Firefox 19 Release Today Brings The PDF Viewer
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla on 19 February 2013 at 03:13 AM EST. 40 Comments
Mozilla is releasing today version 19 of the Firefox web-browser. Firefox 19.0 is another exciting release on the feature front.

The most notable addition to Mozilla Firefox 19 is the built-in JavaScript-based PDF viewer. For viewing Adobe PDF files within the open-source web-browser, the PDF.js JavaScript engine is utilized.

Other changes to Firefox 19 include start-up performance improvements, support for the Remote Web Console to connect to Firefox on Android and Firefox OS for debugging web issues remotely, a new Browser Debugger for add-on/browser developers, and support for a few new CSS rules/attributes.

Mozilla has yet to issue the Firefox 19 release announcement but the Firefox 19 release binaries for all major operating systems can be downloaded from the FTP server.

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