Opera 46 Released: UI Fresh, Stability Improvement, APNG Support
With 30-second advertisement released at the highest rate of possession in Russian market, the released of Opera 46 stable also symbolized the Reborn project enters the second stage officially. And it comes with a bunch of experience improvements to Opera Reborn, introduce a new user interface, greatly reduce application crashes, fix the built-in VPN problems. Opera 46 Stable now supports animated PNG or APNG for short.
“In the last months we dedicated even more time to achieve greater stability of Opera,” says Krystian Kolondra in the release announcement. “So far the focus on quality has given a generous 35% reduction in crashes per user, making the latest Opera browsers the very best in terms of stability.”
Here are New Features in Opera 46 Stable:
Speed Dial is now dark when wallpapers disabled and dark theme enabled
When importing bookmarks, items from the bookmarks bar will appear in Opera’s bookmark bar automatically
MacBook Pro touchbar users can enjoy an emoji-enabled input field
New Wallpapers available provided from artists Umberto Daina and Feridun Akgüngör
Stability improvements and now 35% less crashes.
Support for animated PNG (APNG)
Based on Chromium 59, and first TV advertisement.
See announcement for details.
Focus on stability
Opera 46 updates with stability improvements. According to Opera Software, Opera 46 will crash 35% less on average per user than the previous stable version Opera 45. This was achieved by fixing crashes, memory leaks, and glitches that impaired the user experience.
First release after Reborn
Reborn has generated huge interest, marking a big step forward in the development of our browser. We do not stop there but keep adding new flavors to the Opera UI. The latest version comes with visual improvements, usability enhancements and as well as new functionality. Here are some of the things you can expect:
Support APNG Files
Another new feature is support for animated PNG files. The format has risen to some prominence, largely thanks to Apple introducing the APNG format in iOS 10 iMessage applications. What’s particular interesting about this is that Opera Presto, used by the classic Opera 12 browser, supported the format already.