Opera browser for computers

Better browsers designed for speed, efficiency and protection. See why people are using Opera.

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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.

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Opera browser features

Take a look at some of the unique and useful features built into the Opera browser.

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Free VPN

Enhanced privacy and security


Send information between devices


Organize tabs in groups

Ad blocker

Block ads and trackers


Chat right in your browsers


Capture and edit snapshots of pages

Video pop-out

Detach video into a floating window

Battery saver

Extend your battery life


Auto-convert currencies and units

Instagram in sidebar
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Popular social media messengers are integrated into Opera’s sidebar. Tweet, watch Instagram stories, and direct-message while browsing.

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Block ads for a cleaner, safer, and more private browser. Ad blocker is built into the Opera browser, so you’re good to go.

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Browse faster - Ad blocker Free VPN

Put tabs in separate groups for whatever context you need - music venues, travel, memes, anything. Work faster and switch between contexts with one click.

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The best things in life are free, and your privacy and security should be no exception. Opera provides a secure VPN browser for free, without browser extensions.

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Free, unlimited, and with no subscription Free VPN

You can finally stop juggling tabs and apps for browsing and chatting. Now WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram and VKontakte are right there in your Opera web browser.

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Choose light or dark mode

Adjust the Opera browser to your preferences and browse the web the way you like it.

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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
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Multitask easily

Opera’s visual bookmarks, tab cycling, and customizable sidebar save time and keep you organized. Watch online videos? Don’t miss our 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.


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Discover Opera’s features

Get to know the Opera browser better and do more on the web!

  • Explore and tweet conveniently with a better view on desktop.

  • Use Instagram in Opera’s sidebar while you browse.

  • Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.

  • Organize tab groups in separate customizable workspaces.

  • Browse with less distractions and load websites faster.

  • 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.

  • Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.

  • Pop out online videos so they float on top of webpages as you browse.

  • Easily manage, customize and keep your favorite places online.

  • Browse comfortably with enhanced privacy and security, for free.

  • Synchronize the Opera browsers on any of your devices.

  • A customizable and convenient newsfeed on your start page.

  • Attach files in one click without digging through folders.

  • An easy way to noticeably extend your laptop’s battery life.

  • Automatically convert time-zones, currencies and units of measurement.

  • A world of music and podcasts at your fingertips.

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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.

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