The new feature-packed web browser for Windows PC

BriskBard

BriskBard

  -  120 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    BriskBard 4.0.0 LATEST

  • Review by

    Juan Garcia

  • Operating System

    Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

  • User Rating

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  • Author / Product

    Salvador Diaz Fau / External Link

  • Filename

    BriskBard_Installer.exe

BriskBard is a multifaceted PC browser software that aims to provide users with an all-in-one solution for their internet browsing needs. Developed by Salvador Díaz Fau, this Windows-based application boasts a diverse range of features, combining web browsing, email management, media playback, and more under one roof. BriskBard's goal is to streamline your online activities and enhance your digital experience by offering a comprehensive suite of tools and functionalities.

Main Features

Web Browser: The program is built on the Chromium engine, ensuring a fast and secure browsing experience. It supports tabs, bookmarks, and a customizable start page.

Email Client: Manage multiple email accounts effortlessly with BriskBard's integrated email client, which supports IMAP, POP3, and SMTP protocols.

Newsreader: Stay up-to-date with your favorite news sources using the built-in newsreader, offering RSS and Atom feed support.

Media Player: Enjoy multimedia content directly within the browser with BriskBard's media player. It plays audio and video files without the need for third-party software.

FTP Client: Easily upload and download files to and from FTP servers using BriskBard's intuitive FTP client.

Contact Manager: Organize your contacts efficiently with the integrated address book, ideal for personal and professional use.

Calendar and Tasks: Manage your schedule and tasks with the included calendar and task management features.

Web Development Tools: Web developers will appreciate the built-in web development tools, including a source code viewer and inspector.

Proxy and VPN Support: It supports proxy servers and has VPN integration for enhanced privacy and security.

Extensions: Extend BriskBard's functionality further with a range of available extensions.

User Interface

BriskBard's user interface strikes a balance between functionality and simplicity. The layout is intuitive, with a menu bar at the top for easy access to various features. Tabs and windows are neatly organized, and the overall design is clean and modern. Users familiar with popular browsers will feel comfortable navigating the software.

Installation and Setup

Installing the web browser is a straightforward process. Simply download the installer from the official website or FileHorse mirror and run it. The installation wizard guides you through the necessary steps, allowing you to customize settings like installation directory and shortcuts. Once installed, it launches with a first-run setup wizard that helps you configure your email accounts and other preferences.

How to Use

Web Browsing: Launch the browser, enter a URL in the address bar, and start surfing the web. Use tabs for multiple web pages and bookmarks for easy access.

Email Management: Add your email accounts, and the app will handle the rest. You can compose, send, receive, and organize emails effortlessly.

Newsreader: Subscribe to RSS or Atom feeds, and the program will fetch the latest news articles for you to read.

Media Player: Open audio or video files directly in the browser desktop app and enjoy media playback without external applications.

FTP Client: Access the FTP client to transfer files to and from remote servers by entering the server details.

FAQ

Is BriskBard available for Mac or Linux?
No, BriskBard is currently only available for Windows operating systems.

Can I sync my bookmarks and settings across devices?
It does not natively support cross-device synchronization. You would need to manually export and import bookmarks and settings.

Does BriskBard offer a mobile version?
Unfortunately, there is no mobile version of the app. It's designed exclusively for desktop use.

Is BriskBard open-source?
No, BriskBard is not open-source. It is a proprietary software application.

Are there any privacy concerns with using BriskBard?
It respects user privacy and offers VPN support for enhanced security. However, like any internet-connected software, it's essential to configure your privacy settings appropriately.

Alternatives

Opera: Feature-rich browser offering a built-in ad blocker, VPN, and unique tools for faster browsing.

Chrome: The fast, free browser that`s built for the modern web

Firefox: Fast and customizable browser with a strong focus on privacy and security.

Edge: A modern and efficient browser with excellent compatibility and integrated Microsoft services.

Brave: Privacy-focused browser that blocks ads and trackers by default, ensuring a faster and more secure browsing experience.

