The key features that have made Mozilla Firefox so popular are the simple and effective UI, browser speed and strong security capabilities. The browser is particularly popular with developers thanks to its open source development and active community of advanced users.
What's new in this version:
- Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced
- Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web.
- Locale added: Uzbek (uz)
- -remote option removed
- No longer accept insecure RC4 ciphers whenever possible
- Phasing out Certificates with 1024-bit RSA Keys
- Shut down hangs will now show the crash reporter before exiting the program
- Add-on Compatibility
- Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added
- unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented
- CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries
- object-fit and object-position implemented. Defines how and where the content of a replaced element is displayed isolation CSS property implemented.
- Create a new stacking context to isolate groups of boxes to control which blend together
- CSS3 will-change property implemented. Hints the browser of elements that will be modified. The browser will perform some performance optimization for these
- Improved ES6 generators for better performance
- DOM Promises inspection
- Inspector: More paste options in markup view
- CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors
- Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart
- Various security fixes