Opera is one of the oldest browser which offers impressive service like free VPN and inbuilt Adblocking so that users can get best browsing experience.
It is Jean-Baptiste Onofre – Mastering Apache Camel – 2015 oldest browsers which was initially released in 1994 in the era of internet explorer where no one have heard about Firefox and Chrome. But in recent years due to the rising popularity of Google Chrome browser this is settled at below the level in browser category. But now it is officially sold to Qihoo so we can expect some good changes.
Opera also releases version for web developers and beta testers. Browsers are available for other OS including Mac, Linux, Android, iOS and java phones.
Opera Software Asia was the intial developer of this browser but now it is sold to Qihoo 360 after 20 plus long year of maintaining this browser. Qihoo 360 is the developer of 360 Total Security.
● Unlimited and free VPN feature.
● Enjoy an ad-free web by blocking most of the ads.
● Multitask on the web easily.
● Data-compressing Turbo feature to save battery life.
● Addons to customize your browser.
● Personalize your news feed to read what is most relevant to you.
● Sync your data between different devices.
Operating System : Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP1,Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or later.
CPU Type :An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that’s SSE2 capable.
Memory : Minimum 512 MB (Recommended 1 GB).
Installation Space : 200 MB minimum space in hard drive
Pointing Device :MS-Mouse compliant device
Network Connection :Required
After downloading open the download File and paste into the desired Folder. Double click the setup file or right click and choose Run as Administrator and click yes in the alert box. Click on ‘Options’.
In this window uncheck make opera as my default browser since some of the most secured sites doesn’t support this browser. Choose the installation path by clicking on change if you wish to change the location. Then click on ‘Accept and Install button’. Wait for a few minutes till it launches automatically.
Opera is one of the most oldest browsers after sold to Qihoo 360 it has undergone some changes including Free VPN service, Adblocking including Google Adsense and other decent ads which is the source of income for most of the blogs which are free. Some of the built in features like watch video while browsing are impressive. Since it blocks all the ads some of the webpages may not be rendered properly which is a issue to the common user who don’t know about adblocker.
The browsing speed is good and we can be rest assured that some of the adware can’t infect us since it will be blocked by the browser itself. But eventhough all the good features it is still not able to reach to the audience because of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox which are the best browsers in the world.
Some of the sites which consider browsing activity as a issue don’t render their pages on Opera browser for these concern people always recommend you to use safer browser like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. We rate Opera browser 41.0.2353 as 3.5/5
● Super fast Browser.
● Simple user interface.
● Many Add-ons are available.
● Some sites doesn’t support this browser.
Opera is a free open source browser that means you can contribute to community for any bugs and suggestions.