Pale Moon 28.5.2

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 28.5.1 changelog:

  • Restored a global getBoolPref() function shortcut for extension compatibility with old extensions.
  • If you are currently using this global function, please change it to Services.prefs.getBoolPref()
  • Fixed an issue with the UI when the address bar was removed from the navigation toolbar.
  • Fixed an issue with scripting of the Help menu.
  • Fixed a crash resulting from non-standard manipulation of XML stylesheets by extensions.
  • Fixed Aero Peek (taskbar previews) on Windows.
  • Fixed browser.link.open_newwindow functionality.
  • Removed the default handler for webcal since the site doesn't seem to be properly maintained.
  • Prevented some ways smart places queries could be abused for social engineering attacks.
  • Ported an upstream Skia fix.
  • Improved the origin-clean algorithm for canvases.
  • Improved the efficiency of certain types of memory allocations in the JavaScript compiler.
  • Changed the way the application update checker code is hooked up so it will not require a user to go idle before being activated.
  • This solves the primary issue with application updates not notifying users as promptly as they should; more improvements are slated for the next major release.
  • Applicable security issues fixed: CVE-2019-7317, CVE-2019-11701, CVE-2019-11698, CVE-2019-9817 (DiD), CVE-2019-11700, CVE-2019-11696, CVE-2019-11693, and several potentially exploitable crashes and memory safety hazards that do not have a CVE number assigned to them.

Pale Moon 28.5.2 changelog:

  • Fixed issues with image/texture allocation incorrectly being marked as insecure.

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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