The co-founder and former CEO of Opera, Jon von Tetzchner, has released a new browser called Vivaldi.
The new browser, which is available for Windows, Mac and Linux, is still in its early days, but offers a number of features that loyal Opera users may remember. It sports mouse gestures for browsing and the familiar “speed dial” interface that shows your favorite tabs on the new tab page.
groups Meet Vivaldi, a new browser from the former CEO of OperaVivaldi also has some new tricks up its sleeves. Multiple tabs can be combined into one for easy browsing of related sites. For example, if you were doing research online you could group all the tabs on that topic into one to save space.
The browser is available as a pre-release version right now, and like Opera, it doesn’t actually have its own, unique rendering engine – it’s built on top of Chrome’s Blink. The idea here appears to be to return at least some of the unique Opera features to the browser space, something a number of you may be interested in.