Posted by: Chris Barylick
Date: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013, 09:12
Category: News, Software
And just a few years ago, they were at version 3.0…
On Tuesday, Mozilla.org released version 20.0 of its Firefox web browser. The new version, a 38.3 megabyte download and adds the following fixes and changes:
- Security fixes.
- Per-window Private Browsing.
- New download experience.
- Ability to close hanging plug-ins, without the browser hanging.
- Continued performance improvements around common browser tasks (page loads, downloads, shutdown, etc.).
- Continued implementation of draft ECMAScript 6 – clear() and Math.imul.
- getUserMedia implemented for web access to the user’s camera and microphone (with user permission).
- Details button on Crash Reporter.
- Unity plugin doesn’t display in HiDPI mode.
- If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash.
- Some function keys may not work when pressed.
- Browsing and Download history clearing needs unification to avoid confusion on clearing download history.
- Download statusbar add-on continues downloading files from Normal.
- Browsing, when switching to Private Browsing.
- Copy actions are broken on HTML5 videos.
Firefox 20.0 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.