Firefox Quantum Boasts 2X Speed Improvements

By HTMLGoodies Staff


Building the Right Environment to Support AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Mozilla says that the latest version of its open source Firefox browser is twice as fast as its predecessors. Currently a beta release, Firefox Quantum has a new Rust-based CSS engine that can take advantage of multicore processors. In addition, it has a new method for prioritizing tabs that Mozilla says is faster and 30 percent more memory-efficient than Chrome. The update performed more than twice as well as Firefox 52 on a popular benchmark test.

Linux, MacOS, Windows, Android, and iOS downloads of the beta version of Firefox Quantum are available from the Firefox website, and Mozilla is also offering a Developer Edition for Web devs who want to see how the new browser will render their sites.

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