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These are upcoming features of Microsoft Edge Chromium

At Build 2019, Microsoft today announced a number of new features Microsoft Edge based on Chromium will receive in the near future. The set includes Internet Explorer mode for backward compatibility, new privacy options, and a brand new Collections feature.

Internet Explorer mode

Microsoft Edge IE Mode

Internet Explorer mode brings full IE11 compatibility to Microsoft Edge for internal sites of enterprise customers, without compromising the modern web experience on the public internet. Internet Explorer mode provides a seamless experience for those who need to access legacy sites. Instead of opening a separate window in Internet Explorer, customers will be able to view and access those legacy sites directly in the next version of Microsoft Edge.

Privacy dashboard

Microsoft Edge IE Privacy Dashboard 1Microsoft Edge IE Privacy Dashboard 2

The privacy dashboard allows users to choose from clearly labelled preset levels of information sharing. This will automatically configure the browser to protect users, with options to configure exposure to third-party tracking and the impact to site compatibility.

Collections

Information on the web is often overwhelming, causing you to lose track of where you are, with a multitude of open tabs and windows becoming chaotic so your productivity is reduced. The Collections feature is designed to tackle this challenge, using cloud-powered intelligence and an intuitive interface to help you collect, organize, and share content as you travel across the web. Intelligent export to apps like Word and Excel preserves the logical structure of your content, so you can turn a loose collection of paragraphs into a handout with citations, or turn a shopping list into a spreadsheet sortable by price.Microsoft Edge Collections 1Microsoft Edge Collections 2Microsoft Edge Collections 3Microsoft Edge Collections 4

These features are not yet a part of Microsoft Edge preview builds. They will become available to Insiders soon.

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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.

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