Midori (web browser)

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Midori on Peppermint OS 3.png
Midori on Peppermint OS 3
Developer(s) Christian Dywan et al.
Initial release December 16, 2007 (2007-12-16)[1]
Stable release 0.5.9[2][3][4] (10 November 2014; 4 months ago (2014-11-10)) [±]
Preview release none (n/a) [±]
Development status Active
Written in Vala, C
Operating system Cross-platform
Available in About 30 languages
Type Web browser
License LGPL v2.1+
Website midori-browser.org

Midori (?, Japanese for green) is a lightweight[5][6] web browser. It uses the WebKit rendering engine[5] and the GTK+ 2 or GTK+ 3 interface. Midori is part of the Xfce desktop environment's Goodies component.[7] It is the default browser in elementary OS,[7] the SliTaz Linux distribution[8] and the Bodhi Linux distribution[9] as well as Trisquel Mini, SystemRescueCD, and old versions of Raspbian. It was also used by wattOS in its R5 release.[10]


Inclusion in OS distributions[edit]


Midori is part of the standard Raspbian distribution for the Raspberry Pi ARMv6-based computer. While Dillo and NetSurf are also in the menu, Midori also features as a desktop link. Midori is also packaged with elementary OS and Bodhi Linux as their default web browser.

Standard Compliance[edit]

Acid3 Test[edit]

Midori 0.5.7 passing the Acid3 test.

Midori passes the Acid3 test.[19][17]

HTML5 score[edit]

In March 2014, Midori scored 405/555 on the HTML5 test.[20]

Midori - HTML5 Score

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