Arc on Mac Release Notes
Arc on Mac Release Notes

Arc on Mac Release Notes

Full text release notes are now available on the Arc Resource Center



🧑‍🎨 December 16, 2021

  • Introducing, Easel: create collections of notes, images, doodles and links or of things you've Captured around the web. Click the square "Capture" icon in your address bar or hit CMD E… "New Easel" to get started.
  • Previews for your favorite web apps: Notion, Figma and Linear. Hover over these tabs to view recent pages and take common actions with a single click.
  • People Cards now appear in the very bottom right corner of sites like Twitter, LinkedIn and GitHub to learn a bit more about the person you're viewing.

🐭 December 8, 2021

  • Introducing Supercopy. Hit CMD + Shift + C to immediately copy the current URL without tracking parameters or gunk. This is a browser co team favorite, you'll thank us later.
  • The Command Bar is now easier to read, scan, and navigate with a fresh coat of paint and UX improvements.
  • Clearer page loading! Arc's loading indicator has moved to the address bar, at the top of the sidebar. It more clearly shows loading progress without distraction.
  • We've updated Chromium to v96.0.4664.93. If you've been having auth issues, this update will help.

⛷️ December 1, 2021

  • Introducing Auto Archive: let Arc clean up for you! Tabs that haven't been touched after 12 hours (change the timing in preferences!) are now stored in Archive. View and restore archived tabs by clicking the clock icon at the bottom of the sidebar.
  • Print crashes are fixed! Thanks for your patience.

🦃 November 24, 2021

  • Introducing the Arc Audio Player! Start playing Spotify or any music streaming platform in your browser. If you switch to another tab while audio is on, we'll add the Mini Audio Player to the bottom of your sidebar. Play, pause, or go to the next song from anywhere in Arc. Happy listening!
  • CMD + Shift + R will now hard refresh the webpage.

🍁 November 17, 2021

  • Tab Preloading! Top web apps will stay "alive" in your sidebar so they load ultra fast. We're still experimenting with this and would love to learn how it feels for you!
  • Reopening recently closed tabs will also restore their full tab history!
  • Continued improvements to command bar and search ranking.

🐈‍⬛ October 27, 2021

  • Notes have a new font! We <3 brand updates.
  • The Metamask extension now works to open automatically on webpages! Thanks for your patience.
  • Reader Mode is available in beta! Use CMD E … Reader Mode to enter reader mode on webpages that offer it.
  • New Arc windows will now keep your sidebar in view by default.

🕷️ October 21, 2021

  • Extensions are now clickable within the Arc window! Hover over your window's top border and click the puzzle icon.
  • We've made improvements to search and navigation rankings, but we're not done yet! We'd love your feedback ~ please report moments where ranking in CMD T could be even better.
  • This release includes the latest Chromium engine, version 95.0.4638.54, with all the latest security updates

🍡 October 14, 2021

  • The sidebar is now expandable! Hover over the sidebar's edge and drag to expand. Double click the edge to reset back to default width.
  • Mini Player can now be turned off more easily. Just click on the three dots in the corner of the Mini Player to disable it for the day or indefinitely for that site. You can turn Mini Player back on by clicking the lock icon in the URL bar of any site to change its settings.

🎓 October 6, 2021

  • Watch videos while you browse! Arc now has a Mini Player. If you’re on a tab that's playing video, we'll keep that video playing in the corner of your window as you switch tabs. If you want to turn off the Mini Player for that tab, just deselect Picture in Picture in site settings (site settings can be accessed via the small lock next to your site’s URL).
  • We’ve updated the visuals for Resetting a Pinned Tab. Now you can reset a Pinned Tab by clicking its icon. We've also made it more clear when you’ve navigated away from your originally pinned URL.
  • New Notes will now be pinned by default. This way they’re easier to access and harder to close.

🦉 September 30, 2021

  • CMD E prioritizes Focus above Pin (a fix to last week's regression)! Just Hit CMD E & type your space title to focus.
  • CMD E has two new actions: Move to Explore and Unpin Tab.
  • As always, this download includes improved performance and other bug fixes.

September 15, 2021

  • URL formatting in notes (just paste a url onto text and voila!)
  • CMD O will move content from Little Arc into the main browser instantly
  • A new rev on the Arc logo!
  • Fixes to logic for entering / exiting Full Screen
  • Sometimes shortcuts between the webpage and the browser conflict. In this update, we will always prioritize shortcuts for your webpage. Hitting the command again will run the shortcut for the browser.
  • Support for websites using internal certificates (no longer errors when logging into internal tooling).
  • As always, this download includes improved performance and other bug fixes.

🐼 September 8, 2021

  • Web Notifications are now built! As long as you allow permissions for notifications on a particular site, you'll see them pop up on your desktop while using Arc.
  • Finally dock your DevTools! The DevTools window is now attached to the Arc window.
  • As always, this download includes improved performance and other bug fixes.

🏊 September 1, 2021

  • A new, New Tab button! The New Tabs button is now at the bottom of the sidebar. Use this button to create new sidebar items / spaces, too.
  • You can now turn off Little Arc in preferences. Just hit CMD E ... Preferences to adjust your Little Arc settings.
  • Split View has a shiny new UX. Hover over the top of each Split View panel to give it a spin.

🥐 August 25, 2021

  • Little Arc! We've added a small, simple window for quick searches or references so you can look something up without disrupting your workflow. External links will open in Little Arc windows by default, or you can create a new Little Arc Window with Option ⌘ N.
  • We've also added a Little Arc Mac Menu Button, which you can enable in Arc's Preferences.
  • New and Improved Plus Button. We've moved the sidebar plus button to the bottom of your sidebar to make it simpler to Create New Space, Add Files, and more.
  • See recent history when you long press on your back button!As always, this release contains bug fixes, improved performance and better securityHave a great day!

🦡 August 18, 2021

  • The past week has been quiet at The Browser Company since few of the folks were taking a well deserved time off!
  • Option + Click on any link or tab will open it in Split View
  • As always, this release contains bug fixes, improved performance and better security as we continue our quest for a better browsing experienceHave a great day!

🤖 August 11, 2021

  • Tab Syncing Across Devices! Go to Arc > Preferences (or CMD E... Preferences) and turn on "Keep Sidebar in sync via iCloud". This will sync all of your sidebar tabs (explore & pinned) but wont sync passwords / browsing history. Your sidebar will sync to the state of the last device you used.
  • You can now turn off Tab Previews that you don't use or need. You can do this through Arc > Preferences (or CMD E... Preferences).
  • Rip a tab off the sidebar to move it to a new window! Just drag a tab out of the current Arc window and we'll create a new window for you.

