Mozilla launched this Tuesday (26) new firefox 103 new features include improved performance on monitors with high refresh rates, required fields highlighted in PDF forms, and expanded picture-in-picture (PiP) titles.
The main new features included in the release notes are:
- improved responsiveness on macOS during periods of high CPU load, migration to a new blocking API;
- Highlighting mandatory fields in PDF forms;
- Improved performance on monitors with high refresh rate (120Hz+);
- the ability to change the font size of subtitles directly in PiP;
- Subtitles are available on Funimation, Dailymotion, Tubi, Hotstar and SonyLIV;
- Accessing the buttons on the Tabs toolbar using the Tab, Shift+Tab, and arrow keys;
- accessibility configuration Windows “Maximize Text” for all UI and content pages;
- Provides faster startup after installation by pinning Firefox to the Windows taskbar during Windows 10 and 11 installation.
In addition to new performance and accessibility features, Firefox 103 promises stronger security due to removal of the configuration option that allows SHA-1 signatures on certificates. According to the release notes, “SHA-1 signatures on certificates that have long been determined to be insufficiently secure are no longer supported.”
How to update to the new version of Firefox?
For anyone using Windows or macOS, the upgrade to Firefox 103 will happen automatically. On Linux, Snap versions of Firefox may depend on the previous implementation of the update manager with the option to download available updates, although they are programmed to update automatically.
Manual update can also be done on Windows, just go to the menu and go to Help > About Firefox. It will then download any available updates and prompt you to restart Firefox. a new copy It can be downloaded from the Mozilla website.
Source: Tec Mundo