Date: Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, 08:57
Category: News, Software
Sit back, grab a refreshing drink and watch the Firefox version numbers soar…
- Mac OS X: Download progress in Dock application icon.
- HTML5 audio/video playback rate can now be changed.
- Social services management implemented in Add-ons Manager.
- asm.js optimizations (OdinMonkey) enabled for major performance improvements.
- Improved WebGL rendering performance through asynchronous canvas updates.
- Plain text files displayed within Firefox will now word-wrap.
- For user security, the |Components| object is no longer accessible from web content.
- Improved memory usage and display time when rendering images.
- Pointer Lock API can now be used outside of fullscreen.
- CSS3 Flexbox implemented and enabled by default.
- New Web Notifications API implemented.
- New built-in font inspector.
- New HTML5 data and time elements.
- Scrolling using some high-resolution-scroll aware touchpads feels slow (829952).
Firefox 22.0 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.