Opera Mini has announced its Android users can now download videos directly without installing another app or going to another website. The videos will be saved to internal storage or SD card. “In today’s new release of Opera Mini for Android, you can now download videos that your friends have uploaded directly to social media or on video platforms, without installing another app or going to another website,” said Zara Lauder, Senior Communications Manager at Opera.
First up, users will need to play a video. Next, choose a folder in which the video needs to be saved and click download. The saved videos can be watched offline. The video will get downloaded during playback by clicking the download opion in the top-right corner of the screen. Opera Mini has partnered with Bollywood Hungama and Sportskeeda to bring Bollywood news feed and real-time cricket updates onto the homescreen of Opera Mini. This features is exclusive to Indian users.
Opera Mini recently unveiled video boost feature to reduce the time taken by videos to load. This basically means that users will be able to stream videos quickly without having to constantly stare at the YouTube buffering circle. The video boost feature for Android is available free on Google Play Store. With video boost, Opera reduces the size of video data, thus delaying the buffer time and lags. Also, users can view a lot more videos within their limited mobile data plan. The feature also allow them to keep a track of the number of videos they have viewed.