OperaTor - Opera + Tor. Surf anonymously


Warning: this software is not maintained anymore. Try Operator YAPO, a portable Opera package, or the official Tor bundle.

OperaTor is a portable software bundle which allows you to browse the web anonymously. It combines the power of the Opera Browser, Tor and Polipo.

With OperaTor no data will be stored at the computer you plugged your portable memory into.

Changes in the current release

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Download OperaTor 3.5

OperaTor weights 10 MB and is Windows only. After the download is finished:

  • check its MD5 checksum: 7a288e64811219b0ccc081398632288f *
  • extract the archive to the location of your choice
  • launch the OperaTor.exe file to start all the necessary applications

Please do not link directly to the files. Link to this page instead.


The only protocols which OperaTor anonymizes are HTTP and HTTPS, thus if you want to stay anonymous you should avoid using other Opera features (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Bittorrent, integrated e-mail and IRC clients).

OperaTor comes with absolutely no warranty. It is the user's responsibility to test whether the connection is secure. Users should keep in mind that OperaTor relies on Tor (The Onion Router) and Polipo and any security questions should be directed to their developers.

Troubleshooting and bugs

If you seek support or want to report a bug, please use the Troubleshooting forum. You will find a list of frequently asked questions there, too. Do not post your bug reports on the current page as they will be removed.


Brothersoft - Editor's Pick
OperaTor is my clear first choice.
Gizmo's Tech Support Alert
For road warriors - and the truly paranoid - Operator is well worth a test drive.
Download Squad
Softpedia guarantees that OperaTor is 100% CLEAN, which means it does not contain any form of malware, including but not limited to: spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors.
Keep your Web surfing private with this portable, anonymous browser.
PC World
OperaTor has been awarded the Freeware-Tipp 02/2007 by
19.07.2008, 20:04

Would this feature be possible?

Would it be feasible for OperaTor to provide an option to find and connect to the most recently opened (i.e. within hours) tor exit nodes? That could help evade blocks.

20.07.2008, 16:39

See Can I control what nodes

See Can I control what nodes I use for entry/exit? in the Tor FAQ. Setting the preffered entry nodes is the only thing you can do (though it's not recommended).

23.07.2008, 07:16

So would it be feasible then

So would it be feasible then in a future version of OperaTor to implement an option which, if selected, would give priority to the most recently opened exit nodes?

04.07.2008, 01:19

Hi guys, i like OperaTOR.

Hi guys, i like OperaTOR. But your dist is not multilang and flash support. I try it and it's ok. Why do you add this geatures? This link my try, if u can want see.…pera.7z.html

See u later…

03.07.2008, 04:49

I cannot turn on Javascript

I cannot turn on Javascript using the bottom button or the ‚tools‘ It says it's turned on, I hit okay and then go back to see it's off again!

My email requires javascript to function.

04.07.2008, 02:50

Where specifically are you

Where specifically are you enabling it?

I went to: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Content → Enable JavaScript

04.07.2008, 04:22


Or just hit F11 and check Enable JavaScript.

30.06.2008, 07:27

Still in thr oven

Hey Archetwist, I was wondering if you still were thinking of incorperating Vidalia into OperaTor. It adds a few things into the mix we can't do now, but if it adds to much to the size to the package then „Oh well“!!

30.06.2008, 16:36

What features do you miss

What features do you miss from Vidalia?

02.10.2008, 15:32

The network map, for one

The network map, for one (which is very useful, for identifying circuits that are slow and closing them), and the ability to modify the .torrc file in order to exclude exit nodes etc. Also Vidalia offers much in the way of configuration; if privacy is your goal, it's nice to know for sure where for example your cache is, so you can make sure that it never even hits a fixed disk (even if it's deleted after your session) if you want to leave no traces behind (if you are using a usb pen drive for example).

I would love it if you packaged vidalia with opera and polipo, like tor's own torbrowser (which I do not use because it messes with my existing firefox settings somehow).