Highly optimized for modern processors
100% Firefox sourced: As safe as the browser that has seen years of development.
Uses slightly less memory because of disabled redundant and optional code
Significant speed increases for page drawing and script processing
Stability: experience fewer browser crashes.
Support for SVG and Canvas, and downloadable fonts including WOFF
Support for HTML5, CSS3 and WebGL
Support for Firefox extensions (add-ons), themes and personas
Support for OOPP (Out-of-process plugin execution)
Able to use existing Firefox profiles with this migration tool..»www.palemoon.org/migrationtool.shtml
This is an important update that sees a number of under-the-hood changes. The are no functional changes in this update.
The compiler has been changed to a newer version (Visual Studio 2012). This has a few consequences:
Better handling of the browser overall: things like smooth scrolling, the user interface and page loading should be noticeably smoother on the vast majority of computers.
Automatic vectorization: If your hardware supports it, more advanced processor instructions are used.
Support for multiple cores.
The 64-bit version of Pale Moon will no longer support Windows XP.
Minimize intermediate surface size in Azure to mitigate performance regression.
Fix SVG clip paths in Azure.
Fix drawing artifacts in Azure.
Fix fuzzy equal function.
Some fixes for the Windows Aero user interface that popped up with the new compiler.