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Brave Browser (64-bit)

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Brave Browser 0.24.0 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed back and forward navigation buttons animating when scrolling on macOS
- Fixed back navigation button animating when attempting to scroll up while the page is already at the top on macOS
- Disabled swipe navigation when content is horizontally scrollable
- Fixed notifications not being displayed on certain websites
- Fixed about:blank tabs being opened when Brave configured to start with home page address
- Fixed opening local files creates about:blank tabs
- Fixed opening tabs when there is no windows opened creates about:blank tabs on macOS
- Fixed opening local files via drag and drop creates about:blank tabs
- Upgraded to Tor 0.3.4 series
- Upgraded to muon 8.1.6
- Upgraded to Chromium 69.0.3497.100


Brave Browser 0.23.207 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed Windows crash
- Fixed issues with extensions (LastPass, Bitwarden, and DashLane)
- Upgraded to muon 8.0.9


Brave Browser 0.23.79 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed crash when tabs are discarded
- Improved fingerprinting protection
- Upgraded to muon 8.0.7


Brave Browser 0.23.73 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed extension popups appearing transparent on first click after Brave restart
- Fixed Tor process not terminating when Brave crashes on macOS
- Fixed Tor crash when opening a link summary embedded in a tweet on Twitter
- Fixed file access bug
- Fixed minimum browsing activity message in Payments being retained even after minimum criteria has been met
- Fixed "Save As" dialog still appearing after disabling "Always ask me where to save files"
- Fixed URLs ending with .pdf causes Brave to ignore Content-Type and fails to load the document
- Changed crossOrigin policy to anonymous when fetching favicons
- Optimized startup time by removing referral promo check at initial startup
- Upgraded to muon to 8.0.3
- Upgraded to Chromium 68.0.3440.75


Brave Browser 0.23.31 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed Twitch streams not playing
- Fixed IndexedDB not working in web worker
- Tor only loads when needed (lazy loading)
- Fixed webcompat issues with riot.im
- Upgraded to Chromium 67.0.3396.103


Brave Browser 0.23.19 Dev (64-bit)
- Added Tor support for Private Browsing
- Added new icons and styling refinements into the toolbar UI
- Added EasyPrivacy tracking list and ad-block performance improvements
- Added progress indicator when recovering wallet under Brave Payments
- Added confirmation modal when removing publishers from the Brave Payments table
- Added keyboard shortcut for toggling Bookmarks Toolbar
- Added transition animation when tabs change size
- Fixed videos not being played under Facebook
- Fixed Google Docs never loading files with Brave Shields enabled
- Fixed homograph attack using "/@"
- Fixed webkitRelativePath may expose OS username
- Fixed verification icon not being displayed for verified YouTube publishers under Brave Payments
- Fixed download bar cannot be closed when an active download is in progress
- Fixed context menu search items not using DuckDuckGo if private tab search engine is set as DuckDuckGo
- Fixed tabs not loading content when opening specific links using "CMD/CTRL + Click"
- Fixed several crashes on launch for some users who have Brave Payments enabled
- Fixed contribution statement values differ from actual contribution amount
- Fixed Widevine notification appearing under normal tabs when visiting Netflix in a private tab
- Fixed several issues with copy and paste
- Fixed clickable area for "What do these policies mean?" under the security preferences
- Fixed clickable area for "Terms of Services" under Brave Payments
- Fixed referer blocking based on eTLD+1 instead of full origin
- Fixed pinned and unpinned publishers not being aligned properly under Brave Payments
- Fixed YouTube ad-containers not being removed from the page when ads have been blocked
- Fixed adding decimal value to pinned publishers under Brave Payments causes publishers to unpin
- Fixed pinning publishers should automatically toggle "include" to enabled
- Fixed being unable to give devices an optional name when syncing a new device
- Fixed returning to the "recover" modal when recovering fails
- Fixed Brave Payments history dates are not sorted in descending order
- Fixed access denied error when installing Brave through RPM repository
- Fixed private tab in its own window causes window to become unresponsive on relaunch
- Fixed URL border radius issue when viewing torrent URLs
- Fixed missing translations for bookmark list
- Fixed bookmarking top tiles not displaying favicon
- Fixed Flash enable switch not being greyed out when Flash isn't installed
- Fixed changing languages via preferences should always display the restart notification
- Replaced Fanboy's Swedish regional Adblock filter with Frellwit's filter
- Improved Swedish localization by updating several strings