🎾 July 28, 2021

  • Incognito mode! Hit CMD E … New Incognito Window (or CMD SHIFT N). Incognito windows do not track any browsing history or let you access any of your spaces. Incognito windows are black and have an "Incognito" label in the upper right hand corner.
  • Notes are much faster, 100% native, and have a fresh coat of paint. Oh, and they support markdown! You can still access notes you've created before, but they wont be editable anymore. If you’d like to keep working on them, copy and paste them over into a new note.
  • Use your trackpad in the sidebar to swipe back to parent spaces from a nested space.
  • Improved logic for the next tab that is selected after you close the current tab.
  • CMD E .. Pin will now always default to your current space.
  • Improved download speed of app updates.
  • Cancelling list rename will go back to original title.
  • CMD SHIFT K now clears the explore section (previously this was CMD K).
  • Upgraded chromium engine.
  • Reset Pinned Tab back to original URL - hover over a pinned tab and click the Reset icon to go back to the originally pinned URL.
  • Emoji Search! We now have a search bar for emojis when changing Space or tab icons.
  • As always, this download includes improved performance command bar ranking, and other bug fixes

👩‍💻 June 23, 2021

  • Support for undoing an action via Command+z! Any time you customize a List or Tab, move Tabs in your sidebar or clear your Explore section, simply press Command+z to undo that action.
  • Lists can now have background images! We've packaged a few that look great, but you can also add your own. Simply right-click the list, select Theme, and go from there.
  • We made it easier to dive into a List! Click anywhere on the list title to enter. If you'd rather expand or collapse the list inline, click the ">" icon.
  • More Command Bar speed & UX improvements! As always, this build also includes bug fixes, better performance and security improvements. Have a great day!

🧞 June 9, 2021

  • Basic support for undoing an action via Command+z! Anytime you customize a List or Tab, move Tabs in your sidebar or clear your Explore section, simply press Command+z to undo that action.
  • Command Bar speed & UX improvements!
  • An updated Bug Reporter UI. As always, this release also includes bug fixes and improved performance, Have a great day!
  • CMD + . [period] now focuses the sidebar and allows you to use the arrow keys to navigate without your mouse! Previously this was the option key, which we no longer support.

👕 June 2, 2021

Files & Folders

You can now import files and folders from Finder into Arc by dragging them into the sidebar, or clicking the ✚ button in the sidebar header.

Files and Folders can be moved around just like regular tabs! You can expand folders directly in the sidebar to see the files within.

Files can be opened in split view, or you can drag them directly into websites to upload them (e.g upload to Gmail/Slack).

Other Improvements

  • Find In Page got a fresh coat of paint.
  • Improved Command Bar ranking.

We also upgraded our Chromium version, which brings a bunch of performance and security improvements.

May 19, 2021

Improved Sidebar

We've got a bunch of improvements on this front. Notably:

  • The bottom "unpinned" section is now directly below your Pinned tabs so they are easier to access. We're now calling this unpinned section "Explore".
  • We've removed the date grouping from the Explore section.
  • You can now collapse your Pinned Tabs.
  • To create a List or pinned Note, click the "+" icon next to the "Home" header.
  • Selecting a Tab with your mouse is now much faster.

We've also given the context menus for Tabs and Lists a refresh, including the ability to move Tabs to an Explore section on a different list!

Misc. Improvements

  • You can now easily reset a Pinned Tab back to it's original URL!
  • We updated our List colors! Feel free to change them by right-clicking on the List and choosing Color and Icon.
  • If you've always allowed Zoom to open, we no longer open a stray tab when joining a meeting.
  • It's now easier to navigate directly to a domain.
  • If you notice any issues with the Command Bar, you can include debug information to us via the Feedback / Bug Reporter. Just check the box to help us improve Search.
  • We added Chromecast support.

As always, this release also includes bug fixes, improved performance and better security.

🥑 May 5, 2021

  • The Command Bar got a fresh coat of paint. It’s also now centered in the middle of the window, making it much easier to use when you have your sidebar hidden.
  • Speaking of the Command Bar — we’ve removed those pesky Recent Tabs at the top of the window, and moved them into the Command Bar. The keyboard shortcuts for these (ctrl+tab & ctrl+shift+tab) still work.
  • The Split View has been rewritten from the ground up, allowing for a more interactive experience when dragging tabs to Split View panes. Pro tip: try dragging a link on a page to a new pane 🔥
  • Want to quickly see the sidebar? Simply press option. Want to turn that off? You can in Preferences!

Finally, we’ve fixed up those wonky tab issues when trying to login to a site from a pinned tab.

As always, this release also includes bug fixes, improved performance and better security.

🦜 April 21, 2021

  • Tab Suspension! We're super excited about this, and hope you love it as much as we do. Arc should now be quicker for those of you with a lot of tabs. If you have any feedback on this, please let us know!
  • Tabs can now have custom emojis! 🏄🏼‍♂️
  • A bunch of Command Bar performance improvements!
  • You can now suppress prompts to save your password.

This release also includes bug fixes, improved performance and better security.

🤾 April 7, 2021

  • A bunch of Command+E improvements! It's now easier to find the command you are looking for, and you can also now activate extensions via Command+E.
  • Now, when you are in List Focus Mode, we'll slightly tint Arc's window to make it more clear that you are in List Focus Mode.
  • Speaking of List Focus Mode, this release includes several improvements to the interactions there. It's now much easier to jump to exactly where you want to go.
  • You asked, we listened: Command+n now opens a new window instead of creating a List.

This release also includes bugfixes and improved performance.


Dec 16, 2022 —



  • You can now move the Mini Video Player (PiP) around by hovering over it and scrolling on your trackpad.
  • Pressing play / pause on your keyboard will now edit your Mini Video Player's playback state.
  • Double-clicking on the Mini Video Player will close the Player and take you back to your video tab in Arc.
  • CMD R on Easels will now refresh all Live Captures.


  • Improvements to dragging tabs between Spaces! Effortlessly click, drag, and drop a tab right or left into another Space.
  • If you selected multiple tabs, CMD W now works to close them all at once!
  • The extensions and split view menu (under the ⋮ icon on the right border) now matches your Space's Theme!
  • Increased contrast on Developer Mode tabs in the sidebar.
  • You can now remap function (fn) keys in Arc > Preferences > Shortcuts.
  • We've fixed some crashes relating to typing non-Latin alphabet characters into CMD T.

