Firefox 106 Gains Quick Access to Private Browsing, Tab History, PDF Editor Shortcut and More

Mozilla today announced the launch of the next-generation version of Firefox, which adds several useful new features to the browser.

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Firefox 106 adds a new private browsing shortcut that can be pinned to the desktop to make it easy to open up a Private Browsing window, plus Mozilla has redesigned the Private Browsing mode with a more modern look and a default dark theme.

A new Firefox View feature offers up access to 25 of a Firefox user's most recently closed tabs, and it will have a continuity feature that allows users signed into a Firefox Account to see the last three active tabs that were opened on other devices. Firefox View is limited to the desktop as of now.

There is a PDF editor shortcut that offers direct editing capabilities, plus Mozilla has introduced a text recognition feature. On macOS 10.15 and later, Mac users can separate and reuse text from an image.

The latest version of Firefox can be downloaded today on the Mac and on iOS devices.

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Top Rated Comments

MacLawyer Avatar
22 months ago
I really like Firefox. I can't understand why it isn't higher up on the most used browser list.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CheesePuff Avatar
22 months ago
I have a feeling Firefox will be seeing a decent marketshare increase over the next year as lots of diehard Chrome users leave due to the manifest v3 changes being implemented
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
grouch Avatar
22 months ago
cmd+shift+p was too slow ?

Firefox is a fantastic browser and more people should be using it.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
eltoslightfoot Avatar
22 months ago
I'll just leave this here. ;) ('https://nypost.com/2022/10/17/google-workers-joke-that-incognito-mode-is-not-truly-private/?utm_medium=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=NYPTwitter')
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sw1tcher Avatar
22 months ago

Firefox 106 adds a new private browsing shortcut that can be pinned to the desktop to make it easy to open up a Private Browsing window
I just press Command + Shift + P if I already have Firefox open
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WiiDSmoker Avatar
22 months ago
When will safari implement individual cookie jars?
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