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: This release added a sidebars button and support for GStreamer 1.0. Non-whitelisted plugins will no longer be enabled by default. There are also a number of bugfixes, security fixes, and developer-specific changes.
Release Notes: New features include a significant new customization mode, a user-friendly browser control menu, a new tab interface, an interactive onboarding tour, the ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account, a Gamepad API, and a Malay locale. There are also several developer changes and security fixes.
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.