Date: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012, 12:26
Category: News, Software
Late Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 12.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 32 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
- Firefox can now migrate your bookmarks, history, and cookies from Google Chrome.
- With Sync enabled, add-ons can now be synchronized across your computers.
- The CSS text-size-adjust property is now supported.
- Redesigned media controls for HTML5 video.
- The outerHTML property is now supported on HTML elements.
- View source syntax highlighting now uses the HTML5 parser (see bug 482921).
- The Style Editor for CSS editing is now available to web developers.
- Web developers can now visualize a web page in 3D using the Page Inspector 3D View.
- SPDY protocol support for faster page loads is now testable.
- XMLHttpRequest now supports HTML parsing.
- Files can now be stored in IndexedDB (see bug 661877).
- Websockets has now been unprefixed.
- Firefox notifications may not work properly with Growl 1.3 or later (691662).
Firefox 12.0 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 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.