Brave Browser 0.22.721 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed partner subscription page no longer active tab on initial launch
- Fixed tabs opened via links with target attribute not always rendering
- Fixed fingerprinting protection breaks the Uphold verification process
- Fixed toggling shields breaks the security indicator on URLs that include a hash
- Fixed opening extension background pages from the URL bar causes Brave to crash
- Fixed tabs becoming unresponsive when detaching into separate window
- Fixed disabling TorrentViewer doesn't disable torrent handling
- Upgraded to muon 6.0.12
- Upgraded to Chromium 66.0.3359.170


Brave Browser 0.22.669 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed crashing when submitting online forms
- Improved accuracy of recorded time in Brave Payments when watching Twitch
- Fixed updates sometimes failing on macOS
- Fixed transactions not being recorded in ledger-state.json
- Fixed tabs and windows opening in minimized state when using Brave menu items while all windows have been minimized
- Fixed inability to open windows using the dock on macOS when there are no Brave windows opened
- Fixed inability to open hyperlinks on macOS when there are no Brave windows opened
- Fixed inability to open new tabs using the file menu on macOS when there are no Brave windows opened
- Upgraded to muon 5.2.7
- Upgraded to Chromium 66.0.3359.117


Brave Browser 0.22.22 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed missing static variable on macOS for first-run referral program installs


Brave Browser 0.22.13 Dev (64-bit)
- Added a new recovery dialog with information when detecting corrupted seed
- Added U2F support for various websites
- Added "no thanks" to Brave Payment notifications
- Added "always block" option to autoplay
- Added "in progress" status under Brave Payments when contribution in progress
- Added keyboard shortcuts to re-order tabs
- Added EV certificate status in URL bar
- Added new look for tab previews when hovering
- Optimized opening new windows
- Updated HTTPS Everywhere
- Disabled WebUSB API
- Fixed printing issues under Windows
- Fixed scrolling sometimes becoming stuck
- Fixed pinned site contributions so they are excluded from statistical voting
- Fixed twitch not being added into the ledger table
- Fixed twitch not being added into the ledger table when resuming after pausing a video
- Fixed adding remaining time into the ledger table when closing twitch media
- Fixed downloaded files on macOS not being quarantined by default
- Fixed tab preview animation under Windows
- Fixed tab content should be discarded when memory usage is too high
- Fixed backing up wallet to file creates recovery file in AppData
- Fixed print dialog not being displayed when printing recovery keys
- Fixed save recovery file opens new tab
- Fixed crash when using overrides in developer tools
- Fixed incorrect origin being displayed on external application permission requests when using invalid URL protocols
- Fixed issues when resizing "Save Download As.." dialog under macOS
- Fixed save dialog causing lockup on macOS
- Fixed "Save Page.." dialog under macOS
- Fixed "Save As.." dialog appearing twice when offline
- Fixed "Save As.." dialog can't be closed with ESC key
- Fixed "Save As.." field not scrollable when downloading long filenames
- Fixed "Save Image.." randomly crashes the browser
- Fixed file picker not working under Windows
- Fixed file uploader not showing any image previews under Linux
- Fixed set file type filter when presenting a save dialog
- Fixed contribution notification displaying again after toggle payments off/on
- Fixed bad session state can result in permanently corrupted profile
- Fixed issues displaying long publisher names in the ledger table
- Fixed publishers should not make requests to youtube, twitch, etc in the main process
- Fixed top site tiles not being populated when updating profile from an older version of Brave
- Fixed theme color being incorrectly displayed due to transparency
- Fixed favicons being distorted
- Fixed tab background gradient visible when switching tabs
- Fixed network requests should use non-persistent session by default
- Fixed closing tab switches to second tab from root tab
- Fixed tabs settings options not working after the 0.19.48 update
- Fixed tab animations run again when tab is being moved
- Fixed "Save Torrent" button
- Fixed autocomplete search results displaying incorrect results when typing non-ASCII characters
- Fixed tab colour has weird fade in paint effect when switching
- Fixed default download path not working
- Fixed default download path should be set to the downloads folder
- Fixed IME results are shown before selection is made
- Fixed pinned tabs losing order after re-launch
- Fixed file download hangs if Brave does not have write permission to target directory
- Fixed file extensions not auto added to some downloads
- Upgraded to muon 5.1.2
- Upgraded to Chromium 65.0.3325.181


