Microsoft Edge will get new colorful themes soon

Microsoft Edge will get new colorful themes soon

Microsoft Edge received more customization options in its trial version. New variations of native themes have been found in the program’s experimental resource menu and add a vast catalog of solid colors to the browser.

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In total, there are 14 new options, each of which changes several elements of the main screen – from the bottom of the “New tab” page to the browser menus. Interestingly, the colors were given creative names, such as “Morning Fog” – with grayscale – and “Spicy Red” – very vibrant shades of red

Such colors were demonstrated at the presentation of the new Edge themes, in January 2021. So far, the stable version includes the dark mode or more elaborate alternatives from the “Edge add-ons” store, which add patterns and backgrounds related to franchises. of movies and games or arts created by Microsoft.

Recent options have been added to the Edge: // experimental functions menu for Edge Canary 92 in the developer distribution, Edge 90. The feature is identified as “Enable picker for color based themes”. “, in Portuguese). Once enabled, the browser must be restarted to make the new themes available, which can be found in the “Appearance” section, within the settings.

Color-based themes in Edge. (Image: Playback / Techdowns)

From the menu dedicated to selecting themes, Microsoft Edge adds a button for selecting themes based on other Microsoft products and the Chrome Web Store, the Chrome extension store. This integration is not a surprise, since the new Edge is built on the Chromium, “engine” present in the Google browser. However, it is worth remembering that the catalog of the additional store may present bugs at this first moment.

As it is a test feature, there is no provision for the launch of color-based themes in the stable version. However, as it is a tool already worked on in the printed options, it should not be too difficult to include the more sober catalog, so it should not take long to achieve stable distribution of the desktop browser. There are no details for the arrival of the tool in the mobile version, nor for the Xbox consoles.