XUL based version of addon /extension

Admittedly, Firefox is the proverbial 800lb gorilla when it comes to non-MS /non-Alphabet browsers, but there are alternatives in-use and relatively well known such as Waterfox and Palemoon.

Both have determined that the WebExtension platform being promoted (and as of v57 onward, mandated) by Mozilla is not viable, so they are keeping and continuing to improve the XUL/XPCOM addon framework.

Adding the XUL/XPCOM version would cover multiple compatible “fork” browsers, bringing BitWarden to a wider audience.

Unfortunately this would require us to re-write a whole new extension for very little gain (user marketshare). All other browsers support web extensions, so we can support them with little additional effort.

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Hello. I’ve recently discovered Bitwarden, and have found it to be an elegant solution for password management. As such, I’ve tried unsuccessfully to migrate back to Firefox from Palemoon, but there are certain Palemoon features I can’t replicate in Firefox. I understand and respect your predicament, needing to balance development resources against the number of users reached, but if resources ever become less limited for you in the future, a native Palemoon extension would be greatly appreciated. This is particularly true, given that to my knowledge, there is no current solution for Palemoon which allows a password vault external to the browser alongside browser integration.

Another vote from a Pale Moon user.

I’d like to Vote for a XUL version of the Firefox addon.
Now that “https://basilisk-browser.org/” seems to me to be quite good, and the word on the street is worried about Mozilla, it might me nice to have an alternative.
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Hello. Apologies for the necropost, but is there any chance that this decision has had any changes? I find the modern versions of Firefox to be unusable, and Chrome does not have many of Pale Moon’s development tools. Thanks for the great product nonetheless. :slight_smile: