Browsers are widely used for obtaining information and news in fingertips-lightning speed. With hundreds of browsers available online, every user desire to use the one they feel most personalized and easy to use, according to them. Kiwi Browser is an Android browser that recently came into people’s notice. The developers seem to be actively working on improving the Kiwi browser because that is what the outcome has been portraying. Kiwi announced a huge change this month, which is certainly the best way to utilize the Kiwi Browser.
Chromium is the search engine that powers the most popular browser in the world that everybody is habitual. Seems like Kiwi has captured that Chromium support successfully. Check out the timeline for the best news!
Kiwi Browser Timeline-
April 15, 2018, marks the release of the Kiwi browser. Developers announced that the Kiwi browser will support all Chrome extensions on the first anniversary of release which is on April 15, 2019. April 15, 2020, which is this year, has been marked the day when the developers announced the Kiwi browser now as an open-source project.
Yes, you read that right! Kiwi developers take anniversaries very seriously as they do not seem to fail in bringing something new every year. The browser is now completely open-source with all the codes and details public and open for changes.
Kiwi Browser (open-source) Details-
If you don’t know what open-source projects mean, these codes are extremely helpful for add-ons and pushing modifications over the original build. The released codes match the stable build on Play Store. New browsers will be able to support extensions and add new functions by reusing the Kiwi open-source codes.
Kiwis browser open-source code is available in Java and C++. All the dependencies are included in the repository. Users and developers can feel free to modify their browser with complete freedom.
Kiwi Browser License and New Features-
There have also been a couple of new changes lately in the browser.
- Night Mode (inspired from Chromium)
- Support Chromium extensions
- Bottom address bar It also includes performance improvements (partial rasterization of tiles, etc.).
Kiwi Open-Source Code-
To obtain the open-source code, click the link button below.
Chromium still holds the license on which the Kiwi Browser functions. As a result, this will allow users to create derivatives of the browser.
Rest assured, stay tuned for more updates and related content. Also, share this article with all those who might find the open-source codes useful!