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Opera (Java) 7.54

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A user-friendly, secure, and quite exceptionally fast browser.

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Opera is a fast, user-friendly, secure and quite exceptionally fast internet browser and newsreader.

The program supports all common Web standards, such as HTML, XML, XHTML, CSS, and HTTP, and implements them according to the official recommendations. Opera has may powerful features that make surfing easy, safe, and fun. For example, users may browse in several windows at once, without straining system resources.

Opera can remember all your windows and Web pages between surfing sessions. This lets you continue surfing exactly where you left off, regardless of how many windows you had open. Window setup files can also be exported and imported.

You can use the embedded search fields to search the Web. Whether you are looking for news, terms, images, video, audio, or help, just enter your search in the convenient search field. Choose among the most popular search engines with a click, or search Opera's knowledge base directly to find more information about Opera. You can even save your searches as bookmarks.

Opera can easily be configured to push all pop-up windows to the background, or to not show them at all. If you are concerned that others may find information about your browsing habits, you can use the powerful features to protect your privacy while on-line.

The advanced cookie management capability in Opera lets you prevent certain sites from planting cookies in your computer. You can accept, view, filter, or deny cookies as you please. It comes with a built-in, full-featured e-mail client and supports a contact database, multiple account functionality, and filtering.

Opera supports the File Transfer Protocol (FTP), which means that you can browse and download files from an FTP server. When you download multiple files from the Internet, the transfer window gives you detailed information and control of every ongoing download process. If a transfer is interrupted, you can go on-line and resume it when it fits your schedule. Keep a list of previous downloads to retransfer dynamic files or open downloaded files directly.