Safari 5.1.230 Nov' 2011
This browser from Apple offer users hassle-free browsing, standards-friendly HTML rendering, and a number of handy features.
- 5.1.2 Version
- Free License Type
- Free Price
- Windows 7 / Vista / XP Operating Systems
- 36.5 MBFile Size
Update: The below review pertains to version 5 of Safari.
Apple has launched Safari 5 for Mac and Windows users. Apple claims that Safari 5 is 30 percent faster than Safari 4 and has improved developers tools which support many new HTML5 technologies. Developers can also create secure Safari Extensions to customize web experience.
Safari 5 also optimized for better reading experience. Users can scroll and read multiple articles in an easier way. When Safari 5 detects an article, users can click on the Reader icon in the Smart Address Field to display the entire article for clear.
In all, Safari 5 is a faster browser and a must download for all Safari users.
In terms of security and stablility, Safari Extensions are sandboxed, signed with a digital certificate from Apple and run solely in the browser.
Apple is claiming that Safari 5 is three percent faster than Chrome 5, and over twice as fast as Firefox 3.6. Safari 5 uses Domain Name System (DNS) prefetching to load pages faster.
In all, Safari 5 is a faster browser and a must download for all Safari users, as well as those who are interested in trying out these new features.
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