Mozilla Firefox to Support Google’s WebP Image Format

Back in 2010, Google introduced WebP image format that is up to 45% smaller than PNGs for identical quality. Google WebP picture format is apparently upheld by Google Chrome and a Chromium-powered browsers such as Opera.

Windows 10 Oct 2018 Update introduced support for WebP image format in Microsoft Edge and it appears that Mozilla is also embracing Google’s technology. According to CNET, Mozilla’s Firefox browser is finally removing support for Google’s WebP picture format.

“Mozilla is relocating brazen with implementing support for WebP,” a nonprofit classification told CNET. Mozilla skeleton to capacitate WebP image format support in Firefox for desktop and Android though it’s not entrance to iOS.

Firefox Nightly now uses Windows 10 Action Center to broach notifications

In other news, Mozilla recently reliable that Firefox 64 will support Action Center notifications in Windows 10 and a feature has already done a approach into a nightly builds. This feature has been heavily requested though it’s not something that everybody is going to like. In a nightly builds, there is no approach to invalidate Action Center support.

According to a commit on Bugzilla, Mozilla is approaching to supplement support for Windows 10 local presentation in Firefox 64.

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