System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 or 11.
  • Processor: 2 GHz or faster
  • RAM: 1 GB or more
  • Hard Disk Space: 100 MB for installation
PROS
  • All-in-one solution for web browsing, email, chat, news reading, and more.
  • Integrated media player and FTP client.
  • User-friendly interface.
  • VPN support for enhanced security.
  • Affordable pricing for the premium version.
CONS
  • Limited to Windows OS.
  • Lacks cross-device synchronization.
  • No mobile version available.
Conclusion

BriskBard is a versatile and feature-rich PC browser software that caters to users looking for an all-in-one solution for their internet and productivity needs. It combines web browsing, email management, media playback, and more in a user-friendly package.

While it may not have the cross-device compatibility of some other browsers, its extensive feature set and affordable pricing make it a compelling choice for Windows users seeking an integrated online experience. Whether you're a casual user or a web developer, it has something to offer, making it worth considering for your digital toolbox.

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What's new in this version:

BriskBard 4.0.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 123.0.6312.46
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.2420.47
- Added a new menu option to select the size of the navigation buttons in the web browser tabs
- Added a context menu option to hide the status bar in web browser tabs using WebView2
- The Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated

Fixed:
- Fixed a blocked user interface issue in the email, newsgroups reader and media player tabs
- Fixed a memory leak in the media player
- Now the dates are correctly drawn in the list of messages of email tabs
- Fixed a scaling issue in the window used to open a new URL in the media player
- Improved CEF and WebView2 initialization to avoid high CPU usage
- Fixed crash when dropping files to a media player tab


BriskBard 3.9.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 122.0.6261.94
- The WebView2 tabs are enabled again and they use the loader version 1.0.2365.46
- The Indy and Tor components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated
- Delphi 12.0 is now used to build BriskBard
- The option to import Internet Explorer bookmarks has been removed


BriskBard 3.8.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 121.0.6167.139
- The Indy, Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated

Fixed:
- Disabled WebView2 tabs as a temporal workaround


BriskBard 3.7.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 120.0.6099.109
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.2210.55
- Added the Portuguese and Chinese translations to the user interface
- The Indy, Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated

Fixed:
- Removed a gray box visible on 4k monitors with a 200% scale


BriskBard 3.6.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 117.0.5938.92
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.2045.28
- Added a context menu option to select the tracking prevention level in web browser tabs using WebView2
- Added a context menu option to enable or disable saving passwords and other generic form information in web browser tabs using WebView2
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated
- The Indy, Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- Delphi 11.3 is now used to build BriskBard

Fixed:
- Fixed multiple scale problems in all node tree controls when you use a monitor with a scale different than 100%


BriskBard 3.5.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 108.0.5359.125
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.1462.37
- The Indy, Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated
- Delphi 11.2 is now used to build BriskBard


BriskBard 3.4.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 105.0.5195.127
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.1343.22
- The web browser tabs using Blink now show a dialog when a web page needs permission to capture audio or video
- The address bar now shows icons when the user grants permission to capture audio or video
- The Indy, Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated

Fixed:
- Fix some graphical glitches in the address bar and the splash screen when using monitors with high DPI settings


BriskBard 3.3.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 103.0.5060.114
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.1264.42
- Improved email account creation wizard. Now it selects the right POP3 and IMAP servers automatically.
- The Indy, Tor and SQLite components have been updated to the latest versions
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated

Fixed:
- the network settings issue in the Chromium web browser tabs
- an issue that blocked the creation of new tabs if the user dragged a web browser tab to a new window


BriskBard 3.2.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 102.0.5005.63
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.1210.39
- Added WebView2 browser tabs in private mode
- Added new context menu options to the WebView2 browser tabs to control the zoom, enable the full screen mode, save the web page as an image, search the page contents and mute the sound of that tab
- The SQLite component has been updated to the latest version


BriskBard 3.1.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 100.0.4896.75
- The WebView2 tabs now use the loader version 1.0.1150.38
- The Ad blocker now has two options to only block the media files or all the files
- Now the bookmark folders open automatically when the mouse pointer is idle over them
- Added configuration options to select the action taken when there's a JavaScript error or a browser process error
- The Ad blocker server list has been updated
- The IRC bookmarks have been updated
- The free Newsgroups servers list has been updated
- The Indy, SQLite and Tor components have been updated to the latest version

