Mozilla Archive Format, with MHT and Faithful Save Version History

40 versions

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Version 0.14.3 237.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

MAF 0.14.3 has the following user-visible improvements over MAF 0.13.4:

* Support for saving media files referenced by HTML 5 video and audio elements in MAFF archives.
* Support for creating MHTML files that are 100% compatible with Internet Explorer and other browsers.
* Support for saving pages contained inside inner frames.
* Much improved rendering of MHTML files generated by other browsers.
* Web addresses displayed in the Archives dialog are now decoded.
* More robust cleanup of the temporary directory on shutdown.
* Less chance of compatibility problems with other extensions.

MAF 0.14.3 has the following known issues:

* Files with uppercase extensions (for example .MHT) cannot be opened. To solve the problem, the file extension has to be renamed to lowercase (for example .mht).
* When saving a page in an archive fails, retrying the download from the Downloads window does not achieve the expected result.
* Opening very long documents contained inside MHTML files may cause the browser to stop responding temporarily.

Version 0.13.4 215.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

MAF 0.13.3 has the following user-visible improvements over MAF 0.12.3:

* A welcome dialog is now displayed after the first installation.
* Now the first entry of an archive is displayed correctly even if it is not a web page, but for instance an image.
* Multiple pages in a single MAFF archive are now displayed in tabs only the first time the archive is opened, not at every refresh.
* If the browser is closed and reopened while preserving the open tabs, pages in multi-page archives are now displayed correctly.
* Minor MHTML compatibility and performance improvements.
* Redesigned the window that provides details on the open archives:
o The window can be kept open in the background while browsing.
o The list of archives can be sorted by any column.
o Ability to reopen the local archive address, original location, temporary local address, or jar: address of all pages.
o Ability to open links in new windows or new tabs.
o Ability to copy the original page addresses to the clipboard.
o Button to add multiple archives to the list at once, without opening them in browser windows. This replaces the now removed "open action" preference.
o Dates are properly localized.

MAF 0.13.3 has the following known issues:

* When saving a page in an archive fails, retrying the download from the Downloads window does not achieve the expected result.

Version 0.12.2 184.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

MAF 0.12.2 has the following user-visible improvements over MAF 0.11.2:

* Opening and creating MHTML files is now up to 200 times faster.
* Ability to convert previously saved complete HTML pages to MAFF or MHTML, without losing the original information stored by the browser.
* Improved internationalization and optimized metadata handling.
* The multiple tab selection dialog now allows sorting by title or location.
* Bugfixes:
o When creating MHTML archives, MAF sometimes failed to encode files larger than 10 KiB properly.
o Attempting to overwrite an existing MHTML archive would not achieve the expected result.
o The file selection dialog allowed MAFF archives to be saved with an MHTML file extension.
o Under unusual circumstances, MAF could fail to open any MAFF or MHTML archive.

MAF 0.12.2 has the following known issues:

* If the first entry of an archive is not a web page, but for instance an image, it cannot be displayed when opening the archive normally.
* If an archive contains multiple pages, refreshing the tab displaying the first one may cause the other pages to be opened again in new tabs.
* When saving a page in an archive fails, retrying the download from the Downloads window does not achieve the expected result.

Version 0.11.3 165.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.0.*

MAF 0.11.3 has the following user-visible improvements over MAF 0.10.0:

* The integrated Save Complete extension has been updated to version 1.0.1pre.
* Improvements in Save Complete 1.0.0:
o Relative links in the page being saved are now converted to absolute links.
o Scripts and stylesheets referenced inside Internet Explorer conditional comments are now saved.
o Fixed some minor parsing bugs.
o Improved parser performance.
* Improvements in Save Complete 1.0.1pre:
o The download progress bar does not hang anymore in case of network errors or problems with the page being saved.
o More detailed error reporting if the download operation fails.
o If some of the content embedded in the page is not available, the download does not fail anymore, but a warning is reported.
* Fix: Images or other binary content could be missing from web archives created using the Save Complete component.
* Fix: Under rare circumstances, a save operation could fail just after file selection, reporting the error "aFpP.saveBehavior is undefined".
* Fix: MHTML files created by Opera couldn't be opened. Now MHTML files having no quotes around the boundary parameter in the Content-Type header can be opened correctly.

MAF 0.11.3 has the following known issues:

* If the first entry of an archive is not a web page, but for instance an image, it cannot be displayed when opening the archive normally.
* If an archive contains multiple pages, refreshing the tab displaying the first one may cause the other pages to be opened again in new tabs.
* When saving a page in an archive fails, retrying the download from the Downloads window does not achieve the expected result.

Version 0.10.0 164.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.0.*

MAF 0.10.0 has the following user-visible improvements over MAF 0.9.1:

* Integration with the Multiple Tab Handler extension.
* Now a single frame can be saved in an archive, and in this case the extended metadata is not included.
* New preference to use the jar: protocol to access additional pages when opening multi-page MAFF archives.
* Modified user interface elements:
o The default visibility and layout of the MAF menu items has changed, and is now customizable from the preferences dialog.
o The tab selection dialog displayed on save has changed, and the current tab is now preselected.
o A single file filter is present for the MHTML file format in the "Save As" dialog, and the default extension is a user preference.
o The window with the progress bar shown when opening archives does not appear anymore.
* Removed elements:
o MAF internal save component, superseded by the integrated Save Complete extension.
* Bugfixes:
o Removed a half-second pause when opening archives.

MAF 0.10.0 has the following known issues:

* If the first entry of an archive is not a web page, but for instance an image, it cannot be displayed when opening the archive normally.
* If an archive contains multiple pages, refreshing the tab displaying the first one may cause the other pages to be opened again in new tabs.
* When saving a page in an archive fails, retrying the download from the Downloads window does not achieve the expected result.
* The Save Complete component doesn't always work when saving multiple tabs in an archive.

Version 0.6.3 544.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

Although should work with FF1.0+ only tested with 1.5.

Version 0.6.2 185.0 KiB Works with Firefox 0.9 - 1.0+

Version 0.4.3 255.0 KiB Works with Firefox 0.9 - 1.0

Version 0.4.2 243.0 KiB Works with Firefox 0.9 - 0.10+

Version 0.3.0 194.0 KiB Works with Firefox 0.8 - 0.9