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Firefox Notes (First offered to release channel users on September 17, 2013)

We'd also like extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to Firefox 24!

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.

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)
  • CHANGED
    Removed support for Revocation Lists feature (see 867465)
  • CHANGED
    Performance improvements on New Tab Page loads (see 791670)
  • 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
  • FIXED
    Replace fixed-ratio audio resampler in webrtc.org capture code with Speex resampler and eliminate pseudo-44000Hz rate ( see 886886)
  • FIXED
    24.0: Security fixes can be found here

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    Firefox 24.0 crashes with the Norton Toolbar. More information. (Also see 917792)
  • Unresolved
    If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)