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Microsoft Edge 90 uitgebracht met Password Monitor

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Microsoft heeft een nieuwe versie uitgebracht van zijn op Chromium-gebaseerde Edge-browser. Het gaat om versie 90 met daarin de Password Monitor die nu voor iedereen beschikbaar is. Deze functie controleert of je wachtwoorden gelekt zijn. Lees ons artikel over hoe je de passwordmanager en daarmee ook de Password Monitor in Edge kunt gebruiken. Ook is het downloadsmenu vernieuwd in versie 90. Downloads worden niet meer zoals in Chrome onderaan weergegeven. Nieuw is een modus speciaal voor kinderen, waarbij kinderen maar een beperkt aantal websites kunnen bezoeken en Edge alle trackers blokkeert. Kids Mode is echter nog niet beschikbaar in Nederland.

Versie 90 lost een aantal beveiligingsproblemen op, dus het is aan te raden snel te updaten. Je vindt de volledige changelog met alle wijzigingen in deze versie van Edge hieronder.

Downloaden

Om Microsoft Edge te updaten, klik je rechts naast de adresbalk op de drie puntjes en kies je Help en feedback uit de lijst en dan Over Microsoft Edge. Je ziet dan de huidige versie van de browser. Updates zullen automatisch gedownload en geïnstalleerd worden. Klik dan op Opnieuw opstarten om de nieuwe versie actief te maken.

Je kunt Microsoft Edge ook direct hier downloaden voor Windows, macOS en Linux.

Changelog

Version 90.0.818.39: April 15

Stable channel security updates are listed here.

Feature updates

  • Single Sign On (SSO) is now available for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) accounts and Microsoft Account (MSA) on macOS. A user signed in on Microsoft Edge on macOS will now get automatically signed into websites that are configured to allow single sign on with Work and Microsoft accounts (for example, bing.com, office.com, msn.com, and outlook.com).
  • Kiosk mode. Starting with Microsoft Edge version 90, we have locked down the UI print settings to only allow the configured printers and “Print to PDF” options. We have also done improvements within the assigned access single app kiosk mode to restrict the launch of other applications from the browser. For more information about the kiosk mode features please go here.
  • Printing:
    • New print rasterization mode for non-PostScript printers. Starting with Microsoft Edge version 90, Admins can use a new policy to define print rasterization mode for their users. This policy controls how Microsoft Edge prints to non-PostScript printers on Windows. Sometimes print jobs on non-PostScript printers need to be rasterized to print correctly. The print options are Full and Fast.
    • Additional page scaling options for printing. Users are now able to customize scaling while printing webpages and PDF documents using additional options. The “Fit to Page” option ensures that the webpage or document is fit into the space available in the selected “Paper size” for printing. The “Actual size” option ensures that there are no changes in the size of the contents being printed regardless of the selected “Paper size”.
  • Productivity:
    • Autofill suggestions are extended to include address fields content from clipboard. Clipboard content is parsed when you click on a profile/address field (for example, phone, email, zip code, city, state, etc.) to show as autofill suggestions.
    • Users can search for autofill suggestions even if a form or field isn’t detected. Today if you have your information saved on Microsoft Edge, autofill suggestions pop up automatically and help you save time while filling out forms. In cases where autofill misses a form, or if you want to fetch data in forms that don’t typically have autofill (like temporary forms), you can search for your information use autofill.
  • Access downloads from a flyout in the menu bar. Downloads will appear in the top-right corner with all the active downloads in one place. This menu is easily dismissible so users can continue browsing uninterrupted, and they can monitor overall download progress right from the toolbar. Learn more.
  • Improvements to font rendering. Starting with Microsoft Edge version 90, we made improvements to the rendering of text to improve clarity and reduce blurriness. Part of the font rendering improvements will land in Beta version 90 but are disabled by default.
  • Kids mode. We have updated the policy so that when the policy is enabled, it will disable the Kid Mode feature in addition to family safety. More about Kids Mode here

Policy updates

New policies

Eight new policies were added. Download the updated Administrative Templates from the Microsoft Edge Enterprise landing page. The following new policies were added:

Deprecated policies