Earlier, we noted that developers are going to enable multiprocess mode, known as process-per-tab or electrolysis (e10s) for 1% of users who do not use add-ons. Unlike the release version, Firefox 48 beta comes with electrolysis enabled for everyone.
Other interesting changes in Firefox 48 include:
- The address bar search history and search suggestions now use the whole browser window for the drop down list. Earlier, it was limited to the address bar width:
- Improved stability and quality of WebRTC connections.
- Refined bookmark interface comes with "Unsorted bookmarks" renamed to "Other bookmarks".
- Improved font rendering under Linux.
- Added the ability to customize the main toolbar using only keyboard shortcuts.
- The improved WebExtensions API will allow loading Chrome extensions without modification using debug mode. Improved compatibility with Chrome add-ons.
- The about:debugging page got the ability to reload extensions:
- Lots of changes for developers.
You can download Firefox 48 beta here:
Have you tried Firefox 48 beta? Which add-ons stopped working for you? Have you faced any issues with the new e10s mode? Tell us in the comments.
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