Past versions

* If you roll back Kinza to an old version,
be sure to uninstall the new version first and then install the old one.

Windows 32bit Windows 64bit macOS
version 4.1.1
2017.09.06 Release
  • Fixed issue with memory usage that occurred during video playback (thanks to Raina, siba and other contributors)
  • Fixed the problem that forcefully shut down the browser when using a mouse gesture to close one of several open windows (under Windows 10) (thanks to tamagoyaki and okapi))
  • Fixed a bug that appeared when minimizing a window via mouse gesture, where the mouse gesture graphic didn’t disappear after usage and made the browser dysfunction afterwards. (thanks to mdlmdl, pasi, takak_000 and Raina)
  • Update includes minor update of Chromium (60.0.3112.101 → 60.0.3112.113
Windows 32bit Windows 64bit macOS
version 4.1.0
2017.08.18 Release
  • Start of localization of Chinese language version (simplified characters and traditional characters) (thanks to zhtw)
  • Fixed black spots appearing when using the mouse gesture “right click” (thanks to takowasa)
  • Added scaling options for printing (thanks to teru.kumagai)
  • Update following a major and some minor updates of Chromium(59.0.3071.115 → 60.0.3112.101
Windows 32bit Windows 64bit macOS
version 4.0.1
2017.07.04 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium(59.0.3071.109 → 59.0.3071.115
  • Fixed the “Reopen closed tab” option in the context menu (thanks to makaron and kinakomochi)
  • Fixed: When vertical tab display is selected and a parent tab is closed the behavior option vanishes (thanks to Anonymous and Yudzuha)
  • Fixed: Error that occurs when “Clear next browsing data on exit” is executed and only the deleting of download history is selected. (thanks to piiko and raidhin)
version 4.0.0
2017.06.27 Release
  • Start of Windows 64-bit version
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(58.0.3029.110 → 59.0.3071.109
version 3.9.1
2017.05.17 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium(58.0.3029.96 → 58.0.3029.110
version 3.9.0
2017.05.10 Release
  • Added “Invisible download bar” to settings (thanks to siba)
  • Added option “Show download button” for the tool bar
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(57.0.2987.133 → 58.0.3029.96
version 3.8.2
2017.04.11 Release
  • Fixed HTML5 related playback issues with videos from the niconico video streaming platform
version 3.8.1
2017.04.05 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium(57.0.2987.110 → 57.0.2987.133
version 3.8.0
2017.03.28 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(56.0.2924.87 → 57.0.2987.110
  • Fixed issue where the position of the “scroll” mouse gesture is misplaced when the screen size in Windows is set to anything different than 100%
    (thanks to oda
  • Fixed: even if the search engines or Omnibox are set, options chosen in “Opening tab”->”Omnibox Search: ” will come into effect
    (thanks to leopon
version 3.7.0
2017.02.14 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(55.0.2883.87 → 56.0.2924.87
  • Added “Show only icons” the right click menu of the bookmark bar
  • Added “Disable autoscroll” to settings (thanks to siba
  • HiDPI support for mouse gesture tool chip(thanks to takak_000
  • Adjustment of Windows 10 startup menu icon size
  • Fixed the problem where letters on the registered RSS bar of the incognito window were not displayed properly
  • Problem where links from “Suggestions” from the new tab start page couldn’t be opened in a separate tab was fixed
version 3.6.0
2016.12.21 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(54.0.2840.71 → 55.0.2883.87
  • MP4 and MP3 playback support
    • ※*applies only or Windows version
    • ※* playback of videos that require a fee to watch (DRM) are not supported yet
  • Following options where added to bookmark bar settings:
  • Search engine “DuckDuckGo” was added
  • “Behavior when parent tab is closed” options where added to the Tree Mode settings(thanks to bob and apple
  • Fixed bug that causes the creation of a tree to fail for users of certain systems(thanks to mazshi
  • Fixed malfunction that occures when selecting tap bar position to be “Top” while being in Tree Mode(thanks to taruto and shizuku
version 3.5.1
2016.12.12 Release
version 3.5.0
2016.11.02 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(53.0.2785.116 → 54.0.2840.71
  • Modification of OS support for Mac
  • Added Mode selection for vertical tab bar view(thanks to wx, sleptfrog, Bananash, avis and tokiwa_t
  • Fixed problem that forcefully shut down browser when using certain mouse gestures or hot keys.(thanks to takak_000
  • Fixed the problem that caused the RSS page (kinza://reader) to not automatically load(thanks to Sin
  • Fixed 1 security problem reported by BugBounty.jp
version 3.4.0
2016.09.21 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium(52.0.2743.116 → 53.0.2785.116
  • Added “Enable RSS” to the RSS settings menu(thanks to keta
  • Fixed the problem that caused pinch-in and pinch-out to not work(thanks to tarosuke
  • Fixed 4 security problems reported by BugBounty.jp
version 3.3.0
2016.08.17 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 51.0.2704.84 to 52.0.2743.116).
