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  1. 645 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        6 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Please be careful with making Edge Chromium-based

        I've recently read articles about the engine of Edge is being replaced by Chromium.

        I don't think this is a good idea. Microsoft Edge manages to do what no browser can do. It plays online HTML5 videos with the speed and low-resource need comparable to a native video player (like VLC or Media Player Classic).

        This is YouTube playback in Chrome and Edge compared, on the same hardware.
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lu1VuKTCOK8

        Chrome and Chromium are famous about having a very catastrophic, bloated multimedia backend, especially when it comes to video playback. GPU acceleration is hardly compatible with any video hardware. Also it…

        47 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • object-fit and object-position for all media elements

          Object-fit and object-position is defined for all visual media, not only for images, but also for video or canvas elements.

          1,184 votes
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            22 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Fully implement the FormData API

            Currently the FormData API is only partially implemented in Edge. Most of the more useful methods are missing including: has(), get(), set(), delete(), entries(), and many others.

            FormData is already fully implemented on the other major browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) - see: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/catalog/?q=formdata

            159 votes
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              3 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Support Encrypted SNI (ESNI)

              We need ESNI as governments are reinforcing their eavesdropping technology to use SNI field.

              Specification: https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-esni-01
              Mozilla blog: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2018/10/18/encrypted-sni-comes-to-firefox-nightly/
              Cloudflare ESNI checker: https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl/encrypted-sni/

              23 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add Support for S/MIME in Microsoft Edge

                Idea: Add support for S/MIME in Microsoft Edge browser. Since Microsoft Edge is the successor to IE in some regards I'm confused as to why they didn't add support for S/MIME. I, like many other government or business employees rely on this for viewing/sending encrypted mail.

                I do love the edge browser because it works so much better Outlook Web Access but not having the ability to install S/MIME really takes away from the experience.

                Has there been any discussion thus far as to why this hasn't been implemented?

                17 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow SendKeys to an <input type="file"> for file uploading

                  Using the WebDriver for Edge, and trying to use SendKeys to affect an <input type="file">, we get an error message that the element isn't focusable.

                  This is something that works in other browsers. It's the simplest way to upload a file in Selenium since WebDriver can't interact with a file dialog on the desktop.

                  This has been reported as an issue before:

                  https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/issues/7194303/

                  ...but the only response has been "fixed internally" a year ago, which doesn't help those of us who don't work for Microsoft.

                  If Edge is important to Microsoft, then you'll want web sites to work with it.…

                  44 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  WebDriver  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • RTC Data Channels

                    Data channels allow a web application to send and receive generic application data peer-to-peer.

                    This feature request is specifically about the *data channel* component of the WebRTC specification. This is separate from Object RTC and WebRTC 1.0 feature requests because the Platform Status site breaks out data channels separately.

                    RTC Data Channels:

                    Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/rtcdatachannels/?q=data%20channels
                    Uservoice: (this ticket)

                    Object RTC:

                    Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webrtcobjectrtcapi/?q=Object%20RTC
                    UserVoice: https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6263666-webrtc-object-rtc-api

                    WebRTC 1.0:

                    Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webrtcwebrtcv10api/?q=WebRTC
                    UserVoice: https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6508336-webrtc-webrtc-v1-0-api

                    3,707 votes
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                      18 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • DNS over https

                      we need support for DNS over HTTPS and TLS

                      15 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Downloads API support for extensions

                        Missing Downloads API support is not good. I wanted to port my extension but it relies on basic downloads API missing in Edge.

                        7,084 votes
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                          756 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Transfer PC to Phone Browsing Tabs

                          There is a feature for transferring phone tabs to PC browser, but the reason I downloaded the app, was to transfer PC tabs to my phone.

                          66 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • include browser version in user agent string

                            Microsoft Edge on windows does not include the version of the browser but only the version of layout engine:

                            Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/64.0.3282.140 Safari/537.36 Edge/18.17763

                            The version should be 44.17763.1.0, since 18.17763 is the version of layout engine

                            I suggest something like:

                            Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/64.0.3282.140 Safari/537.36 Edge/44.17763.1.0 (EdgeHTML 18.17763)

                            6 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support BigInt

                              Please support BigInt, a stage-3 proposal. https://tc39.github.io/proposal-bigint/

                              72 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Extension for mobile

                                Extension for the mobile app (android/ios) of Edge! This would push Edge on top of the rest for many users.

                                5 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ask Hola extension maker which makes this extension for google chrome, firefox, etc., also make the extension available for microsoft edge

                                  Hola extension is the best vpn service provider I have used so far. Please make this extension available for microsoft edge as well.

                                  1 vote
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                                    1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add Group Policy setting to disable delete browser history

                                    As an education customer, we do not want students to be able to delete browser history. Chrome and IE both have a Group Policy setting to prevent that. Could a Group Policy setting like IE's "Prevent access to Delete Browsing History" be added for Edge, please?

                                    24 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • InPrivate

                                      InPrivate Browsing per Tab

                                      Make InPrivate Browsing per Tab possible and not per Instance of Edge. Sometimes you Need more then one Instance in Private and not only one.

                                      6 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • sync theme setting and change the position of 'download'

                                        1.Please sync the theme of edge brower when I open it for the first time.Everytime reinstall windows10 I have to change theme.Why not just make it sync the theme setting and others setings(maybe),just as the 'setting ' app
                                        does.It would be convenient and useful.By the way,sometimes I cant scroll the cellections or bookmark page when I use touchpad.I have to use keyborad to do it.THis problem exists for a long time.PLEASE fix it.
                                        2.Can you put the 'download' outside the 'menu '.Just put it somewhere alone,so that we can visit it in no time.A qiuck access to 'download ' would…

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support browser_url_overrides to allow customized net tab page, etc. (since users can't set their own choice of new tab page...)

                                          Edge currently offers very few options for controlling the new tab experience, and the ones it does have are... not popular, judging by the Windows Insider feedback. Allowing extensions to override things like New Tab page would simultaneously address this concern and allow more Chrome extensions to be ported, making Edge a much nicer browser to use.

                                          796 votes
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                                            84 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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