About Midori

What is "Midori" and why should I use it?
Midori is a Web Browser, that aims to be lightweight and fast. It aligns well with the Xfce philosophy of making the most out of available resources.

How to pronounce Midori and what does the name mean?
Pronounce it “midoɺi”, with a Spanish/ Japanese “r” or “Mee-Doh-Ree” in English or read it Italian. The name comes from the Japanese word 緑 (みどり) for the colour “green”.

What does the logo mean?
The paw of a green cat. Obviously. Also it resembles the letter “M” in “Midori”. The curving is supposed to emphasize speed.

On which platforms does Midori run currently?
Midori is basically very portable and should run on all platforms that its dependencies support.

Under which license is Midori distributed?
Midori and all delivered artwork are licensed under the LGPL2.

More info about the LGPL2:
GNU Lesser General Public License

changed April 3, 2011