Opera 9.6 beta's install process has a refreshingly simple aesthetic.
The standard sort of licensing agreement most installers present you with these days.
Selecting "custom" lets you install Opera in a different location than the default.
Opera's main window will be familiar to those who have used modern Web browsers before. In general, tt's a bit more complicated than Internet Explorer 7 or Google Chrome, and appears closer to Mozilla Firefox.
A close-up of the default Opera toolbar.
Like Google Chrome, Opera 9.6 beta presents you with a series of boxes in the main browser window. Opera dubs them its "speed dial" feature.
The "Opera Link" feature lets you synchronise bookmarks and other settings between terminals. Firefox also offers this functionality through third-party plug-ins.
Opera is known for the amount of customisation that users can carry out on the browser.
Opera offers a sophisticated bookmarks manager.
Opera widgets are small applications that appear separately from the browser on the desktop and take advantage of an internet connection to quickly bring the user updated information.
Like other browsers, Opera allows you to delete your Web browsing tracks.
Just a few of Opera's endless options and customisations that can be set to the users' preference.
A clock widget.
You can set Opera to display quite a few more toolbars than are displayed by default.
This feature lets users preview RSS feeds before subscribing to them.
Opera's sophisticated in-built email client.