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Comment by Cyberia
about Opera · Nov 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 6 Helpful Report as spam

It used to be perfect. It was the perfect web browser before switching to chromium. But now it's just yet another random fork.

[Edited by Cyberia, November 05]

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Yes. I definitly agree with you, coz I use Opera since v4.xx (2003). And I surely recognize the differences before and after chomium engine.


Comment by judithmc426
about Opera · Sep 2019 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

One of the best in browsers field

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Comment by alexanderdani95213
about Opera · Aug 2019 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

When this problem will be fixed maybe I'll switch to it, but now it's a bit annoying :/

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I don't have any problem with Opera. I like to use the VPN.

[Edited by crean23, April 02]


Comment by sveinarnegroennevik
about Opera · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It is the fastest browser, safe and the best organized.

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Comment by Guest
about Opera · Apr 2017 · Report as spam

It's the fastest loading browser around with awesome built-in features such as Opera Tubo, Feed Reader, VPN, battery saver, speed dail and full-screen mode

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Why import for bookmarks is disabled?

Comment by Danilo_Venom
about Opera · Feb 2014 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I tried Opera for a couple of days and I have to say it's very fast, but I don't know why import for bookmarks is disabled.

When this problem will be fixed maybe I'll switch to it, but now it's a bit annoying :/

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Yes , it's grayed .
Maybe they will fix it in the next release , don't forget to tell Opera about this bug .

This menu item is grayed out because it was built only for Opera 12.16 -> 15+ migration.

They don't have a working bookmark importer to import from other browsers at the moment, but you can use workarounds like importing to another Chromium-based browser and copy the Bookmarks file manually from the Chromium profile to Opera profile or the Small XMarks iconXMarks extension from the Chrome Web Store.

I copied the Bookmarks file manually from Chrome successfully! Thank you very much :D


Comment by Rajliv
about Opera · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Great news from Opera:

Opera 11 will support extensions/plug-ins:
http://lifehacker.com/5669530/opera-11-alpha-brings-extensions-to-the-speedy-browser

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I couldn't really figure out what made Opera so great.

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Opera and Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I used Opera for about 20 minutes one time, and I couldn't really figure out what made Opera so great. It didn't feel noticeably snappier than Chrome or even FF, and I didn't find any particularly interesting features, either. Of course, 20 minutes isn't enough time to truly judge a browser, but I'm still sticking with FF for now.

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I know this is a few years late but all of the features are built into Opera:
-Mail Client
-Bit torrent client
-Opera Turbo for slow connections
-Tab stacking
-Mouse gestures
-It can read web pages to you
-Session manager (save and reuse groups of tabs)
-Tab thumbnails/Tab pull down
-Content blocking (adblock)
-Very fast download manager
-RSS reader
-Opera link (syncs bookmarks, settings history across all of you Opera installs, including mobile)
-Opera Unite ( great for sharing large files with family)
-Private browsing integrated into the main browser window, not a seperate one
-Widgets
-a basic note taking program
-IRC client

Plus it has the best RAM and CPU usage when you have a tonne of tabs open all day and all of the cool features that are considered 'standard' for a good browser were invented by Opera.
You should read their Wikipedia article, it's great!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opera_ (web_browser)

Let me know what you think!

I think that I simply can´t trust a company based in china, according to wikipedia is owned by Beijing Kunlun Tech Co., Ltd. (Zhou Yahui) (48%)
Qifei International Development Co. Limited (Qihoo 360) (27.5%)
Keeneyes Future Holdings Inc (Zhou Yahui) (19.5%).

It may be a prejudice, and I don´t know whether these companies are directly linked to the state, but I suppose you can´t be in business there without "being good" and allowing access to your servers to Chinese state institutions. Plus if I take in account China is an country, where they have the grate firewall... (and also the Opera Turbo, mentiond by LemonJuiceInMyEye, operates over their servers, where some preprocessing is done) I simply don´t trust this company. (even the fact, that they provide a free VPN seems really weird to me). But never mind, It all just may be my prejudices, although there is some probability to them. I think I´ll just stay with firefox, that is open software (and maybe I´ll read the source one day).


Comment by em4020
about Opera and Mozilla Firefox, XMarks · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Opera is not applicable for me without XMarks:

For me the Firefox Add-On Xmarks (available also for Internet Explorer) is indispensable for Bookmark administration.
The fact, that XMarks (still) is not available for Opera, is for me a reason not to use Opera.

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Opera is a good browser, but I find Firefox to be better.

Comment by Aaron
about Opera and Mozilla Firefox · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It is a good browser, but I find Firefox to be better. The thing I liked most about Opera was the quickpane that had like 9 webpages that you use a lot in, but you can get a Firefox plugin that does the same thing.

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The fastest and safest browser available for Windows today.

Comment by savemejames
about Opera · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Opera has been benchmarked to be the fastest and safest browser available for Windows today. With opera 10 coming out, it will be 35% quicker than opera 9.64.

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