Supported Hardware

Supported Operating Systems for Opera 18

Windows 64-bit

Opera 18 is supported on the following Windows 64-bit operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

Linux 64-bit

Opera 18 is supported on the following Linux 64-bit operating systems:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Opera 18 is expected to work on other recent 64-bit Linux distributions.

End of Support

Opera 17R1 was the last version that was provided to run on:

  • Windows 32-bit systems
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Opera 18 will not be provided and supported to run on these systems.

General Requirements

These requirements are common across all platforms:

  • At least 2 GB of memory, though 4 GB or more are recommended for larger models
  • 5 GB of free disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card, with hardware acceleration to enhance performance:
  1. Opera 18 has been successfully tested with NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics cards
  2. When used across Windows Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) the graphics driver needs to support OpenGL hardware acceleration on RDC
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later to be able to view and print the PDF documentation