Firefox (formerly known as Phoenix and Firebird) is a cross-platform, powerful, usable, and standards-compliant Web browser, based on the Mozilla framework. It is written using the XUL user interface language and was designed to be cross-platform.
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Release Notes: VP9 and Opus video are now supported, along with horizontal HTML5 audio/video volume control. There are various new features to HTML forms and MathML, and several stability issues have been fixed. In Mac OS X, there is now Notification Center support for Web notifications.
Release Notes: All Java plugins are defaulted to "click-to-play". The password manager now supports script-generated password fields. Updates can now be performed by Windows users without write permissions to the Firefox install directory (requires Mozilla Maintenance Service). Support for H.264 on Linux if the appropriate gstreamer plug-ins are installed. Support for MP3 decoding on Windows XP, completing MP3 support across Windows OS versions. Numerous improvements to standards and API compliance, as well as bug and security fixes.
Release Notes: This release adds Web Audio support, CSS3 background-attachment:local support to control background scrolling, miscellaneous security fixes, and many new ES6 functions. The find bar is no longer shared between tabs. If you're away from Firefox for months, you now will be offered the option to reset it to its default state while preserving your essential information. Resetting Firefox no longer clears your browsing session. iframe document content can now be specified inline.
Release Notes: This release supports the new scrollbar style in Mac OS X 10.7 and newer, implements Close tabs to the right, adds the ability to tear off chat windows to view them separately by simply dragging them out, adds accessibility-related improvements to using pinned tabs, removes support for the Revocation Lists feature, makes performance improvements to New Tab Page loads, and adds various developer and security fixes.