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Opera 10 Alpha released

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 05 Dec 2008 8:05

Opera 10 Alpha released Opera Software has released Alpha 1 version of their new Opera 10 browser. The company claims that the version 10 browser with the new Presto 2.2 rendering engine is 30 percent faster that its predecessor. If you don't mind the bugs that you might - and probably will - encounter you can download it from the AfterDawn.com Downloads section right away.
According to Opera the new Presto 2.2 is not only faster than the 2.1 version - which was released last summer - but renders pages more accurately as well. The new Presto is said to get full 100 points in the Acid3 test, which is the industry standard for testing html, javascript and css rendering. In comparison Firefox 3 gets 71 and Google Chrome 79 points out of 100.

Download Opera v10 Alpha 1 for Windows, Mac or Linux.

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