Third Party & Extensions

HTML5 Proprietary Media on Linux

HTML5 “proprietary” audio and video includes all media types that are patented, such as MP4 (H.264/AAC). Under Linux, Vivaldi requires a suitable, third-party support file to play these. Testing support To test video support, load this page. The first video makes use of proprietary audio and video. If it does not play, a suitable, third-party […]

Enable Flash

The Flash player behavior has now changed to enhance security. Flash content does not play automatically anymore. Please note that the Flash setting in Settings > Webpages > Plugins > Flash plugin does not enable Flash globally, but has to be enabled on a site with the site-specific settings. If you would like to access […]

Install Flash Player for Vivaldi

Vivaldi browser uses the Pepper version of Flash (PPAPI) that Chromium or Chrome uses. If you are noticing a “Couldn’t load plugin” or “You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content” message in these browsers when you tried to view flash-content on web pages, then you have to install Pepper Flash, follow […]

Extensions

What is an Extension An extension is a small software program that can be installed to give added functionality to the Vivaldi browser. Extensions allow you to further customise and enhance your usage of the browser and range from social media tools to privacy-related features such as ad-blocking. Extensions in Vivaldi Although Vivaldi aims to […]