AVIF, a new graphic format, emerged in 2019 alongside the AV1 codec. It demonstrated impressive performance when compared to the commonly used JPEG and the increasingly popular WebP. AVIF format includes features like chroma subsampling, high dynamic range, and film grain, as well as more effective lossy and lossless compression techniques than WebP. Despite these advantages, AVIF’s adoption hasn’t been significant thus far. Continue reading “How to enable AVIF format support in Microsoft Edge”
Category: Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge InPrivate: Enable Extensions for Private Mode
Our today’s guide shows how to enable an extension in InPrivate mode in Microsoft Edge. Private Mode in Microsoft Edge, also known as InPrivate, by default doesn’t allow users to use installed extensions. InPrivate is designed to ensure that the user leaves as few traces of web browsing as possible on the device. So that third-party software knows a little about it. After you close the InPrivate tab, the browser deletes your browsing history, cookies, temporary files, and all other data from the ended session. Continue reading “Microsoft Edge InPrivate: Enable Extensions for Private Mode”
How to Enable Global Media Controls in Microsoft Edge
In order to manage media streams efficiently you can to enable Global Media Controls in Microsoft Edge for audio and video playback. When enabled, a button with controls appears on the browser toolbar, allowing you to manage YouTube videos, Spotify music, etc. It is accessible from anywhere in your browser without having to switch to the target tab.
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How to hide the window title bar with vertical tabs in Microsoft Edge
With recent updates you can hide the window title bar in Microsoft Edge with vertical tabs enabled. This useful feature is available to everyone starting with Edge 93 stable. Continue reading “How to hide the window title bar with vertical tabs in Microsoft Edge”
How to protect Edge saved passwords with Windows credentials
For better safety and security the user can protect saved passwords in Microsoft Edge with Windows credentials for their account. Continue reading “How to protect Edge saved passwords with Windows credentials”
What is Microsoft Edge WebView2 Runtime in Windows 11
This post will show you what is Microsoft Edge WebView2 Runtime and if you need to uninstall or remove it.
In Windows 11, looking at the Apps and Features section in Settings, or the list of programs in the Programs and Features applet in the classic Control Panel, you might find software that you did not install. Specially, there will be an entry Microsoft Edge WebView2 Runtime. Also, you can find this component running in the list of processes in the Task Manager (the msedgewebview2.exe process). Continue reading “What is Microsoft Edge WebView2 Runtime in Windows 11”
How to turn off fading tabs in Microsoft Edge
You can turn off tab fading in Microsoft Edge if you don’t like this feature, or if it creates information problems for you. By default, the browser displays inactive tabs that have gone to “sleep” with a shading effect, therefore, for some users, such tabs seem to be inaccessible.
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How to disable the Cast media feature in Microsoft Edge
You can disable the cast media feature in Microsoft Edge and the cast toolbar button for all users if you want to prevent them from broadcasting media content to other devices on the local network. Continue reading “How to disable the Cast media feature in Microsoft Edge”
How to remove Search in sidebar in Microsoft Edge
In this tutotial, we’ll take a closer look at how to remove Search in Sidebar in Microsoft Edge. Microsoft introduced sidebar search in their browser in 2020 as one way to quickly find information on the Internet without switching to another tab. You can simply highlight the text you want and search for the subject. In many ways, this feature resembles the Ask Cortana command that was available in the classic version of Microsoft Edge. The new browser no longer uses Microsoft’s voice assistant, but it does offer a number of advanced features. Continue reading “How to remove Search in sidebar in Microsoft Edge”
How to add or remove Extensions Button in Microsoft Edge
You can add Extensions Button to Microsoft Edge so that installed extensions do not take up precious space on the browser toolbar, but appear in a special menu. The Extensions button on the Edge toolbar is a handy way to save space in the Edge interface. Instead of keeping all extensions visible in the toolbar, the browser lets you hide them behind a separate menu. In this menu, you can quickly enable or disable an extension, go to the extension management page, and find new ones in the store. Continue reading “How to add or remove Extensions Button in Microsoft Edge”