IE9 also supports the HTML5 video and audio tags and the Web Open Font Format. Some industry experts claim that Microsoft will release IE9 as a major out-of-band version that is not tied to any particular version of Windows.
The system requirements for IE9 are Windows 7 or Windows Vista SP2 (with Platform Update and IE8); Windows XP is not supported.
I downloaded this last night and gave it a spin. From a consumer stand point it appears to deliver on it's promise, sleek, fast, and easy to use. I predict this version will get some backlash from the IE6 users, but it should stop the beating IE is taking from Chrome and Safari on a Monthly basis. From a web developer stand point, I need to dig in further to see if IE supports web standards or if they are trying to create their own, again. End … more