Home

Installed PWAs should be able to overlay in Edge using PiP

%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-427490%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3EInstalled%20PWAs%20should%20be%20able%20to%20overlay%20in%20Edge%20using%20PiP%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-427490%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3E%3CSPAN%20class%3D%22lia-inline-image-display-wrapper%20lia-image-align-center%22%20style%3D%22width%3A%20999px%3B%22%3E%3CIMG%20src%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Fgxcuf89792.i.lithium.com%2Ft5%2Fimage%2Fserverpage%2Fimage-id%2F107552i885719A72A52B542%2Fimage-size%2Flarge%3Fv%3D1.0%26amp%3Bpx%3D999%22%20alt%3D%22PWA%20PiP%20function%20MOCKUP.png%22%20title%3D%22PWA%20PiP%20function%20MOCKUP.png%22%20%2F%3E%3C%2FSPAN%3E%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EI%20have%20heard%20a%20lot%20of%20people%20request%20for%20the%20addition%20of%20a%20PiP%20(Picture%20in%20Picture)%20feature%20to%20be%20added.%20So%20far%20people%20have%20only%20talked%20about%20this%20being%20used%20to%20'pop%20out'%20video%20so%20they%20can%20be%20watched%20while%20doing%20something%20else.%20Taking%20inspiration%20from%20Opera%20and%20Edge%20which%20now%20both%20allow%20websites%20to%20be%20installed%20as%20apps%20or%20PWAs%20(Progressive%20Web%20Apps)%20this%20could%20also%20utilise%20PiP%20allowing%20for%20instances%20of%20an%20application%20to%20run%20over%20a%20website.%20Above%20is%20a%20rather%20crude%20image%20I%20made%20imagining%20it%20however%20I%20am%20sure%20properly%20executed%20it%20would%20be%20a%20%22killer%20feature%22%20for%20New%20Edge.%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-469331%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Installed%20PWAs%20should%20be%20able%20to%20overlay%20in%20Edge%20using%20PiP%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-469331%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3E%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftechcommunity.microsoft.com%2Ft5%2Fuser%2Fviewprofilepage%2Fuser-id%2F316244%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%3E%40Cameron_Bush%3C%2FA%3E%2C%26nbsp%3Bthanks%20for%20the%20suggestion.%20I%20am%20the%20dev%20lead%20for%20PWAs%2C%20so%20I%20really%20appreciate%20you%20taking%20the%20time%20to%20submit%20suggestions%20like%20this.%20We%20are%20working%20through%20our%20plans%20and%20have%20some%20high%20priority%20functionality%20to%20work%20through%2C%20but%20as%20we%20get%20more%20details%2C%20I'll%20make%20sure%20to%20include%20this%20as%20something%20desired%20by%20the%20community.%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%0A%3CP%3E-John%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E
Cameron_Bush
Contributor

PWA PiP function MOCKUP.png

 

I have heard a lot of people request for the addition of a PiP (Picture in Picture) feature to be added. So far people have only talked about this being used to 'pop out' video so they can be watched while doing something else. Taking inspiration from Opera and Edge which now both allow websites to be installed as apps or PWAs (Progressive Web Apps) this could also utilise PiP allowing for instances of an application to run over a website. Above is a rather crude image I made imagining it however I am sure properly executed it would be a "killer feature" for New Edge. 

1 Reply

@Cameron_Bush, thanks for the suggestion. I am the dev lead for PWAs, so I really appreciate you taking the time to submit suggestions like this. We are working through our plans and have some high priority functionality to work through, but as we get more details, I'll make sure to include this as something desired by the community.

 

-John 

Related Conversations
Tabs and Dark Mode
cjc2112 in Discussions on
46 Replies
flashing a white screen while open new tab
Deleted in Discussions on
14 Replies
Stable version of Edge insider browser
HotCakeX in Discussions on
35 Replies
Extentions Synchronization
Deleted in Discussions on
3 Replies
Security Community Webinars
Valon_Kolica in Security, Privacy & Compliance on
13 Replies
How to Prevent Teams from Auto-Launch
chenrylee in Microsoft Teams on
30 Replies