An update to the developer channel of the Opera browser has brought notable changes for the upcoming version. Opera developer 49 comes with a new feature, "Easy Setup", which supersedes the previous "Customize Start Page" option. Besides this change, the app got a refined user interface of the "O" menu and a reworked private mode.
Easy Setup is a special all-in-one setup panel for new or seasoned users to configure the appearance of the browser quickly. It comes with a set of options to help customize themes, wallpapers, and the sidebar. In addition, the most commonly accessed and modified settings are included in this panel. Also, there is a link to full settings.
The browser got a list of recently closed tabs and windows in History menu item. The list is global. No matter from which window you will access the menu, it will contain the same list of tabs. This is especially useful when you know that you have closed a tab but can’t remember from which window.
Closed windows are now easier to spot. Closing the entire window with multiple tabs open will place all tabs as a single entry in the history menu. If you close a window with 8 tabs, you can later reopen them all under "8 Tabs – Window".
The private mode tab now comes with a light theme and a dark address bar. It also got a new icon, "a faceless person with glasses and a hat".
And the last but not the least, Chromium is updated to version 62.0.3188.4.
To try these features in action, you need to install Opera Developer 49.0.2705.0.
Download links are as follows.
- Opera developer for Windows (Using Opera developer for Windows installer means Opera for Computers EULA is accepted)
- Opera developer for Windows (Portable version)
- Opera developer for macOS
- Opera developer for Linux – deb packages
- Opera developer for Linux – RPM packages
Images and credits: Opera.
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