Microsoft Edge vs Opera Browser

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Microsoft Edge

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Opera Browser

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Opera Browser vs Microsoft Edge: What are the differences?

Opera Browser: A multiplatform web browser. It is a secure, innovative browser with a built-in ad blocker, free VPN, units converter, social messengers, battery saver and much more - all for your best browsing experience; Microsoft Edge: A fast and secure way to get things done on the web. It is a fast and secure browser designed for Windows 10. Microsoft Edge comes exclusively with Windows 10 and cannot be downloaded or installed separately. It has easy tools to preview, group, and save tabs. Quickly find, manage, and open tabs you set aside without leaving the page you’re on.

Opera Browser and Microsoft Edge belong to "Web Browser" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Opera Browser are:

  • Low RAM usage
  • Block ads
  • Surf the web with enhanced privacy

On the other hand, Microsoft Edge provides the following key features:

  • Quickly get to stuff
  • Stop videos from playing automatically
  • Stop videos from playing automatically
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Pros of Microsoft Edge
Pros of Opera Browser
  • 11
    Faster
  • 10
    Simple
  • 8
    Free
  • 7
    Sync with Your Phone app
  • 5
    AutoFills passwords without even need for verification
  • 5
    Organised
  • 5
    Compatible with most Chrome extensions
  • 3
    Superfast
  • 3
    So secure it needs no VPN
  • 3
    Blocks all trackers by default
  • 2
    Easy and effective note taking
  • 2
    World's most secure browser
  • 2
    Allows PWAs
  • 2
    Privacy
  • 2
    Slower than Safari
  • 1
    Open Source
  • 6
    Twitter, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram built in
  • 5
    Player, and My Flow
  • 5
    Multiple Workspaces
  • 5
    Add extensions to sidebar
  • 4
    VPN
  • 4
    Sidebar
  • 3
    Innovative
  • 3
    Speed Dial Built In
  • 2
    Add websites integrated to opera
  • 1
    Highlight search results in web pages
  • 1
    Search highlight inside site

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Cons of Microsoft Edge
Cons of Opera Browser
  • 6
    Chromium-based
  • 4
    RAM Hungry, but not as hungry as Opera
  • 4
    Sync with Microsoft Account
  • 3
    Slightly faster
  • 2
    Its simply trash
  • 2
    Much faster than safari
  • 2
    Superfast
  • 1
    Not as ram hungry as brave even with ublock
  • 2
    Memory hungry
  • 1
    Than the og thing
  • 1
    Developer version might provide a better experience 4 u

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What is Microsoft Edge?

It is a fast and secure browser designed for Windows 10. Microsoft Edge comes exclusively with Windows 10 and cannot be downloaded or installed separately. It has easy tools to preview, group, and save tabs. Quickly find, manage, and open tabs you set aside without leaving the page you’re on.

What is Opera Browser?

It is a secure, innovative browser with a built-in ad blocker, free VPN, units converter, social messengers, battery saver and much more - all for your best browsing experience.

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What are some alternatives to Microsoft Edge and Opera Browser?
Google Chrome
Commonly known simply as Chrome. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android.
Firefox
A free and open source web browser developed by The Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD, and more.
Safari
It is faster and more energy efficient than other browsers. Handy tools help you save, find, and share your favorite sites. Built-in privacy features help keep your browsing your business.
Internet Explorer
It is a series of graphical web browsers included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995. It was first released as part of the add-on package Plus! for Windows 95 that year
Brave
It is a fast, private and secure web browser for PC and mobile. It blocks ads and trackers. It prevents you from being tracked by sneaky advertisers, malware and pop-ups.
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