Opera, Portable Edition 11.50 Release Candidate 5 (web browser) Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on June 26, 2011 - 4:56pm

logoOpera, Portable Edition 11.50 RC 5 has been released. Opera, Portable Edition is a lightweight, customizable browser designed for speed. It's the popular Opera™ web browser packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browser with you and it's in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Suite. This package allows you to test out the latest Opera 11.50 RC without impacting your standard local or portable Opera installs. This updates Opera Test to the latest beta version. It's freeware for personal and business use.

RC 5: Another small update to RC 5 by the Opera folks.

Users of Opera Alpha/Beta releases can update automatically in the PortableApps.com Platform 2.0 Beta 5 by clicking 'Check for Updates'.

Opera, Portable Edition is packaged with permission from Opera Software ASA. Opera™ is a trademark of Opera Software ASA.


screenshotOpera, Portable Editions's features include:

  • Mouse gestures - Perform common browser actions easily with quick movements of your mouse.
  • Opera Turbo - Speed up browsing on slow connections by compressing webpages before downloading them.
  • Speed Dial - Access your favorite webpages instantly with a single click.
  • Opera Link - Synchronize data of your choice online or across different computers and devices.
  • Customization - Change the layout of buttons and toolbars, or choose from many beautiful skins.
  • Opera Mail - Our built-in mail client lets you efficiently manage your email right from within Opera.
  • Opera Unite - With only a few clicks you can share photos, music, and more – right from your computer.
  • Content blocking - Control your view of webpages by easily removing annoying images, animations and content.
  • Sophisticated tabs - See your open webpages easily with visual tabs, or use private tabs to protect your privacy.

Learn more about Opera web browser...

PortableApps.com Installer / PortableApps.com Format

Opera, Portable Edition is packaged in a PortableApps.com Installer so it will automatically detect an existing PortableApps.com installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in PortableApps.com Format, so it automatically works with the PortableApps.com Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


The development snapshot build is available from the test section of the Opera, Portable Edition homepage. Get it today!

Story Topic:


i've noticed that the browser.js file in the regurlar opera 11.11 is outdated and i want to try to use the RC 4 version of Opera's browser.js with the regular portable 11.11 edition, how would this effect it if i copy rc4's browser.js and replace the old browser.js file?

John T. Haller's picture

As 11.50 will be final any day now, I'd just wait.

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is the 11.11 build suppose to have a browser.js that is version: Opera Desktop 10.60 core 2.6.30, November 9, 2010

seems a bit to old to me i have a seperate older opera build that has a browser.js that is Opera Desktop 11.00 core 2.7.62, June 15, 2011

John T. Haller's picture

We bundle in whatever came with a standard Opera install.

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just like fastfood

but off topic seen your website, Nice new accessory, must be very portable, just hope this one doesn't leave traces or unpleasant personal data left behind on the desktop

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He does drool. A lot. Which is unfortunate, heh.

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Another day, another release candidate. It's been updated.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!