  • Tab
    • Separate the vertical tab display area from the Sidebar.
    • Add a function to open a new tab by double-clicking a margin when using the vertical tabs (thanks to Bananash).
    • Add a function to set the state (foreground, background) of opening a tab (thanks to sima).
    • Add a function to set the position of opening a tab (thanks to haltman and nanasi).
    • Add a function to set the position after closing the tab (thanks to haltman and nanasi).
  • Sidebar
    • Modify the look and operability.
    • Add search to the bookmark and history (thanks to mayoism and nanasi).
    • Add a function to set the position (Right) of the Sidebar (thanks to nanasi, ne_sachirou, cafemerio).
    • Enable to change the URL as well when renaming a bookmark (thanks to dai0514jp).
  • Super Drag
    • Add the "Open image in new tab" action (thanks to Lokallu).
  • RSS
    • Separate from the Toolbar settings.
  • Other
    • Add the "Launch browser in incognito mode" setting (thanks to KeiL).
  • Add a function to delete a file to the Download Manager (chrome://downloads) (thanks to height168).
  • Fix the problem that an error occurs on some start options (thanks to kinza love and taputapu).
version 3.2.0
Jun. 15, 2016 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 50.0.2661.87 to 51.0.2704.84).
  • Add the Mac version (thanks to Dankyun and Jun-ichi).
  • Modify the specifications to automatically hide the Sidebar when the window is in the full-screen mode (thanks to dai0514jp and awaza).
  • Fix the problem that a keyword including a colon (:) cannot be searched using Super Drag (thanks to Tsukemono).
  • Fix the link problem in the RSS reader (thanks to kinza love).
  • Fix the problem that the vertical tabs are not displayed correctly (thanks to uriginal).
version 3.1.0
Apr. 27, 2016 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 49.0.2623.87 to 50.0.2661.87).
  • Renew the Sidebar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSidebar) and move it to the same layer as for the other settings.
    *The settings are not compatible with ones of version 3.0.0 or earlier). Please reconfigure the settings.
  • Delete the following options from "Tab for opening URL" in the Sidebar settings:
    • New window
    • Secret window
  • Add the following to the Sidebar settings:
    • Zoom
  • Add "Tab" to the Sidebar settings (The setting items are as follows):
    • Disable showing search box
    • Disable showing new tab button
    • Tabs height (thanks to nanasi).
  • Modify to display the Sidebar even when the window is in the full-screen mode.
  • Modify to decrease the margins when "Disable showing the tab bar" is selected in the Tab settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaTab).
    *When the window is not maximized or not in the full-screen mode
  • Modify to use "Search image in Google" from the right-click menu regardless of the default search engine
    (thanks to solaclex).
  • Fix the behaviors of some Mouse Gesture actions
    (thanks to optica and hyon).
  • Fix the problem that the RSS page (kinza://reader) is not opened when clicking "See more" in a new tab
    (thanks to hal).
