• Almost exactly a year ago, Mozilla announced that it would (very reluctantly) implement the HTML5 DRM specs into Firefox. Today, the organisation officially launched HTML5 DRM support with the release of Firefox 38. This New browserFirefox 38 supports the Encrypted Media Extensions API on Windows 10 Download and automatically downloads the Adobe Content Decryption Module (CDM). Users can now watch content from Netflix and similar services without having to deal with plug-ins like Microsoft’s Silverlight and Adobe’s Flash. And also users can watch their videos without having to plug-ins and the security issues that comes with them because of a built-in DRM solution in the browser that works nicely with the HTML5. Mozilla Releases Firefox 38 Version

Here’s the full Firefox 38 changelog:

 

  • New: New tab-based preferences.

  • New: Ruby annotation support.

  • New: Base for the next ESR release.
  • Changed: autocomplete=off is no longer supported for username/password fields.
  • Changed: URL parser avoids doing percent encoding when setting the Fragment part of the URL, and percent decoding when getting the Fragment in line with the URL spec.
  • Changed: RegExp.prototype.source now returns “(?:)” instead of the empty string for empty regular expressions.
  • Changed: Improved page load times via speculative connection warmup. HTML5: WebSocket now available in Web Workers.
  • HTML5: BroadcastChannel API implemented. HTML5: Implemented srcset attribute and element for responsive images.
  • HTML5: Implemented DOM3 Events KeyboardEvent.code.
  • HTML5: Mac OS X: Implemented a subset of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) API to allow native HTML5 playback on YouTube. HTML5: Implemented Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) API to support encrypted HTML5 video/audio playback (Windows Vista or later only).
  • HTML5: Automatically download Adobe Primetime Content Decryption Module (CDM) for DRM playback through EME (Windows Vista or later only).
  • Developer: Optimized-out variables are now visible in Debugger UI. Developer: XMLHttpRequest logs in the web console are now visually labelled and can be filtered separately from regular network requests.
  • Developer: WebRTC now has multistream and renegotiation support.
  • Developer: copy command added to console. Fixed: Various security fixes.
  • In addition, Mozilla has announced the launch of a separate Firefox download that will not automatically install Adobe’s  Download Luckypatcher for iOStechnology for playing back DRM-wrapped content in the browser.