Release Channel update v0.58.16 is Live!

Brave Browser (Release Channel) has been updated to version 0.58.16!
Download from the official Brave website
Or grab it on our Github

A couple notable fixes in this release:

New Tab Redirect extensions should now work properly. So in the meantime, while we work on our own New Tab Page redesign, you can customize your NTP using any extension compatible with Brave:

Bug where Brave would infinitely count/“block” ads and slowdown (or halt entirely) certain websites has been fixed:

Release Notes:

  • Added support for custom publisher branded Reward banners. (#1923)
  • Added the ability to import search settings from muon. (#2415)
  • Added notification under Rewards panel that only appears once if user hasn’t enabled Brave Rewards. (#1439)
  • Added the ability to restore another wallet if the current wallet has been corrupted or is missing data. (#2183)
  • Added Copy / Print / Save as File actions under the “Backup your wallet” modal window in Brave Rewards. (#929)
  • Added a deep link for “Add Funds” under the Rewards panel. (#1480)
  • Added a relaunch dialog for macOS when updating via the hamburger menu. (#2477)
  • Added timeout to the “Thank You” banner so it’s dismissed automatically after sending a tip. (#1742)
  • Added more information in “Add Funds” under Brave Rewards to make the experience more intuitive. (#1935)
  • Removed the reload button under the Rewards panel. (#1598)
  • Fixed extensions not being able to override the new tab page. (#993)
  • Fixed several crashes when updating to a new version on macOS. (#1745)
  • Fixed Brave not relaunching on macOS after updating to a new version. (#977)
  • Fixed crash when opening “Rewards Settings” in certain situations. (#2375)
  • Fixed PDFs not loading on certain websites when they are behind basic authentication. (#1788)
  • Fixed import failing when denying Brave keychain access. (#2513)
  • Fixed import failing when bookmark from muon fails to import. (#2517)
  • Fixed import failing when Brave Payments (muon) fails to import. (#2421)
  • Fixed import failing / hanging when Brave is already opened. (#2503)
  • Fixed tips not being shown in summary table under Brave Rewards when Brave Payments (muon) data imported. (#2368)
  • Fixed auto-contribute table under Brave Rewards clearing at the beginning of the month. (#2333)
  • Fixed Reward summary table not being cleared when restoring another wallet. (#1559)
  • Fixed stats under the new tab page being cleared when navigating back to the new tab page using the back button. (#307)
  • Fixed DuckDuckGo being reset when using the navigation back button when using private windows. (#1490)
  • Fixed wrong search engine being used in private windows when searching using the context menu. (#1037)
  • Fixed wrong search engine being used in Tor windows when searching using the context menu. (#1758)
  • Fixed stats count incrementally increasing under new tab page on certain websites. (#1311)
  • Fixed pasting magnet links into the URL initiating search instead of loading WebTorrent. (#1435)
  • Fixed torrent URLs being handled by Brave only when the WebTorrent extension is enabled. (#2043)
  • Fixed removed publishers not always being restored in Brave Rewards when using the “Restore All” feature. (#1441)
  • Fixed tooltip overlapping and preventing access to the exclude button under Brave Rewards. (#1850)
  • Fixed double clicking on “X” to exclude publisher in the auto-contribute table incrementing total by two instead of one. (#1873)
  • Fixed not being able to restore excluded publishers into the auto-contribution table in certain situations. (#1883)
  • Fixed tips panel under Brave Rewards not displaying “on YouTube” text next to YouTube publishers. (#1976)
  • Fixed “Sadly, no tokens yet” message appearing under the Rewards Summary table when importing Payments from Brave (muon) with a non-zero balance. (#2379)
  • Fixed the formatting of the clock under the new tab page so AM / PM are displayed correctly. (#2439)
  • Fixed the “X” button under the Rewards banner to make it more visible. (#2614)
  • Upgraded Chromium to 71.0.3578.98. (#2556)