By Sebo (Sebastian Baberowski)sebo. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 7:47:46 AM
Hi,We are starting the summer season in a good mood today. While we are still working on the 12.16 version, which you should expect really soon, we have released the stable version of all-new Opera 15 for Windows and Mac. I'll get back to 12.x later in this post, but for now let me focus on the great new release we have today.
In Opera 15, we've refreshed Speed Dial to allow you to group your entries in folders and to filter them easily. We have introduced the Discover feature, which brings you new content with just one click. Now, you can also add pages you want to keep to your Stash and create a visual list of any web content you want to compare or come back to later. Also, our combined address and search bar makes searching easy and straightforward. Last, but not least, is a great UI, completely new, built from the ground up and deeply integrated with the platform.
Opera 15 is released, but it doesn’t mean we're relaxing now. With our new rapid-release cycle, we are already hard at work on the next versions. Right now, we are focusing on synchronization (aka Opera Link), enhanced tab management (visual tabs and so on) and support for themes – and these are just a few of the features you can expect to find soon in our next releases! So, stay tuned for some of the most loved features to return soon, better than ever.
Together with the new Opera, we've introduced release streams:
When you install Opera from a particular stream, your installation will stick to it, so Opera Stable will be always updated to Opera Stable, Opera Next to Opera Next and so on. You can choose for yourself which stream is the best for you. You can even follow a couple of them at the same time!
- Opera (Stable) – Released every couple of weeks, this is the most solid version, ready for mission-critical daily use.
- Opera Next – Updated more frequently than Stable, this is the feature-complete candidate for the Stable version. While it should be ready for daily use, you can expect some bugs there.
- Opera Developer – A bleeding edge version, you can expect a lot of fancy stuff there; however, some nasty bugs might also appear from time to time.
We have neither asked nor forced our 12.x users to upgrade to Opera 15, as we know that some features that are important to you are still to come. So, while you are very welcome to test and use Opera 15, Opera 12.x will still be alive for some time. You can expect that we will keep Opera 12.x up to date and secure. In the future, once we are comfortable with the feature set, we may ask you to upgrade.
So ... have a great summer and enjoy the product we are proud to release today! Download it now!
By Marcin Mitekmmitek. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 9:00:00 AM
First final version of Opera in 2013 is here! We have just released Opera 12.13
, this is a recommended stability and security update for all users. It also includes couple of bugfixes, most noticeably fixes for not loading any pages when Opera was started without Internet connection and internal communication error on Facebook. We would like to thank you all for helping us with testing 12.13
You can get your favourite browser on opera.com
. Changelogs are available here
By Adam Minchintonminch. Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:18:50 AM
A small number of users who downloaded Opera through Apple's Mac App Store, and who have recently upgraded their version of Opera have risked losing their customizations, such as bookmarks, Speed Dials, etc. People who run versions of OS X older than 10.7 or have installed Opera through opera.com have not been impacted by this problem. While this only affects a small subset of our userbase, we are deeply sorry for the inconvenience this has caused.
But now we have fixed the issue. We released Opera 11.63 exclusively for the Mac App Store. People who upgrade to this version will see their customizations restored, just like before they upgraded to Opera 11.62.
The upgrade problem to Opera 11.62 was caused by our build system being configured for the upcoming version Opera 12. For several technical reasons, this caused Opera to create a new profile for the upgrading user. This had the effect of hiding all configurations and customizations. We've now resolved this, and users who upgrade to Opera 11.63 will see everything back the way it was. We have also made arrangements to avoid similar problems in the future.
This special release means there will not be a release of Opera 11.63 for any of the other builds or platforms.
We also recommend using Opera Link, our synchronization service. This helps ensure your configurations will remain intact even in the event of a software or hardware error.
By Huib Kleinhouthuibk. Thursday, July 1, 2010 7:07:02 AM
Opera 10.60 has been released today! Opera 10.60 is based on a brand new version of Opera's rendering engine, Presto 2.6.30 and includes support for several new web technologies, such as Geolocation, Web Workers and Offline Applications. In addition Opera 10.60 is the first final browser that has support for the high quality video format WebM.
We'd like to thank everyone for testing the snapshots, reporting bugs, and giving us other feedback. Stay tuned on this blog for more Presto updates!Download Opera 10.60
By Daniel Aleksandersenaeyoun. Monday, June 21, 2010 2:00:04 PM
—a recommended security update—was released earlier today and will be pushed through auto-update for everyone.
There is nothing too exciting in the change log for Windows.
But there are a few fixes in the Mac log
that should interest some of you:
- Fixed various IME issues
- Fixed MacBook trackpad scrolling speed
- Fixed mouse gestures triggering context menus
- Fixed windows focus being stolen when displaying notification pop-ups
Go get the latest version of Opera!
By olli. Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:54:19 AM
We today released the new beta of 10.6
The focus on this version has been performance and core updates.
We have added some nice web technologies :WebM
, Web Workers, Offline Web Applications, Cross-Document Messaging update etc
We do appreciate the help you guys give us with your testing.
Now lets continue making sure Opera 10.6 gets solid.
Let the bugfixing continue
By Huib Kleinhouthuibk. Friday, April 30, 2010 7:46:03 AM
Opera 10.53 has been released today to address a security issue
that has been reported 3 days ago. The builds are the same as Opera 10.53 RC1.Download Opera 10.53
Now back to the fun stuff: new snapshots will follow.
By ekg. Thursday, April 15, 2010 9:15:00 AM
My name is Erika and I’ve worked at Opera since 2005 which I guess makes me a veteran by Opera standards.
I just joined the Desktop Team as a tester a few days ago. So I can’t take much credit for this great release, but here it is. We proudly present Opera 10.52 Beta 2 for Mac OS 10.4 and newer!
A lot of work has gone in to improving stability and fixing issues related to scrolling. And then there’s of course the general polishing. The final version is closing in... In the meantime, enjoy the Beta 2.Highlights
- Generally improved scrolling with added support for scrolling with momentum
- Support for VoiceOver screen-access
- Faster domain name lookup on Mac OS 10.6
- Support for Mac OS 10.4 and greater on Intel and PPC
- Some standalone widgets may misbehave on PPC
- Some ECMAScript stability problems on PPC
The full change log for Beta 2 can be found here
, and screenshots here