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    May 06, 2015
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Editors' Review

Apple's Safari for MacOS hits all the browser bases -- search, bookmarking, and so on -- but takes advantage of a few Apple-specific features to offer a very usable Web browser.


Pin websites: Instead of keeping a tab open for websites you check frequently, you can pin websites in Safari's tab bar by selecting Pin Tab from Safari's Window menu or by dragging the tab to the left side of the tab bar. Safari keeps track of pinned sites, so when you open one, you see its current state.

Shush noisy tabs: You can quickly spot and then mute a tab playing audio by clicking the Audio icon on the tab to silence it.

Use Apple Pay: Apple Pay is not just for your iPhone anymore. In Safari, tap the Apple Pay button on a supporting commerce site. Complete your purchase with Touch ID on your Mac or iPhone or by double-clicking the side button on your Apple Watch.

Picture in Picture: If you want to watch a video and keep browsing in Safari, pop out a video and have it float in a corner of your desktop.

iCloud syncing: With iCloud, your Safari passwords, bookmarks, history, and tabs are synced across devices.

Hand off webpages: When your Mac and iOS devices are near each other, a Safari Handoff icon appears on the left side of your Mac's Dock or on the Lock screen on your iOS device. Click or swipe the icon to open Safari to the webpage you were viewing.

Extensions: You can customize Safari via extensions. On the Safari menu, select Safari Extensions to add password managers, search tools, and more.


Not all platforms: On Apple devices, Safari is a go-to Web browser. But it's not available on Windows or Android devices, reducing its usability if you're not an Apple-only person.

Bottom Line

If you live in the Apple universe, it's hard to beat Safari, with its Apple-centric approach to Web browsing. Those looking for a Windows or Android version, however, will have need to check out other browsers.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 8.0.6
WebKit security fixes.
Publisher Apple
Publisher web site
Release Date May 06, 2015
Date Added May 06, 2015
Version 8.0.6
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
Total Downloads 360,313
Downloads Last Week 83
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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