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Vivaldi is a free, fast web browser designed for power-users. You decide how you browse. Download Vivaldi's fully customisable browser now and browse your way.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Vivaldi and what they use it for.
  • Beware of Vivaldi
    Neither Vivaldi! On Vivaldi's home page I read:. - Source: Reddit / 3 days ago
  • Vivaldi – Completely free and open source musical ear training application
    Bit of an unfortunate choice of name, given there's a pretty well-know browser called Vivaldi already [0] [0] In fact, it's so well-known I thought your post was announcing a new release of that, til I saw "musical" in the title. - Source: Hacker News / 13 days ago
  • Spatial sound not working?
    Test specifically in Vivaldi. What happens there? - Source: Reddit / 21 days ago
  • Is there a way to modify Chrome's UI by going into chrome's program files like Firefox ?
    No. There are other Chromium browsers (same engine that Chrome is based on) that may offer a better default UI for you like Brave or Edge, or even more than that as I recall in Vivaldi. - Source: Reddit / 23 days ago
  • Linux software list. Discussion and advice welcome!
    Good alternative would be Vivaldi (based on Chrome), it was my daily driver for over half a year, but I had a few minor gripes with the UI (apparently I tend to use it in uncommon ways) and some concerns about the future of adblocking on chrome overall; in the end decided to stick to LibreWolf. Thanks for the corrections =). - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Microsoft is now injecting full-size ads on Chrome website
    > It has vertical tab support out of the box (is this even possible in chrome? Vivaldi browser[1] has supported native vertical tabs for many years (possibly since its introduction in 2015), though sadly it doesn't get as much coverage in the media or in discussions. [1] - Source: Hacker News / about 1 month ago
  • Edge straight up saying Chrome installer could be harmful
    Yeah, for real. The original Opera dev team now works on Vivaldi. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Daily Superthread (Feb 02 2023) - Your daily thread for questions, device recommendations and general discussions!
    You can switch tabs with bottom swipe on Vivaldi Browser. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Makers, what are the tools you can't live without?
    Https:// Started using it and has everything you need (despite all the wave of "new" browsers). - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Microsoft Edge will soon let you split two tabs in a single window
    Vivaldi (Chromium-based) already allows you to do that along along with a ton of other features that allow you to customize a browser to your needs. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • I need help with Vivaldi
    If the icon is gray, that means you have an outdated download. Nab the latest official link from their official site right here. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Using Finicky to handle URLs
    Everything else using my default browser, which is Vivaldi. - Source: / 3 months ago
  • Getting IP blocked from the website when shopping
    The hell is going on? I live in the US, shopping from desktop PC using Vivaldi, never seen this issue at any other store's website. Tried to search online and aren't really finding any similar results about this issue. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Just developed a vertical tabs view chrome extension, any feedback?
    This is one of the reasons I'm using browsers like or, vertical tab management is built-in. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • What browser will you be using in 2023? Please justify your choice.
    Vivaldi's where it's at. Tab stacking, built in ad-blocking, tracker blocking, myriad other features. Been using it for years Https:// - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Thoughts on Ungoogled Chromium?
    You could also try Vivaldi (, which is based on chromium but not a Google product. It’s incredibly customizable, has pretty robust ad blocking built in and is compatible with Chrome Extensions. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Time to contribute into browser wars
    Try Vivaldi instead. It uses the Chromium rendering engine but they've been very vocal about not enabling Google's Chrome-based extension gimping and new tracking features. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Web Engines - Why we NEED Firefox
    Mainline Chrome isn't, but forks like Vivaldi are deeply customizable. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • My list of Privacy Friendly Apps and Services to ditch Big Tech Companies
    Vivaldi is the best of the Chromium-based browsers. No tracking, no crypto malarky, tons of customization and a built-in adblocker which uses the same base lists as uBlock Origin and can add many more. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Vivaldi to the rescue!
    Vivaldi to the rescue! It’s come a long way and is a Chromium-based browser. I'll be trying the switch this week! - Source: / 4 months ago
  • Thought this seemed fitting
    Then you'd love Vivaldi with its endless customization abilities including many tab features such as vertical tabs, side tabs that loads independently from your current tab (this one is a must) …etc. It's Chromium based, and here's how it compares to Firefox. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Vivaldi

Top browsers: features, comparison and stats (2022)
Vivaldi is a web browser, targeted to technical profiles, released in 2016 by Vivaldi Technologies. It is also based on Google’s free and open source software project, Chromium, but it includes proprietary modifications for further features. As of March 2022, the Vivaldi browser has more than 2.3 million active users.
6 Best Browser Alternatives to Google Chrome
Combine tab stacking with strong privacy measures, and it’s easy to see why Vivaldi is one of the most beloved alternative web browsers. On the subject of privacy, Vivaldi doesn’t profile, track, or sell your data as you browse the web. The browser can’t view the sites you visit, what you download, or what you are searching for. Moreover, there is a capable built-in ad tracker/blocker and an end-to-end syncing...
The best web browsers for 2022
The Vivaldi browser is truly unique. No two Vivaldi users will have the same setup. When you run it for the first time, you’re guided through a setup process that lays out your browser in a way that makes sense for you. You choose where your tabs and address bar go and whether you want browser tabs displayed at the top of the page or in a separate side panel. This is a browser built from the ground up to deliver a...
6 Alternative Browsers That Aren't Chrome or Firefox
The Vivaldi browser is a dream for anyone who values customization. Vivaldi enables you to change tab positions, color choices, start page images and more. Users of the Opera browser will be familiar with Vivaldi's interface to some extent, since Opera's former CEO helms Vivaldi.
8 Best Google Chrome Alternatives
While Google Chrome is customizable, its customizability has limits. If you want a browser which can be customized to look and behave exactly the way you want it to, you should be using Vivaldi. Vivaldi has become a popular browser in the recent months as it brings a ton of customizability features that no other browser offers. For starters, you can use ultra-customizable themes to give your browser a look that’s...
4 Browsers That Might Break Your Chrome Addiction
Vivaldi is to power users what 500-pound squats are to power lifters. Only a few months old, the Vivaldi browser was created by a team that had previously worked on Opera (which we'll talk about next). Its hallmark is customizability; when you first open Vivaldi, you're met with a choice of six different layout options, followed by four tab bar positions, then eight background pictures for your Start page. And...

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