Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 3.3, a new secure model of the corporate’s desktop internet browser, for all supported platforms on Monday.
The new model of Vivaldi browser is already accessible through the browser’s automated replace system and in addition as a direct obtain on the Vivaldi web site.
Vivaldi customers might choose Menu > Help > Check for Updates to run a guide examine for updates. The browser will decide up the new model and set up it on the system.
The huge new function of Vivaldi 3.3 is a Break mode that’s designed to supply customers with choices to take breaks whereas working within the browser.
Once activated, break mode “mutes and stops HTML5 audio and movies, hides all tabs, panels, and different content material leaving the display screen clear”.
Just click on on the new break mode icon on the left aspect of the browser’s standing bar, or use the designated keyboard shortcut Ctrl+, to toggle it.
The important thought behind break mode is to energy down the browser in the meanwhile; very best for taking a break with out searching Internet websites or watching movies, or chatting with others with none distractions on the display screen.
Break mode affords one other fascinating choice. Remember boss key functions that cover program home windows on the desktop when activated? Since Break mode hides all the pieces that’s taking place within the browser, it may be used for the same objective. Not essentially to cover exercise out of your superior, however very best when another person approaches you or is about to stroll by you.
Last however not least, Vivaldi notes that Break mode might cut back the browser’s useful resource utilization in order that different applications might use the freed-up sources.
Vivaldi 3.3 comes with a lot of further new options and modifications. If you employ the browser’s personal searching mode, you’ll discover that it includes a new theme
The new theme makes use of a blue and purple colour scheme to tell apart personal searching mode higher from common searching mode.
Vivaldi builders added choices to set a customized personal searching theme within the Settings underneath Themes > Private Window Theme. Just head over there and decide any of the accessible themes for that. Vivaldi helps creating new themes immediately within the browser, and these themes may even develop into accessible for choice.
Another new function highlights the bottom a part of the Internet area within the browser’s handle bar. If you learn an article right here on Ghacks in Vivaldi, you’ll discover that ghacks.internet is highlighted in daring whereas the remaining elements of the URL are much less seen (however nonetheless displayed in full).
You might be drawn in direction of the core a part of the URL whereas the remainder of the URL might be seen and lowlighted. This approach you may acknowledge which firm controls the area and forestall scams and phishing assaults.
The browser shows a warning icon if the handle bar may be very slim in order that the bottom area is tough to learn.
The new Vivaldi model helps one other new function that has been added to the browser’s handle bar. The completely different elements of the URL can now be highlighted simply utilizing the Ctrl-key (Command-key on Mac).
Vivaldi highlights the elements of the URL that might be chosen if you maintain down the important thing on the keyboard. You might use it to go up directories rapidly.
Vivaldi highlights two further enhancements on the official firm weblog: customers might drag & drop Speed Dials to folders on the desktop, and the browser helps full-page blocking with choices to set customized guidelines.
Now You: Have you tried Vivaldi 3.3?