Dec 8, 2022 —



  • Boosts can now detect your theme color, enabling you to create Boosts that match sites to your Sidebar! Grab the CSS for your theme colors here:


  • Dev tab is now auto-enabled on subdomains of localhost!
  • You can now choose if CMD 9 jumps you to the 9th tab or the last tab in your Sidebar. Head to Arc > Preferences > Shortcuts and search CMD 9 to edit .

Dec 1, 2022 —



  • Dev Tab: a developer mode turned on automatically for localhost or manually for any site you choose! Dev Tabs expose your URL at all times and provide easy access to developer tools. You can make any tab a Dev Tab by clicking on the lock icon in the URL bar.
  • CMD E for Extensions. Hold CMD and tap E to cycle through your extensions. If you want CMD E to always prefer Arc over website shortcuts, edit this in Shortcut Preferences.


  • Goodbye Top Bar Hover! We've created a new menu for Extensions and Split View Controls! Head to the upper right corner of your window and click on the three vertical dots to access.
  • A fresh Mini Video Player. "Pretty PiP" is now live! Mini Video Player now offers smoother controls, additional functionality, and a cleaner interface. Access by playing a video and then navigating away from that video tab. If you have a trackpad, try pinching to zoom in!

Nov 17, 2022 —



  • Introducing Folder Previews! You can now hover over the "magnifying glass" icon to Preview and search the contents in your folder.
  • Instantly create New Linear Issues. Just hit CMD T … New Linear Issue!
  • Arc will now ask if you'd like to Save an Address for easy auto fill next time.
  • Multi-selected Tabs can now be added to a New Folder in one click. Multi-select with CMD + Click, then Right-Click or hit CMD T … New Folder to Pin the selection to a New Folder.


  • We've made early UI / performance improvements to drag & drop, especially around flickering in the sidebar.
  • We hope we've made improvements to Full Screen freezing issues (most common on full screen video!). Thank you for your patience.
  • We've made performance improvements for members that keep a lot of tabs running at once!
  • We've upgraded Chromium to 107.0.5304.110.

Nov 10, 2022 —



  • Introducing an updated Arc Resources! Hit CMD T … / Arc Resources to learn about any feature in Arc or search any question. Can't find what you're looking for? Chat with the team directly from here too.
  • Toasts now show above the proper Split View Panel.


  • You can now create a shortcut for Resetting Tabs. Simply go to Arc > Preferences > Shortcuts to choose a shortcut (it's off by default).
  • We no longer archive or clear tabs playing media.
  • We no longer archive or clear tabs playing media.

Nov 3, 2022 —



  • See What's New in Arc! Release Notes now live in an Update Banner at the bottom of your Sidebar each week.
  • Links to Easels now include auto-generated images! You can also choose your Easel image by right clicking on any Easel image and selecting, "Set as Easel Thumbnail".
  • You can now create a new Google Meet meeting by hitting CMD T … New Google Meet.


  • You can now create a shortcut for Resetting Tabs. Simply go to Arc > Preferences > Shortcuts to choose a shortcut (it's off by default).
  • We no longer archive or clear tabs playing media.

Oct 27, 2022 —



  • Introducing Full Page Capture! Hit CMD T … / Capture Full Page or go to File > Capture Full Page to instantly download a PNG of your webpage.
  • New integration! You can now create can now effortlessly create a new Repl project! Just hit CMD T ... / New Repl to get started.
  • You can now Record a Trace or Open the Task Manager from the Command Bar. Try CMD T … / Trace.
  • You can now create a new FigJam File from the Command Bar. Try CMD T … / FigJam.


  • Outlook Calendar Previews now correctly show recurring meetings! Just hover over a Pinned / Favorited Outlook Calendar Tab to view and join upcoming events.
  • We've fixed a bug that prevented Extension icons from showing properly.
  • We've fixed a bug that caused tabs to be un-Favorited during device syncing.
  • We've fixed a security issue around our release download buckets. Reported by georgiostefan37 on 2022-10-15.
  • We've upgraded Chromium to 107, and included other recent Chromium security fixes.

Oct 20, 2022 —



  • Multi media tray! Control multiple audio players (including Google Meet!) in the bottom of your sidebar. The tray will appear automatically when you leave an audio / video Tab.


  • Speed and animation improvements the Sidebar.
  • Improvements to Favicon loading, especially for Favorites.
  • Improvements to performance for some members. We are continuing to make performance improvements with each update, please keep sharing moments where Arc feels slow!

Oct 14, 2022 —



  • Gift Arc to a Friend! You can now invite up to 5 people a week to Arc using your own personal referral code. Every week your code will regenerate. To start Gifting, hit CMD T … / Gift Arc or go to Arc > Gift Arc in the Mac Menu Bar.


  • We've made some UI improvements to Profiles.
  • Dev tools now stay the same size, even as you switch tabs.
  • Closed folders no longer expand when you drag items into them, making it easier to organize.

Oct 6, 2022 —


  • Profiles! Profiles allow you to scope Logins, Cookies, Browsing History, and more to one or multiple Spaces. Create a new Profile by clicking the [...] button next to your Space Title.
  • Multi media tray! Control multiple audio players (including Google Meet!) in the bottom of your sidebar. The tray will appear automatically when you leave an audio Tab.
  • Easel & Arc Notes have new share buttons in the bottom right corner! This button also allows you to easily export as PNG.


  • You can now add images to the Bug & Feedback Reporter! Simply drag and drop an image onto the Reporter's text box.
  • You can now exclude Favorites in Command 1–8 indexing. Go to Arc > Preferences > Shortcuts and uncheck "Include Favorites in Ordering" in any of the "Go to Sidebar Item" actions.
  • Hold Option while dragging a Tab to duplicate the Tab in the Sidebar.
  • Command Option Click now opens links in Little Arc!
  • We've added a bunch of testing to help us solve problems exiting Full Screen. Thank you for your patience here.
  • We've fixed a bug that broke Safari Password Importing on some devices.
  • We've fixed a bug that caused favicons to disappear intermittently on Favorited Tabs.

Sep 29, 2022 —



  • Performance improvements that will drive down cpu, network, and file system usage for certain members.
  • Add a custom shortcut for Duplicating a Tab. Head to Arc > Preferences > Shortcuts and type "Duplicate" to get started!


  • A performance issue in Google Sheets and other websites has been fixed. Special thanks to Joshua, Gopi, Jared and everyone else who let us know!
  • Performance improvements that will drive down cpu, network, and file system usage for certain members.

