Finally: Microsoft Starts Testing a new Download UI for Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has started testing a new interface for downloads in Microsoft Edge, and the new UI is available right now in the Canary build of the browser.

As you probably know if you already tried the new Microsoft Edge browser, the application comes with almost the same download experience as Google Chrome.

So when you start downloading a new file, you should see the download bar at the bottom of the screen, after which you can enter a dedicated UI where you can manage files and see more information, like file size and everything else.

However, not only that the download bar eats up valuable space on the screen but is also outdated and lacks essential information that can be read easily.

Microsoft fixing the download UI

So now Microsoft has come up with a new approach that comes down to a dedicated UI which can be accessed with a single click on a dedicated button in the toolbar.

There’s a new download icon showing up when you begin downloading … (read more)

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