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  1. 627 votes
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      4 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…

      22 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  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

        3,689 votes
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          18 comments  ·  Networking  ·  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 →
          • 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)

            3 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • DNS over https

              we need support for DNS over HTTPS and TLS

              6 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  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?

                4 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  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.

                  754 votes
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                    78 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow imput in adres bar immediately after opening new tab

                    Meaning you dont have to click on the adres bar anymore after opening a new tab.

                    6 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  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…

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                        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Pretty Print of large JS files is broken

                        Pretty print no longer works with large JS files in the latest updates. I thought it was completely broken, but for small files it works fine. Please fix, this is making hard to justify using Edge when I can't debug.

                        3 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • We updated our system at work to Windows 10. At work we have the option of using old Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. because one of our software

                          Recently at work we upgraded to Windows 10. We still have the option of using Windows 8.1. Reason being our Software System that is pertinent to our business only works well with 8.1. There is another issue that I have found with Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 when using simultaneously. In Windows 8.1 when you click on a link to a webinar, a video, or fill out a form or application where you have to hit a submit button to send. There are many applications that will not work by clicking on the link you have to open Microsoft Edge…

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                            0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • pwa

                            Support manifests and PWA and allow to add apps to start menu from edge if it detects it's a valid pwa

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                              0 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Bring back status bar

                              Bring back status bar, to see hyperlinks url.

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                                0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • [EPUB Reader] JavaScript in EPUB3 doesn't work

                                [EPUB Reader] JavaScript in EPUB3 doesn't work

                                Javascript doesn't seem to work in EPUB.
                                I use a little script to have radio buttons accessible (source from: https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-wai-aria-practices-1.1-20170628/examples/radio/radio-2/radio-2.html)
                                When I open my xhtml file in Edge, everything is OK but in my EPUB, radio buttons don't work.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Update http://aka.ms/*.*.vagrant links

                                  Links like: http://aka.ms/ie11.win7.vagrant and http://aka.ms/msedge.win10.vagrant are outdated. They redirect to 2015 builds, and some (the win10 one) don't work at all.

                                  There needs to be some automated updating on the msft end of those links to help w/ developing automation scripts.

                                  In the mean time, the only solution is to do some scraping of https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/

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                                    0 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • multi tabs

                                    for those who do a lot of searches, everyday we do a lot of searches, access a lot of web pages and jumping between them.
                                    the problem is : with the huge number of tabs we decide by the end of the day because of the chaos and the waste of the resources to close all of these tabs without reading it..

                                    i have an idea to solve this problem but i need to contact someone to discuss it

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                                      0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support navigator.keyboard.getLayoutMap() API

                                      An API that returns a map which translates from `KeyboardEvent.code` values into a strings that can be shown to the user to identify each key.

                                      This is not possible with existing web platform APIs because the value that should be shown to the user depends on the keyboard layouts that the user has installed and active.

                                      WICG incubation spec: https://wicg.github.io/keyboard-map/

                                      Note: there is some overlap between this and a previous feature request https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6508637-uievents-keyboard-query-apis

                                      The previous request was based on an old proposal that is no longer being pursued in the standards bodies.

                                      10 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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