Sep 22, 2022 —



  • A new, more obvious animation on tabs using your microphone, camera, or both.
  • Super Copy! Select multiple tabs in the sidebar (Command Click) and hit CMD SHIFT C to copy all selected URLs at once. You can also do this without a shortcut by typing "Copy URLs" in CMD T or by right-clicking any selected tab.


  • Updated right-click menus on tabs to more easily "Move" tabs to other Spaces.
  • Support for sharing Notes / Easels in Little Arc.
  • We don't suspend tabs that are actively using your microphone or any type of recording.

Sep 15, 2022 —



  • The Recent Tab Switcher now includes Space Themes! Hold down CTRL and press Tab to give it a spin!


  • Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Sep 8, 2022 —



  • Moving Little Arc tabs is now more keyboard friendly. Hit CMD + Shift + O and use your keyboard / arrow keys to organize Little Arc tabs to their correct Space.
  • You can now use empty Sidebar space to easily drag the entire Arc window.
  • Disable all Arc-generated sounds in Advanced Preferences. Just hit CMD T and type "Advanced" to get there.


  • Theme Picker improvements, including haptics and better contrast in Dark Mode. To update your Space Theme, hit CMD T and type "Theme".
  • Firefox importing issues are solved! To import from Firefox go to the Mac Menu Bar and select Arc > Import from Another Browser.
  • We've made improvements to Easel performance and fixed a bug with Easel saving.
  • We've updated to the latest version of Chromium, which includes important security enhancements.

Sep 1, 2022 —



  • Introducing Space Themes V2! Now with more customizability, more presets, and dark mode! Hover over your Space title and hit the paint brush icon to start designing.
  • Zoom out on Easel for easier scanning and organizing! Pinch in / out with two fingers on your track pad or hit CMD Plus / CMD Minus on your keyboard.


  • A bug with extensions opening off-screen has been fixed. Thank you Ben M. for being the first reporter, and to everyone else who let us know!

Aug 26, 2022 —


  • Hit " / <space> ” in the Command Bar (CMD T) to filter for Arc Actions! Try / Pin, / Note, or / Split to get started!


  • Easels and Notes are now more integrated with your Space Theme.
  • The Right-Click menu for Tabs is now cleaner and more readable. Right-Click to take actions on a Tab, like moving it to a new Space.
  • Hints within Arc now stay open a little longer so they're easier to read.
  • You can now full-screen videos in Little Arc without moving them to the main Sidebar!
  • Fixed performance issue causing frame drops when entering Mission Control with Arc.

Aug 18, 2022 —


  • You can now use extensions in Little Arc!
  • The Command Bar now indicates if you're switching to a Split Tab.
  • We've fixed a bug with fullscreen YouTube videos.
  • We've updated to the latest version of Chromium, which includes important security enhancements.

Aug 11, 2022 —


  • Bugs with logging into the the Outlook Mail preview are fixed.
  • We've made Command Bar performance improvements to increase navigation speed.
  • We've continued to make overall performance improvements in Arc.

Aug 4, 2022 —


  • Import Bookmarks from Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Brave, and Edge! Just go to Arc > Import from Another Browser to bring all or some of your Bookmarks over.


  • Actions in CMD + T have been given an extra boost so they're more discoverable.
  • Switching your panel in Split View now allows for immediate keyboard action.
  • CMD + Shift + C can now can be remapped for dev. tool users! Just type CMD + T .. Open Shortcuts then map "Inspect Elements" to CMD + Shift + C and either remove or remap the "Copy Page URL" shortcut.
  • Thanks for sending over your performance issues in Arc! We hear you and we continue to make improvements. Please keep sharing by typing CMD + T … Feedback.

July 28, 2022 —


  • Introducing Live Captures (experimental)! Live Captures are interactive views of whatever you captured. After you save a Capture to an Easel, hit the Play button to make it "Live". Simply hit Pause to revert it to a still screenshot.
  • Arc now supports Handoff from Mobile Safari / Chrome! If you're viewing a tab on Mobile, you'll see an option in your Mac Dock to open it in Arc.


  • Arc Membership Cards are now in the Arc Preferences Pane! Hit Arc > Preferences to view, download, or customize.

July 21, 2022 —


  • Keyboard Shortcut Remapping is live! Just hit CMD T … Open Shortcuts to start customizing your workflow.
  • Snap-guides for Easel! Objects in Easel now magically snap into place along the left side, right side, or center.
  • Import History and Logins from Brave and Edge. Go to Archive > Import from Another Browser in the Mac Menu bar.


  • Favorited Split Views can now have custom icons.
  • 15 minute meetings now render well in the Google Calendar Preview.
  • We've improved the design of the History / Logins import window.

July 14, 2022 —


  • Split View V2 is LIVE! After hearing your feedback, we've made huge improvements to Split View . The biggest difference is that the Tabs in a Split are now treated as a singular unit. This means you can Pin, Favorite, Rename and seamlessly move between Split Views.


  • You can now drag snippets of highlighted text into an Easel.

July 7, 2022 —


  • Introducing Boosts! Boosts are a quick, easy way to control the appearance and behavior of websites using CSS & Javascript. Hit ⌘T ... New Boost to get started.
  • Import your browser history from Brave and Edge using Archive > Import from Another Browser


  • You can now right click on extension icons to expose their settings.
  • We've improved performance of the recent tabs switcher.

June 30, 2022 —


  • Open a Folder to view its contents by hitting ⌘T … Open [Folder Name].
  • Copying addresses from the Command Bar will now automatically append https.


  • Delete Notes, Easels, and Captures by right-clicking them in Library.
  • You can now choose to have no Favorites.
  • Contrast improvements to Dark Mode!
  • We've improved interactions for adding images in Easel.
  • Troubles with the MetaMask extension opening are fixed!

June 24, 2022 —


  • Easel has a new, more vibrant color palette.
  • The Arc updater has a fresh coat of paint and delight.
  • We've upgraded to Chromium 103.0.5060.53.

June 16, 2022 —


  • Actions now live in the Command Bar! Hit ⌘T and start typing your favorite actions like Pin, Split, or Note.
  • Introducing the Space Manager! Hit ⌘T … Manage Spaces to edit and organize your Spaces from one view.


  • Notes & Easels are now accessible in Library. Swipe all the way left to get to Library and find them under the scribble icon.
  • Don't remember what Easels are? Hit ⌘T … New Easel for a refresher.
  • You can now right click on Arc in your Mac dock to create a New Incognito Window.

June 10, 2022 —


  • Easels are now viewable in any browser! Share your beautiful creations with the world.
  • Notes can now appear in Library. You can turn this on in the Library preferences!


