Opera

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3839 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    25.0.1614.50
  • Total Downloads:
    12,539,873
  • Date Added:
    October 15, 2014
  • File Size:
    30.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    14,400
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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Major alternative browser Opera has continued to refine and improve its product. The browser functions well and includes unique features that set it above its competitors.

Pros

Extremely clean look: The newest version of Opera embraces a modern and minimalist aesthetic.

Speed Dial: Opera's Speed Dial functions like a permanent bookmark panel, offering links to the most popular websites like Amazon and YouTube as giant panels marked with company logos. You can also customize your Speed Dial page and add any websites that you use on a regular basis.

Integrated search and navigation: Instead of having two text boxes at the top of the screen, Opera utilizes a single bar. You can use it as either a search box or as a navigation box. This keeps the browser uncluttered, while still giving you full functionality.

Cons

Redundant features: Opera has a bookmarks menu, a "stash" feature, and the aforementioned Speed Dial. They all do essentially the same thing, which is mark content so you can find it easily at a later date.

Bottom Line

If you're unhappy with your current Web browser and prefer a clean, modern look, Opera is certainly worth trying.

 
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Publisher's Description

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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    2.8

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 3839 votes

    • 5 star 2509
    • 4 star 566
    • 3 star 319
    • 2 star 168
    • 1 star 277
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3 stars

"Terrible update to a good browser"

October 19, 2014  |  By siriuscanid

 |  Version: Opera 25.0.1614.50

Pros

Fast, clean

Cons

t worked really well until the last update. Do not open some webpages, it crashes and produce error when it worked really ok before the update 25.0.1614.50

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5 stars

"A Simple, Elegant, and Effective product !"

October 16, 2014  |  By FaheyChaim

 |  Version: Opera 25.0.1614.50

Pros

It doesn't get better than this!!

Cons

It is completely up to my expectation

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1 stars

"nothing to be liked"

October 16, 2014  |  By pnyli

 |  Version: Opera 25.0.1614.50

Pros

none at all, none at all

Cons

Can't even set my own HOME page with this junk browser. Interface looks similar to WIN 8 crap so may be same team was involved in its design. And is so slow when compared ro Firefox.

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2 stars

"i lost interest - was once great, now only ok"

October 16, 2014  |  By ChoiceVoice

 |  Version: Opera 25.0.1614.50

Pros

-works, but so does its competition.
-extensions
-a google chrome clone (without chrome spying and system take over ... i hate that chrome wants to start with system, slowing down startup).

Cons

-a google chrome clone (without sandbox tech).
-an hostile forum filled with opera-fanatical-fools that insults anyone.
-updater doesn't work with some browser sandbox programs (they break updater so you can not update ... same happens with google chrome, so must be a webkit thing).
-extensions may not shut off with opera program.
-bookmarks etc sucky.

Summary

yes, i know it uses blink, a fork of webkit:/

why use this over google chrome??? not sure. i found i can control chrome by using portable inside liberkey. liberkey updates for me and chrome behaves. don't really need opera then. plus, firefox is sweet.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 25.0.1614.50
  • A bookmark manager allows you to collect and organize your favorite content, including a thumbnail preview for visually recognizing pages.
  • Web notifications let developers deliver native alerts or status information to their users.
  • A PDF viewer displays documents directly in the webview, without the need for installing an extension. The built-in PDF viewer will only be enabled if no other PDF handlers are in use.
  • An experimental start page is available for testing, including new stylistic treatments for Speed Dial entries and the Discover feature.
General
Publisher Opera Software
Publisher web site http://www.opera.com/
Release Date October 15, 2014
Date Added October 15, 2014
Version 25.0.1614.50
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 30.42MB
File Name Opera_25.0.1614.50_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,539,873
Downloads Last Week 14,400
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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