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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