Electron Releases - v26.2.0

npm install electron@v26.2.0
yarn add electron@v26.2.0

Release Notes


  • Added support for several more extensions manifest keys including host_permissions, author, and short_name. #39673 (Also in 27)
  • Added the ability to send HTTP headers with webContents.downloadURL(). #39562 (Also in 25, 27)


  • Fixed an issue where child windows opened when the parent window is already fullscreen did not respect the child windows' fullscreenability and resizability settings. #39641 (Also in 24, 25, 27)
  • Fixed an issue where pressing the escape key did not properly trigger PDF presentation mode exit. #39705 (Also in 27)
  • Fixed an issue where the Node.js assert module did not work in the renderer process. #39624 (Also in 24, 25, 27)
  • Fixed problem with promise resolved to early when browser initiated in-page navigation. #39679 (Also in 25, 27)

Other Changes

  • Updated Chromium to 116.0.5845.141. #39692