Safari (web browser)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. and included in Mac OS X. It was first released as a public beta on January 7, 2003, and is the default browser in Mac OS X v10.3 and later. It is also the native browser on the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. Safari for Windows was released on June 11, 2007. Windows XP and Windows Vista are supported.
Since the release of Safari, its usage share has been steadily climbing. According to Net Applications, Safari's marketshare for May 2008 was 6.25%.
Safari offers most features common to modern web browsers. In addition, some of these features are implemented in distinctive ways, while it also includes some unique to the browser:
A tabbed browsing interface that allows dragging tabs to reorder them, moving them between windows or creating new windows
A bookmark management scheme reminiscent of the iTunes jukebox software
A resizable web-search box in the toolbar. This uses Google on the Mac and either Google or Yahoo! on Windows
Pop-up ad blocking
History and bookmark search including search of content in history pages
As-you-type text search
Spell-checking for all text entry fields
Expandable text entry boxes, which can be resized by the user to make entering long texts easier
Automatic filling in of web forms
Built-in password management via Keychain
Functionality for subscribing to and reading web feeds
Quartz-style font-smoothing, even on Windows
Integration of Apple's QuickTime multimedia technology
Support for user-specified style sheets
The Web Inspector, a DOM Inspector-like utility that lets users and developers browse the Document Object Model of a web page
A high level of standards compliance through its use of the WebKit framework, including partial, preliminary support for CSS3 and HTML 5.
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