Pale Moon is an Open Source, Goanna-based web browser available for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Android, focusing on efficiency and ease of use. Make sure to get the most out of your browser!
Pale Moon offers you a browsing experience in a browser completely built from its own, independently developed source that has been forked off from Firefox/Mozilla code, with carefully selected features and optimizations to improve the browsers speed, resource use, stability and user experience, while offering full customization and a growing collection of extensions and themes to make the browser truly your own.
- Optimized for modern processors
- Based on proprietary optimized layout engine (Goanna)
- Safe: forked from mature Mozilla code and regularly updated
- Secure: Additional security features and security-aware development
- Supported by our user community, and fully non-profit
- Familiar, efficient, fully customizable interface
- Support for full themes: total freedom over any elements design
- Support for easily-created lightweight themes (skins)
- Smooth and speedy page drawing and script processing
- Increased stability: experience fewer browser crashes
- Support for many Firefox extensions
- Support for a growing number of Pale Moon exclusive extensions
- Extensive and growing support for HTML5 and CSS3
- Many customization and configuration options
Pale Moon 28.10.0 changelog:
- Implemented URLSearchParams' sort() function
- Implemented ES2020 globalThis for web compatibility
- Improved our WebM media parser to be more tolerant to different encoding styles.
- Improved our MP3 media parser to be more tolerant to different encoding styles and particularly tiny files/stream chunks.
- Improved performance of table drawing for more corner cases
- Changed the way images without a src are handled in page layouts to align with the Chrome-pushed spec.
- Added modern MIPS support
- Split out the ICU data file from xul.dll on Windows
- Fixed a regression in WebAudio channel handling due to a landed security fix.
- Fixed a regression preventing scripting from properly disabling input controls
- Fixed an issue with border radius sometimes not being honored in tables
- Fixed some build issues in non-standard configurations.
- Removed more telemetry code
- Removed the in-browser speech recognition engine and API
- Removed support for the obsolete and unmaintained NVidia 3DVision stereoscopic interface.
- Changed handling of braille blanks in the ui (CVE-2020-12409) DiD
- Mitigated a potential timing attack against DSA keys in NSS (CVE-2020-12399)
- Unified XUL Platform Mozilla Security Patch Summary: 1 fixed, 1 defense-in-depth, 8 not applicable.
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