Mozilla has announced that it will end support for NPAPI plugins in its browser, Firefox, at the end of next year.
The browser maker’s decision follows in the footsteps of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, which ended support for the plugin systems in April and July respectively.
NPAPI is one of the plugin systems, which cause issues related to the performance (read lag and memory hogging, crashes and even security vulnerabilities in browsers. Mozilla wants to ensure that Firefox supports modern Web technologies, for streaming video, advanced graphics, and gaming features.
Mozilla has also confirmed that the 64-bit Firefox for Windows will launch [...]