Maxthon Browser         V

            Released 12/15/2016

Key Changes

Dear all,

Thanks for helping Maxthon improve all the time.

And today, we bring you the latest version and welcome all of you to have a try!

We sincerely thank all the users who give us valuable feedback, which helped us find lots of bugs and fix them. 

Your advice and suggestions are always the wheels of our progress, just have a look at those optimizations and new functions!

Here is the changelog:


Functions added in this version:

  • Enhance authentication for security level: added “SHA-1 certificate” prompt
  • Export favorite function added: can export bookmarked favorites
  • Support right-click to download with third party tool installed in this device
  • Add saving page as PNG file in menu
  • Restore system tray options in settings
  • Add two more languages: Spanish and Russian


Functions optimized in this version: 

  • Optimized warm start performance
  • Optimized opening new tab performance
  • Optimized font display in high DPI


/Sign-up page optimized: 

  • Interface, layout, and UI optimized
  • Support off-line sign in
  • Remember guest mode sign in status


Quick Access functions optimized: 

  • Support off-line opening quick access
  • New: right-click tab to “send to – quick access”
  • New: middle mouse to open sites in background
  • New: right-click to open in a new tab, and open in private window
  • New: can right-click to edit a site within a folder
  • New: right-click a folder to delete all, open all in background/ new window/private window
  • New: optimized UI for sites and folders
  • New: use gestures/shortcuts to switch tabs, new tab not included


Maxnote optimized: 

  • URL – add right-click to open in background
  • URL – add middle mouse to open in background
  • List view – support middle mouse title to open site in background
  • Move function optimized: UI, support to move between same level folders or to sub-folders
  • Ctrl+G to show Maxnote separate window: layout optimized
  • Ctrl+G to show Maxnote separate window: open and close window with the folder stay in accordance
  • Search UI optimized: add search icon in right side
  • Search result optimized: show path of this note and can click to move
  • Search optimized: cover URL in search result


Bug fixed:

  • Some videos on Yahoo cannot play
  • Yahoo email prompts update browser message
  • Twith videos do not have pop-up option
  • Movistarplay videos cannot open
  • Video pop-up window _ some video sites show a white bar above the video window
  • Drag window from the main monitor to the second monitor sometimes show visual problems
  • Homepage setting _ if set as an error page, then start browser with an error page
  • Portable version open multi-home pages only open one of them
  • Retro mode _ status bar does not show URL of the point mouse hovers
  • Retro mode _ select words and ctrl+F to find in page, the selected words do not highlight
  • Maxnote _ switch folders in thumbnail column without timely updates in the middle column
  • Maxnote _ search should not differentiate upper and lower case
  • Maxnote _ unify fonts in list view
  • Add to Maxnote pop-up window, add to a certain folder, contents display partially
  • Passkeeper _ private notes and accounts detailed page do not show edit form
  • Pepper data cannot be cleared by clear browser cache
  • Restart browser when selecting auto clear on exit browsing data, restore list data is not cleared
  • Restart browser when window is in minimalized size, the triangle icon in the right side of address bar shows partially
  • Split window _ developer tool problem in split mode
  • Tab bar _ display error when switching languages
  • Status bar in new tab page show message from other tabs
  • Freeze and crash happens occasionally when switching languages
  • Windows 2003 system with two screens, error appears when maximizing window
  • Tab bar _ right-click menu error
  • Click to open inbuilt page repeatedly, should open it only once
  • Portable version _ rename user data in start.ini file in bin folder cause error in the browser

Install Information

Install version:   



Portable version: 



To better and more efficiently solve the problems you meet during the usage, for any suggestions or bug reports, we do hope you may go to "MX5 Beta version Discussion' area and report/describe by a new separate thread for each problem/topic. We will read each thread and update the follow-up status then. Meanwhile, some problems are probably be left out if they are stated in other thread. Thanks very much for your cooperation!