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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 … "


Heads or tails

As things go we diverged a bit from the original plan of making a big compatibility break with this release. Instead much of the original branch has been broken off into pieces that made their way into trunk. We did however bump WebKit2, libSoup and Zeitgeist dependencies. The most visible change is support for CSD, [...]

A leap of leopards (or: 0.5.10)

Whilst work on the compatibility breaking branch is coming along nicely it seemed sensible to do another bug fix release. Thus Midori 0.5.10. So download Midori v0.5.10 now (1.2 MB) The source tarball is up. Windows is going to follow suit shortly, and others are still being refreshed, so be patient if the option of [...]

Ballet (or: 0.5.9)

Seven months of sweat and tears… oh well, not quite so dramatic. In any event Midori 0.5.9 is out! We’re already scheming… I mean planning for the next cycle. We want to go WebKit2 and GTK+3 only now and do away with the fourfold compatibility setup. Anyone who finds this thrilling is more than welcome [...]