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Microsoft has released a new feature update for the Edge browser to test in the Dev Channel. Version 119.0.2151.2 is now available across supported platforms with tab grouping and video overlay improvements, plus traditional bug fixes and other minor enhancements.
 

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You can now drag and drop tabs in Edge Canary to enable Split Screen
Microsoft is working on a new method to invoke Edge Split Screen, a feature that lets you display two tabs in one browser window. One of the recent Canary updates introduced drag-and-drop support, allowing you to enter Split Screen more intuitively, similar to how you arrange app Windows using the Snap feature.

Here is a GIF showing the new feature in action:

A GIF showing the updated Split Screen feature in Microsoft Edge
 

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Microsoft Edge 120 is now available for testing in the Dev Channel. The company released a new feature update with a few changes, such as PDF translation improvements, visual changes for tab auto grouping, and several reliability improvements.

What is new in Microsoft Edge Dev 120.0.2165.1?​


Added features:
  • Added extension API to toggle translate on PDF toolbar.
  • Added rounded border around the tab strip view in auto grouping suggestions bubble.
  • Added sign in requirement for uploading from phone.
  • Added share page action view to location bar.
  • Added nurturing notifications to show users that import from FRE onetime import screen is successful/Failed.
 

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Edge Canary can now close itself automatically to install available updates
The latest Microsoft Edge Canary release introduced a new update-related feature that allows the browser to close itself automatically to install available updates. Microsoft says the change will let users get new browser versions and features faster.

The new toggle is available in Microsoft Edge Canary 120.0.2197.0 or later (head to edge://settings/help to force-install the latest update). You can find it by heading to Settings > Privacy, Search, and Services > Security > Get the latest Microsoft Edge updates faster.

Although letting Edge restart and update itself automatically might sound sketchy, Microsoft implemented a few safeguards, such as automatic tab restore and idle detection. The latter will ensure Edge is not interrupting your work to install a new update. Besides, the new "Get the latest Microsoft Edge updates faster" option is turned off by default.

You can share your thoughts about the new feature using the feedback buttons next to the toggle. Alternatively, press Alt + Shift + I and fill in the blanks. Feedback from customers may help the company adjust the feature or ditch without releasing it to the public.

In addition to the new update tools, Microsoft is working on personalization and productivity-related changes in Edge. Those include the ability to enable the Mica material and create custom themes, new Split Screen layouts and gestures, an improved password manager, and more.

Microsoft Edge Canary is available on Windows 10, Windows 11, macOS, Linux, and Android. You can download the browser from the official website. Remember that Microsoft frequently updates Edge Canary two times per day, and those updates can often bring significant instabilities, crashes, and bugs.
 

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Microsoft Edge 120.0.2186.2 is now available for testing in the Dev Channel. Besides traditional bug fixes and minor improvements, the update introduces the recently spotted color picker for custom themes, allowing Edge users to make the browser more personal. Other changes include autofill improvements and a better user experience for favorites.

What is new in Microsoft Edge 120.0.2186.2?​


Here is the changelog Microsoft published on the official forum:
 

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Microsoft Edge 121.0.2220.3 is now available for testing in the Dev Channel. The latest feature update brings a new video translation feature, image editing capabilities, multiple fixes, and minor improvements.

What is new in Microsoft Edge Dev 121.0.2220.3?​

Here is the official changelog Microsoft published on Edge forums:
 

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Microsoft is working on an interesting change for its browser: "spawning" a new tab instead of shutting down the browser when you close the last tab. As spotted by users, the new behavior is rolling out gradually to Edge Insiders in the Dev and Canary Channel. However, you can also force-enable it using a short command.

Creating a new tab instead of closing the browser is not a new concept. Opera, Firefox, and other browsers allow you to customize this behavior in settings. A few months before the launch of Edge Chromium, some users complained about the lack of that option in Edge. Four years later, Microsoft seems to be ready to change its mind.
 

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Microsoft Edge Super Drag and Drop makes opening links in new tabs easier
Microsoft has added a neat new feature for you to try in Edge Dev and Canary. Dubbed "Super Drag and Drop" (that is right, not just a better drag-and-drop, but super drag-and-drop), it makes opening links and searching for something in a new tab much easier (via Deskmodder).

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Did you know that Microsoft Edge has a built-in screenshot tool you can use to capture and annotate anything on your screen? This handy utility will soon get a major feature boost with Copilot integration, optical character recognition (OCR or text extractor), and the ability to quickly look for something on the capture using Bing.

Although the screenshot tool is available in the Stable Channel, the new features are rolling out gradually to Edge Insiders in the Canary Channel.
 

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