Web Browsers

Midori – lightweight web browser

Midori (Japanese for green) is a lightweight open source web browser based on WebKit.

It aligns well with the Xfce philosophy of making the most out of available resources.

Midori strives to support all of the Web’s standards such as HTML5 while keeping the browser user interface as simple as possible.

Features include:

  • Full integration with GTK+ 2 and GTK+ 3 support.
  • Fast rendering with WebKit.
  • Tabs, windows and session management.
  • Flexibly configurable Web Search.
  • User scripts and user styles support.
  • Easy web apps creation.
  • Straightforward bookmark management.
  • Customizable and extensible interface.
  • Support for extensions (written in C).
  • Supports HTML5.
  • Form history, mouse gestures and cookie management.
  • Custom context menu action.
  • Internationalized domain names support.
  • Extensions:
    • Adblock.
    • Form history.
    • Mouse gestures.
    • Cookie management.
  • Cross-browser extensions compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Vivaldi
  • Speed Dial.
  • Default search engine is Duck Duck Go!
  • Private browsing with no sensitive data such as cookies, history or bookmarks being stored.
  • Proxy server support.
  • Feed Panel.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.

Website: github.com/midori-browser/core
Developer: Cris Dywan and others
License: GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1

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Midori is written in Vala. Learn Vala with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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