Opera 12 comes with fork Otter first public beta




Otter, a browser based on Opera 12 has a first beta version released to the public. The makers have set themselves the goal to restore. Classic interface of Opera, based on the Presto engine,

The first beta of Otter carries version number 0.9.01 and can be via Sourceforge download for both Windows and Linux. Incidentally, the source code is also available; the creators have on Github posted . According to the developers behind Otter there is still a lot of work has to be done before the browser can be released. As final

Otter with the promoters to the classic interface of the Opera browser back to life. Version 12.x was the last release of Opera which was still using the Presto rendering engine. The Norwegian browser maker, like Google, switched on the WebKit fork Blink. In order to build the interface of the generation of Opera Presto uses the application framework QT5.

Opera itself was a year ago with the first version of the browser with the Blink-engine, which is part of Google’s Chromium project. It was with Opera version 15, but now the browser already reached version 22. The Norwegian browser maker stopped Presto because the development of its own render engine would take too much time.


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