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Mozilla Firefox 27.0 Beta 6

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File size:23.5 MB
Publisher:Mozilla
Downloads:82
Posted:January 15, 2014, 10:02 am
Updated:January 15, 2014, 10:02 am
Operating System:Windows
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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.

Version 27.0 Features

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)

Known Issues

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)

Version 25.0 Features

New Click-to-play blocklisting implemented to prevent vulnerable plugin versions from running without the user's permission (see blog post) New Mac OS X 10.8: Support for Notification Center Changed Updated Awesome Bar experience with larger icons Developer JavaScript Maps and Sets are now iterable Developer SVG FillPaint and StrokePaint implemented Developer Improvements that make the Web Console, Debugger and Developer Toolbar faster and easier to use Developer New Markup panel in the Page Inspector allows easy editing of the DOM HTML5 Sandbox attribute for iframes implemented, enabling increased security Fixed Over twenty performance improvements, including fixes around the New Tab page Fixed Pointer lock doesn't work in web apps (769150) Fixed Page scrolling on sites with Fixed headers (780345) Known Issues 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)