Feb
25
2009

Apple Safari 4.0 beta available Now for Download!

Mac: Apple safari 4 beta is available now for download. In brief, this latest version, include features such as “Top Sites”, “Cover Flow”, “Full History Search”, “Tabs on Top”, “Nitro Engine”, “Windows Native Look and Feel” and “Developer Tools”.

New Safari 4

Key Features

Top Sites
Top Sites is to let user to preview their favorite sites for up to 24 thumbnails on a single page. User-friendly for user to just simply click on the thumbnail and quickly link to the according site.

Cover Flow
Cover Flow presents a very visual mode of reviewing user site history and bookmarked sites. It offers a full-page preview for the particular sites that appear accurately as what user visited.

Full History Search
Full History Search is similar to Cover Flow. It show an exactly a full-page preview as what use visited last times.

Tabs on Top
Now, new tabs of Safari are position at the top of the browser in order to let users to have more space while reading sites.

Nitro Engine
Accordingly, Safari still the fastest web browser in the world with their highly developed rendering technologies.

Windows Native Look and Feel
For PC users, Safari features a native look and Fell that similar like Windows applications (XP & Vista)

Developer Tools
Safari provides a set of development tools inside the browser. User can simply turn on the preferences and examine the structure of a page, optimize performance, debug JavaScript and compatibility.

Download

Download Page

Macintosh Requirements

  • Any Mac running Security Update 2009-001 and Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.6 or Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11
  • Mac with an Intel processor or a Power PC G5, G4, or G3 processor and built-in FireWire®
  • 256MB of RAM
  • Top Sites and Cover Flow on Mac OS X Tiger require a Quartz-Extreme compatible video card.

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