Vivaldi

A new browser for the power users by former Opera CEO

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Would you recommend this product?
2 Reviews5.0/5
Mike AclerChief Prototyper, Allprototypes.com
It's a pity there's no real screenshot from the browser on the website - this is what should be selling it. They are just talking and talking instead of showing it...
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Jason DainterInternational doer of things
@uxboy couldnt agree more. I spent a good 60 seconds looking for a screenshot. The nice design on the site and my product geek curiosity was compelling enough to make me download but I'd have downloaded after 5 seconds if I'd simply have seen the browser on the homepage.
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Thom StoodleyIntegrated Designer
@uxboy ⤦ Press Resources
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@uxboy Thanks for the feedback. You are right. We will add some screenshots!
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Ryan HooverFounder, Product Hunt
Not to be a curmudgeon, but what's different or better about Vivaldi? I'm satisfied with Chrome (which has a massive ecosystem of useful extensions), so what am I missing?
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Justin MitchellFounder & CEO @ Yac
@rrhoover Well for one thing, Chrome is the biggest resource hog of all time. So far my experience here has been a smooth, high performance browser, but you're right that it's tough to live without certain extensions. I've also been trying out Waterfox (https://www.waterfoxproject.org) for it's 64 bit power and liking it better than Chrome so far.
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SushubhAdmin, IBF
@rrhoover Vivaldi support extensions from the Chrome Web Store. Not sure if all are supported. But the ones I use work just fine as they do on Chrome.
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Neeraj Thakur
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www.delta.exchange
Vivaldi uses JavaScript and React to create the user interface — with the help of Node.js, Browserify and a long list of NPM modules. Vivaldi is the web built with the web.
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Balaji RamamurthyPM, Practo. Previously PM at Freshdesk.
More than the browser itself, it's all about powerful extensions these days. Don't see this replacing my Chrome usage any time soon.
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SushubhAdmin, IBF
@objective_b It should technically support all Chrome extensions. The extension page actually links to Chrome Web Store itself. It is basically Chrome with additional features (notes) and a pretty nice user interface.
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Justin MitchellFounder & CEO @ Yac
All I need for this to be complete is a password manager (take your pick, LastPass is preferred), a feature like Lazarus Form Recovery, and an Ad Blocker. Also, unless I'm missing a setting, I'd prefer tabs open up in the background instead of immediately moving me to it when I right click and new tab [EDIT} Alright now I'm confused...certain Chrome extensions seem to work! How are you managing that?!
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SushubhAdmin, IBF
@itsthisjustin It is essentially Chrome with a different user interface. They actually send you to Chrome Web Store and probably have no plans to create their own app store like Opera. I have migrated my essential ones and they work just fine in Vivaldi.
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