Pale Moon 28.5.0

Pale Moon

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.

Features:

  • 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 28.5.0 changelog:

  • Redesigned the about box.
  • Added "Check for updates" menu entries to the AppMenu and classic menu (since the About box redesign no longer has application update in it).
  • Restored the app.update.url.override pref for AUS testing/override.
  • Added "Loop" control to html5 video.
  • Fixed a crash with frames (e.g. when using Tile Tabs).
  • Fixed an issue with textarea placeholders (spec compliance).
  • Removed the Windows Maintenance Service one last time.
  • Improved http basic auth DoS heuristics.
  • Fixed an issue on big-endian machines (e.g. PPC64/linux).
  • Removed e10s code from widgets.
  • Preffed the various http "Accept" headers and aligned with the Fetch spec (except for image requests).
  • Aligned URLSearchParams with the spec.
  • Updated several site-specific UA overrides.
  • Fixed "Yet Another special case of a flex frame being the absolute containing block"™
  • Fixed border drawing when the tab bar is hidden.
  • Pref-controlled and disabled the use of unboxed plain objects in JavaScript's JIT compiler.
  • Improved handling of interrupted connections through proxies and pseudo-VPN extensions.
  • Removed contextual identity.
  • Updated the 7zip installer stub to a much more recent code version.
  • Fixed an issue with applying percentages to 0 in layout sizes.
  • Fixed an issue with calculating linear sums in JS JITed code.
  • Added default value feature to get*Pref() preference functions.
  • Fixed an issue that would occasionally overwrite the new tab custom URL.
  • Updated the SQLite library to 3.27.2
  • Killed the crashreporter toolkit files and exception handler hooks.
  • Fixed an issue with a missing border on the tab bar when on the bottom.
  • Fixed a crash with badly-formatted SVG files.
  • Showed the robots to the exit after squatting in the browser for decades.
  • JavaScript: Implemented TC39 toString() revision proposal.
  • Rearchitectured the JavaScript front-end parser to provide better and more logical parsing of JS code.
  • Removed support code and leftovers for unsupported SunOS, AIX, BEOS, HPUX and OS/2 operating systems.
  • Fixed a scrollbar arrow issue on OS X.
  • Removed all Firefox Accounts code.
  • Made the CSS parser more robust and aligned url() behavior with the CSS3 spec in case of bad input.
  • Fixed an issue with blocklist updates not actually dynamically applying due to a wrong URL.
  • Updated the embedded emoji font to the TweMoji v11.4.0 equivalent.
  • Fixed an issue with async/deferred scripts preventing page loads from completing.

Download: Pale Moon (32-bit) | Portable 32-bit | ~40.0 MB (Freeware)
Download: Pale Moon (64-bit) | Portable 64-bit
Links: Pale Moon Homepage | Add-ons | Themes | Extensions

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