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Opera today is releasing its Opera 53 web browser in Beta for testing. The latest release brings optimisations to tab’s display and more. Opera 53 is based on Chromium 66.0.3359.45 and comes with enhancements apart from bug fixes and performance improvements.

Opera has brought major changes to the tab appearance for Mac users with the latest Opera release. The latest release will now let users to expand the tab by clicking on the relevant tab which makes it easier for them to manage.

The new tab optimisation is also available for Windows users along with Mac and Linux users. The other new feature released in the Opera 53 beta release is the revamp of the address bar which lets you access most used websites. The developers have added some new sharpened colors to the address bar.

Opera 53 also brings a News section which appears under the Speed Dial but to appear you would need to give your consent. However currently the News section option is only available for users in US, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

The beta release also comes with bug fix for issue with favicons for bookmarks. The bookmarks did not display until a website was visited. The users also reported crashes when clicking on the VPN button.

The above issues have been resolved in the latest beta release and users will no longer face issues with the VPN button and favicons for bookmarks. The latest Opera 53 beta release is available to download on Microsoft’s Windows operating system.

The full change logĀ  of the fixes in the latest Beta release can be found here and is available for Microsoft’s Windows to download. The latest update is available for download for all Windows users having Opera installed on their PCs.

  • Cryio

    Man, that image from the initial Opera Blink transition looks horrendous. Forgot how horrible and cheap versions 15-25 looked.

    Opera really became its own thing (again) in the past 5 years.