These requirements only apply to Opera. Third-party plug-ins such as Flash, Java, and others may have additional requirements.
Note: From Opera 12, both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows are supported.
OS X Leopard (10.5), or greater: 32-bit and 64-bit Intel systems supported
OS X Leopard (10.5), or greater: Only Intel-based systems supported
Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) or higher: Only Intel-based systems supported
Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) or higher: Intel- or PowerPC-based systems supported (hence the larger file size)
Mac OS X Panther (10.3) or higher (OS X Jaguar (10.2) may work but is officially unsupported): Intel- and PowerPC-based systems supported (hence the larger file size)
Mac OS X Jaguar (10.2) or higher: PowerPC-based systems supported
Mac OS X Puma (10.1) or higher: PowerPC-based systems supported
Mac OS 9 or higher: PowerPC-based systems supported
Mac OS 7.5-OS 9 (Opera 5 will not run on OS X): PowerPC-based systems supported
Opera will run on any modern Linux distribution and FreeBSD 7 or later with Xorg installed, on i386 and x86_64 CPUs.
Recent versions of the following Linux distributions are officially supported:
Although not officially supported, we strive to make Opera work on the following distributions, and it normally does:
Note: Opera may run on older hardware or an older version of an operating system however it is likely that it will be less usable. You can download an earlier version of Opera that may work with your system from our download page. Just click the links for .
If you are using old hardware or an old operating system and Opera fails to start up, unfortunately Opera is not suited to your system.