Date: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012, 15:18
Category: News, Software
On Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 10.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version stands as a 31.8 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
- New: The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back.
- New: Most add-ons are now compatible with new versions of Firefox by default.
- New: Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented (see bug 615976).
- New: CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported (see bug 505115).
- HTML5: New element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288).
- HTML5: Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page).
- Developer: We’ve added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification.
- Developer: Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector.
- Fixed: Mac OS X only – after installing the latest Java release from Apple, Firefox may crash when closing a tab with a Java applet installed (700835).
- Fixed: Some users may experience a crash when moving bookmarks (681795).
- Known issues are detailed here.
Firefox 10.0 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 or later to install and run.