Monthly archive for: December 2016

What an amazing year! For us, it all started earlier this year during our 2016 kick-off workshop, where we reviewed whether browsers today actually did what people need them to do. To our surprise, we quickly realized browsers were not paying proper attention to people’s needs. None of the major browsers provided the features expected...

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Throughout this year, we have put lots of focus into making web browsing with Opera super fast, with unique features such as native ad blocker and faster startup time. With Opera 43 beta we are doing another speed boost that will accelerate your browsing: instant page loading and PGO. Instant page loading Instant page loading...

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Hi, it’s a quick Stable update due to some Mac and Linux crashes we’ve found. We’ve also updated Chromium to version 55.0.2883.87. Full changelog. Installation links: Opera Stable for Windows Opera Stable for OS-X Opera Stable for Linux – deb packages Opera Stable for Linux – RPM packages

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We are working with making Opera even faster on Windows machines using a technique named “PGO” (Profile Guided Optimizations”), and it’s time to show off the first results. This is preview build for public testing. Note that auto update is disabled. If you like to check this build, just grab the installer. What is PGO?...

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This year, we celebrate 20 years of making a browser. 2016 has been a big year for Opera, one in which we have been able to make the browser a lot better. There is no better way to complete such an amazing year than bringing you a new version with a very special number. Opera...

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Hi there! Today’s release is our Stable candidate, and as such should only deliver Stable quality, as well as some fixes, eg netinstaller fixes for Windows XP. Chromium was updated to version 55.0.2883.75 Please check it out and let us know if any issues happen! Full changelog. Installation links: Opera beta for Windows Opera beta...

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In first Opera 43 developer blog post we announced new feature coming in: Address bar speculative prerenderer. Here are some more details: When you browse the web a lot of time is spent waiting for pages to load and a lot of energy has gone into optimizing page load, both from browser makers and from...

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