Approval of annual accounts and Board of Director's report for 2012

Oslo, April 16, 2013. The Board of Directors of Opera Software ASA has
approved the consolidated financial statements, the parent company's
financial statements and the Board of Directors' report for 2012. No
substantive changes have been made to the accounts compared with those
presented in the 4Q 2012 report published on February 15, 2013.

The Board will propose to the Annual General Meeting to be held
on June 4, 2013 that a dividend for 2012 of NOK 0.22 per share is paid
out, representing an aggregate dividend payment of approximately USD 4.7
million. If approved, the shares will be trading ex dividend rights
as from June 5, 2013. A complete Annual Report for 2012 will be
published on the company's web site by April 30, 2013.

Erik Harrell, CFO/CSO
Tel: +47 2369 2400

Petter Lade, Investor Relations
Tel: +47 2369 2400

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Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Web browsers for the desktop, device and mobile markets. The Opera browser has received international recognition from end-users and the industry press for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than other browsers, and it has gathered a cult following on the net.


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