  • Fix the problem that engines added to the search engine of Super Drag in Extensions can be configured
    (thanks to Tsukemono).
  • Exclude Windows Vista from the system requirements.
version 3.0.0
Mar. 18, 2016 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 48.0.2564.97 to 49.0.2623.87).
  • Add the vertical tab function to the Sidebar
    (thanks to Yurayura, niwatori, wx, Ma-chan, nanasi, and jfajwaag).
  • Add the following to the Tab settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaTab):
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture) and the
    Accelerator settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaAccelerator):
    • Move Tab Previous
    • Move Tab Next
    • Focus address bar
version 2.9.0
Jan. 29, 2016 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 47.0.2526.106 to 48.0.2564.97).
  • Add the following to the Tab settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaTab):
  • Modify the installer look.
version 2.8.2
Dec. 21, 2015 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium (from 47.0.2526.73 to 47.0.2526.106).
  • Fix the problem that icons may not be displayed on the start window of Windows 10 (thanks to weblight).
  • Fix the problem that something goes wrong with Mouse Gesture drawing when the hardware acceleration is off (thanks to yaesu).
  • Apply translation to text that was not translated.
version 2.8.1
Dec. 04, 2015 Release
  • Adjust not to automatically release the tab memory when the PC memory is low
    (thanks to verniy and Necobelt).
version 2.8.0
Dec. 3, 2015. Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 46.0.2490.80 to 47.0.2526.73).
  • Add the Accelerator settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaAccelerator)
    (thanks to kazuma and Lokallu).
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Mute Tab (thanks to mozu and TAKUMA).
  • Fix the Mouse Gesture problem occurring in a certain environment
    (thanks to karasomi, kinza love, sukino, shizuku, and モモ).
  • Fix the bug that the browsing history is not automatically cleared a user logs off or shuts down the system.
version 2.7.0
Oct. 30, 2015 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 45.0.2454.101 to 46.0.2490.80).
  • Add Boss Key to the Other settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaOthers)
    (thanks to kazuma and osorosiiko).
  • Fix Mouse Gesture as follows:
    • Improve the trace rendering speed(thanks to yone).
    • Modify to operate even when a page is being loaded (thanks to osorosiiko).
    • Fix the bug that the browser crashes due to "Page Up" and other actions (thanks to キルピー).
  • Fix the bug that Super Drag sometimes activates the default search engine regardless of the setting (thanks to ak).
  • Prepare image for HiDPI displays (thanks to Rintan).
version 2.6.0
Sep. 30, 2015 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 44.0.2403.157 to 45.0.2454.101).
  • Add the following to the Other settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaOthers):
    • Automatically clear the browsing history when the browser is shut down (thanks to kimiisun and 如星).
  • Fix the following problems:
    • The text in the address bar is cleared when New Tab opens (thanks to o0t0t0r0o, なな, and mia).
    • Errors in the horoscope in New Tab (thanks to verniy).
    • The message "Flash Player is not installed." appears whenever the Home button is pressed (thanks to verniy).
    • Some pages crash during Mouse Gesture (thanks to ubuntu_eushully).
    • The word "Chromium" is occasionally found (thanks to kinza love).
version 2.5.0
Aug. 31, 2015 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium (from 44.0.2403.125 to 44.0.2403.157).
  • Modify the interface of New Tab.
    • Modify to open the recommended link on the current tab (thanks to reflection).
    • Add Horoscope to New Tab.
  • Add the following to the Tab settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaTab):
    • A confirmation dialog is shown when a user tries to close the window with several tabs (thanks to melba-brownie).
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Display the trace (thanks to torieaezu).
  • Modify to show the RSS icon on the left side of the address bar when RSS is found.
version 2.4.0
Jul. 31, 2015 Release
  • Support Windows 10.
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 43.0.2357.130 to 44.0.2403.125).
  • Add RSS to the Sidebar (thanks to nanashino and kotetu).
  • Integrate the Sidebar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSidebar/) into the Common settings page.
