You don't need a separate BitTorrent application to download large files. Simply click a torrent link and start the download.
Remove ads or images - it's up to you. Right-click (CTRL-click on the Mac) on the Web page and choose "Block content".
Right-click on the site's search field and select "Create search" from the menu.
It is easy to have many tabs open at once in Opera. But exactly which tab had that video you wanted? Hover your mouse on any tab to see a thumbnail preview.
Want to view a site in a different way or deny certain cookies? Want to block pop-ups on certain sites only? Right click and select "Edit site preferences".
Small Web applications (multimedia, newsfeeds, games and more) that make your desktop experience more fun. Use the Widgets menu to discover new widgets and access your favorites. Visit widgets.opera.com to learn more.
Use advanced text editing features for today's most popular Web applications.
View download progress and access all your downloads from one simple transfer manager window.
Opera lets you control whether to block all pop-ups, or open only the ones that you have requested.
Opera supports mouse gestures, allowing you to perform certain movements with the mouse to access commonly used features.
Pressing F12 displays the 'Quick preferences' menu to easily switch settings such as pop-up and cookie preferences and more.
The voice feature allows you to control Opera's interface by talking and to have documents read aloud. Voice is currently offered in English and runs on Windows 2000 and XP.
Keyboard shortcuts - like mouse gestures - make your browsing faster and more efficient. Read more about all the keyboard shortcuts in Opera.
If you accidentally close a tab, you can retrieve it from the trash can. This also works for blocked pop-ups that you may want.
Opera displays security information inside the address field. The padlock icon indicates the level of security present on a site.
Opera supports Secure Socket Layer (SSL) version 3, and TLS 1.0 and 1.1. Opera supports 256-bit encryption, the strongest standard encryption for the Web.
You can clear the history and cache when exiting, to protect your privacy. Private data can easily be erased at any time by going to Tools > Delete private data.
You have detailed control of what cookies to accept and reject, including different setups for different servers.
Our built-in POP/IMAP E-mail client is a combined e-mail program, news reader, mailing list organizer and RSS/Atom newsfeed reader.
Communicate with people all over the world using Opera's IRC chat client. Chat privately or in rooms, or share files with your friends and family.
Add, remove or rearrange buttons, search fields and toolbars. Go to Tools > Appearance.
Skins can give your browser the look you want. Make the browser your own by giving it the icons, colors and style of your choice.
Opera is translated into a multitude of languages, and the language can be changed on the fly. Go to Preferences > General.
You can zoom the contents of any Web page from 20%-1000% using the zoom dropdown or the + and - keys.
You can change text size and color, link styling or background color to your liking in Preferences > Web pages.
Opera comes with a set of ready-made style sheets, including accessibility style.
We take pride in supporting all major Web standards currently in use, including CSS 2.1, XHTML 1.1, HTML 4.01, WML 2.0, ECMAScript, DOM 2 and SVG 1.1 basic.
When displaying a page in small-screen mode (Shift+F11) you can see how it will look on a mobile phone or other small-screen device running Opera.
You can validate the HTML code of any Web page by pressing Ctrl+Alt+V.
Graphics and style sheets can be toggled on/off via our toolbars and shortcuts.
The Info panel shows details about the currently open page such as MIME type, page size, character encoding and more.
Edit the source of any open Web page and view the result instantly. Go to Tools > Advanced.
The F11 key toggles Opera's projection mode, using the whole screen for browsing and, if a projection style sheet is present, displays 'slides' suitable for presentation.
Opera supports kiosk mode - a lock-down mode in which the browser can be used for unattended computers in public places.
For more information about additional Opera features, see the Opera tutorials or the help files.