Opera said the new release was faster and had a better user interface than Opera 5 for the Mac. The browser, available from Opera's Web site, costs $29, including a time-limited $10 discount. A free version with advertising is also available.
Opera Software, a Web browser developer based in Oslo, Norway, released Opera 6 for the Macintosh. The software works with Mac OS versions 8.6 to 10.2.2, making it Opera's first release for Mac OS X.