Download Mozilla Firefox 115, 115 ESR, 102.13 ESR With Hardware-Level Video Decoding On Linux

You can now download and install Mozilla Firefox version 115. Mozilla has also released 115 ESR and 102.13 ESR with it. This web browser can be installed on macOS, Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS devices, using the direct download links below.

Firefox 115 has been released before Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome, which comes as a surprise. The rival browsers have not reached the “115” version mark yet, but are anticipated to be released soon.

Firefox version 115 comes with new features, improvements, and fixes. While some are focused on different operating systems, other changes are applied through all platforms. The changelog has been discussed in detail below.

Moreover, this update also addresses 13 security vulnerabilities, out of which 4 are deemed of high importance.

Mozilla Firefox 115 Release Summary

  • Complete Release Build: 115.0, 115 ESR, 102.12 ESR
  • Release Date: Tuesday, July 4th, 2023
  • CompatibilityWindows 1110, 8.1, 8, 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Linux, MacOS, iOS, and Android.
  • Previous Build: Firefox 114.0

New in Firefox 114

End of support

Mozilla has announced that Firefox version 115 will be the last version supported for Windows 7 and 8. This decision has been made after Microsoft ended its support for the aforementioned operating systems in January 2023.

All users still on Windows 7 and 8, and using Firefox, will automatically be migrated to Firefox 115 ESR, so that they may continue to receive security updates.

Other features and improvements in Firefox 115

The following list of improvements has also been made in Firefox 115:

  • You can now import payment methods saved in other Chrome-based browsers to Firefox.
  • Hardware video decoding is now enabled for Intel GPUs on Linux.
  • The Tab Manager dropdown now features close buttons, so you can close tabs more quickly.
  • The user interface for importing data from other browsers is updated and refreshed.
  • Users without platform support for H264 video decoding can now fall back to Cisco’s OpenH264 plugin for playback.
  • Windows Magnifier now follows the text cursor correctly when the Firefox title bar is visible.
  • Windows users on low-end/USB wi-fi drivers and with OS geolocation disabled can now approve geolocation on a case-by-case basis without causing system-wide network instability.

Security Updates

The following 13 vulnerabilities have been addressed in Firefox version 115:

Update to Firefox 115

If you already have Mozilla Firefox installed on your computer, then updating it would be easy. Follow the guide below to update your existing Firefox browser to version 115.0.

  1. Launch Firefox and click on the 3 lines in the top-right corner, then click Help.

    Firefox help
    Expand Help from the menu
  2. Click “About Firefox.”

    Firefox about
    Open Firefox’s About page

    You will now see a pop-up window that will automatically begin searching for an available update and install it.

  3. Once installed, click “Restart to Update Firefox.”

    Note: The browser closes when you click Relaunch and then reopens, restoring all closed tabs.

    Restart Firefox browser
    Restart Firefox browser
  4. Verify that the browser has been updated by returning to the About Firefox pop-up.

    Firefox successfully updated to version 115
    Firefox successfully updated to version 115

If you do not have Firefox already installed, you can download a fresh setup below.

Download Mozilla Firefox 115

The download links given below are for the English version of Mozilla Firefox version 115. If you want to download Firefox 115 in another language or platform, click on the link.

For Windows

Download Firefox 115 64-bit (exe) offline installer [56 MB]

Download Firefox 115 64-bit (msi) offline installer [56 MB]

Download Firefox 115 32-bit (exe) offline installer [54 MB]

Download Firefox 115 32-bit (msi) offline installer [55 MB]

For MacOS

Download Firefox 115 for MacOS (dmg) [128 MB]

Download Firefox 115 for MacOS (pkg) [136 MB]

For Linux

Download Firefox 115 for Linux (tar.bz2) [77 MB]

For Android

Download Firefox 115 for Android

For iOS

Download Firefox 115 for iPhone/iOS

Download Mozilla Firefox 115 ESR

The download links given below are for the English version of Mozilla Firefox version 115 Extended Stable Release (ESR). If you want to download Firefox 115 ESR in another language or platform, click on the link.

For Windows

Download Firefox 115 ESR 64-bit (exe) offline installer [56 MB]

Download Firefox 115 ESR 64-bit (msi) offline installer [56 MB]

Download Firefox 115 ESR 32-bit (exe) offline installer [54 MB]

Download Firefox 115 ESR 32-bit (msi) offline installer [55 MB]

For MacOS

Download Firefox 115 ESR for MacOS (dmg) [128 MB]

Download Firefox 115 ESR for MacOS (pkg) [136 MB]

For Linux

Download Firefox 115 ESR for Linux (tar.bz2) [77 MB]

Download Mozilla Firefox 102.13 ESR

The download links given below are for the English version of Mozilla Firefox version 102.13 ESR. These versions are supported for a longer duration than the standard versions.

If you want to download Firefox 102.13 ESR in another language or platform, click on the link.

