Mozilla’s Firefox 21 Now Available For Download Via FTP, Official Launch Tomorrow

Posted on May 14 2013 - 11:43am by Editorial Staff

Firefox 21

Mozilla’s Firefox next instalment, Firefox 21 is due for an official launch tomorrow, but thanks to Mozilla’s servers, you can grab via FTP although if you like to wait for the official launch when Mozilla pulls out curtain itself for Firefox 21, then keep your browser to Firefox.com. Here is a beta changelog for Firefox 21 although official Firefox 21 changelog still due:

  • NEW: Enhanced three-state UI for Do Not Track (DNT).
  • NEW: Firefox will suggest how to improve your application startup time if needed.
  • NEW: Preliminary implementation of Firefox Health Report (see FAQ).
  • CHANGED: Ability to Restore removed thumbnails on New tab Page.
  • CHANGED: Add-ons History API removals in Places.
  • CHANGED: CSS -moz-user-select:none selection changed to improve compatibility with -webkit-user-select:none (bugs 816298).
  • CHANGED: Graphics related performance improvements (bugs 809821).
  • CHANGED: Removed E4X support from SpiderMonkey.
  • DEVELOPER: Implemented Remote Profiling.
  • DEVELOPER: Integrated, Add-on SDK loader and API libraries into Firefox.
  • HTML5: Added support for <main> element.
  • HTML5: Implemented scoped stylesheets.
  • FIXED: Some function keys may not work when pressed (833719).
  • FIXED: Browsing and Download history clearing needs unification to avoid confusion on clearing download history (847627).

Here is an app update over Google Play for Firefox 21 for Android although its official changelog also not available yet:

  • NEW: Shipping Open Sans and Charis fonts for Web Content.
  • NEW: Ability to save media files on long tap.
  • CHANGED: Polished UI based on Holo theme.
  • CHANGED: CSS -moz-user-select:none selection changed to improve compatibility with -webkit-user-select:none (bugs 816298).
  • CHANGED: Graphics related performance improvements (bug 809821).
  • CHANGED: Removed E4X support from SpiderMonkey.
  • DEVELOPER: Implemented Remote Profiling.
  • DEVELOPER: Integrated, Add-on SDK loader and API libraries into Firefox.
  • DEVELOPER: DOM/content implementation for <input type=’time’> Associated bugs.
  • HTML5: Added support for <main> element.
  • HTML5: Implemented scoped stylesheets.
  • FIXED: Download Manager page is not updated after clearing private data (777639).
  • FIXED: In content UI cut off on small screens (840593).
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