Opera is an Internet browser developed by Opera Software and first released April 1, 1995 that is available for numerous different computer and mobile platforms, including a popular choice for mobile phones. Opera claims to be the fastest browser on earth and has a free e-mail client known as Opera Mail. The picture shows what the Opera 9.6 web browser looks like with the Computer Hope website on it. Some of the popular features of Opera are its speed, tabbed browsing, pop-up control, and voice control.
On August 10, 2005, the Opera Mini browser was released, designed for use with smartphones that could run standard web browsers. The Opera Mini browser can be downloaded from app stores, like the Apple App store or Google Play store.