Mozilla Firefox 10 gets a stable release

Mozilla has released the latest stable edition of their Firefox web browser.

Mozilla Firefox 10 gets a stable release

Firefox 10 is now available as a free download on desktops and Android devices.

The company highlighted the major updates:

Desktop

NEW
The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back
NEW
Most add-ons are now compatible with new versions of Firefox by default
NEW
Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented (see bug 615976)
NEW
CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported (see bug 505115)
HTML5
New element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288)
HTML5
Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page)
DEVELOPER
We’ve added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification
DEVELOPER
Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector
FIXED
Mac OS X only – after installing the latest Java release from Apple, Firefox may crash when closing a tab with a Java applet installed (700835)
FIXED
Some users may experience a crash when moving bookmarks (681795)

Mobile

NEW
Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented (see bug 615976)
NEW
Accelerated layers are now supported via OpenGL ES
CHANGED
It’s now even easier to set up Firefox Sync – see the “Set up Sync” link on the home tab
HTML5
New element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288)
DEVELOPER
We’ve added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification
FIXED
There is an extremely rare case where the browser may become unable to load web pages or close tabs (676780)

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