Date: Monday, January 21st, 2013, 07:25
Category: News, Software
Never knock a decent update on a web browser you’re fond of.
On Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 18.0.1 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 36.6 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
- Problems involving HTTP Proxy Transactions.
- Unity player crashes on Mac OS X (bug 828954).
- Disabled HIDPI support on external monitors to avoid rendering glitches (bug 814434).
- Support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7 Lion and up.
- Preliminary support for WebRTC.
- Experience better image quality with our new HTML scaling algorithm.
- Performance improvements around tab switching.
- Support for new DOM property window.devicePixelRatio.
- Improvement in startup time through smart handling of signed extension certificates.
- Support for W3C touch events implemented, taking the place of MozTouch events.
- Disable insecure content loading on HTTPS pages (62178).
- Improved responsiveness for users on proxies (769764).
Firefox 18.0.1 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.