Oslo based Vivaldi Technologies, an employee-owned company has announced the released of Vivaldi 1.0. This is the brand newest entrant in the competitive web browser space. Many of the web browser’s developers where former employees of Opera. This brings years of experience into this new Internet application.
Vivaldi comes in more than a year in public development and testing. It comes with lots of new features and personalization options to give users options to increase productivity and efficiency. You can check out our review here.
Features That Stand out With Vivaldi 1.0?
Like most other browsers Vivaldi comes with features that can be found universally. We would not want to stress too much on that. Here we will only mention what is new to web users and the rest we will go more in-depth in a follow-up review of the actual Desktop software.
According to the developers, this application strives to give users more control of their browsing experience. The company has no external investors with dodgy agenda’s to interfere with the progress of the developers. With that in said, we are ready to get into what we think will make this such a great web browser.
As far as personalization goes, Vivaldi is a browser that adapts to the user and not the other way around with unlimited ways to customize almost every aspect of the software. Then there are web panels. A unique feature that allows you to browse your favorite “specialized” content in a more intuitive way.
A computer mouse is a handheld hardware input device that controls a cursor in a GUI (graphical user interface) used to control actions such as selecting objects, highlighting text, positioning the focus, activating menus, drawing, painting and more. Depending on the device and underlying platform, in its most basic form, the mouse usually has one or more buttons, and a... More gestures and keyboard shortcuts have been given a facelift. The flick of a wrist can be translated into a command within the browser. This is one feature we are eager to test drive. Note-taking capabilities allow users to mark quotes and save them as notes while the browser remembers the website and can also take screenshots from within.
Entire browser tabs can be set up as sessions to be revisited later. Those with large computer screens can take advantage of Tab Stack Tiling which allows you to have a better view of several web sessions. When you open too many tabs that things seem to get cluttered you can Use Tab Stacks to organize things.
Vivaldi 1.0 is a cross-platform browser available for all versions of Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. The browser is available for both 32bit versions as well as 64bit architectures. You can learn more about the new browser on the company’s official website.
You can go to the official download website and get yourself a copy of Vivaldi 1.0 for your Desktop computer.