Microsoft has released a new update (Build 80.0.319.0) to the Microsoft Edge Canary channel. The official release note, however, isn’t something that you’ll wish to read as it’s gibberish — that’s Microsoft Edge team saying happy Halloween.

Nevertheless, since the internet full of geniuses, it didn’t take much time to decipher the official release note for the new Edge Canary Build 80.0.319.0. 

According to a comment in Microsoft’s official blog post, the Edge Canary Build 80.0.319.0 comes with the following features and fixes.

Added features

  • Created an easier way to add a favorite.
  • Opening collections items can now be done via the
  • Downloads now warn you of dangerous items.
  • Extensions now show the publisher’s information.
  • New options for organising installed apps.
  • Additional zoom options are now available.
  • Microphone or camera use is now shown in the address bar.
  • Extensions that modify the browser’s appearance can now be installed from the chrome web store.
  • Opening apps can now be done via the
  • Firefox history can now be imported.

Improved reliability

  • Favorites opened via touchscreen no longer crash the browser.
  • Intranet sites no longer hang when loading.
  • Reopening windows no longer fails.
  • Several application guard crashes have been fixed.
  • Tracking prevention exceptions can now be added without the settings page occasionally crashing.
  • Windows can no longer be created offscreen.
  • Improved the password import success rate.
  • New tabs opened quickly now always succeed.
  • Downloads no longer fail if you quickly close the tab.
  • Opening inprivate windows no longer fails.
  • Windows closed quickly now stay closed.
  • Saving pdf documents no longer crashes the tab.

Changed behaviour

  • Temporarily removed the new pdf toolbar.
  • Organising extensions can now be done by individual sources like the web store or unpacked files.
  • Standard form controls are now accessible.
  • History items are spaced better.
  • Intranet searches now appear in the address bar.
  • Performing searches from the address bar now saves that data to the cloud so it can sync to other devices.
  • Wording on error pages has been improved.
  • Intranet search performance has been improved.
  • Tabs created offscreen can now be switched to.
  • History items cleared with the clear browsing data dialog are now properly deleted from the current session.
  • Images on certain webpages are no longer squished.
  • Edge now checks for updates more frequently.

As you can see, several points in the changelog do not make any sense and that’s due to the fact that Microsoft intentionally hasn’t provided enough information. However, if you’re interested, the official Microsoft changelog reads as follows:

Added features:

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Improved reliability:

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Changed behavior:

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  • Gkliekjl zjeinyjz kxt eddjei gk lyj evvijzz qei.
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  • Gkliekjl zjeiny djisxiueknj yez qjjk gudixfjv.
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Users in the weekly Canary channel can update their browser by visiting the About Edge page in the Browser Settings.

To download the updated browser, which can be used side by side with regular Edge, read more at Microsoft here.

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