Brave Browser 0.21.24 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed bugs with ledger session corruption
- Fixed possible error when trying to save password
- Fixed tab refresh not releasing memory
- Upgraded to muon 4.9.3
- Upgraded to Chromium 65.0.3325.162


Brave Browser 0.21.18 Dev (64-bit)
- Added the ability to pay Twitch publishers with BAT
- There are three things related to Twitch that will be fixed or improved later: i) Paused videos are currently counted for watch time, ii) favicons associated with streams are not shown in the payments panel when watching live video iii) calculating watch time will be improved when seeking
- Added the ability to sort publishers using the verified publisher column under payments
- Moved publishers that have been deleted from payments into a new dialog
- Fixed localization issue when backing up recovery key
- Fixed favicons not being consistently displayed under payments
- Fixed publisher pinning issue when brave profile has been corrupted
- Fixed the actions column under payments being clickable as it's not sortable
- Fixed token promotions notifying users who have disabled promotion notifications in the advanced settings
- Fixed "show notifications" under advanced settings being re-enabled when disabling/enabling payments
- Fixed publishers being auto included under payments even though "show only included sites" has been disabled
- Fixed incorrect decimal value being displayed when balance under payments is below a certain amount
- Fixed pinned publishers not always being displayed under payments
- Fixed "never include" wording under context menu when right clicking on publishers under payments
- Fixed incorrect amount being deducted from wallet during payment processing
- Fixed manually entered values for publishers under payments not being retained


Brave Browser 0.20.46 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed YouTube videos lagging while playing
- Fixed several performance issues
- Fixed about: pages not working after long usage
- Fixed back button not working after long usage
- Fixed reload button not working after long usage


Brave Browser 0.20.30 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed restoring tabs at startup causing slow performance


