Mozilla released a new version of the Firefox browser. Update 90.0.1 is out with several patches and quality-of-life improvements. Here the changes.
Windows 11 Snap Layouts are missing in Firefox and don't appear for the maximize button. Here is a quick fix. Snap Layouts is a new feature in Windows 11 that supercharges window management, allowing you to create different apps layouts in just a few clicks. Microsoft expects Snap Layouts to work with most Windows apps, although there will be some exceptions. Apps with custom window controls may not work with Snap Layouts, and Firefox is one unfortunate example of such an app.
Mozilla releases Firefox 90, a new major version of the browser. The most notable change is background updates, that install new Firefox version even when the app is not running. Also, FTP is dead in this release, without an option to revive and restore it.
Starting with Firefox 91, the browser will change the way it handles downloads. It will save the files you have chosen to open in the user's Downloads folder. Currently, these files are downloaded to a temporary folder and deleted after the browsing session is closed.
Here is how to restore the missing View Image Info menu option in Firefox. This entry has been removed in Firefox 88, and no longer part of the new Proton UI. It was opening the Page Info dialog directly to the Media tab, which many find convenient.
Mozilla Foundation recently published Firefox 90.0 Beta release notes with one change that significantly improves user experience. Starting with version 89, Firefox will automatically update itself in the background, even when not running. According to Mozilla, it is a major change, especially for those who use Firefox infrequently. A new update mechanism will ensure you have the latest version installed with all new features and security improvements.
You can restore the classic look in Firefox 89 and disable Proton UI if you are not happy with the user interface changes made in this version of the browser. Luckily it is easy and can be quickly done.
Firefox 89 is here, and it brings drastic user interface changes to the stable branch of the browser. What was code named "Proton" has now become the default look of the browser, with new appearance of tabs, menus, the address bar, and more.
In April 2021, Mozilla Foundation released the first version of Project Bergamot - an offline translator for Firefox that does not rely on sending your data to other services. Mozilla positions Project Bergamot as a privacy-focused alternative to mainstream solutions, such as Microsoft Translator or Google Translate.