Adblock Plus Version History

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Version 2.6.3 967.4 kB Works with Firefox for Android 19.0 - 34.0, Firefox 19.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.16 and later, Thunderbird 19.0 and later

* Worked around a Firefox bug preventing filters from being saved in Firefox 22 and older on Windows.
* Default context menu is no longer overridden on the toolbar icon if a left click would result in the same action already.
* Fixed: Adblock Plus toolbar icon appears delayed.
* Fixed: Warning shows up in console concerning use of setUserData (only resolved for Firefox 32 and higher).
* Fixed: Bogus tooltip on the "Slow" column in Filter Preferences.

Version 2.6.1 958.4 kB Works with Firefox for Android 19.0 - 32.0, Firefox 19.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.16 and later, Thunderbird 19.0 and later

Fixed several issues:

* No first-run page appears in Firefox for Android and no filter subscription is selected by default.
* Opening settings from the first-run page doesn’t work in Firefox for Android.
* Adblock Warning Removal List gets disabled on update even if the user opted in earlier.
* Home and End keys don’t work when editing a filter.
* Wrong filter rule suggested when blocking an address that contains a hash part.
* Adblock Plus icon reappears after restart if removed from the toolbar in SeaMonkey.

Version 2.6 957.9 kB Works with Firefox for Android 19.0 - 33.0, Firefox 19.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.16 and later, Thunderbird 19.0 and later

* Made sure Adblock Plus initialization doesn’t delay Firefox startup.
* Switched to a faster way to access Adblock Plus data on disk.
* Fixed regression in Adblock Plus 2.5.1: Adblock Plus initialization takes longer for each new window opened.
* Fixed: Firefox Sync integration sometimes won’t work.
* Fixed: Filter search in Filter Preferences was broken in newer Firefox versions.
* Fixed: Wrong button type displayed for Adblock Plus immediately after customizing toolbar in Firefox 29 and above.
* Fixed: Homepage link is displayed in Filter Preference even if the subscription doesn’t define a homepage.
* Fixed: Pop-up blocker won't work in some scenarios.

Version 2.5.1 957.3 kB Works with Firefox for Android 17.0 - 32.0, Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

* Added a dialog that shows up the first time a user visits a website which shows an anti adblock message, asking whether these should be blocked
* Fixed: Pipe character in filters interpreted wrong under some circumstances
* Fixed: Share window on first-run page doesn't appear

Version 2.4.1 940.8 kB Works with Firefox for Android 17.0 - 30.0, Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

* Added support for the upcoming Firefox Australis theme.
* Default icon location is the navigation toolbar again (add-on bar is going away).
* Fixed image preview in the list of blockable items.
* Fixed keyboard shortcut on Mac OS X (Control key was used instead of Command).
* Fixed: Changes to Adblock Plus options didn't always persist.

Version 2.4 915.6 kB Works with Firefox for Android 16.0 - 27.0, Firefox 16.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.13 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

* Improved first-run page
* Fixed: Adblock Plus icon wasn't showing up on browser startup for some users
* Fixed: Redirect blocking wasn't working in current Firefox versions
* Fixed: Issue reporter fails to process some console errors
* Fixed: Adblock Plus fails to start up when updating in current Firefox nightly builds (workaround for bug 924340)

Version 2.3.2 824.3 kB Works with Firefox for Android 16.0 - 25.0, Firefox 16.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.13 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

Fixed an issue in the emergency notification mechanism introduced in previous release.

Version 2.3.1 824.4 kB Works with Firefox for Android 16.0 - 26.0, Firefox 16.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.13 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

* Improved filter list downloads (https://adblockplus.org/blog/simplifying-subscription-downloads-module).
* Implemented filter forward-compatibility proposal (https://adblockplus.org/blog/forward-compatibility-of-filters).
* Implemented an emergency notification mechanism that can be used to communicate important issues.

Version 2.3 818.5 kB Works with Firefox for Android 16.0 - 25.0, Firefox 16.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.13 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

* Redesigned first-run page
* Removed typo correction feature (https://adblockplus.org/blog/type-correction-feature-removed)
* Better localization approach
* Worked around a Firefox Mobile bug, selecting filter subscription is possible again
* Fixed issue reporter breakage in current Firefox nightlies

Version 2.2.4 870.7 kB Works with Firefox for Android 16.0 - 25.0, Firefox 16.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.13 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

* Fixed: Server names with a trailing dot were mistakenly treated as typos.
* Fixed a Firefox 22 compatibility issue (no colors/images in filters list and list of blockable items).

Version 2.2.3 817.3 kB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 22.0, Firefox 9.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.6 and later, Thunderbird 9.0 and later

This release mostly works around breakage caused by AVG Security Toolbar 14.0.3.* extension, it prevented Adblock Plus from working correctly among other things.

Version 2.2.2 818.0 kB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 22.0, Firefox 9.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.6 and later, Thunderbird 9.0 and later

* Worked around regression in Firefox 18 causing entries on the blockable items list to disappear and preventing context menu from working reliably.
* Issue reporter now encourages users to enter an email address when submitting issue reports.
* Fixed various compatibility problems with future Firefox releases.

Detailed changelog: https://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.2.2

Version 2.2.1 804.6 kB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 21.0a1, Firefox 9.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.6 and later, Thunderbird 9.0 and later

* Fixed issue affecting loading of filters in old Firefox version (including Firefox 10).
* Fixed wrong apostrophe encoding in translations (especially Italian).

