Opera 10.5 Beta for Mac has Been Released

Posted on February 25, 2010 by

Opera 10.5 is now available for download.  They claim to be “the fastest browser on earth.”  Computerworld has run some JavaScript benchmarks on this new version and found it is 10% faster than the latest version of Safari.

Highlights

  • Cocoa
  • Unified tool bar
  • Growl notifications
  • Multi-touch gestures
  • Happy Easter! Well almost, but multi-touch users should look out for the egg

Known Issues

  • No support for PowerPC (PPC)
  • Possible performance issues on Mac O SX 10.4 (Tiger)
  • Minimal Java Support
  • Some Widget keyboard and window issues

Opera’s Press Release

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.