firefoxMozilla today released version 18 of Firefox, adding Retina support for Apple's line of Retina MacBook Pros.

Safari, Opera, and Google Chrome implemented Retina months ago, leaving Firefox as the last of the major browsers to receive a Retina update. Without Retina support, both website text and images on Firefox appeared fuzzy and hard to read.

Firefox 18 also includes the following updates, changes and fixes:

-Faster JavaScript performance via IonMonkey compiler

-Support for Retina Display on OS X 10.7 and up

-Preliminary support for WebRTC

-Experience better image quality with our new HTML scaling algorithm

-Performance improvements around tab switching

-Support for new DOM property window.devicePixelRatio

-Improvement in startup time through smart handling of signed extension certificates

-Support for W3C touch events implemented, taking the place of MozTouch events

-Disable insecure content loading on HTTPS pages

-Improved responsiveness for users on proxies

Firefox 18 can be downloaded from the Mozilla website.

Top Rated Comments

minisuds7 Avatar
149 months ago
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SpiderDude Avatar
149 months ago
Is that??

can you turn on developer mode and make the user agent firefox ?

Is that ******* that you have opened on another tab?
LMAO
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jethryn Freyman Avatar
149 months ago
Why all the hate towards Firefox?

Chrome is fast but I don't trust it one bit, Safari is nice but lacks any real kind of tweakability and security isn't exactly as robust as Firefox.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
batchtaster Avatar
149 months ago
Chrome is just Safari for hipsters.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Feed Me Avatar
149 months ago
Can't wait to not download this.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Xenomorph Avatar
149 months ago
people still use firefox on mac?

Why wouldn't we? It's not like there's anything better to use.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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