Firefox for Windows gets 64-bit support

Prasad, 16 December, 2015

Mozilla has released a 64-bit version of Firefox for Windows. Mozilla claims this will improve performance over the 32-bit version for applications and games but lacks support for certain plugins. As reported previously, Mozilla is dropping support for most plugins by late 2016, anyway.

Other changes include choice of blocking additional trackers in Private Browsing mode, improved API support for m4v video playback, search suggestions in the address bar, and more.

The Android version has also been updated, and includes support for marking items as read/unread in reading list panel, tab audio indicator in tab list, new split pane styling for History panel on tablets in landscape mode, include URL when sharing selected text from web page, and more.

You can download either from the link below.

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  • Anonymous

When there won't be any more plugins for firefox, I will stop upgrading my browser. Mozilla is making a huge mistake.

Good morning. Official 64 bit support for Windows was there since Firefox 42. They just forgot to place a download link onto official download page.

Agreed. There's still no substitute for NoScript or BluHell extensions in other browsers, whenever I use something Chromium-based I pick up a bunch of unwanted cookies because uBlock doesn't "block first, ask later". Recently I installed and configur...