Opera 35 adds tab muting, overhauls download manager

New Opera update for desktops and laptops adds juicy features, enhances customization.

@seanridgeley
Published Wed, Feb 3 2016 4:07 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:01 PM CST

Opera 35 for desktops and laptops is out, and with it comes a couple new juicy features as well as some small but appreciable tweaks.

Opera 35 adds tab muting, overhauls download manager | TweakTown.com

First, the now standard tab muting feature has been added. This is very handy for when a tab plays sounds unexpectedly, or when you want to silence a tab to listen to something else or just to have quiet. Simply click the volume icon and the sound is immediately off.

Next is the overhauled download manager. The new interface looks very slick with functionality to match. The categories menu on the left will prove very useful for when you've been downloading a lot on a given day or if you're the lazy type and don't clear your download history much or at all. Additionally, there's now a warning in place when exiting the browser while downloading something.

As for tweaks, these can be collectively found in a new section that houses options for start-up behaviour, downloads, bookmarks bar, cookies, and themes.

Download the update through Opera now, or if you've never used it before, here.

NEWS SOURCE:opera.com

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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