Mozilla Firefox 27.0 Beta 1
Experience cutting edge features but with more stability.
Mozilla has switched Firefox to a rapid release development cycle which means New versions will come more frequently. The non-profit organization has promised to push out a New stable build every six weeks.
The latest Mozilla Firefox Nightly is now available for testing on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. This beta includes performance enhancements that improve the browsing experience for users and enable Developers to create faster Web apps and websites.
- New Support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7 and up
- New Preliminary support for WebRTC
- Changed Experience better image quality with our New HTML scaling algorithm
- Changed Performance improvements around tab switching
- Developer CSS3 Flexbox implemented
- Developer Support for New DOM property window.devicePixelRatio
- Developer Support for @supports added
- Developer Improvement in startup time through smart handling of signed extension certificates
- HTML5 Support for W3C touch events impemented, taking the place of MozTouch events
- Fixed Disable insecure content loading on HTTPS pages (62178)
- Fixed Improved responsiveness for users on proxies (769764)
- Unresolved If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)
- Unresolved For some users, scrolling in the main GMail window will be slower than usual (see 579260)
- Unresolved Windows: The use of Microsoft's System Restore functionality shortly after updating Firefox may prevent future updates (see 730285)
- Unresolved Starting Firefox with -private flag incorrectly claims you are not in Private Browsing mode (see 802274)
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