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October 18, 2001

Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 introduces registration

Oslo, Norway - Oct. 18, 2001

Opera Software ASA today released Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2. Users can now register the popular alternative browser for Mac and enjoy new features while supporting the continual development of the browser.

Users can show their support and register the Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 Web browser for USD 39, or users can download the browser for free with a small ad banner. In addition to fixing bugs, Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 also offers users the ability to search bookmarks, autofill forms and filter cookies.

"Opera for Mac has become very popular in the Mac community, and we have received several requests from users who would like to register their browser," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO of Opera Software ASA. "We hope that many Mac users will show their support and register their Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 or simply download it for free as they have done in the past."

Download Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 for free. After installing the browser, users can register Opera for USD 39 and support Opera's efforts to further develop the browser.

Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 supports the following World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards: 128-bit encryption, TLS 1.0, SSL 2 and 3, CSS1 and CSS2, XML, HTML 4.01, HTTP 1.1, ECMAScript, DOM and WAP/WML. Opera 5.0 for Mac OS X Beta 2 has powerful search features where users can easily move between the most popular search engines, and search for terms, domain names or stock quotes.

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