Mozilla Releases Firefox 15.0

The Mozilla organization today released version 15.0 of its Firefox Web browser, for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.   This version incorporates a number of new features, including:

  • WebGL enhancements and performance improvements
  • Support for version 3 of the SPDY protocol
  • Expanded HTML 5 support
  • Optimized memory usage for add-ons

There are also miscellaneous bug fixes and performance enhancements.  Further information is available in the Release Notes.

You can obtain the new version via the built-in update mechanism (Help / About Firefox / Check for Updates), or you can download a complete installation package, in a variety of (human) languages.

Update Tuesday, 28 August, 15:45 EDT

The new Firefox version 15.0  also contains fixes for 16 identified security vulnerabilities; Mozilla rates 7 of these as of Critical importance, 6 as High, and 3 as Moderate.  For some reason, these were not mentioned in the Release Notes.

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