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Vivaldi 2.2: Focus on details

Save a group of tabs as a Session in Vivaldi

Immediately we’re releasing a brand new model of Vivaldi, our final massive replace of the yr. To finish 2018 on a excessive observe, we offer you a browser that continues its robust focus on customisation each when it comes to performance and interface.

The replace introduces extra distinctive methods to handle tabs, makes Entry Keys simpler to make use of, integrates Pop Out video, and makes the browser’s toolbars extra configurable.


Obtain Vivaldi


We’re making a browser that matches you. This has been our objective from the very begin. Vivaldi doesn’t confine customers to pre-determined and locked settings within the identify of simplicity. The truth is, Vivaldi is constructed upon a robust and extensible basis that provides you the chance to tailor the browser to your preferences down to each minute element.

We all know our customers love the pliability that Vivaldi provides. It’s straightforward to customise and presents a number of distinctive choices like the best way to group tabs, viewing tabs side-by-side, taking Notes with full web page screenshots, altering the feel and appear of the browser with customized Themes, enabling/disabling search recommendations and extra.

Tabs get extra performance

Vivaldi’s in-depth tab administration choices offer you a number of methods to entry and handle tabs successfully. Our newest model continues to boost the bar and set Vivaldi aside from the remaining.

Save a group of tabs as a Session in Vivaldi

Save choose tabs as a Session

Saved Periods let you save a gaggle of tabs that you simply need to re-open later. These Periods can be renamed that will help you keep organized as you begin working with many various Periods.

With this replace, now you can create a brand new Saved Session from any group of tabs that you simply select. First, choose the tabs you’d like to incorporate utilizing Ctrl/⌘/Shift. Proper-click any of the highlighted tabs to open the context menu. And eventually, choose “Save Selected Tabs as Session” to create your new Saved Session.

Velocity up your workflow with numbered menu accelerators

The primary 9 tabs within the Window menu are numbered for fast tab-switching. Press Alt+w to open the window menu, after which merely sort the variety of the specified tab to make the change.

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Uncover site-specific shortcuts via Entry Keys

Entry Keys allow you to entry essential performance of an internet web page by way of keyboard shortcuts. A website can outline these shortcuts for straightforward entry from the browser utilizing Entry Key shortcuts (Alt + Shift + [key defined by site]).

For instance, when viewing an article on Wikipedia you need to use Entry Keys if you end up utilizing Wikipedia typically, a fast search in Fast Instructions when viewing an article will reveal an inventory of the Entry Key shortcuts to work together with the location (e.g. “Edit this page” or “Search Wikipedia”).

Right now’s replace makes it simpler to find the shortcuts out there for any website. Whereas viewing the location, launch Fast Instructions ( F2 / ⌘E) and begin typing “Show Webpage Access Key Shortcuts”; when the choice seems, choose it and an inventory of the obtainable Entry Keys will open in a window. You may also create a customized Keyboard Shortcut in Vivaldi to shortly open this listing.

Pop up window showing site-specific Access Key shortcuts in Vivaldi browser


Time journey with a middle-click

The Tackle toolbar additionally gained a strong new function. Lengthy-click on one of many historical past navigation buttons (e.g. Again or Ahead) to deliver up the sub-menu, then middle-click an entry to open it in a brand new tab.

No different browser makes it really easy so that you can journey shortly by means of your timeline, with out the necessity to depart the web page you’re at present viewing.

Search field on Velocity Dial

There are quite a few methods to look the online in Vivaldi; the Search Area, Handle Area, from Fast Instructions and now – instantly out of your Velocity Dials.

Many customers are used to having a Begin Web page with a search bar, so we’ve got added this as nicely. That is on by default however may be hidden if that’s your choice (head to Settings → Search to regulate).

Present an inventory of closed tabs utilizing Fast Instructions

Beforehand, you possibly can entry a closed tab by way of Fast Instructions by typing elements of its title; permitting you to seek out and change to it.

Now you can too pull up an inventory of all just lately closed tabs by merely typing “Show Closed Tabs” and hitting Enter.


Streamline Video

Pop Out Video (Image in Image)

Now you can watch HTML5videos in a floating window popup whereas persevering with to browse as regular.

Pop out video window in Vivaldi browser

Proper-click on a video to disclose a context menu. Now you can choose “Picture-in-Picture”. For sure websites like YouTube, this isn’t but attainable by way of the customized context menu, however works with a double right-click.

