V0.20.29dev for laptop has been released!


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Brave Browser v0.20.29dev has been released.

https://github.com/brave/browser-laptop/releases/tag/v0.20.29dev

Release notes:

  • Optimized sites storage into separate entities to avoid filtering when rendering. (#9978)
  • Optimized UI to render less often and render faster. (#8528)
  • Optimized startup time with Bloodhound improvements. (#10723)
  • Optimized size of the storage that is passed via IPC for rendering by removing ‘data:’ URLs. (#11582)
  • Optimized tab rendering by using intersectionObserver. (#10509)
  • Optimized smooth transitions for tab components. (#10883)
  • Optimized syncing to a profile with 6000+ bookmarks so it doesn’t freeze the browser temporarily. (#10273)
  • Optimized rendering of new windows to not appear white for as long. (#8128)
  • Optimized clicking entries on about:history to not be laggy. (#5382)
  • Optimized selecting subfolders on the bookmark bar which have many entries can be laggy. (#7053)
  • Optimized verified site caching. (#12272)
  • Added encrypting cookies in Brave storage. (#10044)
  • Added the ability to import encrypted cookies from Chrome. (#10045)
  • Added fingerprinting protection to distinguish between first and third party. (#9029)
  • Added tray progress bars for downloaded items. (#3023)
  • Added visual indicator for two-finger swipe gesture on macOS. (#2477)
  • Added swipe navigation sensitivity setting for macOS. (#9615)
  • Added cascading of new windows so they don’t appear on top of each other. (#8925)
  • Added the ability to have multiple channels with different icons and side-by-side installation paths. (#10189)
  • Added dynamically building for Brave payments monthly amounts dropdown. (#12727)
  • Added privacy risk warning for WebTorrent users. (#12631)
  • Added English (U.K.) to browser language list. (#10623)
  • Added the ability to customize how the timing around tab previews works. (#8860)
  • Added the ability to disable promotions. (#12313)
  • Added findx as a Search Provider. (#10432)
  • Added accelerator keys for new session tab menu entries. (#10363)
  • Added preserving z-index of windows when restoring from a previous session. (#10473)
  • Added preserving position of windows when restoring from a previous session. (#9709)
  • Added preserving height of windows when restoring from a previous session. (#5537)
  • Added preserving maximized state when restoring from a previous session. (#8600)
  • Added extension inspectors. (#8012)
  • Added option to close pinned tab via context menu. (#4063)
  • Changed to hard-coded search engine favicons. (#12689)
  • Changed to not show loading icon for about pages. (#10303)
  • Changed title mode UI to not allow emoji. (#10051)
  • Changed tabs to no longer allow emoji. (#8414)
  • Changed padding on pinned tabs. (#10368)
  • Changed restart notification to be a global notification bar. (#12216)
  • Changed buttons on messageBox to be grouped. (#9973)
  • Changed UPDATE_HOST to point to brave.com cname. (#12304)
  • Changed autofill country field into a dropdown list. (#9053)
  • Changed switch order to be the same as on the bravery shield panel and the preference page. (#10813)
  • Changed Yes/No buttons to Allow/Deny for easier understanding. (#9750)
  • Changed position of language setting under advanced tab. (#11814)
  • Chnaged fading effect b/w tabs feels like flickering. (#6716)
  • Changed tab preview to not show unless the mouse velocity is low enough. (#3271)
  • Fixed redundant suggestions in URL bar. (#9827)
  • Fixed PDFJS CORS error when PDF is loaded directly. (#2715)
  • Fixed crash that can sometimes happen when Brave is closing. (#12939)
  • Fixed disabling hardware acceleration causing startup problems. (#12887)
  • Fixed cosmetics for CoinMarketCap empty blocked ad elements. (#12755)
  • Fixed BAT client now sends user-agent to grant server. (#12714)
  • Fixed disabling auto-include publisher causes existing publishers to be excluded. (#12621)
  • Fixed Brave wallet address and QR code which could contain different values. (#12592)
  • Fixed wallet recovery file prompt to be displayed. (#12508)
  • Fixed mute item could be missing in the context menu. (#12472)
  • Fixed intermittent audio indicator not being shown. (#10611)
  • Fixed mute on tab’s context menu should change to unmute before switching tabs. (#10545)
  • Fixed app icon not displaying on Linux. (#10803)
  • Fixed compact shields panel close button not work properly. (#11793)
  • Fixed active tab flicker on hover. (#10838)
  • Fixed tabs not automatically resized until mousing over them when closed with a keyboard shortcut. (#10582)
  • Fixed tabs growing too large or too small when closing, until mouseout. (#11434)
  • Fixed not being able to delete / use backspace in homepage field in preferences. (#10703)
  • Fixed bookmark exporting not working in several cases. (#10587)
