Get ready to slash your mobile data usage. Today Opera Max becomes available in Russia and CIS. Opera Max is a free and easy-to-use data-savings app that compresses data across almost every app on a mobile device – including video, text and images. Now, users in Russia and CIS can extend the life of their MB/GB data plans by up to 50%, especially if they use video- and image-heavy apps, such as Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki or Instagram.
Once the user installs and runs Opera Max, the app starts compressing and rerouting data to the data-savings cloud using a Virtual Private Network (VPN). All non-encrypted data requests (excluding websites and apps with HTTPS connections) are sent through Opera Software’s compression servers, which optimize video, images and websites to use less data.
Opera Max also allows users to tame their apps by detecting when they are roaming, so they can prevent their apps from using any expensive data. Users can easily block any app from using mobile data and restrict it to using Wi-Fi only.
To read more, please visit Opera Software here.