Software Update: Mozilla Firefox 49.0

Sep

22

2016

Mozilla has released version 49 of its browser Firefox. In version 49, include the login manager changed so that it now can use data stored on an unsecured HTTP connection to an HTTPS connection. There are also observing various prestaieverbeteringen and the Linux version can now view Netflix without requiring additional plugins needed. Furthermore, we also see again several bug fixes and security fixes. The complete changelog for this release is as follows:

New
Updated Firefox Log Manager to allow HTTPS pages to use saved HTTP logins. It’s one more way Firefox is supporting Let’s Encrypt and helping users transition to a more secure web .
Added features to Reader Mode that’ll make it easier on the eyes and the ears
That Controls allow users to adjust the width and line spacing of text
Narrate, All which reads the content of a page out loud
Improved video performance for users on Systems That Support SSSE3 without hardware acceleration
Added context menu controls to HTML5 audio and video users watch That Loops files or play files at 1.25x speed
Enhancements for Mac users
Improved performance on OS X systems without hardware acceleration
Improved appearance or anti-aliased fonts OS X
Improvements in about: memory reports for tracking font memory usage
Improve performance on Windows systems without hardware acceleration
Fixed
Fixed an issue That PREVENTED users from updating Firefox for Mac Unless They originally installed Firefox. Now, Those users as well as any user with administrative credentials can update Firefox.
Various security fixes
changed
Ended Firefox for Mac support for OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8 .
Ended Firefox for Windows support for SSE processors
Removed Firefox Hello
Re-enabled the default for Graphite2 font shaping
Developer
Added a Cause column to the Network Monitor to show what Caused each network request
Introduced web speech synthesis API
The following downloads are available:
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Windows (32bit, Dutch)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Windows (64bit, Dutch)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Linux (32bit, Dutch)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Linux (64bit, Dutch)
* Mozilla Firefox for OS X 49.0 (Dutch)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Windows (32bit, English)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Windows (64bit, English)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Linux (32bit, English)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Linux (64bit, English)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for OS X (English)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Windows (32bit, Fries)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Windows (64bit, Fries)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Linux (32bit, Fries)
* Mozilla Firefox 49.0 for Linux (64bit, Fries)
* Mozilla Firefox for OS X 49.0 (Fries)

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