Management sound

Now you can simply management the sound of tabs enjoying media by muting all however the present tab. Beforehand, solely Keyboard Shortcuts and Fast Instructions might be used to mute foreground tabs.

Now with a right-click on any background tab and choose “Mute Other Tabs”, all different tabs could be muted instantly.

Higher ‘Netflix’ help for Linux

This replace brings a cheer for Linux followers. Now you can watch Netflix, Prime Video, and so on. as Vivaldi will now mechanically fetch Widevine (Encrypted Media Extensions).

First Step In the direction of absolutely Customizable Toolbars

Our customers have been regularly requesting for extra configurable toolbars. With this replace, we’re taking an enormous step in toolbar customization. That is simply the tip of the iceberg, in fact; keep tuned for extra in future updates.

Address Toolbar in Vivaldi with all buttons and a separate Search FieldAn entire toolbar with all of the buttons obtainable

A minimal Toolbar in Vivaldi browser, with buttons hidden and no separate Search FieldA minimal toolbar with virtually all buttons eliminated


We all know that our customers wish to tweak and tune the browser in response to their preferences. Now you possibly can modify the Handle and Standing bar as per your liking by eradicating occasionally used buttons.

Buttons are eliminated by way of a brand new “Customize” context menu entry, which is opened by right-clicking any button on the toolbar. Toolbars may also be reset to their default look from this menu. If all buttons are eliminated, one other reset mechanism could be discovered beneath Settings → Look.

Wanting forward

Customizing a browser to your wants isn’t just for execs and geeks. For any consumer, the hot button is with the ability to create one thing that works for you. That’s why at Vivaldi, we attempt to make a browser that matches each use case and provides you choices. As that is the final replace of 2018, we want to thanks in your fixed suggestions that helps us construct Vivaldi.

For extra details on this replace, you possibly can see the changelog under. And do ship us your suggestions on our new model. Take pleasure in!


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Changelog from 2.1 to 2.2

New Options

  • [New] Add a “Save selected tabs as a session” function (VB-27448)
  • [New] Add numbered accelerators to parts in fundamental Window menu (VB-45894)
  • [New] Closed tabs now might be reached by Fast Instructions and a keyboard shortcut (VB-43189)
  • [New] Configurable Tackle toolbar (VB-45486)
  • [New] Configurable Standing toolbar (VB-46258)
  • [New] Mute all different tabs by way of the tab context menu (VB-11239)
  • [New] Search field on Velocity Dial (VB-23505)
  • [New] Present webpage entry key shortcuts (VB-44852)
  • [New] Allow Pop Out Video (Image-in-Image)
  • [New] Center clicking in Again/Ahead historical past drop-down ought to open the web page in new tab (VB-9086)
  • [New] [Linux] Mechanically fetch Widevine (EME) to allow Netflix, Prime Video, and so forth. (VB-25847)

Tackle Bar

  • [Address Bar] Caret in tackle bar jumps to the beginning when arrow key up is  pressed (VB-45498)
  • [Address Bar] Search with out nickname provides area in entrance of search (VB-5762)
  • [Address bar] Means to toggle solely chosen extensions (VB-35195)
  • [Address bar] Arrow up behaviour when the dropdown menu is just not open(VB 45754)
  • [Address bar] Esc in URL area closes dropdown and losses focus (VB-46092)
  • [Address bar] URL subject targeted twice, blinks (VB-44799)
  • [Address bar] URL subject doesn’t examine for protocol handlers when pasting hyperlinks (VB-44833)


  • [Bookmarks] Bookmark in folder can open in a number of tabs (VB-40580)
  • [Bookmarks] Import doesn’t help descriptions switch (VB-43246)
  • [Bookmarks] Loading pages when you’ve gotten loads of bookmarks is sluggish (VB-46339)
  • [Bookmarks bar] Ampersand (&) doesn’t show in folder gadgets (VB-45213)
  • [Bookmarks bar] Icon Drag and Drop area (VB-28113)


  • [Navigation] Quick Ahead will get activated on inappropriate pages (VB-46796)
  • [Navigation] Smarter detection of web page navigation for quick ahead (VB-44446)


  • [Notes] Added notification when a brand new word is created and the notes panel is closed (VB-23642)
  • [Notes] Notification firing from background home windows (VB-46074)
  • [Notes] Pasting a word with screenshot provides one other screenshot (VB-46073)


