Camino for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 333 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.6
  • Total Downloads:
    57,872
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 16, 2010
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    18.64MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    66
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #11 in Web Browsers

Editors' Review

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Camino is a relatively fast and lightweight Web browser that uses the same rendering engine as Firefox, the other open-source browser from Mozilla. This Mac-only browser has long been known for its Mac-like "feel" (unlike Firefox, which is less Mac-like by design), and this last major update only reinforces that experience.

The new Gecko rendering engine (shared by Firefox 3) is arguably the most important change in Camino 2, giving it a big boost to speed and security compared with previous versions, but the browser has also added quite a few thoughtful new features. The most flashy addition is Tab Overview, which provides a visual overview of all your tabs (similar to Safari's "Top Sites" but with tabs), and a few other tab innovations, such as a scrollable tab bar. Camino also now features an "Annoyance Blocker" (blocking not just pop-ups and ads but even Flash animations on a site-by-site basis) and a history of recently closed pages, so you can quickly reopen that page you didn't mean to close.

Many of new features in Camino 2--everything from content zooming to support for Growl, AppleScript, and modern Web standards--just let this browser catch up with Apple's Safari and Camino's sister browser Firefox (and Camino can probably never compete with Firefox's many extensions and add-ons). But users of the "big two" browsers will find a lot to like here, and migration from one browser to another is easier than ever, especially with third-party helper apps. If you're at all intrigued by Camino--or dissatisfied with your current browser--Camino is absolutely worth a try. (Or if you wait, you can count on seeing many of Camino 2's features copied or co-opted by future releases of the competition.)

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.2

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    4.4

    out of 333 votes

    • 5 star 203
    • 4 star 80
    • 3 star 27
    • 2 star 13
    • 1 star 10
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5 stars

"I love this"

February 26, 2011  |  By volkswagenpantech

 |  Version: Camino 2.0.6

Pros

Fast, Easy, Simple, Light weight, works with Keychain, Pop-up blocker/ad-blocker,spell checker.

Cons

Seems kind of out dated compared to firefox and safari.

Summary

I really liked firefox but my friend who has a pc found a way to get my passwords even though i had the password thing on. I like how fast and simple this is and it doesn't freeze as often as some of the other browsers that I have used. I would recommend this to anyone who has a mac. It would be nice if it had ad-ons for youtube downloaders and ad blockers, It does ok blocking ads but there are some that it misses.

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4 stars

"Really fast."

January 02, 2011  |  By bakmam

 |  Version: Camino 2.0.6

Pros

Fast. Fast. Fast.

Cons

Nothing yet.

Summary

Fast.

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1 stars

"Camino begins with a pop-up - annoying. Chrome better"

December 22, 2010  |  By megaloch

 |  Version: Camino 2.0.6

Pros

have not noticed any advantages except that, being new, it is less cluttered than my Firefox.

Cons

(above) and When I press Finderin the dock I get another Camino unwanted pop-up. and in most cases I was trying for another app. Could not use it as a default browser either

Summary

stopped using Camino. Several days ago I sent a Complaint to Camino but received nothing explaining the problems on my Imac.

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3 stars

"A nice simple easy to use browser"

November 30, 2010  |  By veldugo

 |  Version: Camino 2.0.6

Pros

Simple and easy to ude

Cons

I have found none

Summary

I would recomend this browser to someone looking for something simple and easy to use

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.6
  • Upgraded to the latest 1.9.0 version of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • Flash and Silverlight plug-ins no longer continually log errors to the Console on Mac OS X 10.6 when Camino is hidden or a browser window is minimized.
  • Camino can now save usernames and passwords for web page forms which manipulate the username or password via JavaScript during form submission.
  • Creating, editing, and removing bookmarks now updates the Spotlight metadata more reliably.
  • Downloaded files that do not have a content-length header will no longer appear as canceled downloads after restarting Camino.
General
Publisher The Camino Project
Publisher web site http://www.caminobrowser.org/
Release Date November 16, 2010
Date Added November 16, 2010
Version 2.0.6
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 18.64MB
File Name Camino-2.1.2.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 57,872
Downloads Last Week 66
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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