  • Improved performance when moving objects in Easel

June 2, 2022 —


  • New restart window animation.


  • Your theme colors appear in more menus, fields, settings, etc.
  • Previews now have their own Preferences section.
  • Better UX when dragging tabs between windows.
  • Display Previews even if they're empty.
  • Video previews will now auto play in Library.
  • Updated look to the Arc Membership cards!
  • Extensions list is now scrollable.

May 26, 2022 —


  • A brand new Recent Tabs Switcher! Hit Control + Tab (and keep Tab'ing) to view and navigate to your recent tabs.
  • Advanced Theme options for Spaces. You can now increase Intensity or Graininess in the Space Theme editor.
  • The ability to drag files out of the Arc Library, even when Arc is backgrounded.


  • Better legibility and draggability of Favorited Tabs.
  • No auto-join for meetings in GCal preview if you haven't RSVP'd.

May 19, 2022 —


  • Exporting Easels! Use “File” -> “Save As” or Shift ⌘ S.
  • The ability to copy a URL as markdown. Try it by right-clicking on a tab!
  • A few new resources to Arc Resources, including Staff Picks and a couple product tour videos.


  • Theme colors will now appear in more UI elements like Command Bar and Previews.
  • The “New Tab Created” toast, that appears when your sidebar is hidden, is now clickable.
  • Replaced monospace fonts with system font.
  • New shimmer animation upon starting up Arc.
  • TouchID is now available for websites

May 12, 2022 —


  • Added dragging Captures directly into Easel from Library.
  • Made the Command Bar search results more stable.
  • Added ⌘ A to Easel so that it 'Selects All' in text boxes.

May 5, 2022 —


  • A "New Tab" button in the sidebar.
  • A dividing line between Pinned Tabs and Unpinned to replace "Explore".


  • Pinch gestures for zooming in Easel.
  • Edit and Retake options to the Capture menu.
  • New animations for the plus and close tab buttons.

April 29, 2022 —


  • Easel will now remember your preferred fonts and colors.
  • "Move to" is now available in Blank Windows.
  • RSVP status now shows in Calendar Previews.
  • All Preferences sections are available via the Command Bar.
  • All Previews now use a consistent color scheme.

April 21, 2022 —


  • Added a right-click menu option that lets you archive tabs below the selected tab.
  • Set Shift ⌘ 2 as shortcut for Capture.
  • Changed the address bar font!
  • Increased the frequency that Previews update.

April 14, 2022 —


  • Additional updates to button animations, making them way nicer to interact with.
  • Brand new options for ⌘ N, coming straight from member feedback. (thanks everyone!)
  • Cleaner experience with moving tabs via "Move To" in the right-click menu.
  • Added the ability to "Pin" and "Favorite" tabs to the right-click menu.

April 7, 2022 —


  • A new dialogue for when you save passwords and install/uninstall extensions.
  • Cute new animations to the Refresh, Back and Forward sidebar buttons.
  • Hovering over a link shows a new, beautiful status bar!
  • You can now set your default Downloads location in Arc > Preferences.

March 31, 2022 —


  • Individual extensions can now be pinned to Arc's top bar. You can pin an extension by hovering to the top bar, clicking the puzzle icon and clicking the pin icon next to a specific extension.
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  • Capture now helps auto select Capture-able elements of the page. Try Capture via Command + E or by clicking the camera icon in the address bar.
  • Captures can now be immediately sent via iMessage, Saved to Library, or Copied to Clipboard.
  • Multi-select (Shift + Click) now works with Command + E to Pin or Move multiple Tabs at once.
  • Cycling between spaces with just your mouse is now possible using buttons 3 & 4 (helpful if you don't have a trackpad!).
  • Downloads are now auto archived the same way Tabs are. All archived Tabs are viewable with Command + E… View Archive.
  • When music sites (like Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music) are audible and in your Favorites, we animate their icon with musical notes!
  • The Google Calendar Preview now supports Around and Microsoft Teams "Join" links.

March 24, 2022 —


  • The Arc sign in experience has been re-designed! Give it a spin and check out your personal Arc Card along the way.
  • Arc now lets you Capture a screenshot of a webpage, edit the image immediately, and send it without ever leaving Arc! Get started by clicking the camera icon in the address bar.
  • We've designed custom tooltips that expose keyboard shortcuts on hover.
  • Narrowing the sidebar now keeps your forward and back buttons in tact.

March 17, 2022 —


  • Build your own Themes! Give each of your Spaces their own personality by hovering the Space title and clicking the paint brush icon.
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  • Slack, Twitter, GCal, and Gmail now have custom badging when they're in your Favorites Dock.
  • Easels and notes now have a Read Only option (and we've redesigned the sharing menu)! Just click "Share" in the address bar on an easel or note.

March 3, 2022 —


  • ⌘ Command + N now opens a fresh new window without carrying over your tabs. If you end up wanting to keep anything from this new window, just right click on the tab(s) and Move to → Space.
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  • Added important security enhancements.


  • Multi-Device Tab Syncing is still turned off as we inspect stability. We'll send out an email update when Multi-Device Tab Syncing is re-enabled.

February 23, 2022 —


  • Declined events have been removed from the Google Calendar Preview.
  • Right click on a Tab to move it to a Folder in any space!


  • Multi-Device Tab Syncing is still turned off as we inspect stability. We'll send out an email update when Multi-Device Tab Syncing is re-enabled.

February 16, 2022 —


  • New narrow sidebar! Simply hover over the edge of the sidebar and drag to narrow. Double click the edge of the sidebar to reset back to standard width.


  • Cutouts (formerly "capture") has a new scissor icon in the address bar. Click this icon or use Shift + ⌘ Command + Drag to give cutout to give it a spin.
  • Google Calendar Preview in the Favorites dock now displays the time until your next meeting. To enable the preview, hover your mouse over your pinned GCal tab.


  • Issues with online payment have been resolved.
  • Multi-Device Tab Syncing is still turned off as we inspect stability. We'll send out an email update when Multi-Device Tab Syncing is re-enabled.

February 9, 2022 —


A Whole New Arc

We have a very big and exciting update today that will change the configuration of your sidebar.

  • This update drastically simplifies Arc and addresses feedback around navigation and tab accessibility that we've been hearing for months. We're so excited to share it with you! For specifics about the build before you update, please watch this loom video. As a heads up:
    • This update will temporarily move all your explore tabs across all spaces into one explore section.
    • This update includes an Arc-created "Education" space that explains how to create your sidebar in this new version. Please go through this space to fully understand what's new and feel free to delete when you're done.