Brave Browser 0.20.29 Dev (64-bit)
- Optimized sites storage into separate entities to avoid filtering when rendering
- Optimized UI to render less often and render faster
- Optimized startup time with Bloodhound improvements
- Optimized size of the storage that is passed via IPC for rendering by removing 'data:' URLs
- Optimized tab rendering by using intersectionObserver
- Optimized smooth transitions for tab components
- Optimized syncing to a profile with 6000+ bookmarks so it doesn't freeze the browser temporarily
- Optimized rendering of new windows to not appear white for as long
- Optimized clicking entries on about:history to not be laggy
- Optimized selecting subfolders on the bookmark bar which have many entries can be laggy
- Optimized verified site caching
- Added encrypting cookies in Brave storage
- Added the ability to import encrypted cookies from Chrome
- Added fingerprinting protection to distinguish between first and third party
- Added tray progress bars for downloaded items
- Added visual indicator for two-finger swipe gesture on macOS
- Added swipe navigation sensitivity setting for macOS
- Added cascading of new windows so they don't appear on top of each other
- Added the ability to have multiple channels with different icons and side-by-side installation paths
- Added dynamically building for Brave payments monthly amounts dropdown
- Added privacy risk warning for WebTorrent users
- Added English (U.K.) to browser language list
- Added the ability to customize how the timing around tab previews works
- Added the ability to disable promotions
- Added findx as a Search Provider
- Added accelerator keys for new session tab menu entries
- Added preserving z-index of windows when restoring from a previous session
- Added preserving position of windows when restoring from a previous session
- Added preserving height of windows when restoring from a previous session
- Added preserving maximized state when restoring from a previous session
- Added extension inspectors
- Added option to close pinned tab via context menu
- Changed to hard-coded search engine favicons
- Changed to not show loading icon for about pages
- Changed title mode UI to not allow emoji
- Changed tabs to no longer allow emoji
- Changed padding on pinned tabs
- Changed restart notification to be a global notification bar
- Changed buttons on messageBox to be grouped
- Changed UPDATE_HOST to point to brave.com cname
- Changed autofill country field into a dropdown list
- Changed switch order to be the same as on the bravery shield panel and the preference page
- Changed Yes/No buttons to Allow/Deny for easier understanding
- Changed position of language setting under advanced tab
- Chnaged fading effect b/w tabs feels like flickering
- Changed tab preview to not show unless the mouse velocity is low enough
- Fixed redundant suggestions in URL bar
- Fixed PDFJS CORS error when PDF is loaded directly
- Fixed crash that can sometimes happen when Brave is closing
- Fixed disabling hardware acceleration causing startup problems
- Fixed cosmetics for CoinMarketCap empty blocked ad elements
- Fixed BAT client now sends user-agent to grant server
- Fixed disabling auto-include publisher causes existing publishers to be excluded
- Fixed Brave wallet address and QR code which could contain different values
- Fixed wallet recovery file prompt to be displayed
- Fixed mute item could be missing in the context menu
- Fixed intermittent audio indicator not being shown
- Fixed mute on tab's context menu should change to unmute before switching tabs
- Fixed app icon not displaying on Linux
- Fixed compact shields panel close button not work properly
- Fixed active tab flicker on hover
- Fixed tabs not automatically resized until mousing over them when closed with a keyboard shortcut
- Fixed tabs growing too large or too small when closing, until mouseout
- Fixed not being able to delete / use backspace in homepage field in preferences
- Fixed bookmark exporting not working in several cases
- Fixed bookmark can't move to a subfolder
- Fixed bug where bookmark name updates when you view page source
- Fixed Bookmarks not fitting in the bookmark bar
- Fixed bookmarks overflow indicator sometimes disappearing
- Fixed users behind multiple releases could get preview releases (Windows only, will take effect next update)
- Fixed Brave cannot load PDFs with JS PDF reader in session tabs
- Fixed Brave UA whitelist to apply to all page resources, not just top level
- Fixed tab close icon missing for the active tab on Windows
- Fixed about:history omitting recent history
- Fixed line break not being recognized in alert window
- Fixed speedtest.net beta not loading
- Fixed deleting history entries would not remove from the 'History' menu


Brave Browser 0.19.147 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed crash reports not sending crash ID's under Windows
- Fixed crash reports not sending the correct version of Brave being used
- Upgraded to muon 4.7.6
- Upgraded to Chromium 64.0.3282.119


Brave Browser 0.19.139 Dev (64-bit)
- Enabled SSL certificate pinning for important Brave domains
- Fixed recovery key corruption for recovered wallets when browser restarts
- Fixed recovering wallets when using cross-OS generated recovery keys
- Fixed YouTube publishers appearing as URL's under Brave Payments
- Fixed "Folder Upload" in Google Drive
- Fixed misaligned show definition popup under macOS
- Upgraded to muon 4.7.2
- Upgraded to Chromium 64.0.3282.85


Brave Browser 0.19.134 Dev (64-bit)
- Added a changeable default contribution amount for new installs
- Reverted muted media always being autoplayed
- Fixed backup key being replaced by "a" when wallet restore fails
- Fixed prompting users to save passwords on passphrase confirmation pages
- Fixed passwords being filled after disabling password manager
- Fixed monthly budget reverting after browser restart
- Fixed Brave appearing as vulnerable on Spectre test site
- Fixed "Always show the URL bar" text missing under preferences
- Upgraded muon to 4.5.38


