SunriseBrowser for Mac

SunriseBrowser for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 15 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1.3
  • Total Downloads:
    8,780
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 19, 2007
  • Price:
    Free; Open source
  • File Size:
    918.07KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    14
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:
    #20 in Web Browsers

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3 stars

"Quick and light weight, but has its limits..."

August 15, 2013  |  By ghokie

 |  Version: Sunrise 2.2.1

Pros

Attractive, streamlined and quick with a unique bookmarking feature that displays a thumb of the page. Bookmarks can be color labeled for categorization.

Cons

• Can be crash-prone (usually during some critical activity)
• Tabs are not sandboxed, so a crash in one tab brings the whole browser down
• Limited print options (e.g., can't print header/footers)
• Infrequent updates (broken auto-update mechanism)
• Accumulates a lot of pageholder files (gifs and pngs) which display in the downloads section of the sidebar - but these must be deleted from that section one x one.

Summary

Good to use for general surfing, but you'll probably want something more robust for online banking, as well as more process-intensive web activities.

Updated on Sep 17, 2013

I find Sunrise crashing more and more, and am liking it less and less...

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3 stars

"\"Fixed the 1 other bugs.\""

June 20, 2010  |  By PSmith

 |  Version: Sunrise 2.1.4

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
So that means Sunrise is now perfect? A browser with no bugs at all? Kewl! ;)
Well, it runs, it's pretty fast, but... What's the point? Is there actually something about Sunrise that is useful to developers?
Really, I'm curious. Developers, feel free to answer.

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3 stars

"Rubbish !"

May 30, 2009  |  By grh-akl

 |  Version: Sunrise 1.8.5

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Type ANY URL into the appropriate field, this monkey-brain browser will take you to Google.

For me, that's a deal-breaker straight away. No point in examining further. End of the line for this tool.

Plonk

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1 stars

"What's with the google thing?"

May 16, 2009  |  By blickarocks

 |  Version: Sunrise 1.8.5

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Over a period I've tried a few versions of this because I was attracted by the words "browser for web developer".

The developer's site says "If the input text DOESN'T' have the URL scheme, it will be searched in web."

Unfortunately, if the input text DOES have the url scheme it still resorts to a search engine.

The only way I can directly access any url's is to start by hand typing the "http://" component.

What's with that?

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5 stars

"Fastest browser Ive ever used"

March 24, 2009  |  By jsanua

 |  Version: Sunrise 1.8.1

Pros

fast, opens in less than a second, visual bookmarks, REALLY FAST!

Cons

slightly buggy

Summary

this browser is fast! it tkes less htan a second to open and load Google, while Firefox and Safari take five or so seconds to do the same thing. Sites like ign.com, which i had to wait a long time for in other browsers, load nearly instantly. Unfortunatley, the history is quirky, sometimes being accessable and sometimes not.

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4 stars

"Impressive"

May 17, 2008  |  By T Smith

 |  Version: Sunrise 1.7.1

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
I just downloaded and installed Sunrise and I'm impressed. It's built on the same source as Safari. Based on the number of releases the developers have had in the last few days, they are working hard to make this a really great browser. One unusual feature is that Bookmarks have an icon view of the page. Nice touch.

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5 stars

"I'm really impressed!!!"

January 13, 2008  |  By Ulrich Kapp

 |  Version: Sunrise 1.5.9

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
The last version I loaded was 1.4.9 and there was a bug I reported to the developer: When saving a webarchive of a website made use of stylesheets (with @import) and background images (of layers), then neither the stylesheets nor the background images were included.

This bug is fixed now!!!

I don't know in which version (between 1.4.9. and 1.5.9) but it works great and even Safari can show these webarchives.

That's amazing, since Safari still has this bug (I reported it repeatedly to Apple with every new version/update)

Great work!


Ulrich S. Kapp

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5 stars

"FAST!!!"

July 20, 2007  |  By jnasato

 |  Version: SunriseBrowser 1.1.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
The web developer tools are nice, but it is also just a nice broswer. At 1.1 MB- what in the world?!- this thing is amazing, and ridiculously fast! I recommend it to anyone who has experienced slow java games- or slow loading anything- because this browser loads everything almost instantly. Simply amazing.

Good job developer, and I look forward to the browser's future!

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5 stars

"very useful."

August 12, 2006  |  By aoimedia

 |  Version: SunriseBrowser 0.853

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Just downloaded, and know for a fact this app is gonna be useful.

As someone learning (X)HTML and CSS and forever looking under the hood of every web page I ever access, SunriseBrowser seems to have been tailor made for my needs.

Outstanding!

Thank you.

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5 stars

"Sunrise Browser"

May 16, 2006  |  By Odd Bodkins

 |  Version: SunriseBrowser 0.837

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Excellent! Very fast and stable!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1.3
Added the function that complement the URL input. (It refer to History. )
General
Publisher Atsushi Jike
Publisher web site http://sunrisebrowser.com/
Release Date July 19, 2007
Date Added July 19, 2007
Version 1.1.3
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.3
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.3 or later
Download Information
File Size 918.07KB
File Name Sunrise2.2.1.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,780
Downloads Last Week 14
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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