Posts Tagged ‘Otter’

Otter Browser Beta 8 has been Released

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

If you love the Opera browser just the way it is, and dread the upcoming Opera restart, then you might want to take a look at Otter.

Otter Browser Beta 8 brings the open source browser one step closer to a final release. The new version introduces new features and improvements to the web browser. The Otter web browser project was launched in January 2014 as a response to Opera Software’s decision to restart the Opera web browser by discontinuing the company’s own Presto engine.


Otter Browser Beta 3 Brings Sidebar and Other Improvements

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

This is the first time I’ve heard of the Otter Browser, but what the heck, it’s always nice to have plenty of browser options …

When Norwegian company Opera Software announced the retirement of the company’s own Presto engine in favor of WebKit and shortly thereafter Blink, some users of the browser decided to take matters in their own hands and create a spiritual successor of the Opera browser. The core reason for the decision was that the new official version of Opera lacked several of the features that set the old Opera apart from other browsers.