Vivaldi 3.3 releases: introduces Break Mode

Vivaldi Technologies today officially released the Vivaldi 3.3 stable version which is available for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows desktop platforms. A major change introduces Break Mode.



• [New][Break Mode] Add the pause/break feature (VB-70213)
• [New][Speed Dial] Add the ability to drag entries into a folder (VB-18719)
• [New][Themes] Allow the use of a seperate theme for private windows (VB-28543)
• [New][Address bar] Implement base domain highlighting (VB-69974)
• [New][Address bar] Show clickable element of URL as links: holding Ctrl highlights the part that will remain on clicking (VB-23693)
• [New][Blocker] Add support for blocking whole pages: if blocking rule has the ‘document’ option, it will block the whole page (VB-69867)
• [New][Blocker] Implement proper surrogate support in DDG rules and support for uBlock redirect rules (VB-70907)

Address Bar 

• [Address bar] Doesn’t show about: blank (VB-63876)
• [Address bar] Doesn’t show the custom port unless it’s focused (VB-69462)
• [Address bar] Drag marked URL to desktop does not create a shortcut (VB-54945)
• [Address bar] Fix POST searches when opening in a background tab (VB-70022)
• [Address bar] New Private Window, vivaldi://private-intro/ overwrites whatever I started typing in         before it (VB-69663)
• [Address bar] Quotes override disabling the address field search (VB-67915)
• [Address bar] Spaces are replaced with %20 in the address bar even before hitting enter (VB-71280)
• [Address bar] Unable to navigate to URL with space in the path (VB-63718)
• [Address bar] javascript: stays after execution (VB-18245)
• [Address bar][Settings] Provide a way to delete typed history (VB-69453)
• [Address bar][Settings] ‘Copy and Cut Encoded Address’ should be enabled by default (VB-60842)

Tracker and Ad Blocker 

• [Blocker] Allow ads from partners (+opt-out) (VB-69655)


• [Bookmarks] Cannot drag bookmark from bookmark bar (VB-65291)
• [Bookmarks] “Set as Bookmark Bar Folder” can remove the bookmark bar (VB-64511)


• [macOS][Address bar] ⌘ + mouse click on the back/forward button does not open a new tab (VB-67968)
• [macOS][Media] Video shown upside down (VB-70115) (edited)
• [macOS] Browser window doesn’t resize when disconnecting external monitor (VB-70529)
• [macOS] When the window is out of focus, the texts are not fading (VB-18189)
• [macOS] Windows not resized/repositioned when disconnecting an external monitor (VB-49692)


• [Notes Manager] Font zoom not working like expected (VB-69286)
• [Notes Manager] Implement proper undo/redo (VB-69730)
• [Notes Manager][Notes Panel] Different rules for title-sorting (VB-66050)
• [Notes Manager] Edit area can be shrunk below the window bottom (VB-69940)
• [Notes] Opening with quick commands appends a new line (VB-70664)


• [Panels] Improve resizing and panel animations (VB-70972)
• [Panels] Tab key focus in panel switcher almost invisible (VB-50250)

Quick Commands 

• [Quick Commands][Notes] Notes aren’t opening if Notes Panel is disabled (VB-70397)
• [Quick Commands] Page Zoom # gives NaN if you don’t type a number (VB-63008)
• [Quick Commands] Saving a session has no focus in the name field (VB-56401)
• [Quick Commands] Encode Term for Search Keywords (VB-71186)


• [Settings] Case insensitive cookie filtering and deletion (VB-63511)
• [Settings][Keyboard] Attempting to delete shortcuts can instead duplicate them (VB-70353)


• [Sync][Settings] Option to open settings in a tab does not sync (VB-69563)
• [Sync] Failure to renew credentials can occur after running for a day (VB-71146)


• [Tabs] Drag tab out of stack does not open this tab (VB-70357)


• [Themes] Minor change in colors of default themes (VB-71048)
• [Themes][History] Increasing history graph color contrast in theme Blueprint (VB-69011)
• [Themes][History] Poor color selection used on graphs with Blueprint (VB-69011)


• [History] Search doesn’t match URL parts (VB-69246)


• [Linux] ‘update-ffmpeg’ should run even without all OS updates (VB-68785)
• [Welcome page] Show “useful tools/features” (VB-70347)
• [Windows][Crash] Fails to start on 10 pro N edition if media pack is not installed (VB-68691)
• [Permissions] Dialog is empty on some pages (VB-69271)
• [Permissions] “Motion or Light Sensors” permission dialog is empty (VB-68900)
• [Crash] After going Back on / USA Today does not load (VB-68277)
• [Crash] Opening a link on a local website asking for permission (VB-70680)
• [Crash][macOS] When scrolling preferences with a touchpad (VB-70626)
• [Chromium] Upgraded to 85.0.4183.84