One of the previously missing features, Extension Syncing, is finally coming to Microsoft Edge Chromium. It has already landed in the Canary branch of the browser, which is features Chromium 82 as its base at the moment of this writing.
Microsoft made a new announcement about a number of performance improvements made to Edge Chromium browser. In its pre-release versions, the company has enabled new toolchain optimizations that should provide a substantial performance improvement in general browsing workloads.
On February 7, 2020, Microsoft released a new stable version of Microsoft Edge Chromium. Edge Stable 80.0.361.47 a number of improvements, new features, and new policies. Here are the changes.
Microsoft releases a new Dev build of Microsoft Edge Chromium. Edge Dev 81.0.416.3 is released to Insiders with a number of new features, which include the ability to remove duplicate favorites, the ability to highlight text in PDFs, support for web-optimized PDFs, and more.
Edge Appears In Start Menu Ads, Here's How to Get Rid of It
Microsoft recently released the Chromium-based version of the Edge browser. The company is now using Start menu ads to promote the app to Windows 10 users.
Microsoft is releasing a new stable version of Edge Chromium browser. Version 80 is the first major update to the stable channel, featuring native ARM64 support.
A new Edge Chromium build, 81.0.410.1, hits the Dev channel of the browser. Along with many improvements, this version introduces a keyboard shortcut to enter Immersive Reader mode, supports for cards saved in MSPay, and more.
Microsoft today made an announcement that DevTools included in Edge Chromium are now available in 11 languages. Besides English, it is possible to get them translated in Chinese Simplified and Traditional, French, Italian, Korean, Russian, German, Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish.
How to Disable First Run Experience in Microsoft Edge Chromium
Microsoft is now using the Chromium open source project for building their Edge browser. The Chromium version of Edge no longer uses EdgeHTML but Google's Blink engine as standard, which will work with Chrome extensions, a similar browsing experience to Chrome and a familiar look. Microsoft Edge now includes a browser policy,
HideFirstRunExperience, to disable the First-run experience, including the splash screen, so it won't be shown when the user runs Microsoft Edge Chromium for the first time.
How to Specify Default Profile to Open Links for Microsoft Edge
With a new update, Microsoft Edge now allows specifying the default profile to open 'external' links, e.g. links you click in a messenger, or in a Store app. The Edge browser will be started with the chosen profile, allowing you to differentiate profiles for banking, private stuff, and general browsing. Let's see how to use this useful option.