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

    Added multiple quick share buttons

  • New

    Better integration for Open Web Apps

  • New

    Hindi [hi-IN] locale added

  • New

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

  • New

    Search suggestions now available with Bing search plugin

  • Changed

    Performance improved by replacing throbber with a progress bar

  • Changed

    navigator.plugins is no longer enumerable, for user privacy

  • Changed

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

  • 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

    <input type="number"> implemented and enabled

  • Developer

    Synthetic APKs enabled by default

  • Developer

    Color picker widget implemented, access by using <input type="color">

  • Fixed

    Improved favicon.ico decoding (748100)

Known Issues

  • unresolved

    Moving Firefox to background while playing a flash video in full screen mode and bring it back to view will freeze the app (see 809055)

  • unresolved

    Crashes interacting with the back button on x86 tablets Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (see 983211)