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Pale Moon
Pale Moon
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Pale Moon free download for Mac

Pale Moon

Version 32.0.0

An open-source browser focused on efficiency and customization.

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Pale Moon overview

Pale Moon is an Open Source, Goanna-based web browser focused on efficiency and customization. Make sure to get the most out of your browser!

Pale Moon offers you a browsing experience in a browser completely built from its own, independently developed source that has been forked off from Firefox/Mozilla code a number of years ago, with carefully selected features and optimizations to improve the browser's stability and user experience, while offering full customization and a growing collection of extensions and themes to make the browser truly your own.

Main features:
  • Optimized for modern processors
  • Based on our own optimized layout and rendering engine (Goanna)
  • Safe: forked from mature Mozilla code and regularly updated with the latest security patches
  • Secure: Additional security features and security-aware development
  • Supported by our user community, and fully non-profit
  • Familiar, efficient, fully customizable interface
  • Support for full themes: total freedom for any element's design
  • Support for easily-created lightweight themes (skins)
  • Smooth and speedy page drawing and script processing
  • Increased stability: experience fewer browser crashes
  • Support for many "legacy" Firefox extensions
  • Support for a growing number of Pale Moon exclusive extensions
  • Extensive and growing support for existing web standards

What’s new in version 32.0.0

Updated on Jan 24 2023

This is a new milestone release.
Primary focus for this milestone is web compatibility, in particular Regular Expression extensions, standards compliance issues and further JPEG-XL support.
This milestone now offers full coverage of the ECMAScript 2016-2020 JavaScript specifications, with the exception of BigInt primitives.
Special thanks to Martok, Job Bautista and FranklinDM without whom this milestone would not have been possible, and to dbsoft for putting in the effort to work on Mac and FreeBSD builds.

Most important changes:
  • Implemented Regular Expression named capture groups.
  • Implemented Regular Expression unicode property escapes.
  • Re-implemented Regular Expression lookaround/lookbehind (without crashing this time ;) ).
  • Implemented progressive decoding for JPEG-XL.
  • Implemented animation for JPEG-XL.
  • Renamed CSS offset-* properties to inset-* to align with the latest spec and the web.
  • Fixed CSS inheritance and padding issues in some cases.
  • Aligned parsing of incorrectly duplicated HSTS headers with expected behavior (discard all but the first one).
  • Implemented a method to avoid memory exhaustion in case of (very) large resolution animated images.
  • Updated the JPEG-XL and Highway libraries to a recent, stable version.
  • Cleaned up some unused CSS prefixing code.
  • Improved the ability to link on *nix operating systems with other linkers than gcc's default.
  • Stability improvements (potential crash fixes).
  • Security issues addressed: CVE-2023-23598, CVE-2023-23599 and several others that do not have a CVE number.
  • UXP Mozilla security patch summary: 4 fixed, 2 DiD, 19 not applicable.

Information

License

Free

Size

44 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.palemoon.org/

Downloads

11092

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zlazkow
zlazkow
Dec 14 2022
29.0.1
5.0
Dec 14 2022
5.0
Version: 29.0.1
Today Safari couldn't open a specific page on a local postal office website, in order to create shipping, to pay, make a label. Vivaldi couldn't open as well. Then tried Pale Moon, and voila!!!...opened. So PaleMoon is Excellent and certainly I will keeping and using it when needed. It is in continued development, an Open Source, it's a project community supported.
Alan B
Alan B
Oct 6 2020
28.14.2
0.0
Oct 6 2020
0.0
Version: 28.14.2
Can’t find link to macOS version on developer website :-(
zlazkow
zlazkow
Aug 6 2020
28.12.0
5.0
Aug 6 2020
5.0
Version: 28.12.0
I downloaded, tried it. Still trying. Looks good so far. Fast. Pleasing soft colors. In about 5 minutes I really enjoyed using it.
Scion777
Scion777
Aug 5 2020
28.12.0
0.0
Aug 5 2020
0.0
Version: 28.12.0
Wow. Crashes on launch - on three different 10.6.8 Macs. How can the developer possibly release such a complete piece of junk? DON'T YOU HAVE A TEST BED FOR YOUR SOFTWARE?!!??
BillyDee203
BillyDee203
Aug 4 2020
28.12.0
5.0
Aug 4 2020
5.0
Version: 28.12.0
Been using it on Mac Mini 2012, 10.13.6 High Sierra and it's been a daily driver. No problems so far and kicked Firefox to the curb due to it phoning home as much as Windows phones M$.
Nihilism4U
Nihilism4U
Jul 16 2020
28.11.0
4.0
Jul 16 2020
4.0
Version: 28.11.0
Haven't had any problems. Haven't imported bookmarks as Annie tried to. Obviously has a lot of moon themes and so forth. If you setup different browsers for different functions then add it to your list. I like to separate functions so a banking browser isn't used with a click on random stuff browser etc.
Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
May 8 2020
28.9.2
1.0
May 8 2020
1.0
Version: 28.9.2
Can't rate it because not able to keep it from crashing when attempting to important HTML Bookmark file from (Chrome). Long time Mac user/tech. Performed all the checks I know, (believe me), no luck. Will keep at it when I have more time to waste.
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