Apple Safari for Mac is a lightweight and sturdy Web browser that gives you full control of your Internet experience with its various tools. This default program is more powerful than its Windows competitor, Internet Explorer, and offers a safe and fun service.
Awesome performance: Meeting all of our expectations, Safari was extremely responsive and handled all commands with ease during our tests. Not only did websites load quickly, but the internal processes of this application, such as clearing cookies and history, were fast as well.
Integrative tools: Apple Safari for Mac is full of features to help you share content with friends and connect with others; this is most easily seen with the "Share" button that instantly sends Web links to Facebook or other locations. This application also integrates with social networking services like Twitter, and we enjoyed having a live feed of information from those we follow.
Privacy options: We feel confident in Safari's ability to protect your information and found the vast amount of tools, like the "Smart Search Field" and private browsing, to be effective at blocking unwanted content. The third-party blocking tool is also a great addition to this program as it stops you from having to download an additional add-on to accomplish this task.
Upgrade limitations: Because Safari for Mac is integrated with your computer's operating system, you can only upgrade this software when upgrading your entire system. This means that some individuals are not able to access the latest version of Safari if their device does not support newer operating systems.
Apple Safari for Mac is an excellent browser because it can handle all types of tasks, protects your privacy, and offers reliable performance. Although Safari has upgrade limitations, these serve to ensure that your Mac runs properly, so you should not be concerned with this downside. Apple Safari for Mac is truly a program for everyone.
The new advanced features in Safari make it an even better place to explore the web. Safari searches even smarter so you'll find web pages faster. It shows you all your open tabs in a great new way. Right from Safari, you can tweet web pages, post them to Facebook, or share them via Mail or Messages. And with even more features, browsing is just the beginning. Now there's one simple field for both search terms and web addresses. When you enter a web address, Safari takes you right to the web page -- and even fills in the entire URL. Safari finds what you're looking for in a faster and smarter way. As you type in the field, Safari stays one step ahead and suggests a Top Hit -- the closest match to what you're looking for. Safari uses pages from your bookmarks and history to find a Top Hit, so you find the right web page fast. Tab View gives you the big picture of your browsing. Just pinch to see all your open tabs. Swipe left or right to move between them. And tap a tab to go right to the website. Multi-Touch makes Tab View a fun and natural way to browse. iCloud Tabs makes the last websites you had open on your Mac available in Safari on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. So you can go from one device to another without having to search for the web pages you were reading. It happens without syncing. Just click the iCloud Tabs button in the Safari toolbar to see the web pages you last viewed on any device. The URLs are encrypted for privacy. If you don't want the web pages you view on your Mac to be visible on your other devices, you can turn on Private Browsing. Now you can share anything you come across on the web right when you come across it -- without leaving Safari. Just click the Share button, then choose how you want to send it off. Share web pages using Mail or Messages. Post them on Facebook.2 Tweet links. And even add comments and locations. A single sign-on sets up Facebook and Twitter for Safari, so you need to log in only once. If you want to send a web page using Mail, Safari gives you four options. Send it in Reader format so text appears in a clean, clutter-free format. Send the entire web page in your message. Send the web page as a PDF attachment. Or just send the link.
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