Opera Portable Edition

Opera Portable Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    12.17
  • Total Downloads:
    171,903
  • Date Added:
    April 25, 2014
  • File Size:
    13.51MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    837
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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Take one of the fastest, most modifiable browsers on a portable drive and use it on any computer. With Opera Portable Edition you'll never have to settle for using onboard options like Internet Explorer on any public computer again.

Opera Portable Edition behaves like most modern browsers and its sleek interface is a delight to look at. It works with practically no setup and pages load incredibly quickly. This portable browser can be personalized through various add-ons and apps. One thing you don't need to download is a pop-up blocker, as Opera has one already installed for you. Even though it's much smaller than the full version of Opera and other portable browsers, Opera Portable Edition is still powerful: you can have a dozen or more tabs open without the Web browser bogging down or crashing, even if you're streaming music or videos online.

People who already use Opera need no convincing to download Opera Portable Edition. This portable browser gives you all of the performance you love and it doesn't require confusing setup. Install this app on your portable drive if you have to use public computers often; it just might convert you into an Opera fan.

 
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User Reviews
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  • 3 stars

    "12.16 - Bug found."

    October 04, 2013   |   By AlcoveSpring

    Version: Opera Portable Edition 12.16

    Pros

    I have only been running it for a couple of days. It seems to be OK.

    Cons

    I am running this portable app from my flash drive. When I start it up, a blue Downloads folder is created in my User's Favorites folder.

    I have set up the Downloads path in Opera's Preferences for my User's Downloads folder as follows:
    C:\Users\UserName\Downloads

    The blue Downloads folder inside the Favorites folder is exactly the same as the "real" one just above the Favorites folder.

    If I close Opera, delete the Downloads folder inside the Favorites folder, then reopen Opera, the Downloads folder is created again inside the Favorites folder. The create date/time for the Downloads folder inside the Favorites folder is when I opened Opera.

    So, there is a bug in this version.

    When I download something from the Internet, Opera tries to download it to my Documents folder. So, it is ignoring the path I set up and the new Downloads folder it created.

    Summary

    I am not sure if I will keep this portable browser. If there is one bug, there are probably others. I posted something to the PortableApps.com website forum and another help forum. So far, no answers.

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  • 2 stars

    "fast install, but that was all"

    November 15, 2012   |   By Willemmeister

    Version: Opera Portable Edition 12.10

    Pros

    fast install on Win2K

    Cons

    didn't start as there was a message about not finding opera.dll

    Summary

    had to re-install older version due to error after install of 12.10

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  • 5 stars

    "privacy beter than chrome"

    February 13, 2012   |   By Erjon79

    Version: Opera Portable Edition 11.61

    Pros

    faster as chrome

    Cons

    none I can think

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  • 5 stars

    "The bestbrowser I have never used."

    July 05, 2011   |   By capitanflorius

    Version: Opera Portable Edition 11.50

    Pros

    Fast, GOOD - GOOD. Easy install, few memory used, Very large collection of add ons, widgets.
    Completely anonymus with many tools for cleaning all reserved data, few space required- PORTABLE AND FREE. MULTILINGUAL.

    Cons

    NONE AT ALL. For all users

    Summary

    I recommend at all this software to all users.
    THERE IS NON BETTER THAN THIS.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 12.17
    Version 12.17 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
    General
    Publisher PortableApps
    Publisher web site http://portableapps.com/
    Release Date April 23, 2014
    Date Added April 25, 2014
    Version 12.17
    Category
    Category Browsers
    Subcategory Web Browsers
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 13.51MB
    File Name OperaPortable_12.17.paf.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 171,903
    Downloads Last Week 837
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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