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(Mozilla dev here)

I can guarantee you that people are working on it. I don't know the specifics, but it's coming along. You can follow the commits here [1]. Of course because it is free software, if you are not afraid to test a early prototype, you can get a build for every push to the repo. It is a bit complicated (lots of clicks in our custom CI interface), tell me if you are interested.

[1]: http://hg.mozilla.org/projects/elm/, the elm branch being the repo where people work on Win8 support.

Please don't make the same mistake than Chrome (ie. make a Metro app which almost prevent using the desktop version).


Thanks padenot, it would be great if you could point me in the direction of where to find the builds.

Hi, I'm an engineer on the Metro Firefox team. Here's the best place to get a nightly build with Metro enabled. Needless to say, these are unsupported development snapshots and are not ready yet for everyday browsing:


We hope to enable Metro in the main (mozilla-central) nightly builds within the next few weeks.

- Go to [1] (our CI)

- Find a green "B" on a Win opt line (meaning that a build has succeeded for a Windows Optimized build), click on it, a panel appears at the bottom

- On the bottom left of the page, you can see a link named "go to build directory". Click on it, that sends you to the location where the CI stores the build

- In the list, there is an installer executable, that you can use to install this particular Firefox build (for examples: "firefox-20.0a1.en-US.win32.installer.exe").

Please keep in mind this is very much a work in progress, and it is likely to break horribly, maybe destroying your computer in the process (you never know :D). No warranties, blah blah blah. If you find bugs, it would be much appreciated to have them filed on bugzila.mozilla.org.

[1]: https://tbpl.mozilla.org/?tree=Elm

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