For Windows

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR 64-bit (exe) offline installer [53 MB]

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR 64-bit (msi) offline installer [54 MB]

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR 32-bit (exe) offline installer [51 MB]

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR 32-bit (msi) offline installer [52 MB]

For MacOS

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR for MacOS (dmg) [122 MB]

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR for MacOS (pkg) [128 MB]

For Linux

Download Firefox 102.13 ESR for Linux (tar.bz2) [74 MB]

Install Firefox 115, 115 ESR, 102.13 ESR

The following method is a guide for installing Mozilla Firefox on a Windows computer. Installing it on macOS and Linux devices would not be so different.

If you already have Firefox installed on your computer, then installing it again using a downloaded package would automatically upgrade the existing version.

  1. Download the setup file from above and run it.

    The installation wizard will now launch.

  2. Click Next.

    Firefox install 1
    Proceed
  3. Select “Standard” installation and then click Next.

    Firefox install 2
    Select installation type
  4. Leave the default location and then click “Install/Upgrade.”

    Firefox install 3
    Install or upgrade Firefox

    The browser will now install.

  5. When completed, click Finish.

    Firefox install 4
    Close wizard

Firefox will now be installed/updated to version 115.

Uninstall Mozilla Firefox

If you feel like removing Firefox from your PC, simply follow these steps:

  1. Open the Programs & Features applet by typing in “appwiz.cpl” in the Run Command box.

    appwiz
    Open Programs and Features applet
  2. Double-click “Mozilla Firefox” to uninstall it.

    Double click Firefox
    Double-click Firefox

    The uninstallation wizard will now open.

  3. Click Next.

    Firefox uninstall 1
    Proceed
  4. Click Uninstall.

    Firefox uninstall 2
    Begin uninstallation

    The wizard will now remove Firefox.

  5. When removed, close the wizard by clicking Finish.

    Firefox uninstall 3
    Close the wizard

Firefox will now be removed from your computer.

Mozilla Firefox Changelog History

Firefox VersionRelease DateFeatures
Firefox 12320-Feb-24Better translation capabilities, can save responses in the Network Monitor, goodies for developers.
Firefox 12223-Jan-24Added DEB package for Ubuntu, Debian, and Linux users, improvements to language translation, supports creating and using passkeys stored in iCloud Keychain on macOS.
Firefox 12119-Dec-23Wayland enabled by default (touchpad and touchscreen gestures), voice control for macOS, floating buttons in PF viewer, option to force underlining links.
Firefox 12021-Nov-23New website privacy preferences, ability for Ubuntu users using Firefox Snap to import browser data, ability to import TLS trust anchors, a “Copy Link Without Site Tracking” option.
Firefox 11923-Oct-23Import extensions from Chrome, edit images in PDF files, more content in Firefox View.
Firefox 11826-Sep-23Introduces native auto-translate for web pages, the FDLIBM math library is now used for web audio
Firefox 11728-Aug-23Removed screen-share from Wayland systems, missing anticipated auto-translate
Firefox 1161-Aug-23Improved PIP with volume control and the ability to edit existing text annotations
Firefox 1154-Jul-23Last supported version for Windows 7, 8, macOS 10.12, 10.13, and 10.14. Ability to import payment methods from other Chromium browsers. Hardware video decoding ability on Linux.
Firefox 1138-May-23Improved PIP mode, secure password generator, optimized Windows GPU Sandbox, drag-and-drop files from Outlook, flexible overscroll enabled by default, AVIS animations are supported in AV1 image format files.
Firefox 11211-Apr-23Reveal password by right-clicking on the password field, Linux users can import browser data from Chromium snap packages, and restore closed tabs by pressing the CTRL + Shift + T shortcut.
Firefox 11114-Mar-23Windows notifications are now enabled by default, Firefox Relay users can create relay email masks from the Firefox credential manager.
Firefox 11014-Feb-23GPU Sandboxing, block third-party module injection, import data from Opera, Opera GX, and Vivaldi browsers.
Firefox 10916-Jan-23Support for Manifest V3 extensions, unified extensions button in the toolbar.
Firefox 10813-Dec-22Background tab efficiency mode integration for Windows 11, import maps, support to use Shift + Esc shortcut keys to open the Process Manager.
Firefox 10715-Nov-22Improved performance, Power profiling support on Linux and Mac devices.
Firefox 10617-Oct-22PDF Annotations, WebRTC improvements, and a welcome screen for initial setup .
Firefox 10520-Sep-22Performance improvements, retracted 2-finger swipe feature, option to print the current page only.
Mozilla Firefox features introduced in each version
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Subhan Zafar is an established IT professional with interests in Windows and Server infrastructure testing and research, and is currently working with Itechtics as a research consultant. He has studied Electrical Engineering and is also certified by Huawei (HCNA & HCNP Routing and Switching).

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