Firefox 58 and new features help improve performance

Mozilla has officially released Firefox 58 version to users with many new features such as performance improvements, change monitoring on New Tab page, API improvements ...

Mozilla has officially released Firefox 58 version to users with many new features such as performance improvements, change monitoring on New Tab page, API improvements .

Link to download Firefox 58:

Firefox 58 for Windows

Or you can update OTA by opening the Browser menu -> select Help -> select About Firefox .

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New features for Firefox 58 for PC

1. Performance improvements.

Firefox 58 added a two-layer binary code compiler that speeds up the website with WebAssembly technology, which enables users to surf the web faster than Firefox 57.

Thanks to the integration of the Off-Main-Thread Painting feature and the deployment of JavaScript cache, the speed of page display is faster.

2. Monitoring extension changes on New Tab page.

Firefox 58 will monitor all changes from the active extension on the New Tab page by improving WebExtension and alerting users. If there are any new extensions installed or affecting Firefox's New Tab page, the browser will list them. If you do not want to, you can turn it off easily and quickly by the following way:

Open Menu -> select Options -> select General -> in the new window that appears, you will see the name of the active extension of New Tab page under When Firefox starts -> to turn off quickly, click the Disable Extension button .

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3. Improved API

  1. Users can create more customized themes and themes thanks to the new Theme API that supports new features.
  2. Adding the API for Reader mode helps convert articles on the Web to help improve reading.
  3. Improve WebRequest API and a new option for extensions.
  4. Prevent extensions from changing the search engine silently by adding a prompt.

4. Other changes in Firefox 58.

  1. Firefox Screenshot can already work in incognito mode and users can Copy to save the screenshot immediately to the clipboard.

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  1. Support for auto-filling credit card forms.
  2. Firefox 58 supports the Nepali ne-NP language.
  3. Empty font errors on Linux have been fixed in Firefox 58.
  4. Integrated security fixes and Meltdown and Specter vulnerabilities.
  5. Block the highest-level URL access.

Note : Version 58 for PC still contains some errors.

When using Remote Desktop, it is possible to disable audio playback on Firefox for Windows. To fix this, you can log in about: config -> Enter in the address bar -> find security.sandbox.content.level and set the value to 2.

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Performance may be affected when in Reader mode.

New features of Firefox 58 for Android

Mozilla also released Firefox 58 for Android with many improvements.

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  1. The new Firefox 58 bookmark manager for Android will display the full screen to make it easier for users to view and reorganize them.

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  1. Support Progressive Web App.
  2. Improve access memory with JavaScript Startup Bytecode Cache.
  3. Added support for Bengali bn-BD and Nepali ne-NP languages.
  4. Support high quality audio format FLAC.
  5. Can change the status bar color in theme themes.
  6. Firefox Search widget is removed from the main screen.
  7. Safe browsing protocol (Safe Browsing) is upgraded to version 4.

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