First beta version of Vivaldi web browser released




After four technical previews is the first beta version of Vivaldi released. The web browser, which is aimed at power users, now includes full support for extensions and has gained HTML5 video support.

Vivaldi is a new web browser whose development has been designed by Jon von Tetzchner, co-founder of Opera and until 2010 CEO of that company. Since early 2015, there appeared four technical previews of Vivaldi, now the software makers have released a first beta. In the announcement, the developers all the new features that have been added compared to the last preview explained put. Major enhancements include support for extensions and HTML5 video with h264 encoding. Also new are the privévenster, support for geolocations and improved display of scrolling.

Across TechCrunch says von Tetzchner, the team works towards a final release. Is functionally Vivaldi almost complete, the focus is now on fixing bugs. The purpose of the documentary is to create a fast, powerful, and customizable web browser from Vivaldi, mostly power users to appeal. For example it is possible to self adjust and keyboard commands for a variety of web sites simultaneously open in one window.


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