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Import Firefox Bookmarks Into Opera 9.5

Opera 9.5 was officially released today.  I started to play with this version today and I must say I am quite impressed!  Here is a quick how-to on importing your Firefox bookmarks into Opera.

The first thing I did was open up the bookmarks management console in Firefox.  Click on File Export.

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This brings up an Explorer screen to choose the directory to save the bookmarks file in.  I am just placing my on the desktop.

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Then Open Opera and go to File Import and Export Import Firefox Bookmarks

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Now navigate to the Firefox bookmark file you just created and double click “bookmarks.html”.

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The next screen is a confirmation indicating the entries imported.  Click OK.

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Now when I opened Opera and went to the bookmarks tab all of my Firefox bookmarks were put into the Netscape folder.

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We can easily change this.  Just click on the Manage Bookmarks tab navigate to the Netscape folder, right click and choose Properties.

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This brings up a window similar to that in Firefox where we can rename the folder and other descriptive information.

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This is a quick tip so you can have all of your favorite pages to surf in Opera 9.5 while waiting for the release of Firefox 3 on Tuesday, June, 17th!

Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+

  • Published 06/12/08

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