Opera browser for computers
Better browsers designed for speed, efficiency and protection. See why people are using Opera.
Check out what’s new in the Opera browser for computers
We are always working hard to make sure that the Opera browser includes the useful features and tools that people want. Plus, we include the features you don’t even know that you want, yet. With Opera, you don’t just get a standard web browser - you get the latest innovations and future standards that provide a better browsing experience.
Here are a few of the Opera browser benefits.
The most useful and requested features are already built into the Opera browser.
Opera’s quality-of-life tools give you a simpler, smoother and more efficient browsing experience.
Our ad blocker, tracker blocker, and free VPN reduce online tracking and shield your browsing.
We make sure that Opera is easy to use, with convenient access to features and tools.
Opera browser features
Take a look at some of the unique and useful features built into the Opera browser.
Enhanced privacy and security
Send information between devices
Organize tabs in groups
Block ads and trackers
Chat right in your browsers
Capture and edit snapshots of pages
Detach video into a floating window
Extend your battery life
Auto-convert currencies and units
Choose light or dark mode
Adjust the Opera browser to your preferences and browse the web the way you like it.
Opera browser reviews
“The Opera browser has some new tricks up its sleeve. Notable recent additions include a built-in VPN, an ad-blocker, and a battery-saver mode, all of which make it well worth downloading.”PCMag Sept 26, 2016
“The Opera team's real strength is clearly in dreaming up and implementing truly useful UI/UX features — Opera feels a little like a step into the future, as far as browser ergonomics go.”Ars Technica Feb 26, 2020
“With good looks, impressive speed and a raft of extra features, it's very hard not to fall in love with Opera.”TechRadar Sept 21, 2017
“Opera might not be the most widely used of web browsers, but it does have some really enticing features, including it free VPN and the sidebar which you can customize to provide just the shortcuts you need.”CNET Jan 28, 2019
More in the Opera browser
Opera’s visual bookmarks, tab cycling, and customizable sidebar save time and keep you organized. Watch online videos? Don’t miss our Video pop-out feature - a floating, moveable video frame that lets you keep working in other tabs or apps without missing any of the action.
Personalize your browser
Over 2,500 extensions make it easy to customize the Opera web browser. Download the extensions and themes you like from Opera’s add-ons catalog to get the best browser experience with a personal touch. Get animated themes, change search engines, create hotkeys, and personalize your newsfeed.
Discover Opera’s features
Get to know the Opera browser better and do more on the web!
Browse with less distractions and load websites faster.
Browse comfortably with enhanced privacy and security, for free.
Automatically convert time-zones, currencies and units of measurement.
An easy way to noticeably extend your laptop’s battery life.
Easily manage, customize and keep your favorite places online.
Synchronize the Opera browsers on any of your devices.
Chat with friends right in your browser without switching apps.
A customizable and convenient newsfeed on your start page.
Easily capture, edit and share your snapshots from webpages.
Instantly send files, links and notes between your devices.
Search the web and find your tabs faster
Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.
Pop out online videos so they float on top of webpages as you browse.
Organize tab groups in separate customizable workspaces
You deserve a better browser
Free VPN, ad blocker and Flow - Just a few of the must-have features built into Opera for faster, smoother and distraction-free browsing.