Version 2.2 804.7 kB Works with Firefox for Android 14.0 - 20.0a1, Firefox 14.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.11 and later, Thunderbird 14.0 and later

* New typo correction feature helps avoid landing on malicious web pages (not enabled by default) - see https://adblockplus.org/blog/typo-correction-feature-in-adblock-plus.
* Code license change: GNU General Public License version 3.0 instead of Mozilla Public License version 2.0
* Minor fixes

Detailed changelog: https://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.2

Version 2.1.2 741.4 kB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 19.0a1, Firefox 8.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.5 and later, Thunderbird 8.0 and later

Some startup performance and memory use improvements

Version 2.1.1 742.4 kB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 17.0a1, Firefox 8.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.5 and later, Thunderbird 8.0 and later

* Improved startup performance.
* Filter preferences: improved display in right-to-left locales.
* Fixed: Adblock Plus might break extensions like IE Tab using NPAPI plugins.
* Fixed: Filter subscriptions are no longer being updated automatically.
* Fixed: Firefox Sync support isn't working.

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.1.1

Version 2.1 742.4 kB Works with Firefox for Android 11.0a1 - 16.0a1, Firefox 8.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.5 and later, Thunderbird 8.0 and later

* Adblock Plus can be installed without restarting the browser now.
* Added support for Firefox Mobile 14.
* Improved Thunderbird integration.
* Updated for upcoming Firefox releases (especially Firefox 15).

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.1

Version 2.0.3 634.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6.13 and later, Mobile 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later, Thunderbird 3.1.7 and later

* Added a way to disable automatic filter subscription updates by means of a hidden preference.
* Fixed: Blocking from context menu sometimes doesn't work if the context menu has a submenu.
* Fixed: Tabs on Flash and Java sometimes disappear before they can be clicked.
* Filter Preferences: Fixed the default width of the "Enabled" column.
* Blockable items: Fixed "Disable filter on site" feature.

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.0.3

Version 2.0.2 644.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6.13 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 11.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later, Thunderbird 3.1.7 and later

* Improved texts describing "non-intrusive ads" feature.
* Made toolbar icon properly customizable in Thunderbird.
* Fixed: Filter editing is broken in Firefox 3.6.
* Firefox Mobile: Fixed user interface to handle "non-intrusive ads" feature properly.

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.0.2

Version 2.0.1 644.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6.13 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 11.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later, Thunderbird 3.1.7 and later

* Experimental pop-up blocking support for the cases where the built-in pop-up blocker fails.
* New Filter Preferences dialog makes managing filters and subscriptions
* Custom filters can be organized into any number of filter groups.
* Backup and Restore functionality allows creating a copy of all filter preferences, not just custom filters.
* Added “Allow non-intrusive advertising” setting (can be changed in Filter Preferences, see http://adblockplus.org/en/acceptable-ads).

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-2.0.1

Version 1.3.10 626.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.1 - 11.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

* Added Latvian and Albanian translations.
* Fixed some minor issues.
* Some users will be asked to complete a survey about Adblock Plus.

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.10

Version 1.3.9 608.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.1 - 10.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

* Added experimental support for Firefox Sync
* New extension icons
* Updated for changes in Thunderbird 5
* Various minor fixes

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.9

Version 1.3.8 559.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.1 - 7.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

* Fixed: Corruption in Adblock Plus data files might result in Adblock Plus being unable to block anything
* Fixed some minor SeaMonkey 2.1 issues
* Some minor improvements to the issue reporter

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.8

Version 1.3.7 593.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.1 - 6.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

* Added Brasilian Portuguese translation again
* Slightly improved performance
* Fixed a potential memory leak (only occurring under rare conditions)
* Various minor fixes

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.7

Version 1.3.6 464.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.1 - 6.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

* "Recommend us on Facebook" button can now be easily hidden (click the cross next to it).
* New translations: Esperanto, Upper Sorbian
* Improved display of web addresses in Adblock Plus user interface for right-to-left languages (Hebrew, Arabic).
* Various stability improvements

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.6

Version 1.3.5 447.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.1 - 4.1a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

* Added support for Firefox Mobile 4
* Added support for Do Not Track proposal
* Special icon state for "whitelisted" webpages removed
* Various performance improvements

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.5

Version 1.3.3 417.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Mobile 1.0 - 1.1.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

* Fixed Adblock Plus 1.3.2 regression: Subscription downloads fail with some proxy servers

Version 1.3.2 417.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b9pre, Mobile 1.0 - 1.1.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a1pre

* Persian translation added again, some other translations updated
* A few minor issue reporter improvements
* Fixed a bug preventing element hiding rules from working in some scenarios
* Fixed toolbar icon’s text which was showing up to the right of the icon rather than below it

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3.2

Version 1.3.1 411.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b8pre, Mobile 1.0 - 1.1.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a1pre

* New issue reporter allows notifying subscription authors about issues easily
* Better Firefox 4 support, dropped support for Firefox 3.0
* Significantly improved performance and memory use

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.3

Version 1.2.2 308.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.0.12 - 4.0b8pre, Mobile 1.0 - 1.1.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a1pre

* Updates to support Firefox 4 nightly builds and Firefox 4 Beta 3
* Subscription dialog: Made "Add a different subscription" button less prominent
* Subscription dialog: Fixed bad Chinese translation for the "Add a different subscription" button

Detailed changelog: http://adblockplus.org/en/changelog-1.2.2