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a lightweight, fast, and free web browser


On The Cutting Edge

Midori is blazing fast, utilizing the latest web technologies and a small
but dexterous array of extensions provide all the essential features.


HTML 5 + CSS 3

Midori handles all the latest web technologies like HTML 5 and CSS3. Listen to music on Rdio, play a game of Angry Birds, and more.



The lightweight webkit rendering engine lends it the same supremacy in speed that has spurred the growth of Google Chrome.

Open Source

Open Source

Midori's source code is freely available for anyone to download and modify, leading to active development and a diverse feature set.

Screenshot of Midori playing Queen from Rdio

Small But Mighty

Midori may only be a little program, but it supports many of the most popular parts of the web, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Spotify and Rdio.

Certain sites, including YouTube and Spotify, will require Adobe Flash Player.

Simply Beautiful

Midori is carefully crafted by skilled designers and coders, right down to the last pixel.

The corner of a machine running Midori.
Privacy Controls in Midori

All About Privacy

Midori features built-in privacy tools, including script disabling, third-party cookie blocking, stripping referrer details and automatic history clearing after a set amount of time.

There's also an integrated adblocker and cookie manager installed (but not enabled) under the included extensions.

Available (Almost) Everywhere

You can install Midori on Windows, a variety of Linux distributions, or run a portable version for use across several computers.

Several computers running Midori.

" … clever design … "

Midori, Make Tech Easier

" … fast … "

Midori, CNET

" … snappier … "

Midori Vs. Epiphany, Tech Drive-In

" Midori is lightning fast "

" Midori’s secret weapon is that it’s based on WebKit. "

Midori, Softpedia

" … Midori is great … "


Advertisements and two little kittens

Today is the day of Midori 0.5.8. Dedicated to Adblock and WebKit2. Rather than trying to meet fixed dates as we used to, we selected which goals define if the cycle is done. No more no less. As liked, fast and efficient our Adblock extension was, the original maintainer isn’t around anymore and flaws were [...]

Peas and Beans

The avid user may have noticed the release is overdue, although scheduling a release over new year’s eve was probably a lost bet to begin with, so that’s why. The good news is we got some extra bug fixing time. So what did we get done? A good amount of clean-up including a revamped notebook [...]

Windows snapshot build for the upcoming 0.5.7

The current experimental build has had mostly positive feedback so it will be the basis for the upcoming Midori 0.5.7 for Windows. As described in detail earlier WebKit and GStreamer were updated. This also contains the latest featureset from trunk which is entering freeze now. This includes refactored tabs, better font defaults, and a number of [...]