Fixed :
- The notification with the information about the Tor network connection is shown when the connection state reaches 100%


BriskBard 3.0.0
- The Blink rendering engine for the Chromium tabs has been upgraded to 98.0.4758.102
- Now it's possible to stretch the speed dial icons to show all of them at all times
- Added a special icon when a WebView2 browser tab is playing sound
- Removed the option to filter images by file size in web browser tabs due to changes in the API


BriskBard 2.9.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 96.0.4664.93
- Added a new configuration option to keep BriskBard running in the tray bar when all windows are closed
- Added a new context menu option to override the maximum image size limit for the current tab
- Removed all accesses to the "SafeBrowsing" service because their terms of service have changed
- The SQLite and Tor components have been updated to the latest version

Fixed:
- a close error when Windows tries to shutdown
- an issue with the file filter in open and save dialogs found in web browser tabs using the Blink rendering engine
- The new tabs created when some files start downloading are correctly closed when there are several redirections
- Now the aggregator tabs restore the user interface dimensions correctly
- an error with empty tabs created when the user selects the option to open all links in new tabs
- a crash with some certificate information windows


BriskBard 2.8.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 95.0.4638.54
- Now it's possible to show Windows notification in the Action Center in addition to information panels
- New visual styles added and the rest have been updated
- Added a new web browser configuration option to open all links in new tabs with the possibility to activate the new tabs automatically
- The window corners are rounded automatically in Windows 11
- BriskBard is now developed with Delphi 11
- The Indy and VirtualTreeView components have been updated to the latest version
- The default domains blocked by the ad-blocker have been updated

Fixed:
- Now the playlist in the multimedia player shows only the file name when the user opens that file from the Windows explorer
- The multimedia player now updates the control buttons correctly when a file finishes playing
- Now the news aggregator tabs activate correctly the buttons
- Fixed an issue when you tried to ping a server with the 64 bits executable
- Fixed a cookie storage issue in private mode


BriskBard 2.7.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 93.0.4577.63
- Now the multimedia player has bookmarks. By default it has a bookmark to the "Free-TV" playlist of free IPTV channels
- Added a mute button to the multimedia player
- Improved volume and balance controls in the multimedia player
- Added a context menu to the playlist of the multimedia player to expand all folders, to collapse all folders and to add the selected item to the bookmarks
- Added menu options to import playlists into the multimedia player bookmarks
- The web browser bookmarks are automatically shown if the user left them open when the last tab was closed
- The Tor component has been updated to the latest version

Fixed:
- an issue downloading playlists in the multimedia player


BriskBard 2.5.0
- Change log not available for this version


BriskBard 2.4.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 88.0.4324.96

Added:
- a QR code generator in all web browser tabs
- a image download filter using the image file size in web browser tabs using the Blink rendering engine
- an option in the web browser configuration to delay some of the image downloads until the user shows that part of the web page
- an option in the web browser configuration to use the GPU to handle images
- a configuration option to accelerate file downloads by downloading each file in parallel
- The SQLite component has been updated to the latest version
- The default domains blocked by the ad-blocker have been updated

Bug fixes :
- Fixed an issue importing the bookmarks from an HTML file with DD elements
- Fixed an issue opening a second web browser tab with BriskBard engine which wasn't showing a tab


BriskBard 2.3.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 87.0.4280.66
- Added a navigation history to the back button on each web browser tab
- Improved support for installations in multiple Windows user accounts
- The Indy and Tor components have been updated to the latest version
- The default domains blocked by the ad-blocker have been updated

Fixed:
- Fixed an issue closing the application after visiting 9gag
- Fixed an issue trying to download the safe browsing domains too many times
- Fixed an issue with the custom tab colors after duplicating a tab


BriskBard 2.2.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 86.0.4240.111
- Added a dark mode in the web browser tabs that use the Blink rendering engine
- Added a context menu option to select the spell checker dictionaries in the web browser
- Now it's possible to select the web browser behaviour for each URL scheme link clicked by the user
- Improved tab handling and scrolling
- The Tor component has been updated to the latest version
- The default domains blocked by the ad-blocker have been updated

Bug fixes :
- Now the arrows indicating the sort direction in some listings is drawn correctly when the application uses custom styles


