Firefox 61 Stable is available for download and installation on Mozilla’s servers. Although it is scheduled to be released later today, you can download Firefox 61 final and install or upgrade your current installation of Firefox.
Firefox 61 About
Version 61.0, first offered to Release channel users on June 26, 2018
Firefox Quantum keeps on keeping on. Look to this release for even more performance improvements, features that let you do more without leaving the webpage you’re on, and a safer online experience.
Thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox!
Firefox 61 what’s new
Faster page rendering with Quantum CSS improvements and the new retained display list feature
Faster switching between tabs on Windows and Linux
WebExtensions now run in their own process on MacOS
Convenient access to more search engines: You can now add search engines to the address bar “Search with” tool from the page action menu when on a webpage that provides an OpenSearch plugin
Share links from Firefox for MacOS more easily: You can now share the URL of an active tab from the page actions menu in the address bar
On-by-default support for the latest draft of the TLS 1.3 specification
Access to FTP subresources inside http(s) pages has been blocked
A more consistent user experience: Improvements for dark theme support across the entire Firefox user interface
More customization for tab management: added support to allow WebExtensions to hide tabs
Improved bookmark syncing
Various security fixes
The settings for customizing your homepage and new tab page in Firefox have been added to a new Preferences section that can be accessed from Firefox at about:preferences#home. The settings can also be accessed via the gear icon on the New Tab page.
Users with Avast or AVG security software using the HTTPS Scanning feature may get an error message (SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG) when trying to access secure sites. Workarounds are available from this support article until fixed versions of Avast and AVG are available
Firefox 61 Offline Installers direct Download links