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Opera 7.54 for Windows Released in German

August 19, 2004

Oslo, Norway - August 19, 2004

Opera Software today released Opera 7.54 for Windowsin German, offering a redesigned Internet experience for Opera users in the Germanlanguage.

Opera 7.54 is a substantial upgrade that conducts all user-favorite Web activitiesharmoniously in a sleek, fast, little package. Today's release introduces Germanusers with a redesigned user interface (UI), a new IRC-based chat feature, anenhanced built-in e-mail client, and several all-around feature advancements. Opera7.54, with its new advanced features, still weighs in at only 3.5 MB, maintainingOpera as the smallest full-featured browser available.

In keeping with Opera's design to optimize speed and producivity, the UI has a new,minimized look that improves display and provides easy access to features andfunctions in the new panel selector. Opera Mail, the built-in e-mail client, offersintelligent e-mailing with support for instant content search, a contact database, anewsgroup reader, automatic filtering, and now features a spellchecker and RSSnewsfeeds. Opera's debuting IRC-compatible chat feature is located directly in thebrowser's panel selector and supports both private and group chats.

"We are rolling out our German release just in time to provide these savvy users withrefined and new features in an all-inclusive Web browser," says Jon S. von Tetzchner."As always, we have prioritized our German release to satisfy Opera users and providenew technologies to those who choose a better Internet experience."

For more information, please refer to the changelog:


The browser is available free of charge thanks to a sponsored advertising in the userinterface. Users that choose to register their version will remove the advertising,gain access to support and receive 6 months free use of Opera Web Mail Premium forUSD 39. Now for a limited time, when you purchase one license for any operatingsystem you can add a license for a different operating system to your purchase at noextra cost.

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