  • Change the trigger of Locker Gesture from Mouse Up to Mouse Down (thanks to kinakomochi and おすぎ&ピーコ).
  • Slightly change the user interface of New Tab.
    • Add the probability of precipitation to the weather forecast.
    • Change the number of the RSSs to be shown from five to eight.
    • Delete the navigation link of the RSS reader (thanks to genta).
  • Add a link to How to Use page to Kinza menu.
version 2.3.0
Jun. 30, 2015 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium (from 43.0.2357.81 to 43.0.2357.130).
  • Add a restoration function to Frequently Visited Pages in New Tab (thanks to inamin).
  • Add the following to the Sidebar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSidebar/):
    • Click to expand folders (thanks to kinakomochi).
    • Hide expandable icons (thanks to awaza).
    • Close inactive trees (thanks to toy0324).
  • Fix the problem that the right-click menu sometimes appears with Locker Gesture and Wheel Gesture (thanks to Dora and shizuku).
  • Fix the problem that Backspace does not work when renaming a bookmark on the Sidebar (thanks to shiba-kin).
  • Fix the problem that the application is closed when a user selects one from Other search engines while displaying a PDF file (thanks to ak and 田所くん).
version 2.2.0
May 29, 2015 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 42.0.2311.90 to 43.0.2357.81).
  • Add the following to the Other settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaOthers):
    • Cache Folder settings (thanks to yamada and hideji123).
    • Move update notification items.
  • Fix the problem that the Sidebar is reloaded when the window is maximized (thanks to dai0514jp)
version 2.1.0
Apr. 24, 2015 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 41.0.2272.101 to 42.0.2311.90).
  • Add History to the Sidebar (thanks to nanashino and kotetu).
  • Add the following to the Toolbar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaToolbar/):
    • Enable RSS detection (thanks to keta).
    • Kinza Button (thanks to Sida, Dora, buchi, and nyandamu).
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Show Sidebar (thanks to wx).
  • Add the following to the Sidebar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSidebar/):
    • Mouse Operation and Opening tab for Bookmarks
    • Mouse Operation and Opening tab for History (thanks to editorsdiary, toy0324, ysnak, and ぽん太親父).
version 2.0.0
Mar. 31, 2015 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 40.0.2214.115 to 41.0.2272.101).
  • Add Bookmark Sidebar (thanks to cathypapa57, kenji, santa0606, hide777, pon, kin, flyingCat, and okb).
  • Add a function to show/hide the Sidebar button to the Toolbar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaToolbar/).
  • Add a function to adjust "Reaction Distance of Super Drag" to the Super Drag settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSuperDrag/) (thanks to kinza love).
  • Fix the problem that the Settings page does not open for some extensions (thanks to とんとん, mia, iuhfuygai).
  • Modify descriptions for Other search engines (thanks to kinakomochi).
version 1.9.0
Feb. 27, 2015 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium (from 40.0.2214.93 to 40.0.2214.115).
  • Enable to use search engines other than the default one by right-clicking a highlighted text (thanks to Pauru).
  • Add the following to the right-click menu displayed on the current page:
    Bookmark page... and Bookmark link... (thanks to キルピー).
  • Add Close tabs to the left to the right-click menu shown on a tab (thanks to three_stars_tribe, ballpen).
version 1.8.0
Jan. 30, 2015 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 39.0.2171.71 to 40.0.2214.93):
  • Modify to recognize the PPAPI version of Flash Player (thanks to グレナヴァン and kanoe).
  • Add Remove from List and Remove to the Downloads menu (thanks to Lokallu).
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Add Fix Tab (thanks to necozy, banguche).
  • Add links under the search box in New Tab.
  • Change the search engines to be shown in the Omnibox.
version 1.7.0
Dec. 12, 2014 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 36.0.1985.143 to 39.0.2171.71):
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Add Locker Gesture.
  • Improve the display speed of New Tab.