BriskBard 2.1.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 85.0.4183.102
- BriskBard is now built with Delphi 10.4.1 which includes high resolution styles
- The web bookmarks include animations when the user opens a folder and they show the selected folder. The user can disable this effect and configure the animation speed
- Improved speed of the bookmark manager
- Added new web developer options in web browser tabs that use the Blink rendering engine. Now it's possible to disable JavaScript, work offline and disable automatic image downloads
- The SQLite and Tor components have been updated to the latest version
- The default domains blocked by the ad-blocker have been updated

Fixed:
- Fixed an issue saving the tab sizes
- Fixed an issue moving tabs that showed a custom color without user intervention
- Fixed the text selection in the address box in the web browser tabs
- Fixed an issue of child windows created behind configuration windows
- Now the favicons are also updated when the user goes back
- The custom cookie blocker has been replaced by an option to "Allow third party cookies"
- Fixed the default "Downloads" directory in new installations


BriskBard 2.0.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 84.0.4147.89
- Added context menu options, taskbar menu options and tray icon menu options to open new windows
- The users can now "drag and drop" tabs between different windows
- Added a configuration setting to open new application instances using new tabs or new windows
- Now it's possible to take web browser snapshots even with the hardware acceleration enabled
- New options to clear the private data corresponding to the current website
- There's a new menu option to enable easily the use of dynamic user agents
- The Indy, OpenSSL, Hunspell, SQLite, Tor and Libwebp components have been updated to the latest version

Bug-fixes:
- Fixed an issue with the printing margins in PDF format
- Fixed an issue with popup windows created in private mode
- Fixed some issues with the default configuration values in new installations
- Now the bookmark icons are updated correctly
- The default directory for browser downloads is now "my downloads" instead of "my documents"


BriskBard 1.9.0
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 81.0.4044.92
- New 64 bits version of BriskBard
- Added mouse gestures to the web browser tabs using the Blink engine
- Improved user agent selection and dynamic user agent per domain for web browser tabs using the Blink engine
- Added tasks in the context menu shown in the Windows task bar icon
- The task bar icon now shows the loading progress when BriskBard starts
- Now the button to open the downloads directory in the download manager is always enabled
- Added a new option to the uninstaller to keep the user data
- The web browser configuration has been modified to save user credentials for system proxies
- Performance has been improved in the web browser tabs that use the Trident engine
- The Indy and SQLite components have been updated to the latest version

Bug fixes :
- Fixed some graphical glitches when a web browser tab with the Trident engine was used
- The URL port number is now checked to see if it's valid before navigating to a web site


BriskBard 1.8.4
- This update includes many interesting suggestions sent by several users through the “contact” section in our website in addition to the latest browser engine versions and bug fixes
- The search box used in web browser tabs now shows information about the number of matches currently identified and the current position in the search results. It also has a couple of buttons to move the search box to the top or the bottom of the screen.
- In case you need to zoom in a web page but the usual zoom steps applied when you pressed control key while you moved the mouse wheel button weren’t what you wanted then try the new zoom key combination for a precise zoom control. Press control and shift while you move the mouse wheel button and you’ll increment or decrement the zoom value in much smaller steps.
- Other user requests added in this version are a new context menu option to copy the images in web browser tabs to the clipboard and an easy way to replace the URL in the browser address. For this reason, the address is selected automatically when the user clicks on it from another control.
- Now the installer creates 2 desktop shortcuts. One of them is the traditional shortcut to run the browser in normal mode but the new one opens a browser in private mode. This shortcut may come handy if you prefer to start BriskBard directly in private mode without using the existing content menu options to open bookmarks and speed dial links in private mode.

