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Firefox Beta Desktop Notes (First offered to Beta channel users on August 8, 2013)

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Firefox below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

What’s New

  • NEW
    Support for new scrollbar style in Mac OS X 10.7 and newer
  • NEW
    Implemented Close tabs to the right
  • NEW
    Social: Ability to tear-off chat windows to view separately by simply dragging them out
  • CHANGED
    Accessibility related improvements on using pinned tabs (see 577727)
  • DEVELOPER
    Major SVG rendering improvements around Image tiling and scaling (see 600207)
  • DEVELOPER
    Improved and unified Browser console for enhanced debugging experience, replacing existing Error console
  • DEVELOPER
    Removed support for sherlock files that are loaded from application or profile directory
  • HTML5
    Support for W3C touch events disabled (see 888304)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)