Brave Browser 0.19.131 Dev (64-bit)
- Added new security option: Strict Site Isolation
- Improved security by disabling password autofill during page loads
- Added additional token amounts for Brave Payments
- Changed default contribution for new installs to 10 BAT
- Fixed issue with initial 2000 grants during last BAT promotion
- Fixed muted media not being autoplayed
- Fixed autoplay blocking user initialized media
- Fixed music not being played on several popular services
- Fixed notification bar buttons not responding in certain cases
- Fixed autoplay notifications not being dismissed when user ignores notification and continues stream
- Fixed sites being added into the autoplay permission list when default permission is set as "always allow"
- Fixed autoplay notifications being displayed for local files
- Upgraded muon to 4.5.36
- Upgraded to Chromium 63.0.3239.132


Brave Browser 0.19.123 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed vulnerability in WebTorrent


Brave Browser 0.19.122 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed DuckDuckGo referral code for private search


Brave Browser 0.19.121 Dev (64-bit)
- Upgraded muon to 4.5.31
- Upgraded Chromium to 63.0.3239.108


Brave Browser 0.19.105 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed USD conversion for wallet balance always shows 1.00
- Fixed time spent calculations when minimum page time set to 1min
- Fixed incorrect values being displayed under contribution notification
- Fixed white flash on new tab page before content loads
- Fixed white flash after tab open or close
- Optimized fingerprint tracking by blocking additional methods
- Optimized blocking technique to avoid hard errors on page that expect blocked functionality


Brave Browser 0.19.95 Dev (64-bit)
- Added the ability to pay YouTube publishers with BAT
- Added Terms of Service link for Brave Payments under the payments panel
- Fixed broken FAQ link under preferences
- Fixed several other 0.18.x to 0.19.x transition issues
- Fixed tab indexing issue when closing tabs
- Fixed closing tabs not always leaving preview mode when multiple tab pages are present
- Upgraded Muon to 4.5.16
- Upgraded to Chromium 62.0.3202.94


Brave Browser 0.19.88 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed ctrl-shift-tab keyboard navigation
- Fixed navigating tabs via keyboard shortcuts doesn't switch tab page
- Fixed spell check not being disabled when no language is set
- Fixed ledger notification not appearing above the tab area
- Fixed incorrect USD value being shown momentarily post wallet conversion
- Fixed Uncaught exception ledgerClient is not a function while transition from 0.18.x to 0.19.x
- Fixed errors when toggling payments several times and leaving disabled
- Fixed addresses & QR codes not always being displayed when creating wallet
- Fixed several bad state scenarios for the ledger
- Upgraded to muon 4.5.15
- Upgraded to Chromium 62.0.3202.89


Brave Browser 0.19.80 Dev (64-bit)
- Added spell check and the ability to select multiple languages
- Fixed contribution amounts not being updated during the BTC => BAT conversion
- Fixed websockets connection issues
- Fixed unable to highlight sync words for copying
- Fixed error: ENOENT: no such file or directory, access ledger-synopsis.json
- Fixed error: Seed must be Uint8Array. when toggling payment on/off during wallet transition
- Fixed error: ENOENT: no such file or directory, access ledger-newstate.json while upgrading
- Fixed publisher not added if revisit happens
- Fixed button wrap on about:preferences#payments (l10n)
- Fixed PDF printing for contribution statements on Windows
- Moved brave/ad-block and brave/tracking-protection deps to muon
- Upgraded to muon 4.5.x
- Upgraded to Chromium 62.0.3202.75


Brave Browser 0.19.70 Dev (64-bit)
- Fixed ledger time is not displayed correctly
- Fixed publishers lost if upgrading from 0.18 with wallet disabled
- Fixed removing "update to preview release" in preparation for channel builds
- Fixed extension page opens with each browser launch
- Fixed publishers auto-included even with auto-include switch disabled
- Fixed sometimes a site is not added to publisher list
- Fixed ledger table doesn't auto populate the publishers
- Fixed MetaMask contentscript is injected on about pages when it should not be
- Upgraded to muon 4.5.9
- Upgraded to Chromium 62.0.3202.62


