May 3, 2016
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Mozilla Firefox 46.0 New Updated Now Available for Download

The final version of Firefox 46 (Version 46.0) is finally released for public free download ahead of the scheduled release date on April 26, 2016. The setup installers of Firefox 46 has already been posted on Mozilla FTP server, which is accessible to all.

Mozilla Firefox 46.0 New Updated Now Available for Download

Firefox 46 does not have major cosmetic change though, but is nonetheless a major upgrade as it improves on Firefox security and performance stability. In addition, the updated version Firefox 46 also fixed screen reader behaviour with blank spaces in Google Docs corrected and correct rendering for scaled SVGs that use a clip and a mask.

New Features and Updates of Firefox 46 Web Browser:

  • Improved security of the JavaScript Just In Time (JIT) Compiler
  • GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only)
  • [Fixed] Screen reader behaviour with blank spaces in Google Docs corrected
  • [Fixed] Correct rendering for scaled SVGs that use a clip and a mask
  • WebRTC fixes to improve performance and stability
  • HTML5 improvements
  • Developer improvements

Mobile version of Firefox 46 for Android has also rolled out together with the desktop version. Firefox 46 for Android now added History and Bookmarks items to menu, clearer homescreen shortcut icons, and notifications to enhanced users browsing experience.

Features and fixed of Firefox 46 for Android:

  • Notifications about tabs opened in the background now list the URLs
  • Firefox will request permissions at runtime instead of installation time (Android 6.0+)
  • History and Bookmarks items added to menu
  • Include default domains for inline autocompletion
  • Clearer homescreen shortcut icons
  • Add-ons that have not been verified and signed by Mozilla will not load
  • [Fixed] Keep track of tab history under memory pressure
  • [Fixed] Text to speech function in TalkBack now works while users swipe right
  • [Changed] Removed support for Firefox Sync 1.1 in favor of Firefox Accounts
  • [Changed] Top Sites panel now lists popular sites by default
  • [Changed] Dropped support for Android Honeycomb (version 3)

Everyone can download the Firefox 46 version including 64-bit build on Firefox web page from the following links:

Windows: Firefox Setup 46.0.exe

Linux: firefox-46.0.tar.tar

Mac OS X: Firefox 46.0.dmg

For Android version can download from Google Play Store here

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