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41.0

Firefox for Android Release

September 22, 2015

Version 41.0, first offered to Release channel users on September 22, 2015

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

New

  • Quickly search with different search providers from the search panel

  • Swipe-to-close tabs on tablets

  • Overlay to manually search and copy/paste login credentials from login manager when they're not auto-filled

  • Improved bookmark management with duplicate bookmark detection

  • Improved box-shadow rendering performance

  • Open Android applications from a web page via Intent URIs

  • Locale added: Croatian (hr)

Fixed

  • Support for playing MP3 files on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and above

  • Various security fixes

Changed

  • Updates to image decoding process

  • User Agent now includes Android version

  • Support for running animations of 'transform' and 'opacity' on the compositor thread

Developer

  • JavaAddonManager can now send, receive and respond to messages from Gecko

  • Experimental new "speed dial" home panel add-on API (example add-on)

  • Removed support for binary XPCOM components in extensions, use addon SDK "system/child_process" pipe mechanism for native binaries instead

  • Generic API let's developers create a grid of icons and then optionally allow for a large header image

Developer Information

HTML5