Brave Browser 0.19.53 Dev (64-bit)
- Added support for MetaMask
- Added detection of visiting a Dapp to prompt to install MetaMask
- Fixed QR codes not being displayed when creating a new wallet
- Fixed transition overlay displayed when wallet was created in previous version
- Fixed chance of losing wallet on BAT upgrade
- Fixed additional footer text causes button misalignment
- Upgraded to muon 4.4.29


Brave Browser 0.18.36 Dev (64-bit)
- Added support for MacBook trackpad pinch to zoom gesture
- Fixed issues with opening some PDFs
- Fixed UI unresponsiveness when sometimes pressing "cmd/ctrl + w"
- Fixed second click not deselecting text and placing the cursor in between the URL text for some DPIs on Windows
- Fixed blocking rules not limited to private tabs
- Fixed spell check corrected word still retaining the red underline
- Upgrade to muon 4.3.22
- Upgrade to Chromium 61.0.3163.79


Brave Browser 0.18.29 Dev (64-bit)
- Optimized page load time to reduce jank
- Fixed Netflix player by adding VMP support
- Fixed white tab displayed if 'last viewed tab' isn't available
- Fixed tombstone tabs and tabs refreshing themselves
- Fixed focus is always set to first tab, Page view not shown for single tab
- Fixed Brave UI becomes unresponsive
- Fixed about: pages are not always being populated
- Fixed bookmark cannot be moved to bookmark folder on bookmark toolbar
- Fixed toolbar and UI elements scale control
- Fixed active tab closing selecting the wrong next index
- Fixed error while closing tab pages: Could not find tab for
- Fixed tear off last tab to window causes original windows last tab to be shown in white
- Fixed unable to switch tabs sometimes
- Fixed HTTP referrer not being blocked
- Upgrade to muon 4.3.16
- Upgrade to Chromium 60.0.3112.113


Brave Browser 0.17.2 Dev (64-bit)
- Added Honey Extension
- Added compact bravery panel with Aphrodite
- Added option to have URL bar fill empty space ("wide URL bar")
- Added bitwarden password manager
- Added the new welcome screen
- Fixed notification bar choices
- Fixed bookmark title is not selected automatically
- Fixed RPM packaging for Linux
- Fixed button not disabled on add new bookmark modal by default
- Fixed CSP referrer errors
- Fixed build hangs in tmux on macOS
- Fixed show all button overlaps on ledger table entry
- Fixed NoScript approvals from private tabs apply to regular tabs
- Fixed saving a document doesn't show correct origin
- Fixed pinned tab notification doesn't have the caret and shown across all tabs
- Fixed unable to view HBOGO video
- Fixed tab preview on hover doesn't work
- Fixed delay when closing a tab
- Fixed browser performance reduces when large amount of bookmarks are imported
- Fixed clicking on disabled Ad/Tracker count causes unnecessary blank space
- Fixed autofill form option blinks and cannot be clicked
- Fixed Brave Browser very slow to open or close tabs
- Fixed sort adblock filter lists alphabetically


Brave Browser 0.17.1 Dev (64-bit)- Added Honey Extension
- Added compact bravery panel with Aphrodite
- Added option to have URL bar fill empty space ("wide URL bar")
- Added bitwarden password manager
- Added the new welcome screen
- Fixed notification bar choices
- Fixed bookmark title is not selected automatically
- Fixed RPM packaging for Linux
- Fixed button not disabled on add new bookmark modal by default
- Fixed CSP referrer errors
- Fixed build hangs in tmux on macOS
- Fixed show all button overlaps on ledger table entry
- Fixed NoScript approvals from private tabs apply to regular tabs
- Fixed saving a document doesn't show correct origin
- Fixed pinned tab notification doesn't have the caret and shown across all tabs
- Fixed unable to view HBOGO video
- Fixed tab preview on hover doesn't work
- Fixed delay when closing a tab
- Fixed browser performance reduces when large amount of bookmarks are imported
- Fixed clicking on disabled Ad/Tracker count causes unnecessary blank space
- Fixed autofill form option blinks and cannot be clicked
- Fixed Brave Browser very slow to open or close tabs
- Fixed sort adblock filter lists alphabetically


Brave Browser 0.16.0 Dev (64-bit)
- Upgrade to Chromium59


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