When you try to close or exit the Chrome browser when a download or two, in progress, it warns you reminding about the same, Chromium based Opera browser lacks this feature, today, Opera desktop team has finally added a new flag to Opera 34 developer, which when enabled shows ‘Download in progress‘ warning, for which it offers ‘Cancel download’ and ‘Continue browsing’ options.
Opera 34 dev adds ‘Download in progress’ warning dialog
This is what the warning dialog says : ”A download is still in progress. Do you still want to close the browser and cancel the download?’.
Clicking the first option, cancels the download and closes browser, choosing the second, makes no changes to opera browser, file download(s) will continue and browser remains open.
If you want Opera to warn you on closing the browser when a download is taking place
- Visit opera://flags page in browser
- Find ‘Downloads in progress warning’ and enable it, restart Opera for changes to take effect.
This build incorporates Opera’s new logo, you’ll see it in the next beta and stable releases as well.
Other changes Opera dev build 34.0.2023.0 brought are
- Support for Linux propeitary codecs
- Lets you access NPAPI plugins by enabling #disable-npapi flag
- MSE+MP3 support.