2023 Author: Gordon Kinson | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 08:36
The company Mozilla released a new version of the browser Firefox 28 for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Android. The update fixed 18 vulnerabilities, among which several received the status of critical. The browser also received support for one of the main HTML5 codecs - the Opus audio codec for WebM.
Mozilla Firefox 28 now supports the VP9 video compression standard. Thanks to this, it became possible to reduce the volume of the transmitted data stream by almost half, and the quality of the transmitted video will be preserved.
Several internal modifications were implemented in the update. Web notifications are now supported in the Mac OS X version of the browser. This means that users of this operating system can receive alerts from Firefox through the System Notification Center.
In the version of Firefox 28 for desktop platforms were improved volume controllers for HTML5-video and audio. In addition, the browser received extended tools for developers, the ability to diversify the interface with a new skin, and also pleased the split web console mode.
- Firefox for iOS is not planned yet.
- Rating of the fastest browsers for stationary and mobile platforms.
- Firefox OS by Mozilla. First screenshots [Photo].
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