Opera for Mac

Opera for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 138 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.5
  • Total Downloads:
    482,517
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 12, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.29MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    831
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #3 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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Opera 9.50 maintains the program's tradition of striving for the fastest, smallest, and most full-featured browser available. Opera covers the basics with tabbed browsing, mouse-over previews, a customizable search bar, advanced bookmarking tools, and simple integration with e-mail and chat clients. Mouse-gesture support, keyboard shortcuts, and drag-and-drop functionality round out the essentials.

Opera's extras push it to the top of the class. Integrated theme support previews themes from within the interface, and the new version sports a default redo that's an attractive balance between "dark" and "light" themes. Opera's desktop widgets can appear anywhere while Opera is running. The Wand utility combines autofill with saved passwords, and it's hard to ignore the addition of torrent support and real-time fraud protection. The latest version includes reasonable anti-malware protection courtesy Haute Secure.

The expanded features in 9.50 should make any non-believer do a double-take. Opera Link enables Bookmarks, the Personal bar, Speed Dial, and Notes synchronization across all other Opera instances. Quick Find improves the search tool, allowing for full text searching from the address field, the history panel, and opera:historysearch. The Status bar has been restored as a default, the Wand now lets users confirm a successful login before saving credentials, and spatial navigation--similar to Opera Mini and the Wii browser--has been introduced.

The new version is faster, has multiple back-end changes to handle code better, and overall we think Opera has what it takes to unseat even the biggest-name browsers. You just need to hear it sing.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.5

    out of 6 votes

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

    3.3

    out of 138 votes

    • 5 star 48
    • 4 star 28
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 14
    • 1 star 34
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5 stars

"Opera 9.5 Is Now My Main Browser"

June 25, 2008  |  By pierce200

 |  Version: Opera 9.5

Pros

It's been difficult for be to abandon Safari on my Macs, but Opera really does seem considerably more fast and efficient. I've always liked this software, and this update is very impressive. Spend some time with this browser, it will grow on you. At least for me, it's zippier than Firefox 3 as well.

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4 stars

"Fast"

June 23, 2008  |  By prospere

 |  Version: Opera 9.5

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1 stars

"Older versions are better - new keyboard changes"

June 17, 2008  |  By apwww

 |  Version: Opera 9.5

Cons

The new look is bad but, more importantly, there are new keyboard shortcuts which really makes this software bad. For example, previously to move between tabs you simply pressed 1 and 2. Now you have to press Ctrl + F6 and Ctrl + Shift + F6. There doesn't appear to be any way to change this.

I have switched back to an older version!

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5 stars

"Works good "

June 14, 2008  |  By hasanrulz

 |  Version: Opera 9.5

Pros

good performance but still cant bit safari

Cons

dont like the look of it

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1 stars

"wont open"

June 13, 2008  |  By mrcsg3

 |  Version: Opera 9.5

Pros

None. It Wont open.

Cons

Whenever i try to open it on osx 10.4 it just crashes and won't open

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.5
Version 9.5 introduces new features Quick Find and Opera Link, improves start-up time on Mac OS, and includes new storage and indexing formats for Opera Mail, among a bevy of other features, changes, and fixes.
General
Publisher Opera Software
Publisher web site http://www.opera.com/
Release Date June 12, 2008
Date Added June 12, 2008
Version 9.5
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.3, Macintosh
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.3+
Download Information
File Size 1.29MB
File Name Opera_NI_stable.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 482,517
Downloads Last Week 831
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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