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Aqua style Opera icon for Macs

March 12, 2007

If you’re using Opera on the Mac, you probably noticed the Opera icon and how it just doesn’t fit in with the standard OS X look. Well, a couple Opera users took matters into their own hands; they created an Aqua style Opera icon with the Opera shadow gone.

You could download and install this icon. Installation instructions here.

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  1. John Mccoy
    March 12, 2007 at 12:42 pm

    This is about opera logo

  2. March 12, 2007 at 1:38 pm

    A much better icon for the dock! ;D

  3. March 12, 2007 at 1:56 pm

    I like that icon. Very nice… 😉

  4. kL
    March 12, 2007 at 1:57 pm

    Fantastic!
    Finally someone put end to that flat gray “shadow”! 😉

  5. March 12, 2007 at 5:03 pm

    Here’s hoping Opera’s official Mac logo follows suit!

    This sort of thing may seem like a small detail, but I’ve known many Mac users who were hyper-critical of any bit of software that has an “ugly dock icon”. I’ve even had people admit they stopped using a particular app because they hated the icon!

    Basically it just makes sense to have a product that has a “good fit” in its environment.

  6. March 13, 2007 at 5:47 am

    +1 for making this the default icon for the OS X build!

  7. March 13, 2007 at 10:47 am

    How about making this the default for Opera on all platforms?

    Vista and KDE are similarly glossy by default… this looks so much nicer than the current retro icon IMHO.

  8. Jonathan
    March 13, 2007 at 2:34 pm

    Wow, this is great! Thank you so much, I really appreciate this post “for the competition” (of Microsoft). But, strictly speaking, aren’t you my ally??? Metaphorically of course, through this site.

  9. joens
    March 13, 2007 at 10:23 pm

    Fantastic icon!

    Now the dock looks a lot better.

  10. ross berry
    March 28, 2007 at 1:10 pm

    that is much better, but i liked your “first shot” better so i made it into an icon. it more closely resembles my microsoft office icons

  11. Ross Berry
    March 29, 2007 at 6:50 pm

    I was annoyed that my new opera icon did not match the documents icon so i made this one. It’s basically the aqua icon on a document page. You can download it here: http://www.box.net/shared/n1akk8xuql

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