Firefox 29.0.1 now available for download

Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is a fast, full-featured Web browser. Firefox includes pop-up blocking, tab-browsing, integrated Google search, simplified privacy controls, a streamlined browser window that shows you more of the page than any other browser and a number of additional features that work with you to help you get the most out of your time online.

The Web is all about innovation, and Firefox sets the pace with dozens of new features to deliver a faster, more secure and customizable Web browsing experience for all.

User Experience. The enhancements to Firefox provide the best possible browsing experience on the Web. The new Firefox smart location bar, affectionately known as the "Awesome Bar," learns as people use it, adapting to user preferences and offering better fitting matches over time.

Performance. Firefox is built on top of the powerful new Gecko platform, resulting in a safer, easier to use and more personal product.

Security. Firefox raises the bar for security. The new malware and phishing protection helps protect from viruses, worms, trojans and spyware to keep people safe on the Web.

Customization. Everyone uses the Web differently, and Firefox lets users customize their browser with more than 5,000 add-ons.

What's new in this version:

  • Fixed: pdf.js printing white page (1003707)
  • Fixed: Tabs not visible with dark themes under Windows 8.1 (907373)
  • Fixed: Session Restore failed with a corrupted sessionstore.js file (1001167)
  • Fixed: Seer disabled by default (1005958)
  • New: Significant new customization mode makes it easy to personalize your Web experience to access the features you use the most (learn more)
  • New: A new, easy to access menu sits in the right hand corner of Firefox and includes popular browser controls
  • New: Sleek new tabs provide an overall smoother look and fade into the background when not active
  • New: An interactive onboarding tour to guide users through the new Firefox changes
  • New: The ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account (learn more)
  • New: Gamepad API finalized and enabled (learn more)
  • New: HTTPS used for Yahoo Searches performed in en-US locale
  • New: Malay [ma] locale added
  • Changed: Clicking on a W3C Web Notification will switch to the originating tab
  • Developer: 'box-sizing' (dropping the -moz- prefix) implemented (learn more)
  • Developer: Console object available in Web Workers (learn more)
  • Developer: Promises enabled by default (learn more)
  • Developer: SharedWorker enabled by default
  • Developer: implemented and enabled
  • Developer: implemented and enabled
  • Developer: Enabled ECMAScript Internationalization API
  • Developer: Add-on bar has been removed, content moved to navigation bar
  • Developer: Implemented URLSearchParams from the URL specification (see MDN for details )
  • Fixed: Various security fixes

Download: Firefox 29.0.1 for Windows | 27.7 MB (Freeware)
Download: Classic Theme Restorer (Customize Australis)
Download: Firefox 29.0.1 for Linux | 34.6 MB
Download: Firefox 29.0.1 for MacOS | 56.1 MB
View: Firefox Website | Release Notes

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