Apple Safari

Apple Safari

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Windows version of the Mac web browser Apple Safari for Windows, the Windows version of the popular Mac web browser, offers all the common features of modern browsers, including tabbed browsing, privacy browsing, phishing and malware protection, built-in RSS reader, support for advanced web technologies and much more. It also offers an iTunes-like cover flow display that provides a visual way to browse snapshots of websites in your favorites and browser history. Safari introduces a new Nitro JavaScript engine, which claims to outperform all other browser when it comes to speed.Note: Apple no longer provides the latest version of Safari for Windows - this is an old version. Copyright

Product Details

Publisher Apple (2) Price Free
Version 5.1.7  history Last updated May 10, 2012
File Size 36.7 Mb Requirements None

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4 stars14% 1
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1 star14% 1
Based on 7 reviews

Latest user reviews:

Bad for your Windows computer. 1 stars by skybabyblue Apr 15, 2015 (Read all my 5 reviews)
Total time using Safari about 1 hour. Total time trying to remove it- a lot longer. This is a bloated piece of apple junk (windows version at least, maybe on a mac this is ok but my review is only for the discontinued windows version). After waiting a longer time then should be necessary installing this browser, which also installed an apple product updater tool deep into the system without letting me know. I had to find this on my own. I then tried the browser for about an hour, it seemed sluggish the entire time and froze up a couple times when going into the options part of the browser. This was long enough to realize this apple browser was not happy inside my Vista laptop so I tried to uninstall it. Try being the keyword, it left behind that apple updater which refused to completely uninstall itself so I had to use Revo Uninstaller to finally clean up all the leftover sour apple pie bits. A bad experience for me and my laptop, we are both happier with Firefox or opera or even IE. Since I dislike Google I don't recommend Chrome but even that is a better choice than this. show Review details
Could be better 2 stars by gimpguy Oct 24, 2011 (Read all my 1159 reviews)
After trying out Safari for Windows, I have to agree, it's slow. The main page took far too long to load and I found the interface a bit sluggish and clunky. I thought with the browser makeup being so basic graphically, it may be faster but I was wrong. I have used Safari in Mac more times than I can count and it's usually very quick but not for Windows. I would easily stay with 1 of 4 other browsers I could think of off hand instead of Safari for Windows. Maybe someone else will like this, I didn't find it very enjoyable at all to use but that's just my opinion. show Review details
Apple Safari is meh 2 stars by WebmasterTeen Jul 08, 2011 (Read all my 3 reviews)
Speed: 6/10. Windows or Mac shouldn't matter. But it seemed to, as Safari, while not as sluggishly slow as Internet Explorer, still seemed to take it's time to load many websites. Even Google, at times. Performance: 6/10. The main problems were the 'thinking' before loading websites, tabs or history. It seemed to get a bit slower with the more tabs I added. It's like Firefox, where the tab processes are all bundled up into one process. Which is bad, if a tab freezes. Customizability: 2/10. No themes that I know of. The addons seemed to have some potential, but there weren't many for Windows, and it didn't let me install any, anyway. Plus it's stuff like adblocker and mail checker, which should be standard features in my opinion. Comfort: 3/10. Not that comfortable. It had a problem with speed, with general browsing at times, etc. Overall: 3/10. Apple's default browser for the Mac may be fine on a Mac. But on Windows, it really was one of the worst browsing experiences I've had so far. It is only a bit better than Internet Explorer, mostly because it was able to load up websites and has an okay default theme. However, it crashed three times, took up over 800 mb of memory, and in general didn't seem to work well on my computer. Maybe someday Safari will improve, but until that happens, I'm afraid I'll have to rate Safari 3/10. show Review details
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