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Apple Safari for Mac

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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 832 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.0.6
  • Total Downloads:
    335,196
  • Date Added:
    May 06, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    65.84MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    285
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #5 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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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.

Pros

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.

Cons

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.

Bottom Line

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.

 
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3 stars

"Probably the worst Safari I got through the years"

May 17, 2015  |  By Jean Guy Nadeau

2015-05-17 04:47:03  |  By Jean Guy Nadeau

 |  Version: Apple Safari 8.0.6

Pros

Nice and easy to use. Fortunately the Develop Menu is still there to open pages in Firefox or another browser.

Cons

Lots and I mean lots of pages won't download entirely. Links and buttons will be missing on pages. Like sharing or contest buttons. I have to use the Develop Menu to open pages in another browser about 5 times a day. Which I very rarely had to do before Safari 7 or 8. And it has gotten worse with safari 8.0.6

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.0.6
WebKit security fixes.
General
Publisher Apple
Publisher web site http://www.apple.com/
Release Date May 06, 2015
Date Added May 06, 2015
Version 8.0.6
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac/OS X 10.10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 65.84MB
File Name Safari8.0.6Yosemite.pkg
Popularity
Total Downloads 335,196
Downloads Last Week 285
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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