Opera is a really good browser and if you are not using it yet, we highly recommend you give it a try, just like Firefox has add-ons , Opera too has a widget system which allows you to add features to the browser.
Here are some of the most useful Opera Widgets for Opera that can add value to the browser.
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Image Grep/Search Quickly search for images from various sites including Google, Flickr, Yahoo!, Ask.com and Photobucket, without the need to open a additional browser. Clicking on the thumbnail will directly open the image in a new tab, very useful.
Video Downloader Fancied a video you just watched and want to store it on your PC, the video downloader widget will help you to download videos and store it on your PC from 100s of sites.
Google Translator Quickly translate text between languages, comes in very handy and is a definite time saver.
To-Do List Manager The dotoo To-do list manager is a handy widget that will allow you to manage your to-do lists from right within Opera. Want more, take a look at the Best Online To-Do list managers and 11 Sticky Notes Applications for your desktop.
Wikipedia Search Quickly searches and displays information from Wikipedia, you can also search for content in Wikipedia using this widget.
Time & Date Calendar This widget will allow you to manage your schedule & events from right within Opera, it also has a option to import events & settings, and import & export iCalendars.
Google Maps Perform location based and local searching using Google maps, find directions and more without having to open a separate tab.
Password Generator Want to sign up for a site and require to create a strong password? This widget allows you to create strong passwords by providing it a phrase.
Multi Weather Track and view weather updates for multiple locations for any locations across the world.
Unit Converter Perform unit conversions between Acceleration, Area, Torque, Electricity, Energy, Force, Force / Length, Length, Light, Mass, Mass Flow, Density & Mass capacity, Power, Pressure & Stress, Temperature, time, Velocity & Speed, Viscosity, Volume & Capacity, Volume Flow.
Currency Converter Convert between different currencies using live data provided by XE.com.
Pandora Radio Widget Allows you to play songs from the Pandora without having to open a full tab.
Quick Skype Calls If you use Skype to make local calls, this handy widget will help you call numbers using Skype, you will have to have Skype installed on your system though.
Sort It Out – Textarea for quick and simple string list operations: Sort, UPPERCASE, lowercase, Capital, letter frequency.
World Clocks Keep an eye on the time in different cities across the world from the browser with this handy widget.
Color Picker Color picker adds a widget that will allow you to choose a color and quickly get the hexadecimal value for it.
What do you think about these widgets? Do you use any other useful widgets that we might have missed? Don’t forget to tell us about your views and the widgets you use.