Mozilla releases Firefox 19.0 update

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Date: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013, 07:34
Category: News, Software


You can’t knock a company that regularly updates its software.

On Tuesday, released version 19.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 39.6 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:

– Built-in PDF viewer.

– Canvas elements can export their content as an image blob using canvas.toBlob().

– Startup performance improvements (bugs 715402 and 756313).

– Debugger now supports pausing on exceptions and hiding nonenumerable properties.

– Remote Web Console is available for connecting to Firefox on Android or Firefox OS.

Firefox 19.0 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.

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One Response to “Mozilla releases Firefox 19.0 update”

  1. Immediately after update to Firefox 19.0, it would no longer start with my selected home page, but would always start with a blank page. I tried several settings with no luck. But then (by luck) I dragged a .PDF file and dropped it on the Firefox desktop shortcut to test the built-in pdf viewer. This seemed to break-loose whatever setting was stuck, and now Firefox starts with my selected home page as expected.