What’s new in Microsoft Edge 90 for Windows and macOS

Microsoft Edge 90

Today, Microsoft Edge 90 is rolling out to the stable channel
with several new features and improvements. In version 90, you
can enable Kids mode to make the web browsing experience safer
for children. According to the company, Kids mode is designed
for 5-8 and 9-12 age groups.

When Kids mode is enabled, Microsoft Edge will automatically
switch to Bing SafeSearch to ensure that only friendly contents
appear in search results. Likewise, tracking prevention is set
to “trick” and users can also use custom browser themes,
specially tailored for kids.

In terms of security, Edge can now prevent token theft attacks
and ensure cookies cannot be reused from another. For
enterprise customers, there’s a new feature that will allow
admins to identify traffic coming from App Guard and apply
specific policies within the organization.

Microsoft Edge 90 new features and improvements

Here’s a list of all new features and improvements included in
version 90 of the Microsoft Edge browser.

Downloads flyout

With version 90, managing your downloads is about to get a
whole easier, thanks to the inclusion of a new flyout menu.
Microsoft Edge v90
brings the new flyout menu for downloads to everyone and it
will allow you to manage all your active downloads in one
place.

Downloads flyout menu will appear in the top-right corner of
the browser toolbar and it acts as a hub to manage your
downloads. You can open and close it anytime and continue
browsing the web pages.

Microsoft Edge 90 menu

As you can see in the above screenshot, downloads flyout also
lets you monitor your overall download progress right from the
toolbar.

PDF and printing

In version 90, Microsoft has also enabled support for a new
feature that will allow you to print the current page of the
PDF document. To print the current page, open a PDF in Edge and
click on the “Print” button to access the “Current Page” option
in the print dialog.

In addition to the “Current page” option, Microsoft is also
introducing new options – ‘Fit to Page’, ‘Paper size’ and
‘Actual size’ – to improve the printing experience.

These options will allow users to change the scaling when
printing websites and PDF documents. If you select the third
option ‘Actual Size, Edge would ensure that the document is
printed with no changes in the size of the content.

Password manager

Microsoft Edge comes with a free password management tool
available within the browser’s settings page and it essentially
allows you to track the passwords and online payment methods
for a potential security breach.

After the update, you can now delete multiple saved passwords
with a single click.

Font rendering

Microsoft Edge update also comes with an improved front
rendering system that will reduce blurriness and offer better
clarity on some websites.

Autofill suggestions

In Microsoft Edge, autofill suggestions are automatically
generated and that pop up when you’re filling out forms. In
some cases, Microsoft Edge is unable to fetch the data in forms
where autofill is not supported, but a new feature in version
90 will allow you to search for your information and fill it
easily.

Browser sync

Microsoft Edge now lets you search both local and synced
browsing history. Previously, the history search feature was
restricted to your local data

How to download Microsoft Edge 90

To download the new version, simply head to the Settings and
check for updates on the About page.

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