Firefox Beta Notes

First offered to Beta channel users on March 20, 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. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

New Features

  • New

    Malay [ma] locale added

  • New

    Gamepad API finalized and enabled (learn more)

  • New

    The ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account (learn more)

  • New

    A redesigned and improved customization mode

  • New

    An interactive onboarding tour to guide users through new interface changes

  • New

    A set of new improvements to the Firefox user interface (learn more)

  • Changed

    navigator.plugins is no longer enumerable, for user privacy

  • Changed

    Clicking on a W3C Web Notification will switch to the originating tab

  • Developer

    Enabled ECMAScript Internationalization API

  • Developer

    'box-sizing' (dropping the -moz- prefix) implemented

  • Developer

    SharedWorker enabled by default

  • Developer

    Console object available in Web Workers

  • Developer

    Promises enabled by default

  • Developer

    Add-on bar has been removed, content moved to navigation bar

  • Developer

    <input type="number"> implemented and enabled

  • Developer

    <input type="color"> implemented and enabled

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)

  • unresolved

    Echo cancellation on apprtc.appspot.com fails (974537)