Firefox 110 introduces import from Opera and Vivaldi and improves performance

Mozilla Firefox 110 It is already available as the new major version of the browser, which this time comes with improvements in the import of data from other web browsers and in performance.

Firefox is now capable of import bookmarks, history and passwords from Opera, Opera GX and Vivaldi, which are in addition to Microsoft Edge, Chromium and Safari. Although Opera and Vivaldi are not web browsers with a large number of users, it does not hurt that Firefox is able to import the data to make the transition from one application to another as easy as possible.

Mozilla Firefox 110 ha improved WebGL performance on Windows, Linux, and macOS; has enabled canvases by default (canvas) GPU-accelerated on Linux and macOS; enables overlay of hardware rendered video on non-Intel graphics on Windows 10 and 11, which has improved video playback performance and scaling quality; besides having enabled sandbox protections for processes running through the GPU in Windows.

Another feature introduced in the Windows build is that third-party modules can be blocked from being injected into Firefox, which can come in very handy in situations where they are causing the application to hang, crash, or other inappropriate behavior. desired. On the other hand, the date, time and local date and time fields can be deleted with the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+Retroceso and Ctrl+Suprimir on Windows and Linux and Cmd+Retroceso and Cmd+Suprimir on macOS.

Firefox 110 aside, it seems that Mozilla, like Google, is investigating the way to be able to use Gecko/Quantum on iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system. Seeing as Mozilla and Google are moving in the same direction, it seems that the giant of the bitten apple is going to relent in its policy of imposing the WebKit used by Safari on all third-party web browsers, a situation that, apart from immoral, it has cost him strong criticism.

All the details about Mozilla Firefox 110 are available in the release notes, while the app can be obtained for Windows, macOS and Linux from the corresponding download section. If you have it installed, your update can be forced by following the route Main Menu > Help > “About Firefox”, although in the case of Linux the logical thing to do is to wait for it to arrive through the repositories of the distribution, Snap and/or Flathub (Flatpack). In Android, his thing is that it is supplied through the Google Play Store.

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