  • Fixed bookmark can’t move to a subfolder. (#11893)
  • Fixed bug where bookmark name updates when you view page source. (#10372)
  • Fixed Bookmarks not fitting in the bookmark bar. (#9939)
  • Fixed bookmarks overflow indicator sometimes disappearing. (#11507)
  • Fixed users behind multiple releases could get preview releases (Windows only, will take effect next update). (#11152)
  • Fixed Brave cannot load PDFs with JS PDF reader in session tabs. (#4651)
  • Fixed Brave UA whitelist to apply to all page resources, not just top level. (#10800)
  • Fixed tab close icon missing for the active tab on Windows. (#10123)
  • Fixed about:history omitting recent history. (#5072)
  • Fixed line break not being recognized in alert window. (#10119)
  • Fixed speedtest.net beta not loading. (#979)
  • Fixed deleting history entries would not remove from the ‘History’ menu. (#10328)
  • Fixed Brave not installing on OpenSUSE. (#6946)
  • Fixed tab preview not working properly with drag and drop. (#10103)
  • Fixed window reopening in the centre of screen when browser is docked to left/right. (#11697)
  • Fixed multiple screens, brave browser out of scope of the screen. (#9371)
  • Fixed pinning sometimes throwing an error. (#11208)
  • Fixed paused download could show Infinity %. (#10264)
  • Fixed links with target="_blank" to also have rel=“noopener”. (#9743)
  • Fixed bypass of data: phishing warning by opening a URL in a new tab. (#10754)
  • Fixed pinned tab sometimes disappearing by reordering and unpinning. (#10037)
  • Fixed pinned tabs can disappear until close/relaunch. (#10510)
  • Fixed pinning tabs when a window has been closed can result in an error. (#11833)
  • Fixed intermittent crashes when tabs are pinned. (#3760)
  • Fixed pinning a PDF tab causes it to duplicate. (#9954)
  • Fixed PDF Presentation Mode banner lists Chrome Extension. (#11020)
  • Fixed scrollbar to be hidden on bravery panel. (#9296)
  • Fixed top site tile removals from being buggy. (#10411)
  • Fixed data: URL warning popup to disappear when the window is navigated. (#10039)
  • Fixed bravery panel width increasing. (#9839)
  • Fixed bookmarks toolbar imported sorted order. (#10026)
  • Fixed changing bookmark location could cause duplicate bookmarks. (#9301)
  • Fixed not being able to save bookmarks outside of bookmarks toolbar. (#4202)
  • Fixed re-bookmarking from context menu does not reset bookmark title. (#4868)
  • Fixed bookmarking a site on new tab gridSites changes its position. (#5413)
  • Fixed custom bookmark title is not being displayed in suggestions. (#9326)
  • Fixed bookmarks moved to a folder on the toolbar cannot be removed via the star button. (#8022)
  • Fixed bookmark hanger shows a wrong folder name. (#7032)
  • Fixed bookmark title on bookmark toolbar is renamed. (#6108)
  • Fixed address bar should autocomplete from custom bookmark titles. (#6104)
  • Fixed edited information of bookmark does not appear on bookmark dialog via star icon. (#4260)
  • Fixed bookmarks title changes when navigating around the page. (#3646)
  • Fixed bookmark folder is created left of bookmark item, not right. (#2771)
  • Fixed bookmark name of a file does not appear in the autocomplete list. (#2655)
  • Fixed position of bookmarks on the toolbar shouldn’t be preserved after re-bookmarking. (#2447)
  • Fixed wrong favicon can be shown for bookmark. (#1646)
  • Fixed hidden history entries appear by deleting the latest entry. (#4224)
  • Fixed import cookie error. (#10043)
  • Fixed tabs displaying with the wrong size after exiting HTML5 fullscreen. (#7301)
  • Fixed target="_blank" vulnerability. (#3668)
  • Fixed downloading the same named file should change the filename. (#7764)
  • Fixed clicking on switch control labels should trigger click of associated element. (#8243)
  • Fixed tab title often isn’t updated until the cursor is moved over it or tab focus is changed. (#7765)
  • Fixed tab label rendering issue. (#9398)
  • Fixed changing tab set count messes up tab favicon and close button. (#9779)
  • Fixed Shift+click in a sortable table is broken after sorting it. (#10971)
  • Fixed description for session tabs on hover. (#10464)
  • Fixed Brave CSPs to remove unused entries. (#12263)
  • Fixed history inside autocomplete suggestions cannot be cleared until the browser is closed. (#9736)
  • Fixed window off screen when monitors change. (#3558)
  • Fixed title on new tab flickers after setting the language to Russian. (#7730)
  • Fixed Brave doesn’t remember last position and size if you set it to start with homepage. (#3754)
  • Fixed can’t create folder when selecting the download folder. (#10479)
  • Fixed spellcheck setting is too close to languages option. (#11811)
  • Upgraded to muon 4.7.9. (#12425)

Full changelog:

https://github.com/brave/browser-laptop/compare/v0.19.147dev...v0.20.29dev


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