga
Sebastian Spaeth
Christophe Thibault

More Information

This page mainly lists Whats New, Improved and Fixed from the release notes. Additional sections re System Requirements, Installation, and Known Issues are included in the release notes, with the most current version at http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/docs/relnotes08.php


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