  • Fix the bug that article titles are not displayed for some RSS feeds.
version 1.6.0
Nov. 28, 2014 Release
  • Add a new RSS reader (kinza://reader).
  • Delete the old RSS list (kinza://rss).
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Add Wheel Gesture.
    • Add "Reload Clearing Cache" to Action.
    • Add up and down scroll animation.
version 1.5.0
Oct. 31, 2014 Release
  • Modify the design of New Tab.
    • Add a function to change the layout of the contents of New Tab.
    • Add Weather Forecast (and display emergency alerts on the screen, if issued).
    • Add a link to the development blog (and notify the update of the blog).
  • Add the following to the Toolbar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaToolbar/):
    • Add a Restore button (selectable on the Toolbar settings page).
  • Add the following to the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture):
    • Add a function to display the trace of Mouse Gesture in high quality.
    • Add a function to adjust "Line color," "Line weight," and "Reaction distance of mouse gesture."
  • When using Super Drag, modify to open texts by the same drag action as with links.
  • Modify to open application shortcuts in the same way as with the bookmark bar.
version 1.4.1
Sep. 26, 2014 Release
  • Fix the problem that users cannot log into Kinza.
version 1.4.0
Sep. 26, 2014 Release
  • Add the Toolbar settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaToolbar/).
    • Add a function to show the bookmark bar when the mouse cursor is on the Omnibox.
    • Move RSS settings to the Toolbar settings page.
  • Add the following to the Tab settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaTab/).
    • Add a function to close the page by right-click to Tab actions.
    • Add a function to always hide the close button to Tab actions.
  • Add the following to the Super Drag settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSuperDrag/).
    • Add a function to reset action to default.
    • Modify to show the selected search engine in the tool tip.
  • Move the K button to the left of the "≡" setting button.
  • Improve the performance of drawing the trace of Mouse Gesture.
  • Fix the problem that right-click does not work for Flash Player and some extensions.
version 1.3.0
Aug. 29, 2014 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium (from 36.0.1985.125 to 36.0.1985.143).
  • Add the Mouse Gesture settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaMouseGesture/).
  • Add a function to show suggestions when searching using the address bar.
  • Add the following to the Super Drag settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSuperDrag/):
    • Enable to specify which search engine to be used by the drag direction.
    • Increase drag directions.
    • Add actions other than searching using search engines (such as "Copy text / link" and "Save image as").
    • Enable to cancel the action by right-click during drag.
    • Modify to show the selected action in the drag direction with the tool tip.
  • Fix the problem that Kinza's original New Tab does not appear when you search using Google or Bing.
  • Fix the bug that moving a Flash Player tab to another window causes crash.
  • Enable to run the installer without administrator rights.
version 1.2.0
Jul. 25, 2014 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 35.0.1916.153 to 36.0.1985.125).
  • Add the Super Drag settings page (kinza://settings/kinzaSuperDrag/).
  • Fix the problem that rolling the mouse wheel at a high speed when the mouse cursor is on a tab makes the screen freeze.
  • Remove "Open Bookmarklet" setting from "Open Bookmark" settings.
  • Fix the problem that New Tab opens when a pop-up window is closed by Ctrl+W.
  • Modify to make extensions such as Speed Dial 2 work properly.
  • Modify to open an Omnibox or bookmark page in the current tab when it is opened in New Tab.
version 1.1.0
Jun. 19, 2014 Release
  • Update following a minor update of Chromium (from 35.0.1916.114 to 35.0.1916.153).
  • Stratify the Settings page (kinza://settings/) for each function.
  • Add a function to show/hide RSS search results in the Omnibox.
  • Add several Tab actions to the Tab settings page.
  • Change from network installation to full package installation.
  • Modify to forcibly disable caching when reading RSS.
  • Support RSS feeds other than UTF-8.
version 1.0.1
May 29, 2014 Release
  • Update following a major update of Chromium (from 34.0.1847.137 to 35.0.1916.114):
version 1.0.0
May 12, 2014 Release
  • Initial release