Opera Software ASA on Wednesday released a new version of its commercial Web browser to run with Apple Computer Inc.s upcoming release of its latest Mac operating system.
Operas version 6.03 for Mac is an interim release that will allow users to continue browsing once Apple releases Panther, the name of its Mac OS X 10.3, the company said. While Apple hasnt given a date for Panthers release, sources have said it is due out in September.
Opera, of Oslo, Norway, plans to finish development on a full release compatible with Panther, Opera 7 for Mac, later this year.
Opera for Mac 6.03 includes bug fixes and the removal of the start-up dialog for unregistered browsers. It is available in Czech, English, French, German, Italian and Norwegian
The newest browser is available for $39 and includes a free upgrade to Opera 7 for Mac once it is released.