Mozilla has launched Firefox Quantum 59, with quicker load occasions for content material in your homepage, in addition to cached pages.

Firefox customers on macOS may also profit from using a separate GPU thread to scale back uneven loading of textual content and pictures on some pages – a characteristic launched for Home windows customers in January.

Firefox 59 provides improved privateness as effectively. Usually, while you click on a hyperlink, that website (and advertisers on it) can see precisely which webpage you got here from, which may typically reveal delicate particulars about you. Firefox’s Non-public Looking mode now strips this info, stopping it being leaked to 3rd events.

You can too stop web sites from asking whether or not you need to settle for push notifications – these doubtlessly annoying little messages that pop up, significantly while you’re visiting information and social media websites.

Straightforward annotations

The Firefox Screenshots device has obtained a lift, too. Screenshots was launched with the launch of Firefox Quantum in November final 12 months. It helps you to seize a specific space, or a whole webpage with out scrolling. Screenshots may be downloaded to your gadget, or saved on-line and shared through an URL copied to your clipboard routinely.

With Firefox Quantum 59, now you can crop and annotate grabs earlier than sharing them, avoiding the necessity to import them right into a separate picture editor. In our assessments the brand new pen and highlighter instruments had been a bit sluggish, however Screenshots continues to be in beta and we count on them to be extra responsive in future releases.

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