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71.0
Firefox Release

December 3, 2019

Version 71.0, first offered to Release channel users on December 3, 2019

We'd like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox.

New

  • Improvements to Lockwise, our integrated password manager:

    • Firefox now suggests saved logins from other subdomains of a site
    • Integrated breach alerts from Firefox Monitor are now available to users with screen readers
  • More information about Enhanced Tracking Protection in action:

    • Notifications when Firefox blocks cryptominers
    • A running tally of blocked trackers in the protection panel accessed by clicking the address bar shield
  • Picture-in-picture video comes to Firefox for Windows: Select the blue icon from the right edge of a video to pop open a floating window so you can keep watching while working in other tabs. Learn how the feature works.

  • Native MP3 decoding on Windows, Linux, and macOS

Fixed

Changed

Enterprise

  • New kiosk mode functionality, which allows maximum screen space for customer-facing displays

Developer

  • Developer Information
  • Added support for developers, including:

    • DevTools’ Network panel can now inspect WebSocket messages and automatically formats a variety of framework formats
    • Console’s new multi-line editor mode provides an IDE-like experience that makes it convenient to iterate on longer code snippets
    • The Network panel’s new resource blocking can simulate the impact of tracking protection, security, service outages, and bad connectivity for more robust testing
    • More features and improvements can be found every release in DevTools’ “What’s New” panel in en-US
  • New videos every week on the Mozilla Developer YouTube channel

  • Improvements to the website certificate viewer, with more features and more detailed information

  • Improvements to the extensions downloads API for handling download failures

  • Extension popup windows now include the extension name instead of its moz-extension:// url when using the windows.create API

  • Extension-registered devtools panels now interact better with screen readers

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