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#1 Chachazz

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Posted 30 September 2011 - 12:48 PM

Attached File  firefox-beta_48x48.png   5.91KB   0 downloads: Beta 53 is available    (32-bit & 64-bit)

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Attached File  Developer_Ed 48x48.png   6.58KB   0 downloadsDeveloper Edition(Aurora) 54 is available  (32-bit & 64-bit)
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Posted 27 September 2016 - 08:08 PM

Firefox 50 Beta

first offered to Beta channel users on September 20, 2016

 

New
  • Find in page now supports a mode to search for whole words only

  • New preference for allowing Ctrl+Tab to cycle through tabs in recently used order

  • Improved printing by using the Reader Mode

Fixed
  • Fixed rendering of dashed and dotted borders with rounded corners (border-radius)

Changed
  • Emoji for everyone! Firefox will use built-in Emoji on operating systems without native Emoji fonts (Windows 8.0 and lower and Linux)

  • Use accel-(opt/alt)-r as the reader mode keyboard shortcut

  • Locale added: Guaraní (gn)

unresolved
  • Firefox browser crashes when downloading files from mega.nz

 

See the Release Notes for other changes and Developer information

 

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 12:32 PM

Attached File  Firefox 38x38.png   4.22KB   0 downloads  Firefox 51.0 beta

first offered to Beta channel users on November 16, 2016

https://archive.mozi...eleases/51.0b1/

 

New

  • Added support for WebGL 2

  • Remove Belarusian (be) locale

  • Support saving passwords for forms without 'submit' events

  • Improved video performance for users without GPU acceleration:

    • Less CPU Usage
    • Better full screen experience
  • Zoom indicator is shown in the URL bar if the zoom level is not at default level

  • View passwords from the prompt before saving them

  • Added support for FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) playback

Changed

  • Use Skia for content rendering (Linux)
  • Process separation (e10s) now supported on Windows 10 touch screen devices and systems with accessibility tools installed

For more information about Developer Edition please see this MDN article.

 

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 02:11 PM

Firefox 52.0 beta

first offered to Beta channel users on January 25, 2017

 

New
  • Send and open a tab from one device to another with Sync

  • Windows 8 touch screen support for multiprocess Firefox

  • Pages containing insecure password fields now display a warning directly within username and password fields.

Changed
  • Removed Battery Status API to reduce fingerprinting of users by trackers

  • Removed NPAPI support for plugins other than Flash. Silverlight, Java, Acrobat and the like are no longer supported.

  • Implemented the Strict Secure Cookies spec which forbids insecure (http:) sites from setting cookies with the "secure" attribute, and in some cases prevents an insecure site from setting a cookie with the same name as an existing "secure" cookie from the same base domain.

  • Improved experience for downloads:

    • Notification in the toolbar when a download fails
    • Quick access to five most recent downloads rather than three
    • Larger buttons for canceling and restarting
  • Improved text input with some third-party keyboard layouts on Windows, e.g., keyboard layouts which have chained dead keys, inputs two or more characters with a non-printable key or a dead key sequence, inputs a character even when a dead key sequence failed to compose a character.

Developer
  • Responsive Design Mode redesigned and enhanced with device selection, network throttling, and more

  • Screen sharing shows a preview and no longer requires a whitelisted domain

  • Enabled CSS Grid Layout

See the Release Notes for other changes and Developer information

 

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Posted 08 March 2017 - 08:46 PM

Firefox 53.0beta

first offered to Beta channel users on March 7, 2017

 

New
  • Lightweight themes are now applied in private browsing windows

  • Reader Mode now displays estimated reading time for the page

  • Two new 'compact' themes available in Firefox, dark and light, based on the Firefox Developer Edition theme

  • Windows users can select 32-bit or 64-bit versions in the installer

  • On qualified Windows systems, a new 'compositor process' mitigates the risk of device driver related browser crashes

Changed
  • Windows XP and Vista are no longer supported. XP and Vista users running Firefox 52 will continue to receive security updates for another year.

  • 32-bit Mac OS X is no longer supported. Firefox is now a 64-bit only Mac OS X application

  • Updates for Mac OS X are smaller in size compared to updates for Firefox 52

  • Ended Firefox Linux support for processors older than Pentium 4 and AMD Opteron

  • Refresh of the media controls user interface

  • Shortened titles on tabs are faded out instead of using ellipsis for improved readability

  • Media playback on new tabs is blocked until the tab is visible

  • Permission notifications have a cleaner design and cannot be easily missed

Developer
  • Changes for web developers

  • Support for WebM video with alpha, which allows playing videos with transparent backgrounds

See the Release Notes for other changes.

 

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