Pale Moon is a Firefox-based web browser for Microsoft Windows, Android and Linux (with other operating systems in development) that is focused on efficiency and ease of use. The application is Open Source and free to use. Pale Moon offers you a browsing experience in a browser completely built from its own source with carefully selected features and optimizations to maximize the browser's speed, stability and user experience, whilst maintaining compatibility with thousands of Firefox extensions.
KEY FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Familiar, efficient, fully customizable interface with smooth and speedy page drawing and script processing.
- Support for Pale Moon exclusive extensions and themes and extensive support for HTML5, CSS3 and WebGL.
- Support for many Firefox extensions (add-ons) and themes. Pale Moon is able to import existing Firefox profiles with the migration tool.
System Requirements: Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Server 2008 or later. A processor with SSE2 support. 256 MB of free RAM. At least 150 MB of free (uncompressed) disk space.
Redesigned the about box.
Added "Check for updates" menu entries to the AppMenu and classic menu (since the About box redesign no longer has application update in it).
Restored the app.update.url.override pref for AUS testing/override.
Added "Loop" control to html5 video.
Fixed a crash with frames (e.g. when using Tile Tabs).
Fixed an issue with textarea placeholders (spec compliance).
Removed the Windows Maintenance Service one last time.
Improved http basic auth DoS heuristics.
Fixed an issue on big-endian machines (e.g. PPC64/linux).
Removed e10s code from widgets.
Preffed the various http "Accept" headers and aligned with the Fetch spec (except for image requests).
Aligned URLSearchParams with the spec.
Updated several site-specific UA overrides.
Fixed "Yet Another special case of a flex frame being the absolute containing block"™
Fixed border drawing when the tab bar is hidden.
Improved handling of interrupted connections through proxies and pseudo-VPN extensions.
Removed contextual identity.
Updated the 7zip installer stub to a much more recent code version.
Fixed an issue with applying percentages to 0 in layout sizes.
Fixed an issue with calculating linear sums in JS JITed code.
Added default value feature to get*Pref() preference functions.
Fixed an issue that would occasionally overwrite the new tab custom URL.
Updated the SQLite library to 3.27.2
Killed the crashreporter toolkit files and exception handler hooks.
Fixed an issue with a missing border on the tab bar when on the bottom.
Fixed a crash with badly-formatted SVG files.
Showed the robots to the exit after squatting in the browser for decades.
Removed support code and leftovers for unsupported SunOS, AIX, BEOS, HPUX and OS/2 operating systems.
Fixed a scrollbar arrow issue on OS X.
Removed all Firefox Accounts code.
Made the CSS parser more robust and aligned url() behavior with the CSS3 spec in case of bad input.
Fixed an issue with blocklist updates not actually dynamically applying due to a wrong URL.
Updated the embedded emoji font to the TweMoji v11.4.0 equivalent.
Fixed an issue with async/deferred scripts preventing page loads from completing.