Microsoft Edge has received a new download UI

Starting in Microsoft Edge 86.0.613.0, which is the latest Canary build of this writing, the browser has got a new download file popup dialog. It adds extra options 'Save as', 'Save', 'Open', so you can directly choose the desired action.

Here's how the current download pane looks in Microsoft Edge.

Edge Old Download UI

The updated one looks a bit different, showing extra buttons in the pane. The user can directly choose 'Save as', 'Save', 'Open' as the download option. Some options are hidden behind the three dot button menu.

Edge New Download UI

The feature is now under Controlled Roll-out, you may not see it right now.

Actual Edge Versions

Download Microsoft Edge

You can download pre-release Edge version for Insiders from here:

Download Microsoft Edge Insider Preview

The stable version of the browser is available on the following page:

Download Microsoft Edge Stable

Note: Microsoft has started delivering Microsoft Edge to users of Windows via Windows Update. The update is provisioned for users of Windows 10 version 1803 and above, and replaces the classic Edge app once installed. The browser, when delivered with KB4559309, makes it impossible to uninstall it from Settings. Check out the following workaround: Uninstall Microsoft Edge If Uninstall Button is Grayed Out.

Sources: Techdows, Tech Community.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

One thought on “Microsoft Edge has received a new download UI”

  1. Good! Finally! I always absolutely hated Chrome’s Download UI. Especially the fact that, with default settings, it would accept all downloads without asking the user, which is a big no no in my book.

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