August 3, 2023 —


  • We've made early improvements to Command Bar search suggestion ranking. More to come soon!
  • We now auto-open meeting links in a new tab, rather than in Peek, to avoid accidentally closing them.
  • We've improved the performance of downloads in Arc. Downloading logic now runs independently, reducing the performance impact on the rest of Arc.
  • You can now import multiple Profiles from a previous browser at once during Onboarding.
  • CMD+0 now resets page zoom if you've zoomed in with a trackpad!
  • We added a hotkey for toggling developer mode (CTRL-D). You can edit all shortcuts via Arc > Settings > Shortcuts.

July 27, 2023 —


  • You can clear your entire Archive by going to Archive > Clear Archive in the Mac Menu Bar, or by right clicking on the Archive Icon in the Library.
  • Hitting CMD + Option + V will now paste whatever's in your clipboard as new Tab!
  • We've made performance improvements to how Space themes are rendered.
  • We've made performance improvements to downloads.
  • We've made performance improvements to website scrolling by improving the efficiency of hovering over links.

July 21, 2023 —


Thanks for using Arc! We have a new version for you, including:

  • You can opt into viewing a full URL Bar and pinned Extensions at all times by enabling the Toolbar! Head to View > Show Toolbar to turn on.
  • Immediately start renaming tabs after they are Pinned!
  • Option + Clicking on current tab will now duplicate that tab in Split View.
  • We've made it easier to surface some common actions in the Command Bar, like CMD T… "Move to [Space]" to quickly move your current tab and CMD T… "Settings" to open the Settings menu.
  • You can now right-click on a Capture within an Easel to copy the Capture's source URL.
  • We've put all Peek settings under Arc > Settings > Links.
  • We've added a "Repro Steps" field to bugs shared in the Bug Reporter to help us better solve issues.
  • Google Meet PiP now works for non English default languages.
  • Welcome to Arc v1.0!

July 13, 2023 —


  • Google Meet PiP! Navigating away from your Google Meet tab will automatically enable Picture in Picture (PiP) so you can continue to view your meeting as you browse! Turn off PiP anytime in Site Settings in the URL Bar.
  • Introducing "Paste URL as New Tab"! When you copy a URL, you can now hit CMD T and type "Paste URL as New Tab" to open a new tab from your clipboard. You can also right click on a Folder to Paste the URL as New Tab within the Folder.
  • We've brought back the ability to mute any tab by right-clicking on the tab (even if it's not actively playing audio).
  • We've improved the performance of tab switching!

July 6, 2023 —


  • We now show a little "overflow indicator" in the sidebar if your current tab is scrolled out of view.
  • Shift + clicking on any link will now open it in Peek by default! You can turn this off in Arc > Settings > Links.
  • When screen sharing a tab, we now show a clear indicator on that tab.
  • By default, all Google Meet Links will open in your most recent Space.
  • The Copy Link button in the URL Bar has returned!
  • Boosts now live within the Site Control Center in your URL bar.
  • We've improved the Command Bar ranking algorithm so you get better suggestions when you hit CMD T.
  • Extensions now live under the Site Control button in the URL bar. Click here to access, pin, and manage extensions.
  • You can now double-click on the empty space in your sidebar to create new tab!
  • Clicking on a notification now takes you the tab that sent it, rather than opening a new tab. @connor
  • We've fixed a bug that sometimes made the sidebar get stuck open.

June 28, 2023 —


  • Introducing Boost Shuffle! Hit the paint brush icon in the URL at the top of your Sidebar to start editing any webpage. If you want some inspo, click the dropdown near your Boost’s name and select “Shuffle”. Keep your Boost as is, or edit to make it just right. Then hit share! 
  • To share a Boost quickly, CMD T and type “Share Boost” on any Boosted site.
  • If you have a redundant ad blocker extension, you’ll now be prompted to remove it. Getting rid of extra extensions will speed up Arc significantly! 
  • We now only show the Edit button for your Space if you’re hovered over the Space Title. 
  • We fixed a security vulnerability in Notes / Easels. Thanks to Elijah, an Arc Member, for catching this! 
  • We’ve made an early improvement to crashes caused by RAM spikes. 

June 22, 2023 —


  • Access the Boost Gallery right from your Library. Just click the Library icon in the bottom-left corner of the Sidebar to get started.
  • A new badge will appear over Favorites that you're currently sharing to a video chat.
  • Bug fix for Extensions disappearing from the menu.
  • Dragging a tab out of your sidebar to create a new window will now keep your tab exactly where it was — versus creating a blank window.

June 15, 2023 —


  • Secure sites no longer show the lock icon in the address bar. Insecure sites will show an insecure icon loud and clear.
  • Arc has a new Site Control Center in the sidebar's address bar! Click here to flip on and off site specific settings like Location access and Picture in Picture.
  • Extension import now helps ensure you only import one ad blocker, greatly improving performance.
  • We've increased discoverability of the "New Note (in Split)" action. Hit CMD T and type "New Note Split" to jot notes alongside your current webpage - super handy!
  • Hover over your Space title and click the "Edit" button to edit your Space's theme profile, etc.
  • Right click menus on Spaces and Tabs have been simplified.
  • We've fixed a bug that can sometimes remove your custom tab title.
  • We've fixed a bug where Picture in Picture and audio would continue after closing a Favorited Tab.
  • We've fixed a bug where you'd "jump" to the wrong macOS desktop when using CMD + tab or three finger swipe on trackpad.
  • We've fixed a memory leak that may have caused recent performance issues.
  • We've fixed a bug in Google Meet where Picture in Picture during a video call didn't work.

June 8, 2023 —


  • You can now more easily ask a question to the team by hitting CMD T and typing "Ask Question". While you're here, you'll see some additional improvements to our Contact window: a better media uploader, a repro steps section for Urgent Bugs, and a new Update reminder!
  • Hitting CMD L and Enter in the Command Bar will now refresh the current page, if selected.
  • Hit Cmd T or CMD L a second time after the Command Bar is already open to dismiss it.
  • We've made some early performance improvements to Easel, more to come!
  • We've fixed a bug that may have contributed to GPU crashes / video issues.
  • Hitting ESC now closes the print dialogue.

