Date: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011, 03:48
Category: News, Software
Late Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 5.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version stands as an 27.8 megabyte download offered the following fixes and changes:
- Added support for CSS animations.
- The Do-Not-Track header preference has been moved to increase discoverability.
- Tuned HTTP idle connection logic for increased performance.
- Improved standards support for HTML5, XHR, MathML, SMIL, and canvas.
- Improved spell checking for some locales.
- Improved desktop environment integration for Linux users.
- WebGL content can no longer load cross-domain textures.
- Background tabs have setTimeout and setInterval clamped to 1000ms to improve performance.
- Fixed several stability issues.
- Fixed several security issues.
Firefox 5.0 requires an Intel-based Mac and Mac OS X 10.5 or later to install and run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback, let us know.