In Chrome, detaching a tab is a smooth animation. The new window made from detaching the tab is clear, and your mouse never "drops" the tab if that makes sense. In Firefox, the experience is more jarring. If this tab detach experience was smoother I'd be using FF instead of Chrome for the majority of my browsing.
Please see screen recording for what I mean: https://youtu.be/6UBxlbNe8Xw
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We recently made an improvement to Firefox's tab-tear-out experience on macOS. See this bug for the details. That improvement is scheduled to ship in Firefox 111, which is currently in Beta, and slated to release to the general public in mid-March.
Here with some good news...
This is currently being worked on so we are upgrading the status to "In development"—feel free to check out @mconley's post in this thread for more info and stay tuned for updates 😀
Perfect, thanks so much!
Smoothing and animations can be a problem for low end devices. Even smooth scrolling can be hard for an old PC. Hope they can be careful in the development of this feature.