Firefox for Android Beta
Release Notes

Release Notes tell you what’s new in Firefox. As always, we welcome your feedback. You can also file a bug in Bugzilla or see the system requirements of this release.

22.0beta
Firefox for Android Beta

May 16, 2013

Version 22.0beta, first offered to Beta channel users on May 16, 2013

New

  • Social services management implemented in Add-ons Manager

  • Windows: Firefox now follows display scaling options to render text larger on high-res displays

  • Mac OS X: Download progress in Dock application icon

  • HTML5 audio/video playback rate can now be changed

  • asm.js optimizations (OdinMonkey) enabled for major performance improvements

Changed

  • WebRTC is now enabled by default!

  • For user security, the |Components| object is no longer accessible from web content

  • Pointer Lock API can now be used outside of fullscreen

  • Improved memory usage and display time when rendering images

  • Improved WebGL rendering performance through asynchronous canvas updates

  • Plain text files displayed within Firefox will now word-wrap

  • Replace fixed-ratio audio resampler in webrtc.org capture code with Speex resampler and eliminate pseudo-44000Hz rate

Developer

  • Developer Information
  • CSS3 Flexbox implemented and enabled by default

  • New built-in font inspector

  • Added clipboardData API for JavaScript access to a user's clipboard

  • New Web Notifications API implemented

Web Platform

  • Scrolling using some high-resolution-scroll aware touchpads feels slow

unresolved

  • If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)

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