Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build now available with new features

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Microsoft has rolled out Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build with new features and improvements. The new build has been pushed to all Edge Insiders on the Microsoft Dev channel. The main attraction of the Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build is the addition of Add to dictionary, Save as and Copy download link capabilities. Moreover, the latest build also includes several bug fixes.

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build has added a Copy download link menu option. Moreover, the context menu for a canceled download no longer displays a list of disabled items. The new build also added a Save as option in the PDF viewer and you can locate from the Toolbar.

You will find an icon on the Add to dictionary context menu option if the word is misspelled. If there are no site icon for quick links on the new tab page, the corresponding icon will be created from the first letter of the site. Talking about the readability, the Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build has increased the size of the text on the user profile.

The close button is now centered in the tab when the relevant tab is at minimum width. You will also find an option with the caption Install this site, which is given as an app. If you make use of the keyboard to navigate through tabs, you just need to press enter to switch tab. Previously, you would press space to perform tab switching.

You should note that Microsoft Edge Dev Channel build are stable but you should take precaution by backing crucial data from your computer. That said, dev channel builds are safe to a large extent.

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