Opera Browser 11 for Desktop Released

. December 19, 2010 . 0 Comments

Opera has released version 11 of it’s web browser for for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux which includes performance and standards compliance improvements in its Presto rendering engine, and other updates including a new extension system and “tab stacking” for easier tab management.

What’s new

Tab stacking
Tab stacking is a better way to organize your open tabs. Simply drag one tab on top of another to create a stack. Here is a short video to introduce tab stacking: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hqSGGk1YTI

Extensions
Extensions help you personalize your browser and enhance what Opera can do. More than two million extensions have already been downloaded from https://addons.opera.com/. Try the top five most-downloaded extensions for yourself:

NoAds authored by Lex1. The top ad-blocking extension for Opera.
LastPass authored by lastpass. LastPass is a free password manager and form filler.
FastestTube – YouTube Video Downloader authored by fastesttube. Download any video from YouTube.
Image preview authored by whochan. Displays a pop-up preview of an image.
Translate authored by neilj. Automagically translates foreign-language webpages.
Visual mouse gestures
With the flick of your wrist, mouse gestures let you navigate back and forwards, open new pages, close tabs and so much more. In Opera 11, you now have a handy visual guide to the wonders of mouse gestures.

Safer address field
We changed the address bar, so you can make better sense of the security levels of the sites you visit. Opera 11 now displays a clear badge indicating the security level and allowing immediate, one-click access to security and trust information about the site.

Opera Software ASA has redefined web browsing for PCs, mobile phones and other networked devices. Opera’s cross-platform web-browser technology is renowned for its performance, standards compliance and small size, while giving users a faster, safer and more dynamic online experience. Opera Software is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with offices around the world.

Opera 11 video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7jC1j9Is6o

Opera 11 can be downloaded for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux at: http://www.opera.com/browser/download/

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