Mozilla just made Firefox 82 available for download, along with the ESR version 78.4.0. The release is notable for WebRender improvements, a refined look of the picture-in-picture controls, and a number changes made for Mac. Here's what's new in the latest browser version.
A few days ago we have reported that Twitter has issues in Mozilla Firefox 81. The issue is now resolved in a new maintenance release of the browser.
How to Fix Twitter is not working in Mozilla Firefox 81
A number of Firefox users are affected by the issue with the Twitter web site. The browser is not able to render Twitter, ending up with a blank page, or with an error page. Some of the mobile Firefox users are also affected by the same issue. Mozilla today released a fix for that issue.
Mozilla has issued a minor update to the latest Firefox 81 branch. Traditionally for post-major releases, such updates are targeting security and reliability issues. Version 81.0.1 is not an exception to this rule, and it includes a notable number of fixes.
Mozilla is releasing a new Firefox version to the stable branch. Firefox 81 is a minor release that features general improvements and a small number of new features. However, starting with this release, the browser has a new default theme.
How to Download and Install the Alpenglow Firefox theme (Radiance)
Firefox 81 will have a new Alpenglow theme, that is also known as "Radiance", but you can install it right now. Firefox 81 is a beta version of the browser as of now, and it is getting a brand new visual theme known as Alpenglow. It follows Windows 10 light and dark modes, and has a different appearance from the current Quantum theme.
Mozilla has issued a minor update to Firefox 80. Version 80.0.1 comes with five fixes, and it will be available via the automatic update system of the browser.
Mozilla is releasing a new Firefox version to the stable branch. Firefox 80 is notable for having a new blocklist of add-ons, improved security, and the ability to set it as the default PDF viewer on Windows.
How to Enable or Disable Media Controls in Mozilla Firefox
Starting in Firefox version 81, Mozilla has implemented a working Media Controls feature in the browser. It is a flyout that allows controlling media playback from all tabs at once. It provides the ability to change the track (switch the currently playing video), pause or continue the playback, change the sound volume, and shows a thumbnail preview for a video when available.
Mozilla is about to update the page print preview dialog in Firefox. The appropriate change is already landed in Nightly, a bleeding edge version of the browser.