New features:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 79.0.3945.88
- The preferred web browser language can now be changed without restarting the browser
- New option to change the search box location in web browser tabs and to show how many times that search term was found in the page
- Now it's possible to change the web page zoom in small intervals if the user presses control and shift while rotating the mouse wheel
- The address box selects all the text when the user clicks on it
- New context menu option to copy to the clipboard the images on web pages
- The installer now creates an icon on the destop and the start menu to open a browser tab in private mode
- The Indy and OpenSSL components have been updated to the latest version

Bug fixes:
- The issue about the browser tabs closing automatically when the user downloads a file is now fixed
- The Yandex and Google Safe Browsing services now work correctly
- The crash when the user tried to open a URL with a "file" scheme has been fixed


BriskBard 1.8.3
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 78.0.3904.87
- Now the videos that use the HTML5 VIDEO element have a "Picture in picture" in the options menu.
- The cookie deletion has been improved and now there's an option to keep the cookies from user-specified domains.
- There's a new cookie blocker that allows you to block the most common tracking cookies.
- Added a new configuration option called "Reading from HTML5 canvas" to avoid browser tracking with "canvas fingerprinting".
- Now it's possible to use a customized image in the Speed Dial.
- Added menu option "Contribute to this project".
- The blocked domain list used by the Ad blocker has been updated.
- The Indy, SQLite and Tor components have been updated to the latest version.

Bug fixes:
- Now BriskBard closes automatically orphan processes that could have been left running in previous sessions
- Fixed an issue that assigned a customized color to the button used to add a tab


BriskBard 1.8.2
New:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 77.0.3865.90
- Added a print preview
- The tab drawing functions were optimized and improved
- Added a new window with multiple message download options on IMAP email accounts
- Added new configuration options for IMAP accounts to select the initial sync period and how the messages are downloaded
- There's a new button to archive the selected messages automatically
- Added support for several IMAP protocol extensions to move messages, search messages in Gmail, etc
- The Indy and OpenSSL components have been updated to the latest version
- The list of blocked domains for the ad blocker has been updated

Bug fixes:
- The application no longer closes when a web browser tab with the DevTools is closed
- Closing the bookmarks context menu no longer opens the last selected bookmark
- The star in the address box is now correctly updated when the user adds a new address to the bookmarks
- The performance in the configuration windows has been improved
- Fixed the connection issue in the DarkOrbit browser game


BriskBard 1.8.1
- Boost your Internet experience with the new speed dial improvements in BriskBard and enjoy a browser start page that meet your needs


BriskBard 1.8.0
- Navigate freely across the Internet with the new version of the BriskBard browser. Bypass firewalls or filters with 2 clicks and enjoy your privacy online


BriskBard 1.7.1

New:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 74.0.3729.108
- Added new option to use an external download manager
- Added a context menu option to mute a web browser tab
- New options to import, export and edit image sets in the Change appearance section
- Now BriskBard can use visual stiles with high DPI monitors
- Added 3 new visual styles from delphistyles.com
- Improved image quality in menus and treeviews
- Added new option to drag and drop browser links form the browser window to the bookmarks and address box
- Added Qwant to the available search engine options
- The Indy and SQLite components have been updated to the latest version

Bug fixes:
- Fixed a font issue in some dialogs with treeviews
- Fixed text color in web browser tabs using the Trident engine
- Fixed the flickering in the email configuration window
- The buttons in the message and article editors now work correctly


BriskBard 1.7.0

- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 73.0.3683.75
- Now it's possible to customize all the user interface in BriskBard
- Added the "FatCow" image set used in buttons, menus, etc.
- Added tens of visual styles for the user interface controls
- Added the CONTROL + J keyboard shortcut to show the downloads window in the web browser tabs using the Blink engine
- The newsgroups servers list has been updated
- The ad blocker servers list has been updated
- The OpenSSL, Indy and SQLite components have been updated to the latest version

Bug fixes:
- The issue with scrolled tabs when you restore the main window has been fixed
- All the texts in the FTP connection window are now translated
- The email message editor now read the email configuration correctly
- Now the email and article viewer shows all the attached images
- The news aggregator now enables the buttons to add new subscriptions correctly
- The procedure to hide the mouse and user interface in the media player has been improved


BriskBard 1.6.9
- Change log not available for this version


BriskBard 1.6.8

New features:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 70.0.3538.102
- Now BriskBard can save usernames and passwords from web pages that require authentication
- A new "Host configuration" manager has been added to the security section in the web browser settings
- Added several new options to clear the cache, cookies, navigation history and login information inside the "Clear private data" menu option
- The procedure to detect RSS feeds and favicon links has been improved
- The Indy and SQLite components have been updated to the latest version

