Backup is an important part of our digital life mainly because of the unreliable nature of digital media. Most people nowadays are shifting towards are adapting cloud storage for their backup needs. We usually configure our browsers according to our needs and habits and want to have save configurations and settings even if the Operating System like Windows crashes. Modern browsers have made it really easy to backup their settings and data including bookmarks etc.
Opera gives quite a comprehensive backup solution if you want to backup your settings and data from Opera browser. But for some reasons, some people prefer to use third party solutions for automated backup of their browsers or even one click backup solutions. Opera Backup Professional is one of the solution that provides an automated as well as one click backup solution especially for Opera browser. Since Opera integrates an email client within the browser, Opera Backup Professional gives an option to backup only the email data or email data as well as the browser data.
You can also customize which type of data to backup. Opera Backup Professional gives the following backup options:
- Download List
- Speed dial
- Typed History
Since the backup software gives all the configuration options in one window, you can see all the settings and then click on the “Proceed” button in order to start the backup process according to your configured settings.
Opera Backup Professional also gives an option to restore all the settings and data. It works in similar fashion as the backup process. It will give you a warning if you are restoring data in the default Opera application folder. Just erase the already existing files if you want to restore everything. Otherwise, you can select a new folder to restore the data with a new profile.
Opera Backup Professional works with all versions of Windows including Windows 7 and Windows 8. It requires .NET framework in order to run properly.
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