Vivaldi 3.6 adds a second row to prevent tabs from accumulating

Vivaldi 3.6

Some time ago I had a short conversation with a friend about browsers. I use Firefox, open source and very popular; he used the protagonist of this post, and the reason for people like him is simple: it offers many interesting functions for demanding users or "power users". For example, him native mail, news and calendar client or split screen, all in the same window. Today, the company launched Vivaldi 3.6, update that adds another interesting possibility.

Personally, I don't like having a lot of tabs open, but I know people who have literally dozens of them. From X amount, in other browsers the tabs begin to shrink. This is something that will be more difficult in Vivaldi 3.6, as it has added the ability to add a second row as we see in the header capture.

Vivaldi 3.6 highlights

  • A second row of tabs has been added.
  • Proprietary codecs have been updated to 87.0.4280.66 on Linux.
  • In Windows, the tabs can be displayed at the end of the main menus.
  • On macOS, the UI is rendered in the system font on macOS 11, the Update Sparkle library has been updated to 1.24, and the application icon has been updated to better fit Big Sur.
  • Improvements to the Notes feature.
  • Panel improvements.
  • Hangouts is now controlled with the Chromecast media-router.
  • Synchronization has been improved.
  • Lash improvements.
  • Retouching the themes.
  • Updated engine to Chromium 88.0.4324.99.

Vivaldi 3.6 It is now available from the developer page, which can be accessed from this link. Linux users whose distribution adds the repository after the first installation should already have the update available. In other systems, like the Manjaro that I use on one of my laptops and where it is in the official repositories, it will still take a few days to arrive.


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  1.   Juan Carlos said

    I am using it, and I really like it. Compared to Firefox, Vivaldi feels faster when loading more websites and needless to say with the integration with KDE Plasma dialog windows.
    The only downside I see is that the font size is small (although I think this happens with the entire Chromium family)

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