Press Release The Vivaldi Browser Improves Pop-out Video Feb 29, 2020 in Software Vivaldi Technologies announces Vivaldi 2.11, the first update of the year for their desktop browser. The latest version gives its users a new and improved Pop-out (Picture-in-picture) mode so that they can watch videos outside of the page they found them. Watch videos independently of the page where you found them, match OS themes better, navigate quicker - all this and more in Vivaldi 2.11. [prMac.com] Oslo, NA - Vivaldi Technologies announces the release of Vivaldi Browser 2.11 - its first desktop update of the year. The latest version gives its users a new and improved Pop-out (Picture-in-picture) mode so that they can watch videos outside of the page they found them. Pop-Out Video Easily When Vivaldi first launched the Pop-out video, the response was fantastic. For this release, Vivaldi decided to roll up their sleeves and revisit this feature to make it even better. For the uninitiated, Pop-out video allows users to watch a video in a separate, floating window. The always-on-top window can be moved wherever the users like while they carry on browsing in other tabs. There was room for improvement in this feature, though. Earlier, launching the window was hidden behind menus and extra clicks. Not anymore. Now, enabling picture-in-picture is much more straightforward. A single click on a small video box icon displayed in the center of the video will launch it in the same movable, resizable, floating window. The perfect solution when users want to catch a match while also get on with their work. "Watching videos in Vivaldi should be intuitive and useful. If you're watching a video that's part of a playlist you'll also see forward and back buttons in the new pop-out, letting you skip tracks or go back to something that caught your fancy", says Petter Nilsen, Vivaldi developer who has worked on refining this feature. Theme Updates Vivaldi has worked further on its Theme-Scheduling in this version. Earlier Vivaldi did not follow the operating system's Dark/Light mode by default. From now on Vivaldi will change its default theme to match the user's operating system's light/dark settings. For example, if a user has set MacOS to dark mode, Vivaldi will be launched in dark mode by default. Focus Shifting Via the Keyboard One of Vivaldi's strengths is the host of keyboard shortcuts it provides so that users can browse a lot faster. This update introduces a unique accessibility feature that allows users to focus between different areas of the User Interface and active pages using F6 (and Shift+F6). Users can use F6 to cycle (or Shift+F6 to reverse) keyboard focus between the webpage, bookmarks bar, tab bar, and address bar. From there, users can move between other sub-elements. More in Vivaldi 2.11 Improved full-screen tab casting that adjusts to fit in the current window. Upgraded developer tools. "At Vivaldi, we are constantly reimagining the way our users interact with the Web. And with much more on the anvil this year, we'll continue to improve every part of the browser and add more useful functionality to it," says Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner. Learn more about Vivaldi and download the latest version at the Vivaldi website. In 1994, two programmers started working on a web browser. The idea was to make a really fast browser, capable of running on limited hardware, keeping in mind that users are individuals with their own requirements and wishes. Opera was born. We kept improving our software based on our user feedback, as well as our own ideas on how to make a great browser. We innovated and strove for excellence. Fast forward to 2015. The browser we once loved has changed its direction. Sadly, it is no longer serving its community of users and contributors - who helped build the browser in the first place. So we came to a natural conclusion: we must make a new browser. A browser for ourselves and for our friends. A browser that is fast, but also a browser that is rich in functionality, highly flexible and puts the user first. A browser that is made for you. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2020 Vivaldi. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh Mac OS X and macOS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners. ### Christian Dysthe Vivaldi Technologies AS 1111111 Norway