Bug fixes:
- The delay opening MS Excel when BriskBard was running has been fixed


BriskBard 1.6.7
- Change log not available for this version


BriskBard 1.6.6

New features:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 68.0.3440.84
- The strict site isolation option is now enabled by default in web browser tabs that use the Blink rendering engine
- Now it's possible to select the tabs by moving the mouse wheel when the pointer is over the tabs
- Added a configuration option to select the languages used by the spell checker in web browser tabs that use the Blink rendering engine
- Removed the configuration option to use an online service for the spell checker
- The Indy components have been updated to the latest version
- Opening and editing emails and Usenet articles have been improved
- Added a warning about large files when they are attached to emails or Usenet articles

Bug fixes:
- The message to import web bookmarks is no longer shown multiple times
- The mouse wheel can now be used to scroll bookmarks
- Users in Windows 10 can now use the mouse wheel to scroll the web browsing history panel
- Fixed the video playback flickering with the media player
- Now the attached JPG images in emails or Usenet articles have no white dots
- Fixed a rare bug in the application startup due to an incorrect CEF initialization
- Fixed the bug where the message editor was shown when the user right-clicked over an email or Usenet article
- Fixed a bug in the message editor that introduced line breaks incorrectly
- The image or contact photo in the message editor has the right size at all times
- The email editor now saves the destination address when you click on the save or send buttons while editing said address
- The email and Usenet article editor have been modified to add soft line breaks automatically when you reach the editor border


BriskBard 1.6.5

- BriskBard 1.6.5 includes the latest web rendering engine version that will make web developers happy thanks to the new APIs and tons of JavaScript and CSS support improvements, but regular Internet users will also be glad to know that this engine has more than 30 security fixes. As always, this BriskBard version includes some interface improvements and bug fixes reported by the users, in addition to the latest Indy and SQLite versions

These are the new features:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 67.0.3396.62
- The Indy and SQLite components have been updated to the latest version
- Now favicons are used even when there none with the normal size
- Fixed a bug with some downloads that used encoded URLs
- Now the "Go to..." option in the context menu opens a new background tab


BriskBard 1.6.4
- Simplify your Internet navigation with the latest BriskBard version. Enjoy the new bookmark options and the new user interface features that will make your Internet experience even more comfortable


BriskBard 1.6.3
- Improve you Internet browsing experience with BriskBard 1.6.3 and enjoy the new configuration options, enhanced audio support and an even safer navigation


BriskBard 1.6.2
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 64.0.3282.119
- New "Site per process" security option in web browser tabs using the Blink engine
- Now you can use HTTP, SOCKS v4 and SOCKS v5 proxy servers in web browser tabs using the Blink engine
- New context menu options to duplicate tabs and reopen closed tabs
- New section in the web browser configuration window for all tab related settings
- New web browser settings option to open the same tabs the user was using when BriskBard was closed
- New web browser settings option to open a set of web pages on startup
- Added the enhanced video renderer (EVR) to the media player tabs
- SQLite has been updated to the latest version
- Fixed a bug downloading files with BLOB addresses used by Mega.nz


BriskBard 1.6.1

New features:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 63.0.3239.109
- The Indy and OpenSSL components have been updated to the latest version
- The French language is now available in the user interface thanks to Christian
- There's a new option to show a Speed Dial when you open a new web browser tab
- Now it's possible to save a web page as a PNG image

Bug fixes:
- Improved responsiveness when you resize popup windows
- Now the settings are saved correctly


BriskBard 1.6.0

New features:
- The Blink rendering engine has been upgraded to 62.0.3202.75
- SQLite has been updated to the latest version
- Added a portable mode to run BriskBard from an external device without OS installation
- Now the web browser has a new private mode
- The keyboard shortcut Control+Shift+N has been activated to open new web browser tabs in private mode
- Added a context menu option to open web links in private mode
- The IRC-Hispano bookmarks have been updated

Bug fixes:
- The application initialization has been improved
- Fixed a bug reading the server information in popup windows
- Now the phishing threat updates will be disabled when the user disables the phishing protection in the configuration
- Fickering removed from the downloads window