May 31, 2023 —


  • Windows in Arc now have unique Unpinned Tabs. Pinned tabs will still sync across Windows and devices.
  • Introducing Folder Previews. Hover over any folder to search its contents and open the tabs inside.
  • Switching to open tabs in Folders will now only show the single tab, rather than open the entire folder.
  • We've fixed a bug where CMD SHIFT T didn't properly re-open a closed tab.
  • Auto Archive time settings now sync across devices!
  • We've made some small but mighty visual tweaks to the Sidebar.
  • We've made improvements to speed while typing in the Command Bar!

May 25, 2023 —


  • Introducing Boosts V2. Edit the internet, without a single line of code. Hit CMD T then type “Boost” to edit your current site! You can turn your boost on or off anytime in the address bar at the top of the sidebar. Your v1 Boosts can still be edited from the Extensions menu, and you can access the old editor by hitting CMD T and typing “New Legacy Boost.
  • You can now search and perform any Arc action by hitting TAB in the command bar. Try hitting [TAB] then typing “split” to get a feel for it!
  • Introducing a new preview for Confluence! Hover over pinned Confluence tabs to view and navigate to recent Confluence pages.
  • Korean characters can now be used in the command bar. Thanks to all who sent feedback on this.
  • We’ve made performance improvements to multi-device syncing.

May 18, 2023 —


  • You can now delete Command Bar suggestions for pages you've visited and searches you've performed! Just hover over a suggestion and you'll see the new 'X' button appear.
  • We've made some visual improvements to the Command Bar, like new shading and icons.
  • We've made some early performance improvements to typing in the Command Bar!
  • We've made improvements to Preview Performance.
  • We've fixed an issue where Little Arc opened in the wrong macOS Desktop.

May 11, 2023 —


  • We've improved the experience of translating a page! If you visit a site that's not in one of your preferred languages, you'll now be able to easily translate and un-translate at your convenience, right in the address bar.
  • Developer Mode now keeps the Sidebar address bar in view to minimize "jumpiness" when moving between Dev Mode tabs and other tabs.
  • The minimum macOS version for Arc is now 12.1.0. If you're on macOS 12.0.0 or 12.0.1, please update!
  • We've fixed a bug that sometimes caused multiple windows to open when restarting Arc!
  • [perf update] We've made early improvements to speed in the Command bar (CMD T) More to come!
  • [perf update] We've made an update that favors use of the integrated GPU on your machine. This means some members may notice battery improvements.
  • [perf update] We're now bypassing a known issue in macOS that may have resulted in extra memory usage. This means you may notice less ram usage from Arc.

May 3, 2023 —


  • Introducing Air Traffic Control to automatically route links to the correct Space based on their domain! Hit CMD T and type "Link Preferences" to start flying.
  • You can now drag the Arc window from the top bar of webpages themselves. Toggle this off in Preferences or opt out temporarily by holding CMD.
  • Renaming Easels is no longer broken!
  • [Perf update] We've made some early improvements to tab loading RAM. More to come!

April 27, 2023 —


  • We've fixed an gnarly bug with Arc + Stage Manager that required clicking to focus the app.
  • ctrl + shift + tab allows you to go back in the Tab-Switcher (ctrl + tab). ctrl + ` works for this too!
  • We've improved the reliability of search engine suggestions in the Command Bar.
  • Newly created spaces now appear next to your active space, rather than at the end of the Space list.
  • [performance boost!] We've made some optimizations to hovering over items in Library.
  • [performance boost!] We've made some early improvements to webpage loading (more to come!)

April 20, 2023 —


  • Links to Easels and Notes now open in Peek by default.
  • The loading indicator is now visible when Arc is in full screen!
  • Hovering on a link for 1.5 seconds will now expose your entire URL in the status bar, rather than just a preview.


  • The permissions dialog in the address bar is now responsive to different sized sidebars.
  • We've fixed a bug that caused the URL to overlap with the camera and link icons in the address bar.
  • We've fixed a bug with title animations in the audio player.

April 13, 2023 —


  • We now support Site Search! Hit CMD T and type "Site Search Settings" to get started. To use Site Search, start typing a set shortcut (e.g. "yt…" for YouTube), then [TAB].
  • You can right click on a Folder to Duplicate it.


  • CTRL backtick now works in the CTRL Tab shortcut to go backwards (similarly to how CMD Tab works)!
  • We've improved the animation for dropping a tab in Folder.
  • The Space deletion confirmation now includes the Space's title.
  • We've fixed a bug that prevented some members from viewing extensions on hover.
  • We've fixed a bug that caused loading issues for tabs in Full Screen.

Mar 30, 2023 —


  • Arc for iPhone! Now available in the App Store. Access your Spaces and tabs on the go, save tabs for later from other apps, and much more.
  • Easel & Notes in the Library now open in Peek! Hit CMD T and type "Open Library". Then head to Easels & Notes to browse, Peek, and edit.


  • Downloads in Library now include everything you've downloaded from the internet, rather than just the stuff in your MacOS Downloads Folder.
  • We've fixed a longstanding bug with Gmail Preview not displaying on hover.
  • We've fixed bug that made Sidebar get stuck on hover in some cases.

Mar 23, 2023 —


  • A Sync Indicator in Preferences! Hit CMD T and type "Account Preferences" to turn on Sync. You'll see a green light when Sync is on and you can hover to view last Sync time.


  • We've fixed a bug that broke the Sync button when iCloud is full. Thanks to all who reported this!
  • CMD + Clicking on the reload button now duplicates your current tab, similar to other browsers.
  • Mini Player (PiP) now works with videos in a Youtube playlist.
  • Improved Peek animation performance and a new interactive dismiss gesture.
  • Hit CMD T and type "What's new" to see the latest release notes anytime.

Mar 16, 2023 —


  • A Sync Indicator in Preferences! Hit CMD T and type "Account Preferences" to turn on Sync. You'll see a green light when Sync is on and you can hover to view last Sync time.


  • CMD + Clicking on the reload button now duplicates your current tab, similar to other browsers.
  • We've fixed a bug that broke the Sync button when iCloud is full. Thanks to all who reported this!
  • Mini Player (PiP) now works with videos in a Youtube playlist.
  • Improved Peek animation performance and a new interactive dismiss gesture.
  • Hit CMD T and type "What's new" to see the latest release notes anytime.

Mar 9, 2023 —


  • We've redesigned the Arc Preferences menu for more clarity and access to important settings! Hit CMD T and type "Preferences" to further tailor Arc to your needs.
  • You can now overwrite your Sidebar synced in iCloud with your current, local Sidebar. Hit CMD T and type "Preferences" to adjust your Sync settings. This function is useful when you're setting up Arc on a second device for the first time.
  • You can now delete files from your computer completely by right-clicking on the file in your Library.
  • Right click on the Library icon in the bottom left of your Sidebar to allow or disallow Screenshots in Library.


