106.0beta
Firefox Beta

September 20, 2022

Version 106.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on September 20, 2022

Firefox Beta gets updated 3 times a week and as a consequence, the release notes for the Beta channel are updated continuously to reflect features that have reached sufficient maturity to benefit from community feedback and bug reports.

Warning: Features listed here may or may not make a final release of Firefox.

In addition to these release notes, you can follow ongoing development via our @FirefoxBeta Twitter account.

New

  • The PDF viewer allows text writing, drawing and signature.

  • Swipe to navigate (two fingers on a touch pad swiped left or right to perform history back or forward) on Linux for users on Wayland.

Web Platform

  • Major improvements of our WebRTC capabilities (libwebrtc library upgraded from version 86 to 103) with multiple improvements:

    • Windows and Wayland screen sharing improvements.
    • Lower CPU usage and increased frame rates during WebRTC screen capture on macOS.
    • Many RTP performance and reliability improvements.
    • Richer statistics.
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