  • [Page Interaction] Webview will get focus when displaying inner web page (VB-45272)
  • [Panels] “Save All as Bookmarks” in Window Panel don’t work for closed tabs (VB-42598)
  • [Panels] Alphabetical sorting for accented letters in bookmarks panel (VB-36262)
  • [Panels] Favicon lacking when utilizing a panel, works on inside tab (VB-12180)
  • [Panels] Panels are exhausting to resize (VB-39870)
  • [Panels] Vertical foremost menu exhibits incorrect accelerator keys initially when panel is hidden (VB-42330)
  • [Panels] Permit center click on to shut tab or stack within the Window panel (VB-4686)

Fast Instructions

  • [Quick Commands] Add ‘Remove From Tabstack’ (VB-46239)  
  • [Quick Commands] Add ‘Show Closed Tabs’ (VB-43188)  
  • [Quick Commands] Add ‘Ungroup Tab Stack’ command to Fast Instructions (VB-44506)
  • [Quick Commands] Caret jumps within the textual content subject when utilizing arrow up (VB-45494)
  • [Quick Commands] Foreground and Background Overriding (VB-45473)
  • [Quick Commands] Search as an alternative of going to entered IP tackle (VB-35328)  
  • [Quick Commands] Search end result tuning (VB-45938)


  • [Search] Arrow up in search bar suggestion causes caret to leap (VB-45886)
  • [Search] Replace the brand and identify for Startpage search engine (VB-46108)


  • [Settings] “Confirm Opening Bookmarks over Maximum of” – edit subject constraints (VB-40350)
  • [Settings] Keyboard pleasant classes (VB-6879)
  • [Settings] Transfer to submenu ought to include New Window (VB-45264)
  • [Settings] Out of date “Zoom” shortcut and mouse gesture actions (VB-45152)
  • [Settings] Attainable to assign the identical keyboard shortcut to 2 instructions  (VB-44390)
  • [Settings] Tab Muting doesn’t match seek for “mute” (VB-40354)
  • [Settings] Tooltips not seen over textual content (VB-42440)
  • [Settings] Mistaken behaviour with Keyboard shortcut modifying (VB-46010)
  • [Settings] Add description for “Minimize Active Tab” (VB-42972)
  • [Settings] Add choice to disable Google DNS (used to assist resolve navigation errors) (VB-47091)

Velocity Dial

  • [Speed Dial] No rocker gestures on Velocity Dial (VB-10512)
  • [Speed Dial] Tabs inaccessible with New Tab Web page aside from Begin Web page (VB-39875)


  • [Sync] Changing extra settings to syncable varieties (VB-45835)


  • [Tabs] Minimal tab width can intrude with positioning (VB-43274)
  • [Tabs] Change tabs by scroll fails between tabs (VB-45220)   
  • [Tabs] Untiling tabs doesn’t drop choice (VB-45471)
  • [Tabs] Flawed tabs alignment after closing a tab (VB-44574)


  • [Themes] Right grouping of Hue lights (VB-36293)

Consumer Interface

  • [UI] Add web page / all pages as bookmark ought to add underneath chosen component (VB-45451)
  • [UI] Permit equivalent underscored letters in menus as final resort (VB-45887)
  • [UI] Artifacts on the buttons when system scale greater than 100% (VB-45319)
  • [UI] Clean web page earlier than an internet site masses now follows the theme background colour (VB-46504)
  • [UI] Mouse cursor hides in full display video (VB-23964)
  • [UI] Solely the seen space of the tab group popup must be clickable (VB-45036)
  • [UI] Scrolling with PgUp/PgDn ought to work when find-in-page is open (VB-45412)
  • [UI] Toolbar buttons can stay highlighted (VB-46229)
  • [UI] Prime Domains in Historical past ought to be hyperlinks (VB-46523)


  • [Windows] Emblem missing hole in header (VB-45831)
  • [Linux] Cache recognized good variations of libffmpeg (VB-44716)
  • [Mac] “⌘⇧C” to repeat textual content to notice modified to “⌘⌥C” (VB-36702)
  • [Mac] Ampersand (&) doesn’t show in folder gadgets (VB-45644)
  • [Mac] Fullscreen UI drops down when it shouldn’t (VB-45008)
  • [Mac] Drawback with Present/Disguise Window Panel state on Menu Bar (VB-32080)
  • [Capture] Permit seize choice to increase outdoors the Vivaldi window (VB- 46656)
  • [Focus] Cursor switches place based mostly on mouse click on up location (VB-45820) 
  • [Menus] Add bookmark context menu merchandise for historical past gadgets (VB-27010)
  • Up to date Translations
  • Upgraded Chromium to