  • We've fixed the appearance of scroll bars in the Library Space Manager.
  • We now support multiple Download animations at a time!
  • Downloads in your Library now only include web downloads, rather than everything in your Downloads folder.
  • We have fixed a bug that prevented detection of USB cameras for some members.
  • We have updated to Chromium engine 111.0.5563.64.

Mar 2, 2023 —


  • You can now change the email associated with your account. To do this, hit CMD T and type "Preferences", then head to the Account tab.
  • We now support zooming in the Mini Video Player by holding CMD and scrolling your mouse wheel.


  • Developer mode now works with your Sidebar hidden! Thank you to all who reported this bug.
  • We've fixed a bug in our CMD T logic that over-prioritized submitting URLs over submitting to your search-engine.
  • The Copy Url button in the Address Bar now works on your active Peek window.

Feb 23, 2023 —


  • Library 2.0! Library is now a better, cleaner home for your Media, Downloads, Easels & Notes, and Archived Tabs. Archived Tabs are now also searchable! Check out Library by clicking the bottom-leftmost icon in your Sidebar or by hitting CMD T and typing "Library".
  • Support for Vivaldi and Opera import! Bring in your history, cookies, passwords, autocomplete payment info, and bookmarks by heading to Arc > Import From Another Browser.
  • Downloads now hop into the Library, rather than open as tabs. You can hover over the Library icon to access recent Downloads or view them all in the Library. We also now show Download progress!


  • We've made a fix that may have caused crashing for some members. Thanks for your patience here if you experienced this!
  • We've ended Big Sur support. Members on Big Sur will still be able to use Arc, but will no longer get feature updates and important fixes. We highly recommend updating your Mac, if you can!

Feb 16, 2023 —


  • Introducing Peek! Peek is a convenient way to preview sites from Pinned Tabs. Simply click on a new link from a Pinned or Favorited Tab, and Arc will automatically open that tab in Peek! Learn more by viewing the Peek Article via Help > Visit Help Center.


  • A New Loading Indicator! To see the loading progress of your webpage, direct your eyes to the top center of the Arc window for our new animation. We appreciate all the folks who requested this – can't wait to hear what you think!

Feb 9, 2023 —


  • Introducing Vertical Split View! You can now stack sites on top of each other (in addition to side by side!). Hit CMD T and type "Add Vertical Spit" or drag a tab from your sidebar to the top / bottom center of your screen.
  • Smarter loading for Favorites. We used to keep your Favorites loaded at all times, but now we only load them if they've been used recently. This should keep things speedy without the extra resource consumption!
  • Imported Bookmark Folders now have Folder Previews. Simply hover over the magnifying glass on a Folder and search within the Preview for a tab.
  • Downloads from Arc now use macOS Gatekeeper to warn against potentially malicious files.


  • We've added more descriptive error messaging during Sign In.

Feb 2, 2023 —


  • The Bug Reporter now allows you to get to a Bug report from the Feedback Reporter and vice versa. Hit CMD T and type "Bug", "Feedback", or "Resources" anytime.
  • Hitting CMD T and typing "Open Shortcuts" now will trigger the Shortcuts Editor in Preferences.


  • We now present a toast (a little notification) when a new Space is created when your sidebar is hidden.
  • Capturing inside Little Arc, Blank Windows, or Incognito, now lets you save to an easel in your Sidebar. Hit CMD T and type "Capture" to give it a try.
  • We've fixed a bug preventing Developer Mode from working on tabs moved from Little Arc.

Jan 26, 2023 —


  • An upgraded Arc Help Center! Hit CMD T ... and type "Help" to search for answers or chat with the team. This has replaced the "Ask a Question" box.
  • The Recent Tab Switcher (which you can access via CTRL Tab) now has recording indicators if your camera is on.


  • A fix to a long standing bug that caused occasional freezing in full-screen (esp. during video!). Thank you so much for your patience and help through the months of investigating!
  • CMD + up and CMD + down now let you move to the top and bottom of an Easel!
  • Opening Picture in Picture from Spotify now includes previous and next track buttons.
  • A fix to a bug in the Media Player that grayed out the play / pause buttons on occasion.

Jan 19, 2023 —


  • Hit CMD T and type "Manage Passwords" to easily view / manage passwords you've saved in Arc.


  • We've added a divider between "Sign Out" and "Quit" in the Mac Menu Bar (under "Arc") to help with accidental logouts.
  • Little Arc will now always appear above your full screen window, that way it won't get lost.
  • Capturing Arabic text will no longer cause a crash in Easels. Apologies to anyone who experienced this!
  • Right clicking on a Folder and selecting Copy All Links will now include URLs in nested Folders.
  • We've made a fix to a PiP bug that may have caused crashing for some Members.

Jan 12, 2023 —


  • The max number of Favorites in any Profile is now 12 (up from 8)!
  • You can now edit a Pinned Tab's URL! Right click on a Pinned Tab, select "Pinned URL" and then "Edit Pinned URL". You can now Pin links that redirect without worry.
  • Clearing Cache & Cookies per tab is now more accessible! Head to the lock in the URL bar and click "More Settings".
  • We've removed the CMD N menu. CMD N now has extra speed and simply opens a second window. If you want a "Blank Window" Option, hit CTRL + CMD + N (or remap this in Shortcut Settings!)
  • You can now filter your Archive for links closed in Little Arc. Hit CMD T and type "View Archive" to get there.
  • You can now turn off Developer Mode in localhost! Hit the "info" icon in the URL bar to turn Dev Mode on / off.
  • We've updated our AppleScript API, which allows native apps to better integrate with Arc! You can now query for spaces and tabs, and create new tabs and windows.


  • We've increased the performance of Favicon loading. This will help reduce the instances of missing Favicons in your sidebar.
  • Playback Speed now works reliably in on the Mini Video Player.
  • We've polished the Mini Video Player (even more)! Check out the latest animations & haptics.
  • We've made performance improvements to tab hovering, tab dragging, and the Command Bar. You can now close tabs from the recent tab switcher (CTRL + TAB) by continuing to hold CTRL and tapping W.
  • Youtube videos in the Mini Video Player will no longer auto re-play when they're finished.
  • We've fixed a bug with URL editing while using Dev Mode on two Split Tabs.
  • We now support Dark Mode in our Sign Up flow.
  • We've removed even more tracking during Super Copy (CMD + SHIFT + C) on Amazon links.
  • Arc Easel / Note icons now match your Space Theme.