A minor update to Firefox 84 is now available for download. Firefox 84.0.1 comes with stability issues and resolves a number of crashes reported by users since the release of version 84.
What's new in Firefox 84.0.1
- Fixed problems loading secure websites and crashes for users with certain third-party PKCS11 modules and smartcards installed.
- Fixed slower than expected performance and flickering on Canvas elements for some Windows users.
- Fixed a bug causing some Unity JS games to not load on Apple Silicon devices due to improper detection of the OS version.
- Fixed crashes caused by various third-party antivirus software.
Firefox 84.0.1 is released on December 22, 2020. You will find the download link on the official release notes page.
The original version 84 of Firefox was released on December 15, 2020. It is the last version that supports the Flash NPAPI plugin. It also includes a number of improvements made to performance and security. For instance, it allows you to manage optional extension permissions on the add-ons manager page. Also, it natively supports Apple Silicon chips (M1).