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Firefox Beta Desktop Notes (First offered to Beta channel users on February 6, 2014)

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
    Firefox for Windows 8 touch preview available (see blog post)
  • NEW
    Gamepad API finalized and enabled (learn more)
  • NEW
    Mac OS X: Notification Center support for web notifications
  • NEW
    Volume control for HTML5 audio/video
  • NEW
    Support for Opus in WebM
  • NEW
    VP9 video decoding implemented
  • CHANGED
    Removed support for spdy/2
  • DEVELOPER
    Support for MathML 2.0 'mathvariant' attribute
  • DEVELOPER
    Background thread hang reporting
  • DEVELOPER
    <input type=color> implemented and enabled
  • DEVELOPER
    Support for multi-line flexbox in layout

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    Text Rendering Issues on Windows 7 with Platform Update KB2670838 (MSIE 10 Prerequisite) or on Windows 8.1 has a workaround (see 812695)