Software update: Mozilla Firefox 81.0.1

Mozilla has released an update for version 81 of its Firefox web browser. In version 81, it is possible to pause and start music and video from the keyboard or headphones, even when playing in another tab or when the computer is locked. Furthermore, several small improvements have been made and problems have been fixed. Version 81.0.1 should also fix the following problems:

Fixed:

    • Fixed missing content on Blackboard course listings ( bug 1665447 )
    • Resolved incorrect scaling of Flash content on HiDPI macOS systems ( bug 1667267 )
    • Fixes for various printing issues ( bug 1667342 , bug 1667510 , bug 1667723 )
    • Fixed legacy preferences not being properly applied when set via GPO ( bug 1666836 )
    • Fixed Picture-in-Picture controls being visible on audio-only page elements ( bug 1666775 )
    • Fixed high memory growth with addons such as Disconnect installed, causing browser responsiveness issues over time ( bug 1658571 )
    • Various stability improvements ( bug 1661485 , bug 1664542 , bug 1664843)
Version number 81.0.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website Mozilla Foundation
Download https://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html#languages
License type GPL

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