Vivaldi Browser Gets Native Support for M1 Macs

Vivaldi Browser Gets Native Support for M1 Macs

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The Vivaldi browser has been updated to version 3.7 with faster performance, native support for M1 Macs, and other improvements.

Work or play, most of us are living in a browser today. We rely on the browser to create connections and get our work done. But it can get frustrating if the browser, its tabs, or windows take a wee bit longer to open. The latest update of Vivaldi addresses this concern. It offers a faster version that will help you shave off seconds, even minutes of your day and potentially hours in a year. Now the browser tabs open twice as fast. Even a new window now opens 26% faster than before. Vivaldi 3.7 also includes native support for Apple computers using the new ARM-based M1 processors.

Changelog since Vivaldi 3.6 (2165.40)
● [New][Languages] Add support for Kabyle VB-77579
● [New][Menus] Add support for configurable document menus VB-76801
● [New][Panel][Reload] Support Periodic Reload in web panels VB-72220
● [New][Quick Commands] Parse the periodic reload values: single quote for minutes and double for seconds VB-72281
● [New][Quick Commands][Settings] Search highlight priority options VB-54530
● [New][Windows] Silent update support, stage 1, silent download of updates: this cannot be tested until the first update after this build
● [New][macOS][Performance] Universal Binaries for native support on Apple M1 machines
● [Address bar] Cannot edit URL on VB-77016
● [Address bar] Focus isn’t in address field when creating a new window VB-77049
● [Address bar] Nickname searching shows incorrect search string VB-60002
● [Address bar] Not clear on Alt + Enter VB-77490
● [Address bar] Unexpected auto complete VB-76610
● [Address bar][Tabs] Full address field shown when switching between tabs VB-77053
● [Bookmarks] Import for Chromium Edge VB-71694
● [Chromium] Upgraded to 89.0.4389.91
● [Extensions] Toolbar partly transparent VB-76605
● [Keyboard][Settings] Setting Alt+F4 or Shift+Alt+F4 as a hotkey works but it still acts as exit VB-60364
● [Linux] Dragging a toolbar button creates a huge white rectangle VB-76129
● [Linux] Setting the Window controls to the left, causes the Vivaldi menu to overlap the trash VB-76438
● [Menus] Add context menu entry to Hide/Show Start Page Navigation VB-77309
● [Menus] “Add as search engine” is visible on all page input fields VB-76982
● [Menus][Tabs] Add item to stack similar tabs, “Stack tabs by Hosts” via context menu VB-73465
● [Menus][Zoom] Context menu is offset when interface zoom is greater/less than 100% VB-77095
● [Passwords][Windows][macOS] Import from Chrome is not possible: further work needed for Linux VB-62410
● [Periodic reload] Rewrite to avoid various issues VB-77142
● [Quick Commands] Highlight matched keywords VB-7449
● [Quick Commands] Internal favicons look rather slim VB-74475
● [Quick Commands] Opening bookmark folder with nickname VB-75834
● [Quick Commands] Search with nickname and default search engine includes nickname in the search string VB-74655
● [Quick Commands] Various minor issues VB-76009
● [Quick Commands][Calculator] Simple float point calculations are displayed wrongly VB-75553
● [Settings][Search] Add some context and info to POST option VB-77267
● [Settings][Search] Make it easier to set/understand Default Search engine VB-77105
● [Tabs] Auto-Created tab stacks ungroup in incorrect order VB-54403
● [Tabs] Can’t display tab bar in full screen VB-76386
● [Tabs] Double clicking to resize tab stack doesn’t resize tab when tabs are on the sides VB-76224
● [Tabs] Improve drag and drop between tab bars VB-74588
● [Tabs] Let the keyboard shortcut for opening new tab open inside a stack is open VB-76433
● [Tabs] Lock button in two level bar does not change colour VB-75157
● [Tabs] Middle clicking in tab previews can close the wrong tab VB-77270
● [Tabs] New tab button is not centered in second level with tabs on the sides VB-76440
● [Tabs] New tab from full screen video leaves Vivaldi in full screen state VB-76651
● [Tabs] New tab isn’t created as active when inside tab stack VB-77071
● [Tabs] New tab page is slow to select/focus within second row of tabs VB-75748
● [Tabs] Not all cloned tabs from a tab-stack join it VB-75048
● [Tabs] Popup thumbnails often disappear when second level is open VB-76828
● [Tabs] Tab muting can be overridden by site-settings VB-76083
● [Tabs] “Remove tab spacing in maximized windows” no longer works for bottom tab bar position VB-76231
● [Tabs][Crash] When clicking new tab icon repeatedly on second level of a stack VB-76552
● [Tabs][Extensions] Tab close doesn’t work after doing chrome.tabs.remove() by extension VB-77135
● [Tabs][Menus] Don’t show close tab context menu for Pinned tab VB-76217
● [Tabs][Notes] Manager misbehaves with tiled tabs VB-76326
● [Tabs][Performance] Various Performance issues VB-76185
● [Tabs][Sounds] Mute/unmute on a tab without sound does not change VB-77062
● [Themes] Inconsistency with rounded corners VB-76670
● [Trash] Restoring closed window with several tabs restores last closed tab instead VB-74091
● [UI] Status info overlay is appearing on top of fullscreen videos VB-12219
● [Windows] Desktop shortcut gets wrong name after drag from address field VB-47827
● [macOS] Exiting fullscreen video exit the fullscreen VB-76734
● [macOS] Music does not play on VB-73896
● [macOS] Windows not resized/repositioned when disconnecting an external monitor VB-49692

You can download the Vivaldi browser for free at the link below. You can purchase an M1 MacBook Air starting at $969.


Vivaldi Browser Gets Native Support for M1 Macs