The Opera browser has never been one of the top three in the world ranking. Moreover, in the US market, it does not enter even the top five.
Opera was created by Norwegian developers and is popular mainly in Europe, CIS and Africa. Many users have learned about the Opera browser for Windows through the "little brother" - Opera Mini. At one point this was a very good browser for mobile devices. It allowed to work with web pages on the phone the same as on the computer. Excellent cope with the low speed of the Internet.

Opera system requirements

System requirements are the system parameters for stable and correct operation of the software recommended by the developer. This include both the necessary hardware configuration (CPU, RAM, Memory) and the requirements for the operating system installed on the computer. If you are not sure whether your computer meets the requirements of the program, it’s easiest to download the file and try to run it. Usually developers try to make programs that runs on most computers.

Operation system Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Developer opera.com/download
Hard disk space 400 MB
RAM 512 MB
CPU 500 MHz or higher
Language English
License Free

How to download Opera?

Download the latest version of Opera is recommended only from the official site. Programs not downloaded from official sites do not guarantee stable operation and availability of updates. The manufacturer is responsible for the security of the program downloaded from the official site only.

Interface Opera

This is how Opera looks like.

Description of Opera

The latest version of the browser Opera, contains the function "Turbo". How it works? The web pages do not reach the user directly, but through a server that compresses and optimizes the pages. Different pages are compressed differently, but this processing can reduce the weight of the page several times. Why is it necessary? The first is slow Internet. With a slow connection speed, the Opera browser works several times faster than other browsers. Therefore, if you spend minutes waiting for the download, install Opera, turn on the Turbo and enjoy the speed. Secondly, to save traffic. In the case where you pay for each megabyte or the number of these megabytes is limited, you do not want to spend them on not optimized pages. The familiar function of Opera Turbo comes to the rescue. In addition to the advantages already described, Turbo has several modes of operation: it is always on and on when the Internet is slow. And that's fine, the user gets a quick load of pages, and all the "black" work is performed by Opera. Built-in VPN. 5 years ago this tool, which only professionals used, has now become popular among ordinary users. In short, after turning on the VPN, you can go to sites that are not available in a particular region for some reason. In addition, the VPN helps to hide information about your current location and is used to improve security and privacy. Opera contains a free VPN! The latest versions of the Opera browser is built on the same engine as Chrome. There are undoubted advantages in this. First, the unified interface will simplify the transition from Chrome to Opera. Secondly, web pages are displayed in the same way in Chrome and Opera. Thirdly, Chrome extensions also work in the latest version of the Opera browser! In addition to the rich collection of extensions for Chrome, Opera has its own extensions. Here you can safely say that in terms of extensions Opera is more rich than the browser from Google. Watch the video in a separate window in the Opera browser. This is somewhat reminiscent of a floating video on Facebook, but it's more convenient and works on all sites. When watching a video, just click the button above the video, and it will open on an additional tab located above the current window. You can continue to turn the page further, switch between tabs, and the video will "float" on top of all windows. Do you like to configure and work without the mouse? It's about hotkeys. In Opera for Windows, you can configure shortcuts for almost everyone. Modern laptop users have already appreciated this advantage.

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