Date: Monday, September 26th, 2011, 10:07
Category: News, Software
On Monday, Mozilla.org released version 7.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version stands as an 28.2 megabyte download offered the following fixes and changes:
- Drastically improved memory use.
- Added a new rendering backend to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems.
- Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync.
- Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis.
- Added support for the Web Timing specification.
- Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox. This can be enabled by installing an add-on.
- Fixed several stability issues.
Firefox 7.0 requires an Intel-based Mac and Mac OS X 10.5 or later to install and run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback, let us know.
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