Opera 15 officially launched, Opera Product Director elaborate new engine




Opera 15 officially launched, Opera Product Director elaborate new engine
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Opera 15 on the 2nd officially launched, Chromium engine speed experience.

Next version of Opera 15 finally out, officially launched on the 2nd, which is the first one to give up the original engine and switch to Chromium engine Presto Opera browser, which means that the new version of the Opera browser, and Chrome browsers will use BLINK same engine, so that Opera can provide fast browsing speed.

In Opera 15 launched on the occasion, VR-Zone Chinese visited the desktop browser Opera Software Product Management Director Sebastian Baberowski, disclose Opera 15 features and Opera Software Opera 15 future plans.

Baberowski expressed Opera Software opted Chromium engine is hope that through the power of community to provide users with the best experience and the best features, Opera Software will also participate to build Chromium, WebKit and BLINK engines work, and the code available to the developer community.

But in their own browser uses Opera Chromium engine results in addition will allow the Opera browser and Chromium browsers have the same advantages, but also will have the same disadvantages, such as more resources such as CPU usage, Baberowski Opera will also represent and Community together to resolve these issues.

Another part of the Opera extensions, the new Opera 15 thanks to the Chromium engine that provides different API, you can not directly supported in the past the Opera browser extensions. But Opera Opera will indicate the way by providing a resource library to help developers of the Opera 12 Opera 15 extensions encoding to use, currently has over one hundred extensions Opera supports Opera 15, which means that users commonly kit have been in use on Opera 15.

Although Opera 15 and Chrome use the same rendering engine, with many common API, so developers can easily translate the Chrome extensions to Opera 15 use, but Opera Software does not intend to directly support Chrome extensions. Baberowski also said that Opera Software has a team review each extensions functions are provided to determine Opera extensions are safe, not malicious software. If the user is taken to crack the way to use third-party extensions, will be less a layer of protection.

And a little something in the past Opera 15 Opera users will like features, such as the cancellation sidebar, Opera Link does not work properly and does not provide features such as bookmarks, which Baberowski represents currently working to add back some of the popular features Opera in the past, but can not guarantee the functionality present in Opera 12 will appear in the future of Opera. Opera Software is currently being re-create the Opera Link, browser information to synchronize function, on-line as soon as possible.

The Opera Software Presto engine is currently the last is still used in some TV or set-top box products, but Baberowski say Opera is trying to make these products also use Opera on Chromium engine, so the future Presto will gradually disappear.

And there Opera 15 Introduction

In Opera 15 used the Chromium engine and let it get breakneck speed, we took it to the latest official version of Chrome 27 race with it!

In HTML5Test test, Google’s own browser in order apparently added some HTML5 support (although some might not have become an official standard) to 463 points beat the Opera 15. (For the Opera 15, next to Chrome 27, a hardware-independent)

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In Futuremark PeaceKeeper browser testing, Opera 15 on my platform 11 ‘MacBook Air mid 2012 to 3785 on the Chrome 27 won the 3596 points (extensions fully closed by the platform hardware effects).

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Also in Browsermark 2.0 in, Opera 15 scores in 5110 on Chrome 27 on the 5182, a small input Chrome 27. (Extensions fully closed by the platform hardware effects)

opera 15 browsermark

Opera’s new Speed ​​Dial combine bookmarks and traditional-style arrangement and keywords to find the folder, allowing users to more quickly and easily reach the site frequently. Users simply stacked together like speed dial, you can create a folder, so the traditional Opera Speed ​​Dial squares can easily accommodate more sites.

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Explore the function can be selected in different countries, offering lazy-inclusive local hot fresh graphic content, you can select a single or multiple types of content, such as news, food, technology, or other interested web content, allowing exploration Internet world has become easier.

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Opera also provides a treasure chest of new features to organize your web pages are visited, to facilitate comparison. Whenever you see the web page you want to collect relatively Press love icon on the address bar, you can collect them, and treasure chest can freely zoom web page, zoom in to the page Screenshots can be reduced to strip out or formula presentation, but also the way keyword web filtering results from the treasure chest. Whether for tourism like hotels, attractions, flight comparison or collect information for personal research, you can easily collect on the same page, so that you have a good ground for comparison.

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Another new version of Opera also contains some interface changes, such as the abolition search field, and other browsers, integrated into the address bar, the other interface has become more simple, modern, offering a new experience.


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