Third Party & Extensions

Playing Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime on Linux

A prerequisite for playing video on these services is HTML5 “proprietary” media support. Once you have this working, you will need to enable EME. In Vivaldi this is provided by the “Widevine” library, which is not currently shipped with our Linux product. Vivaldi can work out of the box by making use of Google Chrome’s […]

HTML5 Proprietary Audio and Video 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 library to play these. Ubuntu Installation If you use Ubuntu, you can install a suitable package as follows: Start a “Terminal” Issue the following command: sudo apt update && sudo apt install […]

Enabling 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 […]

How to add 1Password password manager to Vivaldi

Update: 1Password was updated on May 25th, 2016 and officially supports Vivaldi. If your 1Password version is lower than 6.3 please update it.    As we received quite a few questions about using 1Password with Vivaldi, we wrote this article with the help of 1Password team to help you using 1Password smoothly. Steps to Add 1Password to Vivaldi: […]


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 […]