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Mozilla today released the latest version of its Firefox browser, Firefox 76, which includes password management updates, picture-in-picture support, better Zoom integration, and more.

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The new Firefox update includes improvements for Firefox Lockwise, which offers built-in password management features much like Safari to protect saved passwords.

Firefox Lockwise will require a device's account password before allowing a saved password to be copied, and it will let users know if a website breach has occurred that compromises a login and password.

It also provides an alert for vulnerable passwords, which are passwords used for more than one site. The password generating feature that creates random passwords has also been rolled out to more sites.

The update includes picture-in-picture functionality, allowing users to watch video in a small window even when browsing other sites, and it supports Audio Worklets, so Firefox users can join Zoom calls in the Firefox browser without the need for additional downloads.

Firefox 76 is available as of today and can be downloaded from the Firefox website. Current Firefox users can upgrade from within the browser.

Article Link: Firefox 76 Now Available on Mac With Improved Password Management Features
 

GeoStructural

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Oh Firefox how we've forgot thee.

Speak for yourself. It is my favorite browser on Windows.

It is also the preferred browser of most people at my office.
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It's my browser of choice on Windows. I generally stick with Safari on macOS.

Second! I particularly dislike Google Chrome, it is too RAM-intensive and always seems like it is running some heavy processes in the background.
 

tha_man

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Although I prefer Safari since version 8 redesign, Firefox remains installed (and quite often used) as my secondary browser. It's still my primary browser on Windows, where I've been using it since '03 (it was still called Firebird back then).
 
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Okasian

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I’d love to have a browser that has the guts of Firefox whilst having the aesthetics of the Safari UI.

Sadly, until that time, it’ll have to be Firefox.

But Safari is still good for web development and testing compatibility with web apps etc.

IMO
 
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bsolar

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Without Keychain integration it’s sadly useless to me
Sadly Keychain cannot be easily integrated in third-party browsers due to Apple's limitations. For this reason even third-party browsers which previously had a perfectly functional Keychain integration opted to remove it and implement a different solution.
 

bsolar

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Zoom integration? That's a plus?? Zoom's right up there with FB, as far as integrity goes. Signal is my go-to in that space.
Actually it is: if Firefox supports Zoom directly it means I can join Zoom calls without the need of installing the Zoom client. I don't trust the Zoom client since they have been found in the past doing questionable things. Being able to avoid their client and still join Zoom calls is a big plus.
 

bsolar

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Not me, on macOS and iOS it seems that very frequently the site I try to open won't. Safari says "Can't access that site." Then I go to Firefox and boom, there it is. Not sure what is going on, but I have lost faith in Apple software quality.
Mileage may vary between the two: I had sites not working properly on Safari but working on Firefox and vice-versa.

The reason I use Firefox instead of Safari on Mac is Safari's lack of WebM support and the limitations imposed by Safari to ad-blocking extensions.
 

femike

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Firefox browser of choice on Windows and Mac with a few changes made in the css file and about:config to suit me. (Apple no longer supports Safari on my mac).
 
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