Opera 33 based on Chromium 46 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms, and available to download from the Opera website. This version comes with new features, bug fixes and improvements, apart from that, Opera Software has added their new Opera ‘O” icon, which you can notice in the menu button, on the task bar and on the desktop.

Opera 33 with new branding icon

What’s new in Opera 33 final

Welcome Opera Turbo 2

Opera Turbo, which speeds up browsing on slow networks by compressing data such as images through their servers has got Turbo 2 compression included in version 33 which offers smooth internet speed for their users.  To see it in action, click on Opera menu and select ‘Opera Turbo’. Opera says ‘You won’t notice any changes to the layout or interactivity of the page, just smooth, smooth speed’.

Opera Turbo

Opera Turbo includes Turbo 2 compression, bringing you more site compatibility when speeding up networks and more speed when watching videos online.

Uses less memory 

Thanks to Opera team for contributing to Chromium project and improving Blink rendering engine speed, result: Chromium’s memory has been reduced on devices that run on older hardware.

Google Chrome 45 gets Smarter at Restoring Previous Tabs, Uses less Memory and Power

 

Other changes

  •  Vibrancy in Mac
  • Web Audio API now supports proprietary codecs. Opera also now warns you if a site wants exclusive access to your MIDI devices.
  • Set which sites handle specific link types with the handlers section of your browser settings.

Download Opera 33.0.1990.43 for Windows

Download Opera 33.0.1990.43 for Mac